Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hail Mary Pass - Episode 495 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:39)
Jasmin loves the new issue of Pompom Quarterly, that  has the most amazing sweater.

Genevieve's Elsa sweater is too short in the sleeves.
Gigi is working on her Purlbreak's last contrast stripe.
Jasmin talks about Stinky and Dirty, and The Perfect Cake. (She picked up the cookie version of this book,

Jasmin is on the last colorwork bit on sleeve #1 of her frozen hearts sweater. Cake helps.
Gigi is working on the  sleeves of the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL.
Jasmin is weaving a secret project on her Schacht flip loom, using KCL shuttles. It’s plaid and amazing.

Jasmin did another "Did you Lose Count?" with Melanie from Black Trillium Fibers
Gigi finally turned both heels on the Cadet Blue Vanilla Is The New Black out of Patons Kroy
Gigi wound mini skeins on the nostepinne to knit the Ridgeline Cowl.
Jasmin is working on her Sprig pullover

Gigi has been inspired to knit a Sockhead cowl, and cast it on.
Gigi also has a preemie hat on the needles in Regia.

Events: (26:40)
- May 1st: #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL started
- Stash Dash: May 25 -  August 27 2018.
- Wool auction at the Monterey County Fair, in Monterey, CA, on Labor Day

Mother Knows Best:(28:53)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?"  about beginning weaving.
Jasmin recommends the weaving book by Jane Patrick and and a Cricket loom.

When Knitting Attacks:(38:50)
Casting on for the sockhead cowl. Multiples of 20 seem hard?
Lost chicken on the Purlbreak

This week we review: The Knitter’s Dictionary, by Kate Atherley

And Sew On:(47:26)
Gigi is working on a flannel shirt. plackets on sleeves,  Sleeves, underarm seams, and
Cuffs are done, as well as bias cuffs, and Shirttail hem. Technique from summer class.

Stripes match on the side seams, but not center front. #SewPainful

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