Monday, November 30, 2020

Listen at 1/4 Speed - Episode 604 - The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles:(0:42)

Gigi is knitting on the Pointed Firs shawl out of smokey grey yarn with 10% Possum.

Jasmin has FINISHED!  her Match and Move shawl. (by Martina Behm #behmalong); knitting it in Black Cat Fibers Nomad Sock

Interweave Knits has an extreme Dickey LINK

Gigi is knitting on the heel of the (RAVELRY LINK)  Sashay socks from the Operation Sock Drawer book, available at Hicklebee's. She is knitting them parallel, and has three pattern repeats done, and the heel increases.

Jasmin is talking about the LoLo Body Care House Special kits for the socks.

Jasmin started the L’Escargot Bleu shawl (by Espace Tricot) in Sea Change Fibers by The Dye Project Ecola Worsted. New Zoom project!

Gigi is enjoying the (RAVELRY LINK) Excavation, a diagonal fringed scrap blanket out of leftover sock yarn.

Jasmin FINISHED an ancient bulky (RAVELRY LINK) Looped Loop Cowl out of the UFO bin.

Gigi started knitting another pair of (RAVELRY LINK) Jelly Roll socks, out of leftover neon pink and purple yarn from the Xmas socks. She needs labels for the socks. Link for Sock Labels

Jasmin cast on a (RAVELRY LINK) Total Eclipse Cowl by Lizzy Knits in Oink Pigments Üppig in “Nothing Rhymes with Orange”

Gigi cast on for the (RAVELRY LINK) Make Your Heels Strong socks. 

Jasmin made Han a (RAVELRY LINK) Harness Friendly Dog Sweater by Jacqueline Cieslak, and started the same sweater (in burgundy) for Chewie.

In Stitches:(17:24 )

Jasmin wore her the (RAVELRY LINK) Payne pullover, her (RAVELRY LINK) Cardizen, and the (RAVELRY LINK) Autumn pullover. And her handspun Ribbi Cardi


Gigi wore the (RAVELRY LINK) knitmore cowl and a Knitmore 2.0 cowl and all of the new nightshirts. 

And enough socks to fill a laundry bag

Genevieve has been wearing her(RAVELRY LINK) Hearthstone pullover and her (RAVELRY LINK) Coronation Cardigan.


The Operation Sock Drawer book was published in October. Call Hicklebees for a PERSONALIZED, SIGNED copy.

 Lucy Neatby is closing her website by the end of the year, so she can focus on teaching and designing 


Jasmin mentions Adella from Lolabean

Lady Dye's Yarn's launch party!

Mother Knows Best:(25:27)

How to start sewing. Can you drive a car? Gigi likes Sewing Machine Fun For Kids

Gigi loves Threads magazine (archive on flashdrive)  1985-2020
And Craftsy fitting class by Lynda Maynard who teaches French Pattern Drafting at Cañada College.
Gigi likes burrito pillow cases

When Knitting Attacks: (35:38)

Gigi was making tracks on the RAVELRY LINK! Make Your Heels Strong socks. Then she read the directions. Oops 

Jasmin made a massive cable misstep on the RAVELRY LINK! Harness Friendly Dog Sweater

Knits in Space:(39:39)

Acorn TV: Irish Castles

Jasmin and Genevieve read dragon books
Gigi has been reading Dress Your Best Life
Jasmin talks about Patreons, like Aja Barber's.

And Sew On: (46:43) 

Gigi is taking a virtual tailoring class at Cañada college. 

The shell of the coat is done.

Jasmin blocked, sewed the Liberty of London Bias tape in, and sewed the buttons on her Bandit cardigan, all that’s left is the buttonhole bias tape side.

Jasmin also sewed in the grosgrain ribbon and attached the buttons on her (RAVELRY LINK) Calligraphy Cardigan, as well as her (RAVELRY LINK) Cassidy cardigan.

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