Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Braggadelic - Episode 581 - The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles:(0:52)
Gigi is working on the Pointed Firs shawl in Outlaw yarn: Polwarth, Alpaca, and Possum in a pale grey.
Jasmin finished her   Embrace Octopus pullover in Oink Pigments “Motion of the Ocean” and “Hibiscus
Kiss”. #projectsweaterchest
Gigi is working on the  Knitmore Cowl 2.0 in Alexandra the Art of Yarn. It is grey with raspberry flashes
Jasmin finished her FoolProof cowl in Alexandra the Art of Yarn, Sun River base in “persimmon” and
Gigi is working on the Ochre cardigan out of Lisa Souza yarn, in a denim color with Knitcompanion.
Jasmin is on the second MC stripe on her Match and Move shawl (by Martina Behm #behmalong); she's knitting it in Black Cat Fibers Nomad Sock.

Gigi had set up a preemie hat kit. There are hats in various states of construction.
Jasmin started her Cozy Classic Raglan by Jessie Mae Designs in Onyx Fiber Arts DK “Veronica”
Gigi set up a blocking station in the garage. She blocked Girl Just Wanna Have Fun, and 'Dreas Shawl
Jasmin swatched for her Payne pullover by Helena Bristow in Oink Pigments Dapper in
“The Emperor’s New Sweater”.

Gigi mentions the Fiber Nation podcast
Gigi undid the ugly finish on the Knitmore Depth cowl, Kitchenering it looser. 
Jasmin is working on the back of the  Cardizen in Onyx Fiber Arts
Gigi has no socks on the needles; she wants to make knee high socks. 
Also, it is time to get started for Xmas knitting
Private stash dash: Gigi is trying to get stuff finished finished finished 

In Stitches (28:24)
Gigi is wearing 2 new nightshirts. 

The Operation Sock Drawer book will be published in October
knitty.com   has a comprehensive list of events that have been canceled
Stash Dash 2020. Dates 5/22 to 8/22/20 #teamcuteknitter #beatbostonjen

Mother Knows Best:(31:40)
Sharing good news.

When Knitting Attacks: (38:46)
Gigi's Ochre cardigan had issues.
Also, the Red cowl got worked on.
Jasmin needs to tighten up the raglan decreases on the octopus pullover

Short Rows:(42:40)
Genevieve talks about her knitting

Knits in Space:(47:45)
Drive in movies!

And Sew On:(51:43)
Gigi sewed one more half lined night gown. It needs photos to be finished, finished, finished! 
She dug out a box of cut out sack gowns with envelope neckline. She is working on them assembly line
The saga of missing accessory box concludes!

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