Friday, March 13, 2020

My Preciousssss - Episode 567 - The Knitmore Girls

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Jasmin combined Jessie Maed and Jacqueline Cieslak into one person (regarding the knitted shorts)

On the Needles:(0:40)
Gigi is working on the French Cancan shawl in Oink Pigments dk, extra fine Superwash merino,
Birthday Suit colorway; she has nearly finished the first skein and is thinking of adding beads.

Jasmin is feeling amazing and is on a finishing kick. She is working on the orchid colored Cabled Raglan
by Cheryl Oberle from the box of UFOs. She’s joined the sleeves and is working on the yoke.

Gigi worked on two pairs of Vanilla is the new Black socks out of Patons Kroy.

Jasmin swatched for her Quadrat pullover  in The Dye Project Worsted, in Painted Lady. 

 Jasmin delivered the Jedi cardigan and Yoda hat for Genevieve’s teacher’s baby. 

KnitBoop’s Namu Sweater is LIVE on ravelry. 

Gigi is helping a classmate with her Girls Just Wanna Have Fun shawl, by Afifa.
In Stitches (24:41)
Jasmin wore her Namu Cowl, and resistance hat
Gigi: sleeping hat

Mother Knows Best:(25:26)

Amy Singer (of has compiled a list of canceled events and the affected vendors, which you can find here.

Here's the link to the super-catchy Vietnamese Coronavirus PSA.

When Knitting Attacks: (29:51)
The dogs helped with Gigi's French Cancan shawl.  
Gigi was attacked by the vanilla socks. 

Jasmin realized that she mis-crossed half of the cables on her tunic.

Boost Your Knitting, Arnall-Culliford Knitwear

And Sew On:(42:13)
Gigi’s sewing class at Cañada College: moulage is done, and the sloper is today’s project.  
Gigi also made 3 clean copies of the moulage to develop the sloper. 
Gigi is working on burrito style pillow cases.

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