Thursday, August 16, 2018

Nutritional Equivalent of Cotton Candy - Episode 494 - The Knitmore Girls

#firstlast #firstgrade #school
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Join Little Skein for our 3rd annual summer knitalong, Sock School. Knit some socks and read a favorite book. We’ll have support in the Little Skein Ravelry group, lots of encouragement, prizes and, of course, school supplies. Starting June 23 and going through Labor Day, we’ll have Sock School kits, new yarns inspired by your favorite picture books, and commemorative project bags. Links to the knitalong and the Little Skein shop are in the shownotes.

On the Needles:(0:31)
Gigi is working on her Purlbreak.
Jasmin has made progress on her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL, the Fading Lines by Joji Locatelli.
Rustic fingering base, "Shades of Jade" Gradient, by the Neighborhood Fiber Company.

Gigi cast on the Vitamin D for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL sweater, and is knitting the sleeves.
Jasmin is making some progress on her Worsted Boxy out of Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio Worsted
in the “Parkland” colorway.

Gigi is knitting socks in Cadet Blue Vanilla Is The New Black out of Patons Kroy
Gigi soaked and rinsed the yarn for the Ridgeline Cowl.
Jasmin made some progress on her Knitmore Depth cowl.
Gigi has been inspired to knit a Sockhead cowl.
Gigi, also has a preemie hat on the needles in Regia.

Events: (8:24)
- May 1st: #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL started
- Stash Dash: May 25 -  August 27 2018.
- Maybe: Wool auction at the Monterey County Fair, in Monterey, CA, on Labor Day
- Vogue Live San Francisco: September 21-23

Mother Knows Best:(12:43)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?"  about dreaded garter curl
Jasmin likes the OXO sweater dryers.

This week we review  Knit Accessories, Essentials & Variations, by Kate Atherley
Jasmin references Susan B Anderson's Kids Knitting Workshop

This week we purloin Books, from the Knit Girllls
Women’s Work : The First 20000 years, by Elizabeth Wayland Barber

Straw into Gold:(29:35)
Jasmin PLIES, and spins a little on her sparkly Device 1.3

Short Rows:(31:52)
Genevieve is weaving on a Cricket loom with Little Red Bicycle yarn.
Jasmin made Genevieve's first day of school shirt (above) with a Cricut Maker.

And Sew On:(38:23)
Gigi is working on a flannel shirt. plackets on sleeves done. Sleeves are set in, underarm seams are done

Next step is doing cuffs.

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