Friday, June 14, 2019

Sweater After Sweater - Episode 537 - The Knitmore Girls


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Fun Fur.
Whether it’s eyelash, boucle, or just generally furry, it’s hard to find projects for novelty yarn.
With a sweet face, spiraling horns, and delightfully rotund body, Friendsheep by Cate Carter-Evans lets you transform your novelty and textured yarns into sweet, fleecy little friends. Pattern available on Ravelry; more info at

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On the Needles:(0:36)
Gigi finished the Welcome blanket in Berroco Comfort. 45  green squares, 48 purple squares.
The body of Jasmin’s Dissent Cardigan is nearly complete.
Genevieve worked on her Elsa scarf.
Jasmin is making some progress on her Viajante.
Gigi is working on  The Joker and the Thief shawl by Melanie Berg. Yarn from Stitches 2018

Jasmin is nearly finished with the right half of the front on her  Myrna top by Joan Michael-McGowan
Gigi is knitting the Long Pure Garter Stitch Mitts, by Cat Bordhi, in Forbidden Fiber Co,

Jasmin is nearly done with the first sleeve of her Polwarth pullover in Neighborhood Fiber Co
Luxury Sport in the “Sanctuary City” benefit colorway.
Gigi is back working on the Rocky Coast cardigan.

Jasmin is working on the Sprig pullover. She loves Global Beads in Mountain View

Events: (20:26):
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing
- Stash Dash :May 24 till August 24. Hosted by the Knitgirllls
- May  31 till end of August: Two Ewes Knot along
Not knitting, crochet, spinning or weaving
-Tour de Fleece: July 6-28,

Mother Knows Best:(21:51)
This week we answer a question from the what do you want to hear about thread about weaving in ends
in slippery yarn. we mention Fray Check Let us know how you deal with weaving is slippery yarn.

When Knitting Attacks:(29:59)
Gigi is working on The Joker and the Thief.  Did something wrong with the increases, now the count for is off

Maja's Swedish Mittens  by Maja Karlsson

Tour de Fleece Training:(46:10)
- Week 4: prep your tools
Join Team Sasquatch if you haven't done so already.
Also, be mindful of your body. Ergonomics. Make sure you are Knitting Comfortably

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