Friday, July 31, 2020

Feather Duster - Episode 587 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:37)
Gigi is sewing in ends on finished projects, because she doesn’t need to be engaged.
Six pairs of socks, and three preemie hats. Genevieve helped. 

Jasmin is making steady progress on her Match and Move shawl (by Martina Behm #behmalong);
she's knitting it in Black Cat Fibers Nomad Sock
Gigi is working on sewing in snaps on the Victorian girl coat
Jasmin finished her Cozy Classic Raglan by Jessie Maed Designs in Onyx Fiber Arts Arts “Veronica”. 
Gigi knitted on the Flickering shawl  out of grey and Styx in Lisa Souza Dyeworks Deluxe Sock.
Jasmin has finished the body of her Payne Pullover in Oink Pigments Dapper in “The emperor’s new
Gigi is working on a cowl out of Onyx yarn in a fade pattern 
Gigi is working on Knitmore cowls, and the Primary colors cowl is bound off using Jeny's super stretchy
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Gigi had set up a preemie hat kit, and she is making baby bear hats
Gigi has started a Ridgeline cowl out of Backyard Fiberworks
Gigi is working on a sleeve of the Ochre cardigan
Gigi is knitting on a tentacle for Opus the Octopus

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Mother Knows Best(14:53)
Feed your Inner Child

When Knitting Attacks: (19:35)
Gigi messed up the lace pattern on the Ochre cardigan.
The yarn for the baby yarn bear hats had repeated weak spots
For the Victorian coat, Gigi sewed in fancy buttons with backing buttons. She needs to add snaps,
But  she can’t sew snaps under fancy buttons .  
The cowl in Onyx yarn needs shorter needles, it  is all stretched out 

Modern Heritage Knits, by Christine Danaee

Straw into Gold:(38:32)
Jasmin finished plying, skeined up, and needs to set her Elsa blue Abby batts
Jasmin is finished plying and skeined up, and needs to set  the cashmere/silk roving from Abstract Fiber
Jasmin started spinning some deep red and deep pink superfine merino/silk

Short Rows:(39:58)
Genevieve finished a hat. She is weaving a scarf on a Schacht Cricket loom. She also cast on a preemie hat. 

Knits in Space:(46:18)
Gigi is showing off finished projects, and went on a virtual trip to the big box store.
She is thinking of taking a Tailoring class online, at Cañada College in the fall
Car wash for Rex

And Sew On:(52:30)

Gigi worked on her whole cloth quilt.

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