Friday, June 17, 2022

Riverbottom- Episode 678- The Knitmore Girls

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This week's episode is sponsored by:

Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.
“Go to HelloFresh dot com slash knitmore16 and use code knitmore16 for up to 16 free meals AND 3 free gifts!”

Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices

LL Yarn
Wearing a color you love is like wearing a truly great pair of boots. You stand taller and walk proud. You carry a sense of purpose. LL Yarn Co.’s 2 woman dye-studio inside a century old former wool mill in Louisville, KY creates bold and energetic colors. We are driven by fashion, culture, and cause to put our passion for color onto stunning yarns. With LL Yarn Co. on your needles and hooks you are telling the world you aren’t afraid to be noticed. Afterall, your knitting is an opportunity to share your passion with your world. LL Yarn Co., for when your knits need to speak louder than words.

Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life?
Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.
For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!



On the Needles: (0:39)

  • Gigi : Andrew’s socks, working on second one 

  • Jasmin finished the cashmere/cashmere silk hat with beads out of the UFO bin (ancient yarn) 

  • Gigi :the Elton cardigan, super wash merino, from Neighborhood Fiber Co, and did right front shoulder, working on the 5th mohair stripe

  • Jasmin pulled her Viajante out of Area 51, and is working on the beaded mesh.

  • Gigi tube socks: Always Be Kind Yarn, Inclusive Pride Stripes, with a yellow mini skein for Genevieve. Thigh high, working on second one 

  • Jasmin is progressing on her crocheted the XY scarf in the 19th Amendment kit from Lady Dye Yarns.


In Stitches:(17:02)

Gigi wore the thrifted dress, quilt, A-line skirt

Jasmin wore her Cardizen


Events:(18:28)

  • Jasmin & Diane from Lady Dye are co-hosting a KAL! The Sea Glass Pullover (in DK). Pushed back to June 20

  • Stash Dash has started! May 27 - End of August

  • Rhinebeck! (Hopefully.)

  • STITCHES SoCal in Pasadena! Nov 10-13



Mother Knows Best:(23:42)

We answer questions about Fair Isle knitting

Philosophers fair isle knitting



When Knitting Attacks:(33:19)

Viajante. Mesh looked off. Was off.


Knits in Space:(37:19)

Gilded Age : New Money Old Rules: The Gilded Age podcast episode 6. Excellent discussion of Mr Raikes 

Brian Cox at the Golden Gate theatre

The Caged Monkey podcast


Book :

The Fabric of civilization ; How textiles made the world , By Virginia Postrel

Bolt Threads!!! Spin silk out of protein powder. It is wet spun. Bolt defines itself as a biology based materials company. 

Also make leather substitute called Mylo from mycelium (=mushrooms) they are protein - polymer microfibers

Lanital protein fiber made out of skim milk in 1937 Italy 


And Sew On:(46;35)

8646:Vogue dress , sleeves


Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Genevievesicle- Episode 677-The Knitmore Girls

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Listen here:


This episode is sponsored by:

Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.


Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices

LL Yarn
Wearing a color you love is like wearing a truly great pair of boots. You stand taller and walk proud. You carry a sense of purpose. LL Yarn Co.’s 2 woman dye-studio inside a century old former wool mill in Louisville, KY creates bold and energetic colors. We are driven by fashion, culture, and cause to put our passion for color onto stunning yarns. With LL Yarn Co. on your needles and hooks you are telling the world you aren’t afraid to be noticed. Afterall, your knitting is an opportunity to share your passion with your world. LL Yarn Co., for when your knits need to speak louder than words.

Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life?
Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.
For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!



On the Needles: (0:39)

  • Genevieve finished her Liza Souza BFL hat in “Spruce”


In Stitches:(17:44)

Gigi :wearing Jasmin’s a line skirt   Halloween quilt, old skirt

Genevieve wore her Coronation Cardigan 


Events:(19:47)

  • Jasmin & Diane from Lady Dye are co-hosting a KAL! The Sea Glass Pullover (in DK). Pushed back to June 20

  • Stash Dash has started! May 27 - End of August

  • STITCHES SoCal in Pasadena!

  • Rhinebeck ! (Hopefully.)


