Thursday, August 24, 2017

A Little Horse - Episode 443 - The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles:(0:46)
Jasmin has started on the Christmas sweaters. She mentions the Lykke needles
and Cascade Longwood. She mentions
Jasmin has figured out the design for the sweater from If You Take a Mouse to the Movies.

She is using  the child's drop shoulder sweater recipe  from Ann Budd's Handy Book of Sweaters

We  started a new Knitalong August 1st. This is a design from Romi Hill with yarn from Lorna's Laces  String Quintet kit. It is the #3PartHarmonyKal!. You can find details in our ravelry thread.

Gigi finished the first set of chart B, and  is almost done with part 2.
Jasmin needs to start hers over again.

Gigi has knit five preemie hats, and needs to make some pompoms.
Jasmin is working on her Tale as Old as Time cowl out of Lorna's Laces.

Gigi is making Pops out of Tess yarn for the Pop blanket. So far done:
9 green, 7 yellow, 6 red squares. She is knitting backwards, like Entrelac. She is also using the shadow wrap technique.
She mentions Bryspun needles.

Stash Dash ended! (May 26 until Midnight August 20th) This was hosted by the Knit Girllls

We are contacting Do Some Good and Grinchalong winners this week and will ship prizes as we get mailing addresses. (More prizes shipped last week)

Also, #OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest have started up again. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality and delightfulness.

The newest prize is a skein of sock yarn from Babette from Miss Babs in the Verrassing colorway.

Mother Knows Best:(31:25)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about" thread about weaving in uncooperative ends.
Jasmin mentions Lucy Neatby.

When Knitting Attacks:(38:02)
Gigi lost her place markers in the 3PartHarmonyKal, and her count got off. She now needs to add some stitches. Also, she has a hard time reading instructions.

Jasmin likes Interweave's  Scratch and Dent sale. But she really likes her books on Goodreader app She mentions Beyond Clean.

Also,  Gigi played a game of chicken with the Pops blanket, and ran out of green

Purloined from The Yarniacs :What have you been stalking?
Sivia Harding patterns  are on sale until the end of September with the coupon code Big Reveal. Right now, the featured pattern is the Harmonia’s Rings sweater. Gigi wants to knit he  Seussical, out of the Book of Cowls, and a bunch more.


This week we review 55 Ornaments to Knit by Arne & Carlos

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