Thursday, September 28, 2017

Not My Batman - Episode 448 - The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles:(0:32)
Gigi is making Pops out of Tess yarn for the Pop blanket. So far done:
The neon green, yellow, tomato red, orange, petroleum blue, dark lavender and sapphire blue are done.  She now is working on teal. Two more colors are left. She is running low on background grey.
She is knitting backwards, like Entrelac, also using German short rows.

Genevieve is wearing the Elsa cardigan again. She mentions the Elsa sweater for grown ups by Paper Daisy Creations.

Jasmin is watching The New StarTrek Series
Jasmin is making good progress on her Vanilla is the New Black socks in Knitmona "Creepy Crawlers" self-striping. Half knit socks FTW! She mentions the Fish Lips Kiss Heel.

Gigi found some blanket squares to block and donate, and frogged an ugly crochet blanket square to knit into a nice, dense square.

Jasmin is working on her Tale as Old as time cowl .

We  started a 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 is working on the last bit of section 4. . She is using Knitters Pride needles and cables, using the iPad for the chart with  the Goodreader app. It's coming along nicely.

Jasmin finished the all you need is hat, and the eye searing pink set is done. She likes the Likke Needles for working with splitty yarn.

Gigi frogged a started hat, and reknitted it. Won yarn chicken !
Sam asked for a knitted hat for the winter.

Jasmin and Genevieve have started a Welcome Blanket. They are using Berocco Comfort. They mention The Journey.
Jasmin talks about sponsored squares.

Grinch-along, December 1st to 25th 2017

An Erin Lane accessory bag! Cute, lovely, and perfect.
Also, #OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest have started up again. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality and delightfulness. Marykatekitten on ravelry, to help with her knitting attack.

Mother Knows Best:(31:00)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about” thread. What to do with outgrown knits? Pack up with photos of the kids in them. Print from Shutterfly free, or mpix for better quality.

When Knitting Attacks:(36:17)
Gigi messed up the "slip two in back" and slipped them in front and noticed 10 rows later. Had to drop down slip the "slip in front" to the back, and knit the stitches back up on the #3partharmonyKAL

Jasmin missed a purl stitch in the hat decrease chart. Rrrrrip.
Gigi was blocking shawls. Giant Aeolian that she thought was acrylic. Threw it in the washer and dryer. Was not acrylic.

This week we review : Mittens by Mary Scott Huff

And Sew On:(53:41)
Fabric from Beverly’s wanted to be the dress with the midriff detail.  New Look pattern 6447
A line skirt, midriff detail. Gigi did the stay stitching .

Halloween costumes: DONE.

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