Thursday, January 17, 2019

Knitting Elves - Episode 516 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:30)
Discussions on race, knitting, allyship on IG:

Andrew wants a sweater out of some deep stash yarn. Jasmin unearthed a UFO that now has a
tarnished needle.  Skacel has excellent warranty on the needles.
Gigi did the more units for the polygon blanket.
Gigi has Non-Euclidian heel socks on the needles, one sock done,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 is contemplating which one of her UFO's she wants to work on next. Jasmin mentions
Jasmin has made some progress on her Viajiante at Aquaman.

Since Gigi has finished her Vitamin D sweater, she set up to knit another Rocky Coast cardigan.  Yet
Jasmin has finished the back of her Worsted Boxy and started the sleeves.

Gigi has set up a kit for the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.
Jasmin started The Sparkling Cider hat
Gigi also wants to set up Curls by Hunter as well as a set of Fingerless Mitts by Cat Bordhi.
Jasmin found the perfect project bag to house her Ixchelle and her Celestarium. Gigi bound off Purlbreak
Jasmin finished her cashmere Aran Pocket Shawl by Cheryl Oberle.

Events: (31:30)

In Stitches:(33:40)
- Jasmin: wool socks,looped loop cowl, Goin Gold Hat, ribbi cardi, Citron
- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Greyhaven hat, sockhead cowl, Knitmore cowl, wool socks. V neck
-Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,

Mother Knows Best:(36:53)
More Marie Kondo-ish thoughts on stash. Touch everything. Shame related to stash, intentional
purchasing, visible organizing.
How do you feel about organizing your stash?

When Knitting Attacks:(47:54)
Gigi messed up the cast on for the Poza, for the fifth time. She finally did the Lucy Neatby technique
She also made a swatch  with needles that were obviously too large.
Jasmin found damage in last 30 yards of cashmere for shawl. :(

StashFit workbook by Cate Carter-Evans
Tell us your best knitting memories in this thread.

And Sew On:(1:07:39)
Gigi is trying to sew or do something sewing related every day.
Gigi wants to make another sloper using the instructions from Suzy Furrer’s book

The Architecture of Women’s Clothing

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