Thursday, October 14, 2021

Metaphor Whisk- Episode 647- The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles:(0:53)

  • Jasmin has been enthusiastically working on her silk embroidery project with Little Skein silk embroidery floss from “The Embroidered Garden” by Kazuko Aoki (Join Anne’s mailing list!)

  • Gigi is working on the second sleeve of the Rocky Coast Cardigan   Decreases for the upper arm are done. Working on the underarm decreases, almost at the cuff

  • we mention Judith MacKenzie

  • we mention the Knitgirllls podcast

In Stitches:(16:06) 

  • Gigi snuggled under the Halloween quilt. She wore the flannel shirt, and started wearing hand knit socks. Wondering if she has enough socks to last all winter. Pointed Firs shawl

  • Genevieve wore her Anna cardigan, Gryffindor hat and scarf set, and hand sewn masks,

  • Also: Pantasic hoodie, Waters Edge cardigan, Payne Pullover, Hearthstone cardigan, Coronatipn cardigan

  • Rex wore his fox hat, hand sewn masks and the Lion heart Hoodie

  • Jasmin wore her Barberry cardigan and her Hamilknit hat, and her fuzzy beanie with the orange pom pom


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Mother Knows Best:(26:00)

You can't be terrible at something until you try it

When Knitting Attacks:(32:56)

Rocky Coast cardigan sleeves don’t match. No notes

Knits in Space:(31:09)

Weighted blankets, fall feelings

And Sew On: (40:39)

  • Trouser Drafting class at Cañada College :

  • Gigi drafted a jeans pattern and sewed the muslin. Teacher approved. This may be the pattern for dress pants.  Assignment was to draw yoke , fly, fly shield, pocket, pocket lining and jeans front

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