Mother Knows Best:(25:11)

Use whatever you need to keep track. (i-cord, stitch markers) light bulb shaped stitch markers

Life lines , thread markers, Aunt Lydia's Crochet Cotton

When Knitting Attacks:(29:55)

Stitch marker hubris on hat


Review ;(32:10)

Embody by Jacqueline Cieslak


Knits in Space:(48:43)

Gilded Age : New Money Old Rules: The Gilded Age podcast 


Book :

The Fabric of civilization ; How textiles made the world , By Virginia Postrel

Silk protein was found in graves 8500 yrs ago

Earliest fabric found dates back to 5500 yrs

Silk worms were bred to human purposes and became depended on people 


And Sew On :(49:49)

Pdf pattern.

8646:Vogue dress  Progress. Threading Serger 

Jasmin wants to adjust the dropped crotches on a couple of her rompers


Pat Myself On The Back- Episode 676- The Knitmore Girls

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This week's episode:

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Presented by Ancient Arts Yarn, Edmonton Fibre Frolic is Edmonton’s premier yarn and fibre festival. We connect fibre enthusiasts - makers, creators, teachers, learners – everyone sharing a love for all things fibre, yarn, and textiles. Join us May 28, 2022 and let us help you discover the wealth of luxury in your yarn habit. 

Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.


Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices

Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life?
Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.
For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!



On the Needles: (0:37)


In Stitches:(16:42)

Gigi is wearing Jasmin’s A-line skirt, Quilt, thrifted dress

Jasmin wore the Bobbi Top


Events:(23:30)

  • Jasmin & Lady Dye Diane are co-hosting a KAL! The Sea Glass Pullover (in DK). Pushed back to June 20

  • Stash Dash has started! May 27 - End of August

  • #MeMadeMay Gigi :did it wrong.

  • STITCHES SoCal in Pasadena!


 

Mother Knows Best:(26:16)

Love your projects!

When Knitting Attacks:(31:55)

Jasmin is finishing UFOs (Here are the racks Jasmin mentioned)


Knits in Space:(35:58)

Gilded Age  

Looking at the costumes. Bustles. Gigi doesn't know how they are constructed.

New Money Old Rules: The Gilded Age podcast  [ Warning ! Language ]


Book :

The Fabric of civilization ; How textiles made the world , By Virginia Postrel

. I got all excited about how there was industrial espionage, and some cotton seeds were smuggled from Mexico, and really thrived in the South. 

A million people were kidnapped and enslaved so they would grow cotton 

An Indigenous Peoples History of the United States   

And Sew On:(44:58)

wrap dress Vogue 8646: Rescued fabric from the stash. Added Pockets.


Wednesday, June 1, 2022

BostonJen Cream Pie- Episode 675- The Knitmore Girls

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Listen here:


This week's episode is sponsored by:

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Presented by Ancient Arts Yarn, Edmonton Fibre Frolic is Edmonton’s premier yarn and fibre festival. We connect fibre enthusiasts - makers, creators, teachers, learners – everyone sharing a love for all things fibre, yarn, and textiles. Join us May 28, 2022 and let us help you discover the wealth of luxury in your yarn habit. 

Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.


Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices

Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life?
Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.
For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!


On the Needles: (1:40)

  • Gigi Finished a pair of meilenweit socks for Andrew.

In Stitches:( 14:07)

Gigi: wearing A- line skirt from clothing construction class that I made for Jasmin, and Klapperlatschen 

Genevieve wore her Coronation Cardigan, Cowl neck cardigan, and her Musselburg Hat


Events:(16:45)

  • Jasmin & Lady Dye Diane are co-hosting a KAL! The Sea Glass Pullover (in DK). Pushed back to June 20 . Make up book?

  • Stash Dash has started! May 27 - End of August

  • #MeMadeMay

  • STITCHES SoCal in Pasadena!

  • Maybe Rhinebeck? Probably Rhinebeck

 

Mother Knows Best:(21:15)

Grieve today, action tomorrow.

Resist Bot

Link to message for Resist Bot Google doc


When Knitting Attacks:(28:36)
Knitting in public, Olden Days Knitting!

Knits in Space:(31:41)

Gilded Age Podcast : Opening sequence: handmade silk flowers.


Book :

The Fabric of civilization ; How textiles made the world , By Virginia Postrel

Neolithic Revolution 12 000 years ago,

 asmin liked  Prairie Lotus 


And Sew On:(40:06)

Gigi's progress on wrap dress Vogue 8646

Team trace: retraced pattern in size 6