Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Personal Equity - Episode 544 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:34)
** admin update. Episodes 101-491 aren’t available until we finish admin work on them.

Gigi is working on a pair of Vanilla is the new Black socks out of the Mani-Pedi vacation yarn, then
started another pair with Regia Pairfect Kids color for the nieceling. 

Jasmin took her Weekender (knit in Lisa Souza BFL worsted in “Blue Spruce”) to Hamilton and knit a
couple of inches on the body.

The button band on Jasmin’s Dissent Cardigan is complete, just needs to finish being joined,
and do the bead buttons and the buttonhole band.

Jasmin is still casting on Panjereh top by Christina Danaee out of Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio sock.

Andrew got beads for buttons at Global Beads
Jasmin mentions Diane (Lady Dye Yarns) and a Rhinebeck Garment KAL we're collaborating on!

Jasmin’s Viajante is inching towards the mesh section.

In Stitches (14:39)
Jasmin wore her Squashblossom Sprig to Hamilton

Events: (18:52):
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. 
- Stash Dash :May 24 till August 24. Hosted by the Knitgirllls
- May  31 till end of August: Two Ewes Not Along
Not knitting, crochet, spinning or weaving
-Shark Week starts July 28

Mother Knows Best:(21:36)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?" thread about 
How to set up and display garments at a convention
Look for a vendor group online. 

When Knitting Attacks:(31:19)
Gigi: socks.  Heel increases on Vanilla is the new Black socks. 
Jasmin can’t feel slipped stitches in the dark.

Tour de Fleece:(34:00)
Jasmin finally finished sewing her drive band, then finished the first sweater project: plied. 3 more
bobbins need to have the yarn wound off/yardage counted. She is using the Akerworks Butterfly Kate
Join Team Sasquatch if you haven't done so already.
Also, be mindful of your body. Ergonomics. Make sure you are Knitting Comfortably
Gigi:  started a braid of Purl up and Dye on a Jenkins's  Lark Turkish spindle 
Tuesday August 6th Jasmin will be posting on Lady Dye's Instagram

And Sew On:(43:57)
Dress form class at Cañada College. Had second fitting for the dress form cover.  Foam body arrived 
Covered the body of the old form instead, and stuffed with batting.  
Remaining: sewing bias tape to neckline 
Genevieve: finished the maze.  Started curves. The Best of Sewing Machine Fun for Kids

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