Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Put a Zipper on it - Episode 549 - The Knitmore Girls

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This week's episode is sponsored by:

No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com
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Ever face the tedious task of having to drop down and correct a mistake in your knitting? The Fix-A-Stitch is here to help! It’s a double-ended tool that uses a patented method to change stitches from knit to purl or purl to knit quick and easy. Check our website for great tutorials and other ways to use it. The tool comes in a package of three for light, medium or bulky weights. A lace weight tool is sold separately. Fix-A-Stitch is available at local yarn shops around the country. More information available at www.fixastitch.com.

We all have it, we all snicker about it.
Fun Fur.
Whether it’s eyelash, boucle, or just generally furry, it’s hard to find projects for novelty yarn.
With a sweet face, spiraling horns, and delightfully rotund body, Friendsheep by Cate Carter-Evans lets you transform your novelty and textured yarns into sweet, fleecy little friends. Pattern available on Ravelry; more info at infinitetwist.com
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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.

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On the Needles:(0:33)
Gigi  cast on the last of the Pairfect vacation yarn, also another sock out of the Patons Kroy yarn, for a
Vanilla sock with afterthought heel 

Jasmin knit her second swatch for the Diaphanous Raglan, (#MyRhineBIPOCSweater
Join the Ravelry Group! , #BIPOCMAL2019). Jasmin mentions the  #BIPOCMAL2019, which starts
in September and ends in November. Jasmin mentions Jessie Mae Designs

Gigi is working on the Rocky Coast cardigan and finished hip increases, knitting on the body of the
cardigan 
Jasmin knitted on her  White Birch Fiber Arts socks in "A Study in Peach, Mint".
Gigi: finished one repeat on The Joker and the Thief shawl 
Stash Dash recap.
Jasmin mentions the Dissent cardigan and the Elsa sweater

Jasmin’s Viajante is inching towards the mesh section.

Events: (19:00)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. 
-#MyRhineBIPOCSweater
- #BIPOCMAL2019 Sep-Nov

In Stitches (21:05)

Gigi wore a dress with blueberries from over ten years ago


Mother Knows Best:(26:19)
This week we answer a question about baby knits (2660), True North Hearts and Hands donations:
Jasmin mentions Aja Barber 

When Knitting Attacks:(54:18)
Gigi discovered that she made a mistake knitting the pairfect kids socks
A line skirt:machine stitched hem came out 

Review :(39:02)
This week we review
Loopy Mango Knitting by Loopy Mango
We mention Stephen West

Straw into Gold:(51:08)
Genevieve and Jasmin warped her Schacht Flip loom and started weaving a black and
yellow houndstooth wrap in silk

And Sew On:(53:19)
Gigi’s sewing class at Cañada College got fitted with the paper patterns. She can start on the muslin now
Couture Embellishments class at West Valley College started.  
Thinking of embellishing home dec items for final project.  Picked up yellow linen and zippers


Sunday, September 1, 2019

Diaphanous! - Episode 548 - The Knitmore Girls

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This week's episode is sponsored by:



No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com
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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.

We all have it, we all snicker about it.
Fun Fur.
Whether it’s eyelash, boucle, or just generally furry, it’s hard to find projects for novelty yarn.
With a sweet face, spiraling horns, and delightfully rotund body, Friendsheep by Cate Carter-Evans lets you transform your novelty and textured yarns into sweet, fleecy little friends. Pattern available on Ravelry; more info at infinitetwist.com
Books plus knitting plus happy memories. That’s Little Skein in the Big Wool. We make kits, yarn and project bags that bring your favorite stories to life. Find *your* favorite story at littleskein.com
On the Needles:(0:32)

Jasmin’s Dissent Cardigan is finished. She mentions Splendid Apparel, by Anna Zilboorg.
She mentions the Couture Button tutorial.  Jasmin improved the perfect buttonhole!
Gigi purloins  "Feel Free to Compliment Me" from the Sewing Out Loud" podcast
Jasmin mentions the Welcome to the Flock cardigan there are two!

She mentions the Diaphanous Raglan, the Rihanna Fenty lipstick.  She says it matches One Red
Gigi cast on another pair of Vanilla is the new Black socks out of vacation yarn, and knitted most of the
leg during knitting group #operationSockdrawer
Gigi went to  EspaceTricot in Montreal while on Vacation
Jasmin mentions Diane (Lady Dye Yarns) and a Rhinebeck Garment KAL we're collaborating on!
She knitted on her  White Birch Fiber Arts socks in "A Study in Peach, Mint".
Jasmin has swatched for the Diaphanous Raglan. (#MyRhineBIPOCSweater, #BIPOCMAL2019). She
has also swatched for her Sevrine out of Neighborhood Fiber Co. Capital Luxury Sport in “Reservoir Hill”.

