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On the Needles:(0:46)
Gigi finished knitting the Pointed Firs shawl out of smokey grey, needs to be blocked
Jasmin opened her Advent stitch markers from WeeOnes
Jasmin has made some progress on the L’Escargot Bleu shawl (by Espace Tricot) in Sea Change Fibers by The Dye Project Ecola Worsted.
Gigi is enjoying the (RAVELRY LINK) Excavation, a diagonal fringed scrap blanket out of leftover sock yarn.
Gigi finished knitting another pair of (RAVELRY LINK) Jelly Roll socks, out of leftover yarn from the Xmas socks. Neon pink and purple.
Gigi cast on for the second Make Your Heels Strong socks.
Genevieve wore her Baby Bandit cardigan
Gigi wore the (RAVELRY LINK) knitmore cowl and a Knitmore 2.0 cowl and all kinds of socks
Lucy Neatby is closing her website LucyNeatby.com by the end of the year, so she can focus on teaching and designing
We mention the new Benedict Cumberbatch Grinch movie
Stitches at home February 5-7, 2021
Stitches West 2021 has been canceled
Stitches West 2022 will be in Sacramento, March 3-6
Mother Knows Best:(27:39)
Ask a friend to do the thing you can’t/hate doing.
When Knitting Attacks: (34:02)
Gigi disliked her latest rendition of the Knitmore cowl
Gigi was working on the leftover Xmas socks jelly roll socks. She ran out of base color yarn halfway through the second sock. Gigi decided to block the Xmas socks. The water turned pink
That necessitated soaking the socks with Citric Acid and setting the color in the microwave
Knits in Space:(41:14)
Things You Missed in History Class: episode on the early history of knitting Jasmin listenes to Broadway HD
Jasmin mentioned The 42nd Stitch Podcast
And Sew On: (50:45)
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 machine sewed buttonholes in the grosgrain ribbon for her Calligraphy Cardigan, Cassidy cardigan, and Bandit cardigan.
Jasmin likes the Janome Special Edition 3000 (if you call Ray's, let Ken know that the Knitmores sent you!)
Gigi is taking a virtual tailoring class at Cañada college.
The shell of the coat is done.
Today and next Wednesday, the coats are due.
She pinned the lining pattern and cut it. She still needs to stay stitch all the seam lines, sew pieces together, and attach. We are not bagging the lining