Friday, January 25, 2019

Just the Thesis - Episode 517 - The Knitmore Girls


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Episode 517
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On the Needles:(0:30)
Jasmin is organizing her stash. She mentions the Stashfit workbook.  
She finished the knitting on her Parkland Boxy.
Jasmin spent 20 minutes setting up her Ixchel in KnitCompanion. Reading the user handbook sped that
up considerably.
Gigi has set up a kit for the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.
Jasmin enthuses about the Bluster Bay Swift.
Gigi did one more unit for the polygon blanket.
Gigi knitted Vanilla is the New Black socks last year.This year she  has Non-Euclidian heel socks on the
needles, one pair in the "Deep End" colorway knitting is done, and a pair in Cherry Pop Stripes, also
(currently sold out, check back).
Jasmin picked up her SPAKAL Harvest Cardigan and is nearly done with the first sleeve.
She mentions her Dissent sweater.
Gigi started to knit another Rocky Coast cardigan. Genevieve said it doesn’t look like a cardigan yet

Jasmin has finished her Worsted Boxy. Finished AND BLOCKED!
Jasmin fulled her cashmere Aran Pocket Shawl by Cheryl Oberle, the cashmere gingham scarf for

Gigi also wants to set up Curls by Hunter Hammersen. Yarn is washed.
Jasmin has swatched for her Celestarium, and is deciding whether to do gold or silver beads for the
She mentions Little Skein in the Big Wool and the matching bag. Gigi finished a 80 stitch preemie/
newborn hat.  It takes more than one session to finish one.

Events: (37:29)

In Stitches:(38:42)
- Jasmin: wool socks,looped loop cowl, Goin Gold Hat, ribbi cardi, Tied Knots hat, Seneca, Tangled
- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Greyhaven hat, sockhead cowl,out of Knitcircus Yarn in a gradient,
probably in Shades of Grey, Knitmore cowl, wool socks, old V neck
Brown sweater
-Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,

Mother Knows Best:(43:09)
We talk about different ways to organize your stash!
Jasmin mentions comforter bags
Jasmin put her needles into locking plastic boxes . Gigi uses a big trapper keeper and pencil pouches.

When Knitting Attacks:(56:44)
Gigi: Rocky Coast.  Twisted a cable the wrong way, Did something else wrong, doesn’t like it,
won't like it ten rows from now, will start over again.

Winter Knits from Scandinavia, by Jenny Alderbrant
Jasmin mentions Emily's Tightly Spun podcast

And Sew On:(1:10:41)
Gigi is trying to sew or do something sewing related every day. Routines.
Mending: changing buttons.  
Sewing one seam per night on the Ribbi Cardi.
Gigi is drafting another moulage/sloper using the instructions from Suzy Furrer’s book Building Patterns,
The Architecture of Women’s Clothing
Kenneth D King said he can draft a sloper in an hour.  Gigi isn't there yet

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