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On the Needles:(0:30)
Jasmin is on the fuzzy end of the tail on the Fox hat for Rex, just in time for the sweltering heat. Pattern is on
She wants to also make a sweater with foxes on the yoke.
Gigi is knitting another pair of Vanilla is the new black socks out of a purple Fabel yarn from Stitches 2017.
She cast on another pair out of a purple stripe Patons Kroy. She finished a pair of gray vanilla socks out
Jasmin has started the ribbing on the body of her Frozen Hearts sweater, and she is planning a new sweater.
Jasmin has been working on the #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL flowchart. Exciting shenanigans are afoot!
Official start date is
May 1st. Page 1 is up in the top post of the thread in the Knitmore Girls forum.
Gigi has chosen the Fine Sand by Heidi Kirrmaier sweater for the #chooseyourownadventureKAL
She swatched for another Knitmore cowl out of Black Trillium Fibres Pebble Sock in "Modern Tweed",
and did some math.and cast on. It is perfect auto pilot knitting. Also, she gives the pattern for this cowl
at the 23:00 mark. (It will be available as a ravelry download for $1 as a PDF, but free if you listen to the
podcast and just write it down.)
Gigi needs to cast on another preemie hat in the Malabrigo Ceresa.
Gigi not working on Purlbreak, out of Oink Pigment yarn in oink sock, because she needs to order more yarn
Jasmin mentioned Positive Language Development in Children (Book is "Wired to Listen").
Jasmin worked on her Worsted Boxy (by Joji Locatelli) out of Neighborhood Fiber Co’s Studio worsted in
the “Parkland” colorway during the parent meeting and RAN OUT OF YARN.
So, she worked on her backup knitting:Rex’s BB-8 Sock Arms sweater.
She mentions Unwind in Burbank, Which sadly, has closed.
Gigi gives the pattern for the Knitmore cowl. We mention Try it on Tubing
May 1st: #ChooseyourownAdventureKAL starts
Stash Dash: May 25 - August 27 2018
Check out the Knit Girllls, rules will go up soon. Go vote for your preferred changes to the rules.
Mother Knows Best:(33:31)
This week we answer a question out of the "What do you want to hear about?" re: creative knitting fixes
We mention Sivia Harding's class about repairing knits.
Jasmin mentions her blog and the summer where we tried to creatively paint our den. (Go to may 14, 2017:
This week we review
Japanese Stitches Unraveled, by Wendy Bernard
Jasmin mentions other books by Wendy Bernard that we liked, as well as the incredibly inspiring Japanese
And Sew On:(48:15)
Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.
The book they are using is Patternmaking for Fashion Design.
In class project is an oversized shirt with collar, cuffs at the sleeves and buttons.
Pattern is drafted. She pinned and cut out her pattern, the contrast fabric for cuffs, under collar and collar
stand. She sewed it this weekend. Checked pattern and all paperwork, and handed it in.
Next project is a skirt. Frustrated with sewing things that I can not wear. Planning to draft a sloper that fits
Gigi is listening to Sewing Out Loud. They mention slopers regularly.
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