Friday, February 15, 2019

Biggest Event of the Year - Episode 520 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:33)
Gigi is knitting the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.
Listening to their Reverberate podcast, They mention Sally Fox.


Jasmin has finished the back and started the front of  her Aumangea pullover by ArohaKnits
(check the link for a discount code from Frenchie!).


Gigi is knitting Hogwarts house colors from MustStashYarn for Genevieve.


First sock is bound off, started the second one


Gigi This year she  has Non-Euclidian heel socks on the needles, working on three different pairs,
Cherry Pop Stripes, "Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple Haze".


Gigi is knitting another Rocky Coast cardigan. She put Stitch markers after every 6 stitch pattern repeat


Events: (12:54)


In Stitches:(17:04)
- Jasmin: wool socks, looped loop cowl, Goin Gold Hat, Mondo Cable Cardigan
- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, wool socks, Romi Hill shawlette,
-Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,


Mother Knows Best:(19:36)
Fixing mistakes. @burkehousecrafts, Knitter’s Pride.

Review:(30:07)
We mention Sivia Harding's repair class, Hunter Hammersen's decorative repair and Franklin Habit's
embroidery on  knitwear class.

When Knitting Attacks:(37:48)


Gigi: has frogged another Rocky Coast cardigan. Modification for the front


And Sew On:(40:49)
Gigi is trying to sew or do something sewing related every day. Building routines to make time for sewing.
Sewing one seam per night on the Ribbi Cardi.seams are done.  Sewing in ribbon for Genevieve’s
School: draping muslin.  Next: front and back skirt.  Did the sleeve according to directions.  
Sewed the elbow dart wrong, sewed the seam inside out, and the sleeve doesn’t fit right into the armhole.
Blocking the muslin was challenging.


Thursday, February 7, 2019

Feetback - Episode 519 - The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles:(0:42)
There are deadlines approaching for the #OperationSockDrawer book, and we are very excited.
Jasmin is thrilled about her Aumangea pullover by ArohaKnits; Jasmin also signed
Gigi mentions the new Reverberate podcast.
Gigi unloaded all of the yarn left over from the swap to the Art Vistas program and the fabric to the
middle school quilting project.
Jasmin is nearly done with the back of her Aumangea Pullover. She took a picture with hers on Try-

Gigi unloaded all of the yarn left over from the swap. Art Vista, middle school quilting project, and Knitsvah.
Gigi is knitting the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm. Two rows at a time.
Jasmin is working on her Viajante.  She is also working on the Sarcastic Unicorn Sockhead cowl.

Gigi is working on another one of the gradients 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, working on three different pairs, Cherry Pop Stripes, "Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple
Haze". Turned three heels.  

Gigi is knitting Hogwart's house colors from MustStashYarn for Genevieve. Almost at the toe

Gigi is knitting another Rocky Coast cardigan
Gigi knitted another preemie hat. 72 stitch cast on

Events: (19:44)

In Stitches:(21:08)
- Jasmin: wool socks,looped loop cowl, Goin Gold Hat, 1st ribbi cardi, 3 color cashmere cowl
- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, Lorelei cowl, wool socks, red v neck ,
Beastkeeper shawl . She mentions the Gleener.
-Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,

Mother Knows Best:(27:18)
How to do a “perfect sweater” sloper.

When Knitting Attacks:(36:12)
Gigi: has cast on another Rocky Coast cardigan

Review:(41:34)
Gadgets from Katrinkles
Gigi mentions The Kissing Hand
Jasmin likes their Niddy noddy

And Sew On:(50:10)
Gigi is trying to sew or do something sewing related every day. Building routines to make time for sewing.
Sewing one seam per night on the Ribbi Cardi.
Cut sack gowns in small and large.  Also, preemie size for hospital
School: draping muslin on front and back of bodice.  Marking. Pinned rubric to dress form, expecting grade today.  
Measured my own dress form, padding waist, belly and hips.  Trying to work parallel to what we do in class