Thursday, June 22, 2017

Picky Pantsedness - Episode 434 - The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles:(0:45)
Jasmin is drooling over Pintslices.

Gigi has been looking through the UFO bin for a sweater project. She did modifications to the  Waters Edge to make it a dropped waist style, and it looks awful. Jasmin volunteered to take it off her hands.

Jasmin started her first pair of mittens! The Love Still Wins mittens from Infinite Twist, benefiting Lambda Legal Defense. She likes the nostepinne that Twinsetjan sent her

Gigi is working on another bear preemie hat. She heard about the Itty Bitty Bear Hats pattern from Paula of the Knitting Pipeline podcast, We discuss googly eyes

Jasmin has made some progress on the body of the Hearthstone pullover by Ysolda Teague in Twisted Owl “Eye Searing Pink”.

Gigi is working on a pair of socks out of Regia  with a high instep.

Jasmin is redid the edging and needs to  do the grosgrain ribbon and buttons on the Sideways Dude cardigan out of Dragonfly Fibres Traveller in “Horton Hears a Who”.

Gigi knitted another square for the Vivid blanket out of Tess Designer Yarns

Jasmin started her first Resistance Hat by Krista Nelson out of the Marriage Equality Gradient from Neighborhood Fiber Co.

Gigi knitted  some more on the Beastkeeper shawl  with yarn from Twisted Owl Fiber Studio.
Jasmin has put up the interview with Carson Demers . It will go live this week.

Gigi is gleening her winter sweaters.

Stash Dash has started! (May 26 until end of August) This is hosted by the Knit Girllls
Tour De Fleece :7/1 through 7/23/2017.

Mother Knows Best:(33:04)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?" thread
about a jogless join with self striping yarns

When Knitting Attacks:(36:27)
Jasmin tries to establish a color pattern when she’s sick.
Gigi was working on a preemie hat during knitting group, and managed to mess up decreases and tinked back 4 rows. Also, she knit a scratchy preemie hat.

This week we review
by Bonnie Parker

Tour de Fleece Training:(53:15)
Week 5: Clean your wheel
Dust, use oil soap, wood conditioner (if appropriate) wood beams ,or this from Brittany. Get all the fiber and yuck out of the gears/metal bits. Always wipe the maiden clean and oil (we really like oil pens) between uses to keep stuff from collecting there. Jasmin likes shop towels (the blue paper towels) for spinning. Jasmin also likes Akerworks bobbins

And Sew On:(57:50)

Gigi cut draw strings for project bags, and had Genevieve help pull them through. They got two stacks done.

1 comment:

  1. As for crocheted cables, I wonder if cables might be more stable in crochet? Knitted cables are beautiful, but I've found they tend to flatten out after a few washings. I think crochet might hold it's shape better.