Thursday, August 27, 2020

Donuts and Democracy - Episode 591 - The Knitmore Girls

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Listen here:

This week's episode is sponsored by:
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Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder 
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle 
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.


When was the last time your knitting yarn was a work of art?
Infinite Twist produces one-of-a-kind semi-solid gradients featuring speckles, high-lights, low-lights, and gorgeous color transitions. From 700 y Giant Gradients to 200 y matching sock sets, Infinite Twist Gradients will hold your interest from cast on to bind off.
See the currently available gradients at infinitetwist.com, or be the first to know when new colors are posted by signing up for our newsletter at infinitetwist.com/newsletter-signup



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Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for apple, android and kindle fire devices.
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One minute PUPdate: Han's GoFundMe link

On the Needles:(0:39)
Gigi finished one pair of Hue Loco knee high socks:
Jasmin is making steady progress, 3rd to last stripe on her Match and Move shawl
(by Martina Behm #behmalong); knitting it in Black Cat Fibers Nomad Sock
Gigi mention the Lady Eleanor shawl
Gigi knitted on the (RAVELRY LINK) Flickering shawl  out of grey and Styx in
Jasmin knit four swatches! Real sized even.
Gigi is almost done with  the (RAVELRY LINK)Treppenviertel cowl in Alexandra The Art of Yarn in the
colorway Dark Side of the Moon 
Jasmin finished her handspun Calligraphy Cardigan , and mentions the Button Emporium.
Jasmin mentions Jean Frost Chanel Jacket
Gigi worked on the Ridgeline cowl, R O Y(GBIV)
We will ask Little Skein Anne if she is planning to Sock the Vote this year
Gigi finished the third tentacle on Opus the Octopus and worked on the fourth
Gigi doesn't remember what she wanted silk and linen yarn for.



Events(28:50)
The Operation Sock Drawer book will be published in October. Call Hicklebees for a SIGNED preorder
copy of Operation Sock Drawer. Or go on their website LINK
Stash Dash 2020 is over, yardage TBD. #teamcuteknitter #beatbostonjen
Bay Area Fiber Fair!  Ends October 15, 2020

Mother Knows Best:(30:24)
Incremental Improvement
Jasmin mentions WildKratts

When Knitting Attacks: (37:15)
Gigi ran short of yarn on the Treppenviertel 
Jasmin: 3 of 4 swatches need to be redone. BOOOOO.

Knits in Space:(37:15)

And Sew On:(43:48)
Gigi remotely attended the first and second meeting of the tailoring class at Cañada college. 
The textbook and material package was delivered after class. Homework was reading 4 chapters and

sewing a shoulder pad




emPower People Bandana

Knitter: Jasmin

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Project info: ravelryrectangle_32


Pattern:   
ravelryrectangle_32
Size: 22"
Tags:



#bipocknitters #knitting #knittersofinstagram #handdyedyarn #knitmoregirlspodcast #blackdyersofinstagram #bipocdyer
Needle: US 7



How much: 1 skein

Started:
Finished:

Notes:

Notions that aren't yarn/needles:
- commUNITY bag from Neighborhood Fiber Co
- Silver Birdie Parker Stitch Marker

Friday, August 21, 2020

Sewing Dungeon - Episode 590 - The Knitmore Girls

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Listen here:


This week's episode is sponsored by:
erin_lane_logo coloredb grey
Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder 
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle 
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.


When was the last time your knitting yarn was a work of art?
Infinite Twist produces one-of-a-kind semi-solid gradients featuring speckles, high-lights, low-lights, and gorgeous color transitions. From 700 y Giant Gradients to 200 y matching sock sets, Infinite Twist Gradients will hold your interest from cast on to bind off.
See the currently available gradients at infinitetwist.com, or be the first to know when new colors are posted by signing up for our newsletter at infinitetwist.com/newsletter-signup



knitCompanion_KnitMoreGirls
Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for apple, android and kindle fire devices.

Books plus knitting plus happy memories. That’s Little Skein in the Big Wool. We make kits, yarn and project bags that bring your favorite stories to life. Find *your* favorite story at littleskein.com

lolologo
LoLo Body Care, formally Bar-Maids, creates exceptional moisturizers hand-poured by staff who add a good dose of heartfelt love to each one. Most all their supplies are made in the US, and their beeswax sourced from a local farm. Besides quality, the value of their product lies in that they last a very long time and are loved to the very last bit. They built their brand on being eco-friendly and their new packaging rocks. Their customers and customer service are rare and treasured jewels.


