Thursday, May 3, 2018

Palate Cleanser - Episode 479 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:28)

Jasmin has been working on the #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL flowchart. Exciting shenanigans are
afoot! Official start date is YESTERDAY! May 1st. Page 1 is up in the top post of the thread in the Knitmore
Jasmin hasn't decided if she is going to pick Archer or Fading Lines .

Gigi has chosen the Fine Sand by Heidi Kirrmaier sweater for the #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL
Gigi is knitting another preemie hat out of Malabrigo Ceresa.

Jasmin has finished the tail on the Fox hat for Rex, all that is left are the ears. Pattern is on her

Jasmin mentions Alana from Never Not Knitting.
Gigi is knitting another pair of Vanilla Is The New Black socks out of a purple Fabel yarn from Stitches
2017.Few inches into the second sock
She is also knitting another pair out of a purple stripe Patons Kroy and turned the heel on the first sock.

Jasmin has finished the body of her Frozen Hearts sweater.

Gigi cast on another Knitmore cowl out of Black Trillium Fibres Pebble Sock in "Modern Tweed", and has
knitted a few inches. It is perfect auto pilot knitting. Also, she gives the pattern for this cowl at the 23:00
mark of episode 478. (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.)

Jasmin cast on her Knitmore Depth cowl (code for 50% discount on pattern: theknitmoregirls out of the Fiber
Seed yarn in the Knitmore colorway(The Great Knit-off!).
Open for orders now) starts June 1. Gigi is making good progress on hers out of fingering weight yarn in the
Knitmore colorway.  
Fiberseed Company, Discount code for the pattern is  "theknitmoregirls".

Gigi cast on another preemie hat in the Malabrigo Ceresa.

Events: (25:16)
May 1st: #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL starts
Stash Dash: May 25 -  August 27 2018
June 1st: Great Knit Off!
Check out the Knit Girllls, rules are up! Go vote for your preferred changes to the rules.

Mother Knows Best:(28:13)
This week we answer a question out of the "What do you want to hear about?" thread about finishing
someone else's abandoned project.

When Knitting Attacks:(38:21)
Jasmin has started her project for the Great Knit Off, and talks about Kombucha.

This week we review
How to Crochet, by Sara Delaney
Gigi talks about the Coral Reef Project

And Sew On:(55:50)
Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.
The book they are using is Patternmaking for Fashion Design.
Teacher returned graded blouses. We were asked to talk about the project
Next project is a skirt.  Worked on drafting a skirt sloper all weekend.
Sewed one out of Swedish pattern paper. Sat down in it.
Didn’t have enough ease

Gigi is listening to Sewing Out Loud. They mention slopers regularly.

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