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On the Needles:(0:30)
Gigi worked on her Drea’s shawl in Oink Pigments. White and "Zoot Soot" stripes, accent border in "Mommy Dearest" red.
She needs to do I-cord bind off.
Jasmin finished the first sleeve of Genevieve’s Christmas Sweater , and is nearly done with the second
sleeve (Oliver Sweater) out of Onyx Fiber Arts DK.
Gigi worked on her pair of Wee Envelope sweaters; the knitting is done for the pink one, the bright green one is done, and Gigi has a third one cast
on (also bright green). The shoulders are done, and the body stitches are picked up.
Jasmin finished a test knit hat for Romi, the Genevieve hat.
Jasmin mentions Project Semicolon.
For hearts and hands: on Christmas, Gigi started an orange Joji Locatelli wrap sweater; she got to the point for the first buttonhole, then started a yellow one, THEN set up a couple of more wrap
Jasmin was talking about soluble waste canvas.
Jasmin suggests Ysolda's buttonhole.
We will be collecting hats (locally) for refugees in New England:
Maine Access Immigrant Network
237 Oxford St., Suite 25A
Portland, ME 04101
-#MyRhineBIPOCSweater GOT a new, catchy hashtag! #myBIPOCfestsweater
- True North Hearts and Hands donations:
-We will take a break from podcasting from January until March.
If you have suggestions for what to bring for the Podcast Tune-Up, let us know!
- Stitches West! Feb 20 - 23
In Stitches (20:40)
Jasmin wore her Westport Waves Hat, looped loop cowl, breezy cardigan, 3 color cashmere cowl
Genevieve: Hearthstone pullover, Gryffindor scarf, Genevieve Hat
Gigi: socks, red Serpentine cowl, night shirt, x-stitch Christmas pillows, trapunto school project pillow
Mother Knows Best:(26:03)
Two Ewes Fiber Adventures we’re talking about eggnog, Coquito, and Glühwein.
Gigi talks about Feuerzangenbowle, and the Westpoint Eggnog Riots of 1826.
We made Andrea Hawes' recipe for Glühwein.
When Knitting Attacks: (36:05)
Gigi 's new orange Joji Locatelli wrap sweater attacks.
And Sew On:(38:30)
Gigi’s sewing classes are finished. Repaired Rex’s jeans that the puppies had chewed.