One minute PUPdate: Han's GoFundMe link

On the Needles:(0:37)
Gigi finished the Hue Loco knee high socks:
Jasmin is making steady progress, 3rd to last stripe on her Match and Move shawl
(by Martina Behm #behmalong); knitting it in Black Cat Fibers Nomad Sock
Gigi knitted on the (RAVELRY LINK) Flickering shawl  out of grey and Styx in
Gigi cast on the (RAVELRY LINK)Treppenviertel cowl in Alexandra The Art of Yarn in the colorway
Dark Side of the Moon 
Jasmin has pulled her handspun Calligraphy Cardigan out of her UFO bin. She has finished the body
and first button band. We talk about bicycle clips
Gigi worked on the Ridgeline cowl

Gigi finished the third tentacle on Opus the Octopus and picked up stitches for the fourth 

Events(18:26)
The Operation Sock Drawer book will be published in October. Call Hicklebees for a SIGNED preorder
copy of Operation Sock Drawer. Or go on their website LINK
Stash Dash 2020. Dates 5/22 to 8/22/20 #teamcuteknitter #beatbostonjen
Fiberworld 2020  is ON!
Bay Area Fiber Fair!  Ends October 15, 2020

Mother Knows Best:(20:32)
Grandma’s yarn- what to do with it

When Knitting Attacks: (28:10)
Gigi meant to pull the sock out of the project bag. She pulled out the needle instead 
She looked online for a stretchy cast on.  
Jasmin mentions the Comfy Cone

Knits in Space:(33:59)

And Sew On:(38:59)
Gigi signed up for the tailoring class at Cañada college. She  is nervous .
Jasmin is going to make some masks from a pattern that Romi signal boosted


Sunday, August 16, 2020

Unwritten Rules of Knitting - Episode 589 - The Knitmore Girls

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This week's episode is sponsored by:


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my promo code knitmore. That’s A-C-O-R-N dot T-V, code knitmore to
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erin_lane_logo coloredb grey
Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder 
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle 
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.


When was the last time your knitting yarn was a work of art?
Infinite Twist produces one-of-a-kind semi-solid gradients featuring speckles, high-lights, low-lights, and gorgeous color transitions. From 700 y Giant Gradients to 200 y matching sock sets, Infinite Twist Gradients will hold your interest from cast on to bind off.
See the currently available gradients at infinitetwist.com, or be the first to know when new colors are posted by signing up for our newsletter at infinitetwist.com/newsletter-signup



knitCompanion_KnitMoreGirls
Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for apple, android and kindle fire devices.

lolologo
LoLo Body Care, formally Bar-Maids, creates exceptional moisturizers hand-poured by staff who add a good dose of heartfelt love to each one. Most all their supplies are made in the US, and their beeswax sourced from a local farm. Besides quality, the value of their product lies in that they last a very long time and are loved to the very last bit. They built their brand on being eco-friendly and their new packaging rocks. Their customers and customer service are rare and treasured jewels.



One minute PUPdate: Han's GoFundMe link
On the Needles:(0:37)
Gigi worked on the calf increases of the Hue Loco knee high socks:
Jasmin is making steady progress on her Match and Move shawl (by Martina Behm #behmalong); she's
Gigi knitted on the (RAVELRY LINK) Flickering shawl  out of grey and Styx in
Gigi worked some on her speckled fade cowl out of Onyx Fibers Arts
Jasmin has pulled her handspun Calligraphy Cardigan out of her UFO bin. She has finished the second
sleeve and is working on the body.
Gigi worked on the Ridgeline cowl from backyardfiberworks.  
Jasmin has finished her Payne Pullover in Oink Pigments Dapper in “The emperor’s new sweater” and
started the first sleeve.
Gigi worked on Christmas gift socks.  One pink and one yellow pair, and the first one is done 
Gigi's Ochre cardigan is finished. Now she can start a new one. Yarn is wound for a yellow one 
Jasmin finished her Cassidy ; It is made in Abstract Fiber Miro worsted in the “Rosewood” color way. 

Jasmin bought the buttons from the Button Emporium and  used a button spacer
Gigi finished the third tentacle on Opus the Octopus

Events(22:49)
The Operation Sock Drawer book will be published in October. Call Hicklebees for a SIGNED preorder
copy of Operation Sock Drawer
Stash Dash 2020. Dates 5/22 to 8/22/20 #teamcuteknitter #beatbostonjen
Bay Area Fiber Fair!  Ends October 15, 2020

Mother Knows Best:(26:43)
Always take your knitting!

When Knitting Attacks: (33:17)
Gigi was attacked by her fade cowl.
Gigi knitted on the Hue Loco socks, tried them on, the foot was too long. Knitting two parallel makes
parallel mistakes. Frogged!

Straw into Gold:(36:53)
Jasmin is still spinning some deep red and deep pink superfine merino/silk

Knits in Space:(37:56)
Making a pleasant work environment

And Sew On:(47:15)
Gigi worked on her whole cloth quilt. The sewing turned out horrible.

Jasmin is going to make some masks from a pattern that Romi signal boosted