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On the Needles:(0:31)
Jasmin’s Frozen Hearts sweater is nearly at the ribbing! Gigi mentions the Playful Stripes cardigans.
knitted, sleeves are done
Jasmin made some slow progress on the Fox hat for Rex. Jasmin has made some progress on her worsted boxy by Joji Locatelli out of Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio Worsted in the “Parkland” benefit colorway.
Jasmin knit a tiny bit on Rex’s BB-8 Sock Arms sweater. Neighborhood Fiber Company donated $28,000 to the March for our Lives.
Gigi has been wearing the Quynn hat for sleeping, wool socks and the
Knitmore Cowl, the Lorelei Cowl, and the fleece Impeachment hat.
Mother Knows Best:(21:02)
This week we answer two questions out of the "What do you want to hear about?"thread about
- sweater knitting 101 (KAL with knitting group) Jasmin announces a neck down sweater KAL.
Stashbot This app will give you yardage requirements for various garments and accessories.
1. pick a commercial sweater from your closet
2. get a friend to measure you.
Please let us know what you are interested in doing for this Pick Your Own Adventure KAL
3.Look at the Tin Can Knits Basic Collection
Jasmin recommends the Ann Budd Sweater books,especially the Knitter's Handy Book of Top Down Sweaters
4. Take the Sweater Survey (It's coming, I promise)
5. Official Starting date is May 1st.
When Knitting Attacks:(31:34)
Nothing major. Gigi had slipped a stitch a few rows down, so she dropped it and laddered it back up.
This week we review
Jasmin mentions Leslie Wind's cable needles
And Sew On:(46:36)
Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.
The book they are using is Patternmaking for Fashion Design.
Project due was a scoop neck bodice.
Personalizing sloper to fit is in the book, but not taught in any of the classes.