Friday, September 1, 2017

Copy, Cut, and Paste - Episode 444 - The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles:(0:36)

Jasmin has started on the Christmas sweaters. She is using the Lykke needles

She also talks about Stitchfiddle. She mentions the Playdate cardigan.
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
Jasmin is excited about the child friendly Brittany needles.
She mentions the Procreate app.

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 tried starting second chart B.

Jasmin is working on her Tale as Old as Time cowl  She is excited about Knitter's Pride having  color coded cables.

Gigi knitted two preemie hats out of cotton yarn. Not enough left to make a third hat, but plenty for Pom poms. Also knitted one meathead hat from the knitalong book we reviewed

Jasimin worked on Genevieve's All you need is hat.

Gigi is making Pops out of Tess yarn for the Pop blanket. So far done:
9 neon green done, 7 yellow done, 6 tomato red squares done, 4 orange
She is knitting backwards, like Entrelac. She is also using the shadow wrap technique.

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We are looking for a term for a knitter's year, that starts and ends with a knitting event. Put your suggestions in this weeks episode thread.

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:(23:58)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about" thread about
winding mini skeins. Jasmin mention the mini skeins from Canon Hand Dyes.

Jasmin likes the Nancy's KnickKnacks ball winder. She mentions the Rainbow Dots cowl
The discuss binder rings.

When Knitting Attacks:(35:05)
Gigi was working on the #3PartHarmonyKal, section 3. She reversed the main color and the contrast color. She picked up stitches a few rows down

This week we review Vicki Steifel's Chest of Bone, The Knit Collection.

This Book is a companion to the book: Chest of Bone

Straw into Gold:(52:21)
Drop spindle plying.

And Sew On:(54:33)
Fabric at Beverly’s was giving Gigi come hither looks. Piece turned out to be too short.
Gigi prepped Genevieve's Frozen blanket.

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