Monday, August 1, 2022

Finishing Spree- Episode 682- The Knitmore Girls

Behold, a swatch. 🌈 [pattern: Sea Glass Pullover in DK by Wool.And.Pine.Designs, Yarns: @SeismicYarns DK and @LadyDyeYarns Dk] 🌈 You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of you 

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On the Needles: (0:42)

  • Gigi : socks for Andrew: new pair: green and purple 

  • Jasmin cast on a Musselburgh hat for autopilot knitting in Woolens & Nosh “Spectrum”

  • Gigi wove in ends on pairs of Andrew’s socks, and Genevieve’s 

  • Jasmin finished her Akimbo shawl by Stephen West in A Verb for Keeping Warm’s “Magic Bean” and “Jade”

  • Gigi :the Elton cardigan, super wash merino, from Neighborhood Fiber Co. rows take so long . Finished the bottom ribbing. Did tubular bind off.  Took the whole afternoon 

  • Jasmin finished her Ice Queen 

  • Jasmin picked up her spectral cowl from Area 51 (knit in a purple gradient from Cephalopod Yarns) and is nearly finished with it.

  • Jasmin is progressing on her Cashmere/Silk/beaded Curtain Call Cowl out of the UFO pile

  • Gigi: finished Meilenweit color tweed sock. Cast on the mate. Mate is finished,


Events:(14:02)


Mother Knows Best:(20;33)

  • 3 year old logic



Knits in Space:(24:45)

Gigi :Listening to Jurassic Park on Audible. Absolutely love it!

Ursula Vernon: Danny Dragonbreath and Harriet the Invincible

Amber Ruffin :You'll Never Believe What Happened To Lacy
 Jasmin suggested Project Hail Mary
She mentions the Libby app

When Knitting Attacks:(36:33)

Gigi: half a row of mohair stitches slithered off the needles. Also lost a number of stitches mid row

Tubular, sewn bind off is a bear

Working on toe decreases for Andrew’s sock. Numbers aren’t right. I have not done enough decreases at the gusset. Need to rip back the foot 

On another sock, I neglected to add the inch of plain stockinette, before doing the heel flap 

Jasmin can’t count to 4


Review:(40:41)

Moon and Turtle


And Sew On :(50:28)

8646:Vogue dress 

Jasmin set up the overlock stitch on the serger, Gigi attached bodice to skirt, dress is done!

Jasmin STARTED SEWING! A shirt for Rex. And we ordered PDF patterns to be printed from pdfplotting.com

Monday, July 18, 2022

Spelunking - Episode 681- The Knitmore Girls

Ah, remember the KidSilk Haze craze of 2008? 🐐 Here’s my ice queen, nearly finished. Thanks, Past Jasmin for leaving notes with the project. 🐐 [Pattern: Ice Queen by @RomiDesigns, Yarn: KidSilk Haze, Beads: @swarovski crystals] 🐐 Oh, and si 

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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
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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

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: (0:51)

        Jasmin mentions Stila lip color in Beso and Lancome make up wipes [CORRECTION: They're Clinique makeup wipes]


Events:(21:15)

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

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

  • Tour de Fleece 

  • Rhinebeck Hopefully 

  • STITCHES SoCal in Pasadena!


Mother Knows Best:(25;40)

HALT (Hungry Angry Lonely Tired)

Gogurt

When Knitting Attacks:(34:29)

Gigi: socks for Andrew: picked up stitches for the side of the heel flap before turning the heel 

Jasmin: deciphering where in the pattern i am, 4 times. Sheila Ernst Glass needles

   

Knits in Space:(39:35)

Dyeing at Little Skein yarns NEEDS SAFE LINK


Review(48:49)

Outlander Knitting 

By Kate Atherley


And Sew On :(1:02:50)


8646:Vogue dress 

Jasmin set up the overlock stitch on the serger 

Gigi: Signed up for class :Fabric Analysis I at Westvalley, ordered and got the books

Also, got a pattern that I found on Pinterest. Vogue 9236



Sunday, July 10, 2022

A Vortex- Episode 680- 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

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 swatched for her sweater, with the dark blue sock yarn and the yellow mini skein 

  • Gigi: bound off second Andrew sock, 

  • The tutoriak for patterned pompom is in the "Glow Up" collection from Knitted Wit.


Events:(14:10)

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

  • It has started!

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

  • Tour de Fleece  July 1st - 24th

  • STITCHES SoCal in Pasadena!

  • Rhinebeck! (Hopefully.)




When Knitting Attacks:(25:39)

  • Genevieve had problems with color work
  • Jasmin: afterthought bead fix 
  • Gigi:sock for Andrew, neglected to turn the heel 
  • Gigi is being vexed by slippery mohair


Review;(31:28)

Worsted 


Purloined: (39:09)

From Cogknitive : Put a Lid on it

Cooking with Genevieve 


And Sew On:(43:05) 

8646:Vogue dress, noodling on Pinterest, 

Finding new patterns  : fit and flare

 


Monday, June 27, 2022

Alright Alright Alright!- Episode 679- The Knitmore Girls

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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

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)


In Stitches:(18:22)

Gigi quilt .

Jasmin wore her Ursa


Events:(22:17)

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

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

  • Rhinebeck! (Hopefully.)

  • STITCHES SoCal in Pasadena!


Mother Knows Best:(29;00)

Find Better words!

Here's the post discussing harmful terms.


When Knitting Attacks:(34:49)

Gigi: mohair stitches keep slipping off the needles 

Jasmin lost a bead


Review:(39:31)

Painting Shawls by Westknits



Knits in Space:(49:03)

Were you raised by Wolves? podcast


And Sew On :(51:56)

8646:Vogue dress