Thursday, April 12, 2018

10 Years - Episode 476 - The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles:(0:36)
Jasmin has been working on the #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL flowchart.  Official
start date is May 1st. Page 1 is up in the top post of the thread in the Knitmore Girls forum.
Jasmin has narrowed her choices down to Archer and/or Fading Lines.

Gigi found her sweater for the choose your own adventure.  Fine Sand by Heidi Kirrmaier.

She swatched for another Knitmore cowl out of Black Trillium Fibres Pebble Sock in "Modern Tweed"

Jasmin finished with ear flaps on the Fox hat for Rex, has done the shaping, and is on to the scarf portion.
Jasmin mentions using Citric Acid  in the laundry. She mentions Tide Free and Gentle.

Gigi finished knitting Sam's Vanilla is the New Black socks. Also working on a pair for herself.
Gigi is working on Purlbreak, out of Oink Pigment yarn in oink sock.

Jasmin knit a tiny bit on Rex’s BB-8 Sock Arms sweater.
She mentioned Techknitter's blogpost about three jogless joins

Gigi cast on another preemie hat in the Malabrigo Ceresa red and she cast on another preemie hat to make a
cat hat.
Swatching for another Knitmore cowl out of Black Trillium Fibres in the colorway Modern Tweed

Events: (23:16)

Mother Knows Best:(24:21)
This week we answer two questions out of the "What do you want to hear about?" thread about
impulse control and stash. Also, how to get rid of “good” stash. Tell us how you manage impulse control.

When Knitting Attacks:(41:37)
Gigi groomed her stash some more. Planning donations to Art Vista and the Maker lab. Jasmin mentions
Nicky Epstein's Fabulous Felted Bags.

This week we review
Good Measure. Knit s Perfect Fit Every Time, by Deborah Newton
Jasmin mentions Knit to Fit, Knit to Flatter, Knitting Graph Paper.

And Sew On:(1:07:15)
Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.
The book they are using is Patternmaking for Fashion Design.
Gigi is planning her next personal sewing project: a wrap dress out of a floral print denim.
In class project is an oversized shirt with collar, cuffs at the sleeves and buttons.  

The teacher handed out a rubric for the dress. Bodice project got graded and returned.  

1 comment:

  1. Felicidades on your 10 year anniversary! I enjoyed the episode and look forward to the next decade!