Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Distraction Machine- Episode 701- The Knitmore Girls

I’d like to sing you a song called “Weaving is so much faster than knitting.” ⚡️ (Plaid wrap, @TessYarns Silk Chenille in grey and black, woven on a 20” @Schacht_Spindle_Company Flip Loom) ⚡️ #WeaversOfInstagram #Handwoven #BIPOCMaker #Weaving #ha  

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    On the Needles: (0:35)

    • Gigi : has no socks on the needles

    • Jasmin has finished the wide plaid wrap for Gigi (woven on her Schacht flip loom with Tess Yarns Silk Chenille)

    • Gigi has finished another pair of socks for Andrew for knitting at her house, Jasmin grafted toes

    • Jasmin continues on the body of  her I’ll be Gnome for Christmas” (Go Big or go Gnome pattern) pullover in Black Trillium fibers.

    • Gigi. Cocoknits Verena cardigan pattern on knitcompanion.    Started shoulder increases 

    • Gigi: leftover sock yarn blanket and audiobook 

    • striped Elton No progress 

    • Knitting club!


    • Romjule! Didn’t finish my project 

    • Stitches West

    Mother Knows Best:(28:29)

    Ride the inspiration tide! Jasmin mentions the BBIMP acronym.

    When Knitting Attacks:(35:09)

    • Gigi contends with her Verena cardigan

    Knit more, know more:(34:11)

    A segment about Persian culture, history, or just generally cool stuff about Persian people.

    Protests are ongoing.


    Chilling your kidneys 

    Persian Tripe Sirabee recipe (NOT THE RECIPE WE USE)

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