Thursday, November 22, 2018

Delicate Chihuahua - Episode 508 - The Knitmore Girls

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CA fire updates: The air is safe to breathe again, charity efforts are in full swing.
- Sincere Sheep is donating a portion of her Black Friday portions to the relief effort for the Camp Fire Area
On the Needles:(0:44)
Jasmin has made some progress on a Tied Knots hat  out of Jade Sapphire cashmere.

Gigi has finished knitting lots of Vanilla Is The New Black socks out of Patons Kroy.  Sunburst Stripe,
Mexicala Stripes, Turquoise Stripes, Sweet Stripes, Sunburst Stripes, Blue Raspberry Stripes. Done

Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL, the third short row part of
the body.
Jasmin learned a *different* tubular cast-on and started a classic cuffed hat by Purl Soho to go with
Genevieve’s scarf.

Events: (9:08)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli
- Weinachtsmarkt, Dec. 8: 4-8 PM At Green Planet Yarns
Enjoy! Glūhwein and Glogg

In Stitches:(11:22)
- Jasmin: wool socks, Greyhaven hat, handspun ribbi, handspun seneca
- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, Viajante wool socks

- Prizes are shipping THIS FRIDAY/Saturday for 2017 Grinchalong, 2017 do some good, I Blame the Knitmores
- Grinchalong 2018 starts Dec 1st.

Mother Knows Best:(23:41)
Ask for what you need. Can’t do it all alone? Ask for help. Hate winding yarn/weaving in ends? Ask for help.

When Knitting Attacks:(28:56)
Three tries to get the hang of the other tubular cast on


Straw into Gold: (44:31)
Jasmin wove a Gryffindor scarf for Genevieve, out of Sunshine Yarns self-striping worsted in “Gryffindor”
on the cricket loom. Maybe 4 hours, start to finish.
Jasmin has finished-finished the secret project with the endless fringe!

And Sew On:(51:39)
Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College
Big project is coming due. Suit with either a skirt or pants.  Princess style jacket with high waisted skirt.
Took pattern in and asked about slit. Drafted lining for skirt.  Had already cut jacket, skirt, lining for jacket,
interfacing.  Fused interfacing to fabric with ( 9 inch) cricut Easy Press.  Sewed main pieces together.

Also, sewing a pair of trousers out of muslin .

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