Friday, March 15, 2019

Came for the Vampires, Stayed for the Knitting - Episode 524 - The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles:(0:34)
ONE minute update. Mental health awareness.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline:

Gigi cast on first project from Stitches West 2019 Drea’s Shawl ,Oink Pigment in Birthday Suit, Zoot Suit.

Gigi is knitting the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.

Jasmin is nearly finished with her Sarcastic Unicorn Sockhead Cowl. Genevieve knit all of the knit stitches
in the ribbing at the baby shower on Saturday, without prompting or help.
This year Gigi  has Non-Euclidian heel socks on the needles in Paton's Kroy, working on two different
pairs, Cherry Pop Stripes, "Purple Haze" Finished instep on both.

Events: (19:27)
- May 18 (tentative) Spinning at the winery
-Tour de Fleece July 6-28

In Stitches:(21:43)
- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, wool socks, Old V-neck, shawl, Lorelei cowl,
grey sockhead cowl
- Jasmin: wool socks, Random V neck pullover, cashmere aran wrap shawl,
- Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,

Mother Knows Best:(29:21)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?' thread about
what to do with uncooperative yarn
Jasmin mentions The Vampire Knitting Club. She also mentions Rachael Herron's novels.

This week we review: Baby Brights

And Sew On:(51:45)
Empire top.  French dart. Bias dress: two variations, slip dress and cowl dress

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