Gigi is working on the Rocky Coast cardigan and finished hip increases 
Jasmin mentions the  #BIPOCMAL2019 , which starts in September and ends in November

Jasmin mentions Jessie Mae.  Check out her designs! And TinaTse Knits
 Jasmin mentions LittleSkeinAnne from the Social Proofing episode 
Jasmin’s Viajante is inching towards the mesh section.
Gigi: put a few rows on The Joker and the Thief shawl 



In Stitches (25:49)
Gigi wore a dress from over ten years ago.  It brings out the silver in her hair 

Events: (28:34)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. 
- Stash Dash :May 24 till August 24. Hosted by the Knitgirllls FINISHED . Concession speech.
- May  31 till end of August: Two Ewes Not Along
 Not knitting, crochet, spinning or weaving
-#MyRhineBIPOCSweater

Mother Knows Best:(35:12)
This week we talk about  baby gifts, True North Hearts and Hands donations:

When Knitting Attacks:(41:24)
Gigi :Discovered that I made a mistake with where I put one dart for the hip increases 
Podcasters: if you have a promo that you would like us to air, send it!

Straw into Gold:(45:44)
Jasmin finished weaving a diaphanous shawl for Gigi. On her Schacht Flip

And Sew On:(50:10)
Gigi’s sewing class at Cañada College got fitted with the paper patterns.  She can start on the muslin now
Couture Embellishments class at Westvalley College started.  
Thinking of embellishing home dec items for final project.  

Also the class is supposed to make an "ethnic inspired" project.


Friday, August 23, 2019

Hot Dog and Hamburger - Episode 547 - The Knitmore Girls

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This week's episode is sponsored by:


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So, you already know about the Akerworks Yarn Caddy Kit. Now, we are adding a little twist for you: Introducing the Akerworks Butterfly Kate, designed to fold into itself, making it incredibly easy to pack in a bag and take on any adventure! The Butterfly Kate has a wooden base, a carbon fiber shaft with two angle settings, a nifty pattern holder, and our patent-pending TensiTamer gizmo to keep everything in place and select your desired tension. It's designed either for use with our Yarn Caddy, or as a single shaft Lazy Kate for use with spinning bobbins.
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No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com
erin_lane_logo coloredb grey

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.

We all have it, we all snicker about it.
Fun Fur.
Whether it’s eyelash, boucle, or just generally furry, it’s hard to find projects for novelty yarn.
With a sweet face, spiraling horns, and delightfully rotund body, Friendsheep by Cate Carter-Evans lets you transform your novelty and textured yarns into sweet, fleecy little friends. Pattern available on Ravelry; more info at infinitetwist.com
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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.



On the Needles:(0:32)
Jasmin is excited about dog sweaters. 
Gigi spoilers Jasmin's plans for the Diaphanous Raglan. Jasmin mentions a kit from Neighborhood Fiber Co.

Gigi mentions the Where's the Opaque sweater
Our personal instagram handles are @gigidahling @cuteknitter .
Gigi finished a pair of Vanilla is the new Black socks out of the Mani-Pedi vacation yarn. #operationSockdrawer
The button band on Jasmin’s Dissent Cardigan is in finished. She mentions Splendid Apparel, by Anna Zilboorg.
She mentions the Couture Button tutorial
Gigi is working on the Polygon blanket again. She finished a turquoise ball of yarn
Jasmin mention plans for the Persian Tiles blanket.
Jasmin’s Viajante is inching towards the mesh section.

Jasmin mentions Diane (Lady Dye Yarns) and a Rhinebeck Garment KAL we're collaborating on!
She did an IG live on Friday with Diane .
you’re a BIPOC designer, make sure you’re on the Black Squirrel List. Jasmin is going to be making
Sevrine out of Neighborhood Fiber Co. Capital Luxury Sport in “Reservoir Hill”.
Gigi frogged the Rocky Coast cardigan to the waistline to start hip increases 

Name change - AVFKW Pioneer is now HORIZON. Check their announcement.

In Stitches (25:16)
Gigi wore the A line skirt from sewing class. 

Events: (26:44)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. 
- Stash Dash :May 24 till August 24. Hosted by the Knitgirllls
- May  31 till end of August: Two Ewes Not Along
 Not knitting, crochet, spinning or weaving
-#MyRhineBIPOCSweater

Mother Knows Best:(33:58)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?" thread about  wiggly ends.
Jasmin talked about the Knit Evenly app. 
Gigi mentions the buttonhole spacer gadget

When Knitting Attacks:(40:05)
Gigi  had to frog back the Mani Pedi sock. Yarn had a knot. Undid the knot , and did a Russian join
Working on another Pairfect sock.  Halfway through the sole, the yellow end of the sock part popped up.
A line skirt.  Machine hem came out.
Also, bias neckline did not turn out well.

Review:(44:42)
Rachel Herron has a new book : Stolen Things

Straw into Gold:(53:32)
Jasmin finished plying a charcoal grey sweater’s worth of singles, 2670m added to Stashdash totals.

And Sew On:(56:03)
Gigi’s sewing class at Cañada College started.
Expected result for this semester: fitted sloper for skirt, bodice and sleeve 

Bookstore had binders with supplies for this class