Thursday, July 6, 2017

Personal Equity - Episode 436 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:35)
Gigi finished the Beastkeeper shawl  with yarn from Twisted Owl Fiber Studio

Jasmin and Genevieve had a disagreement about Christmas sweater designs.

She mentions the Diplodocus.

Gigi washed and gleened the Einstein coat She gathered ribbon, buttons and shoulder pads.
We mention the Geeky Girls.

Jasmin has (still) nearly finished the body of the Hearthstone pullover by Ysolda Teague in Twisted Owl “Eye Searing Pink”.

Gigi is working on a sleuth of preemie bear cubs in different colors.
She heard about the Itty Bitty Bear Hats pattern from Paula of the Knitting Pipeline podcast,

Jasmin is trying to jump start her sock mojo with a skein of “Plastic Pony” self striping yarn from Asfaltsflickandesign for #operationsockdrawer and #sockschool2017

Gigi crocheted flowers for five preemie hats.

Jasmin is talking about rinsing yarn for our next project.

Gigi finished gleening the 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:(23:19)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?" thread about the Metric Revolution

When Knitting Attacks:(23:19)
Gigi was working on the Beastkeeper shawl. Someone leaned on it and about 20 stitches came off the needle, so she picked the stitches up again. she noticed that she had done pass in front instead of pass yarn in back. And had to fix that, too.

Jasmin was working on a short dpn, and she lost a few stitches on Genevieve's Hearthstone pullover.

Also, her spinning got tangled on the dogs, and Jasmin reminisces about the time the dogs were puppies and made off with a ball of Tess microfiber ribbon.

This week we review Spinning and Dyeing Yarn
Jasmin mentions Shannon Okey's KnitGirrrl Guide to Professional Knitwear Design

What does one do with art yarn?

This week we are purloining "Put a Lid on It" from Dr Gemma
Jasmin likes Fenugreek chips

Tour de Fleece Training:(50:41)
Gigi is spinning a braid of Purl up and Dye fiber on the Jenkins spindle. Also, she found a storage bobbin of that fiber that was spun on a wheel. She is planning to knit a cowl out of this .

She emptied 5 bobbins of last year's TdF onto white storage bobbins.

Jasmin is spinning with the kids. This project, Hiro sweaters for the family, is going to take FOREVER. She is spinning on her Acadia wheel.


  1. I really wish you'd stop shoving you liberal politics down our throats. We're not interested.

    1. We have always been, and will always continue to be a family values podcast.

    2. Actually, many of us are interested.