Thursday, October 25, 2018

800 Open Browser Windows - Episode 504 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:41)
Annie Modesitt's husband, Gerry, passed away unexpectedly. Here is the link to her gofundme.

Jasmin finished her pair of “Stingy Jack” Halloween self-striping socks by Invictus Yarns.
Jasmin turned the heel of the “Don’t Go in the Shower” self-striping yarn (black light reactive)
from White Birch Fiber Arts. ‘Tis the season! #operationsockdrawer,

Gigi is knitting lots of Vanilla Is The New Black out of Patons Kroy. And she started yet another new
pair because she needed something autopilot to knit.
Still working on Sunburst Stripe, another in Mexicala Stripes, Turquoise Stripes, and one in Sweet Stripes.

Jasmin has made good progress on her Swing Left socks.

Gigi is working on the Purlbreak's edge. Thirteen out of 16 garter ridges are done

Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL
started the second short row part of the body. Jasmin set it up in knitCompanion on the iPad
She found a groove, and will need to dig up more stitch markers to mark the wrap and turns.

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Events: (15:38)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli

In Stitches:(21:35)
- Jasmin: greyhaven hat (made by BostonJen), Fancy image ribbed hat from Cashmere America
(Pattern/kit are not available online),  wool socks and Clear Converse . Jasmin mentions Snoots
- Genevieve: Molly hat by KnittyBarb
- Gigi : blue hat with waves

Mother Knows Best:(23:02)
This week we talk about self-care. Brooklyn 99 PLEASE CHECK. Headspace. Rage cleaning.

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When Knitting Attacks:(37:54)
Game of chicken with Purlbreak. Chicken won. Washing mishap, washed it with Baking soda

This week we review: The Big 3 knitting Techniques, by Ann-Mari Nilsson

Straw Into Gold:(52:31)
Jasmin went on a spinning playdate. She got to compare her Device of Questionable Origin, with a

And Sew On:(55:52)
Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College
Gigi had talked about Kenneth D King's invisible zipper tutorial. her hemostat arrived
Found the class she has been looking for. French Pattern Drafting.

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