Friday, May 25, 2018

Moral Shortcoming - Episode 482 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:28)
Gigi finished two pairs of Vanilla Is The New Black socks; one pair out of a purple Fabel yarn , and the
other out of a
purple Patons Kroy.

Gigi finished a Knitmore cowl out of Black Trillium Fibres Pebble Sock in "Modern Tweed", and unvented
a technique.
Jasmin mentions Jackie from the Kipping It Real podcast. (Sorry, it's no longer available.)
She talks about the Mr Rogers sweater.

Jasmin has been working on the #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL flowchart.
Exciting shenanigans are afoot! Official start date was May 1st. Page 1 is up in
or go to CustomFit and get THE WHOLE deal.) (Pattern is being formatted so that we can add it to ravelry)

Gigi has chosen the Vitamin D cardigan by Heidi Kirrmaier for the  #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL.

Jasmin is almost done with the first top down, set-in sleeve of the BB8 little sock arms sweater.
Gigi swatched for the next cowl out of Black Trillium Pebble Sock in the "My Little Rainbows" colorway.
Auditioning pattern.
And she finished another preemie  hat out of Malabrigo Ceresa.

Gigi has knitted Knitmore Depth cowl.ready to be grafted The Fiber Seed yarn in the Knitmore colorway
from The Fiberseed Yarn Company for The Great Knit-off!. Open for orders now, KAL starts June 1.
Gigi finished the knitting of the cowl in the Knitmore colorway.

Gigi finished a preemie hat in the Malabrigo Ceresa. Cast on the next one.

Events: (21:02)
Stash Dash: May 25 -  August 27 2018 (Check out the Knit Girllls, rules are up! )
June 1st: Great Knit Off! The Knitmore Girls colorway benefits the International Rescue Committee!

Mother Knows Best:(29:44)
This week we answer a question out of the "What do you want to hear about? “ thread about
zipper installation. She mentions Threads magazine, a zipper nipper, and zipper stops. She talks about

When Knitting Attacks:(40:09)
Knitting at the winery: Gigi was attacked by a glass of Merlot that tipped over into her tote bag.
The Erin Lane bag was water repellent enough to protect the project, nothing got onto the yarn.

This week we review

Jasmin mentions Ply Magazine
by Jaycee Boggs
Jasmin mentions Shaggy Bear Farms (No website, can order via

And Sew On:(53:05)
Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.
The book they are using is Patternmaking for Fashion Design.

The teacher graded and returned the skirt. Gigi needs to go over notes on the project
Gigi worked on  a UFO: the Knitmoregirls dress. She re-did the back seam.  
Had to re-do the seam multiple times, kept catching folds in the seam. Sewed the facing,
understitched it, armhole openings, side seam.  Working on midriff.

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