Thursday, September 20, 2018

Mascots - Episode 499 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:30)
Jasmin is finishing the secret project, knotting the fringe, then beading it using DentalApplianceThreaders.

We announce a call for submissions for OUR NEW #OperationSockDrawer inspired book!

Jasmin made some progress on her Knitmona “creepy crawlies” Halloween socks. ‘Tis the season!
Gigi kitchenered both toes on  the Cadet Blue Vanilla Is The New Black out of Patons Kroy,
She started a new pair in the Sunset Stripe colorway in Paton's Kroy, and got to finished heel increase
on both.
Gigi finished her Purlbreak's last color and is working on the edge now.

Gigi finished the  sleeves of the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL.

Gigi his working on the Ridgeline Cowl, yarn from Backyard Fiberworks .
 Main color is grey, contrast colors are rainbow, ROYGBIV.   So far: ROYG

Events: (11:58)
- May 1st: #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL started

In Stitches:(13:39)
Jasmin- Hamilknit hat

Mother Knows Best:(16:57)
This week we answer a question from the
"What do you want to hear about?"  thread about “breakthrough techniques”
We mention Lucy Neatby sock techniques, Cocoknits smooth shoulder bind off, Philosopher's Fair Isle technique, blocking, knitted Kitchener Stitch
Arnall-Culliford books

This week we review : Arctic Lace, by Donna Druchunas

And Sew On:(35:08)
Gigi’s class this semester is Fashion Design II.
Got 1st project back , size 8 sloper and pattern for a standard skirt.  24/25.  
She needs to make a muslin for Jasmin to make sure the skirt  fits her.
Construction of high waisted skirt is amazing.
Teacher does You Tube tutorials on sewing.

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