Thursday, October 19, 2017

Lost in the Dryer - Episode 451 - The Knitmore Girls

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One minute health and fire update

On the Needles:(0:34)

Jasmin is test knitting the Frosted Top for Lisa Ross out of Lisa Souza Supersport.
Gigi is knitting 3 pairs of Vanilla is the New Black socks, one out of Patons Kroy, one is Regia, and the third is Berry Colorful Yarnings .

Jasmin picked up the Baa-ble hat while she was waiting for the Elsa Blue.

Gigi started weaving in ends of the  Pops out of Tess yarn for the Pop blanket.

The Knitmores are trying to figure out an efficient system for blocking lots of squares.
Gigi finished blocking her shawl from the Knitalong! 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. The Knitmores are trying to figure out an efficient system for blocking lots of squares.

Jasmin found small quilt clips and really likes them.
Jasmin has been commissioned to knit a ponytail hat for Genevieve.
Jasmin is working on her Tale as Old as Time cowl.
Sam needs a few hats.
PIQF recap. Jasmin mentions Turn
Grinch-along, December 1st to 25th 2017

#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality and delightfulness.
Jasmin is cooking up a new contest, TBA.
New Prize: 2 Lolo body bars: Juicy Pear and Blackberry sage. Winner announced in episode 452

Mother Knows Best:(37:10)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?” thread, about swatching for colorfastness. Jasmin describes the process in a blog post. She mentions Aunt Lydia's Crochet Cotton

When Knitting Attacks:(45:32)
Gigi overshot the point to start heel increases for one sock, and had to tink back for five rows

This week we review: Elemental Collection and Circled by Woolly Wormhead

Gigi mentions Woolly Wormhead's Mystery KAL CANT FIND THE LINK!

And Sew On:(58:55)
Gigi took the Edge Finishing class at PIQF

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