Thursday, January 10, 2019

Forensic Knitting - Episode 515 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:41)
Jasmin mentions the Dissent sweater. Gigi did more units for the polygon blanket.
Gigi has Non Euclidean heel socks on the needles, in the "Deep End" colorway, and has cast on a
new pair in Cherry Pop Stripes, also "Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple Haze".  You can get all of the
colors of Paton's Kroy from Craftsy (currently sold out, check back).
Jasmin has made some progress on her Viajiante.   She ordered beads to start her Celestatarium.

Since Gigi has finished her Vitamin D sweater, she set up to knit another Rocky Coast cardigan
Jasmin has finished the front of her Worsted Boxy and started the back. She needs to frog two
sweaters in progress to accommodate her current size needs.

Gigi has set up a kit for the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.
Gigi also wants to set up  Curls by Hunter As Well as a set of Fingerless Mitts by Cat Bordhi.

We are using our Strickplaners (purchase one here) by Martina Behm. Jasmin mentioned
Jasmin has finished her Goin Gold hat by meliabella knit in Black Trillium Quadra and made giant

Events: (26:19)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli.

In Stitches:(28:20)
- Jasmin: wool socks,looped loop cowl, Goin Gold Hat, Seneca pullover, Frozen Hearts sweater
- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Greyhaven hat, sockhead cowl, Knitmore cowl, wool socks. Best
Girlfriend jacket
-Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,
Sam: grey hat. Greyhaven hat on loan

Mother Knows Best:(37:02)
Air your stash every year. Maybe not exactly Mary Kondo, but get rid of stuff you’re not going to use.
Touch everything.

When Knitting Attacks:(51:19)
Gigi messed up the cast on for the Poza. Not enough stitches. Did Lucy Neatby technique out of

Review:(58:18)
This week we review: Knitting Pleats by Olga Pobedinskaya
Gigi is wearing the Ridgeline Cowl, yarn from Backyard Fiberworks ,  Knitting Pleats in Ravelry

And Sew On:(1:07:39)
Gigi is trying to sew or do something sewing related every day.
Gigi talks about the postage stamp quilt. Jasmin raves about the Cricut Press

Gigi wants to make another sloper using the instructions from Suzy Furrer’s book

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Team Spoiler - Episode 514 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:33)
Jasmin is enthusing about TinCan Knits, Polygon Blanket. Gigi did more units for the polygon blanket.
Jasmin has made some progress on her Viajiante.
Gigi has Vanilla Is The New Black socks on the needles,  in the "Deep End" colorway, and has cast
on a new pair in "Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple Haze".  You can get all of the colors of Paton's Kroy
from Craftsy Gigi wants to work on the Non Euclidian heel
They talk about the Strickplaner (<- link="" span="" youtube="">purchase one here) by Martina Behm.

Jasmin finished her Tied Knots hat and her Age of Winter hat.
Since Gigi has finished her Vitamin D sweater, she set up to knit another Rocky Coast cardigan
Gigi has set up a kit for the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.
She also wants to set up  Curls by Hunter As Well as a set of Fingerless Mitts by Cat Bordhi.
(Correction: Gigi called them Wristwarmers )

Jasmin has finished the front of her Worsted Boxy and started the back. Jasmin worked on a pair of
socks out of the Cozy Knitter’s “Gingerbread House” colorway,

Jasmin’s UFO finishing spree: Goin Gold hat by meliabella knit in Black Trillium Quadra.
Gigi finished a preemie hat, but it still needs a pompom.

Events: (30:19)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli.

In Stitches:(32:34)
- Jasmin: wool socks,looped loop cowl, ALL THE HATS
- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Greyhaven hat, sockhead cowl, Knitmore cowl, Christmas socks,
wool socks. Mondo cable pulli. she thinks she should knit a pair of Christmas socks every year.
-Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps, green/yellow woven scarf


Mother Knows Best:(36:22)
Thanks to Amy Beth from The Fat Squirrel Speaks podcast for the recommendation!

When Knitting Attacks:(42:13)
Swatch too small. Gigi mentions the Akerworks tool kit

Review:(44:52)
This week we review: A Hug From Henry. Jasmin also mentions the Slate Falls Press children's books.

And Sew On:(52:36)
Gigi finished the Grinch bags.

Gigi is trying to sew or do something sewing related every day.
Reading the Male Pattern Boldness blog. Peter Lappin.   He made a suit out of pink wool tweed at FIT
in NY city.  Kenneth D King is teaching at FIT.

Gigi talks about the postage stamp quilt.