Sunday, March 26, 2023

Cyborg- Episode 708- The Knitmore Girls


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    One minute medical update 

    On the Needles: (0:35)

    • Gigi: found DPNs for drag along knitting, cast on another hat 

    • Jasmin’s Sea Glass Pullover is less than ½ sleeve from being finished

    • Gigi at Jasmin’s house knitting: socks for Andrew, working on a foot of foot

    • Jasmin is making some progress on her Fractal Danger scarf out of Abstract Fiber Supersock in “Danger” (Bar Maids Knitmore Girls box #1)

    • Gigi finished the knitted weaving project for Fiber Analysis 2.

    • Jasmin has started a Dipole Beanie by Chin Matthews in Seismic Yarn’s butter sock in the “Escape” colorway . Compassion Collection where 20% of gross sales will be donated to an organization that supports a marginalized community. As a Pride inspired colorway, it only makes sense that the donations go to The Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention to LGBTQIA+ youth.”

    • Gigi: started the next :meadowland baby blanket. Very potato chippy. 

    Events :(7:29)

    Lockdown at Westvalley  Here is Jasmin's gun control letter, which you can send via Resistbot.

    Mother Knows Best :(18:20)

    Emergency supplies

    When knitting attacks :(25:10)

    Gigi: made a mistake at the beginning of a row on a Meadowlands blanket

    Knit more, know more : (25:55)

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

    Protests are ongoing, 248 days.

    Das  IRAN update podcast 


    And Sew on: (41:37)

    Gigi: Fabric analysis 2  


    • Mood Citrus dress; fronts and backs are sewn, waiting on lining to arrive

    • Enhancing ‘Quelle Decollatage (the dress form)

    • Substack post about the process pending

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