Thursday, February 2, 2023

Flamingo Fiasco- Episode 703- 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.


    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!

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    Radicle Threads was founded by Shobha Nadarajah, Elisabeth Desamour & Caroline Dick. The magazine features articles,  tutorials, recipes, and of course, crocheting and knitting patterns.


    You can find issues of Radicle Threads at:


    www.radiclethreads.com


    On the Needles: (0:39)


    Events :(21:56)

    Mother Knows Best:(24:25)

    Everyone is someone’s child. Write your reps, we use Resistbot


    When knitting attacks :(27:07)

    • The Flamingo Xmas sweater fiasco: Lucy Neatby, don’t rip it out right away. How i figured out the problem.

    • Gigi: thin spots in one of the yarns in the excavation 

    • Have a hard time understanding instructions on the Verena


    Knit more, know more: (32:47)

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

    Protests are ongoing. Brüssels, Northern California. Every Sunday at 11am in San Francisco 

    Don’t show up as a guest empty-handed; soghatee as well.


    And Sew on: (45:01)

    Fabric for a quilt. Golden State Quilting






    Tuesday, January 24, 2023

    Martini Lunch- Episode 702- The Knitmore Girls

      TFW the theme of the party is blacklight, and you have a hard time choosing WHICH blacklight reactive knit to wear. 🍭 Double bonus points when someone points out that your hair is *also* blacklight reactive. 🍭 (Pattern: Match and Move sh

    Listen here:

    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.


      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: (0:34)


      Events :(25:08)


      Mother Knows Best:(30:04)

      Here is Jasmin's Pep talk. Jasmin mentions Radicle Threads and Imposter syndrome.

      Here is the Radicle Threads GoFundMe L


      When Knitting Attacks :(40:32)

      • The Flamingo Xmas sweater fiasco.


      Knit more, know more :(48:00)

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

      The protests are ongoing. Jasmin shares the Mahsa Amini Act.

      ResistBot Link


      And Sew On :(52:36)

      Gigi looked through pile of mending on sewing machine.





      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  

      Listen here:


      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.


        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: (0:35)

        • 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!


        Events:(19:59)

        • 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.

        Liver.

        Chilling your kidneys 

        Persian Tripe Sirabee recipe (NOT THE RECIPE WE USE)





        Wednesday, January 11, 2023

        Don't Cross the Streams!- Episode 700- The Knitmore Girls

        Wait- what’s that in the trees?! 🌲 Mom: You can’t have just one! They need a mate! 🌲 (She just read @VickiLewisThompson’s “Werewolf in the North Woods”, which I recommended. Her romance novels are - HANDS DOWN- my favorites.) 

        Listen here:


        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.


          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!

          Heath update

          On the Needles: (0:32)

          • Gigi : Andrew’s sock at Jasmin’s. toe decreases done

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

          • Gigi is working on another pair of socks for Andrew for knitting at my house. Got contrast yarn. Toes are done, at Jasmin’s to be grafted 

          • 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 knit companion    Participating in Dr Gemma’s Romjule . Gigi mentions the Cocoknits Sweater Workshop, read the instructions. 

          • Jasmin finished the Electric Mayhem coat (made in The Lemonade Shop yarns)

          • Gigi: cast on for a new premie hat, made pompom. No progress 

          • Gigi dug out her striped Elton cardigan.

          • Jasmin finished her Alaska hat. The green is Neighborhood Fiber Co. She added a sasquatch (in leftover cashmere) AND LIGHTS! Jasmin mentions the Bigfoot Campfire Stories book (and series by Rusty Wilson).

          • Wearable LED lights

          • Knitting club!


          Events:(26:54)


          Mother Knows Best:(30:18)

          Drink Your Water!

          When Knitting Attacks:(31:42)

          • Jasmin was fighting with a Cool Thing™  on her Alaska hat

          • Brown Dog Gadgets (linked above)

          Knit more, know more :(37:40)

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

          Protests are ongoing. Garlic pickles


          And Sew on:(46:07)

          Gigi registered for spring semester. I would like to sew one /finish a garment per month

          Jasmin repaired Genevieve’s backpack  Rays Sewing center

          Embroidery Floss from Little Skein in the Big Wool and Bzy Peach 






          Wednesday, January 4, 2023

          Icing on the Sasquatch- Episode 699- The Knitmore Girls

          Warp today, shawl tomorrow. ⚡️ (Houndstooth wrap, @TessYarns Silk Chenille in grey and black, woven on a 20” @Schacht_Spindle_Company Flip Loom) ⚡️ #WeaversOfInstagram #Handwoven #BIPOCMaker #Weaving #handdyedyarn #knitmoregirlspodcast #IndieDyers 

          Listen here:

          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.


            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: (0:36)


            Events:(27:20)

            • Grinchalong is ONGOING

            • Romjule!

            • Use Resistbot to contact your representative!


            Mother Knows Best:(37:24)

            Don’t just use your scraps! (Jasmin Romjul sweater).

            Gemma can be right AND Jasmin can be right SIMULTANEOUSLY!


            When Knitting Attacks:(41:40)

            • Gigi:out of yarn for toes on A’s socks. He suggested black toes

            • Gigi is fighting with the numbers for the sleeves of the Elton cardigan

            • Jasmin rolled the warp unevenly. Fixed before weaving

            • Jasmin ordered beads that are a scoche too small


            Knit more, know more:(46:35)

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

            Protests are ongoing. Loghmeh, Loghmeh mohabat


            And Sew on:(52:50)

            Gigi registered for spring semester at West Valley College