Sunday, May 10, 2020

Bag of Holding - Episode 575 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:37)
Gigi is working on the knitted-on lace border for the French Cancan.
Only about 50 shawl stitches left. She needs to pay attention and count.
Our book, Operation Sock Drawer is scheduled to be published at the end of September!

Jasmin is roughly a handspan into her Embrace Octopus pullover in Oink Pigments “Motion of the Ocean”
and “Hibiscus Kiss”. #projectsweaterchest
Gigi dug out Opus the Octopus. One tentacle is done. This is weekend knitting.
Jasmin finished her Quadrat Pullover by Beautia Dew in The Dye Project’s Ecola
Worsted in “Painted Lady”. Which is a butterfly, not a flower.
Jasmin is nearly finished with the first half of a FoolProof cowl in Alexandra the Art of Yarn,

Sun River base in “persimmon” and “Espresso”.
Gigi is finishing another Vanilla is the New Black sock in Plymouth Yarn, Superwash merino Nylon and
Lurex.  She needs to bind off the toe. She is not totally out of sock yarn, she bought some Hue Loco at
Gigi is working on the Clockwork by Stephen West, in grey and white Oink Pigments yarn.

Jasmin is nearly at the armholes of her Ursa pullover in Knitted Wit Aran Shimmer
Gigi cast on the Versaci herringbone shawl Pointed Firs in Outlaw yarn: Polwarth , Alpaca, Possum
Gigi finished a Malabrigo cowl in bright blue. It needs blocking 
Gigi started the Ochre cardigan out of Lisa Souza yarn, super wash merino rayon bamboo 
in a denim color with Knitcompanion

She is having a hard time getting used to technology 
Gigi finished a bright blue Malabrigo cowl

In Stitches (27:04)
Gigi: has gotten out her summer stuff . #MeMadeMay is coming up; Gigi wore a me-made nightgown

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Mother Knows Best:(33:32)
Grant a wish (Positive Discipline)

When Knitting Attacks: (38:18)
Gigi was attacked by her Ochre cardigan, fade cowl, and Pointed Firs.

Knits in Space:(44:00)
Jasmin baked cookies with Lady Dye Diane live, seamed Quadrat with friends on zoom.

And Sew On:(47:36)
Gigi is almost finished with two half-lined nightshirt, it needs coverstitching; She cut the third one 
Gigi is working on a floral embroidery project from her Couture Embellishment class.
Gigi dug out the pattern of the A-line skirt from the Beginning Clothing Construction class. 
She is planning to make four more with stashed fabric. She is working on a lovely black on
black, discrete leopard print.  

The Cover stitch machine is set up.

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