Friday, November 3, 2023

Mothra- Episode 732- The Knitmore Girls

: Genevieve Danger

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    On the Needles:(0:36)

    - Gigi: took a preemie hat to the Repair Cafe knitting lesson FO

    - Jasmin is continuing to make good progress on the Maxie’s top test knit for Ainur Berkambayeva in Lisa Souza's Sylvie Silk in “Ruby"

    Jasmin talks about sewing buttonholes onto grosgrain ribbon Rays Sewing

    - Gigi:  Meadowlands 7 :Electro: yellows , orange, to brown, 4 triangles are done, crochet edging remains to be done 

    - Jasmin has finished the sleeves and begun to knit the hood on her Patons Cabled Hoodie in Seismic Yarns “Citrine” Butter Sock Dk

    - Gigi: Meadowlands 8 Chimera. Surly Rainbow on a smoggy day, with a lot of grey shades 

    - Jasmin picked her halloween stripe cardigan again, in the leftovers from her halloween heart pullover (oink pigments sock); she is into the second stripe, almost at the armholes

    - Jasmin mentions The ZipperStop in New York PLEASE LINK

    - Jasmin has finished-finished her Patons “Must Have Cardigan” in Malabrigo Rios “Bobby Blue”

    The weather has gotten cold and we are wearing knits!


    Weekend with the grand dogs 

    PIQF. Velda Newman quilt oct 12  -15

    • Rhinebeck - Saturday with the family, October 

    • Cognitive Fiber Retreat Nov 11, Jasmin is teaching a steeking workshop 

    • Knitting club 

    • Repair Cafe 

    • Jasmin mentioned Laverne, from BzyPeach

    Mother Knows Best( 38:14)

    Seasonal rotation/culling of clothing. Clothes hanger trick 

    comforter bags for storing out of season clothing from Cleaners Supply

    When knitting Attacks:(43:55)

    Gigi dropped a stitch on a garter stitch blanket. Was a bear to repair 

    Knit more, know more:(48:08)

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

    Protests are ongoing. Still. Over a year.

    Jasmin mentions the conflict in Israel, be mindful about reputable information. and she feels like

    the reporting from Al Jazeera News is unbiased [SOURCE]

    And Sew On:(59:13)

    Gigi: Class progress: Midterm

    Sea creature or plant, interpreted as a garment on a Barbie

    Leafy sea dragon - midterm project, all are in display case 


    Gigi: Maleficent costume  Devore fabric

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