Thursday, November 8, 2018

Varsity Level Sewing- Episode 506 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:44)
Jasmin cast on a Tied Knots hat  out of Jade Sapphire cashmere, inspired by Kristen Voolenvine’s hat
Jasmin knit a little on 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. working on Sunburst Stripe, an other
in Mexicala Stripes, Turquoise Stripes, and one in Sweet Stripes.

Jasmin is beading the endless fringe.

Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL, the second short row
part of the body.
She found a groove, and dug up more stitch markers to mark the wrap and turns. Needs about an
hour to knit 4 rows.

Jasmin made some progress on her swing left socks!

Events: (10:33)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli
- #Grinchalong starts December 1st

In Stitches:(14:42)
- Jasmin: Resistance hat,  wool socks and Clear Converse .
- Genevieve: Molly hat by KnittyBarb, yarn for something Griffindor from MustStash Yarn
Jasmin mentions the NZAK sock knitting machine
- Gigi : blue hat with waves, hat with ear flaps (Quynn!)
Blue Regia socks, Saturn series that I knitted early in the podcast , wool socks

Mother Knows Best:(22:04)
Try something new. Use a tutorial! (Ysolda Teague's tubular cast on. !)
Leave a good review for your favorite podcasts. Gigi likes Kenneth D King's invisible zipper tutorial,
and she mentions Sewing Out Loud

When Knitting Attacks:(34:31)
Gigi Vitamin D cardigan.  Short on number of stitches in the front for wraps and turns, totals are
correct. Stitch markers every 20 stitches

This week we review: Easy Cable and Aran Knits

And Sew On:(47:38)
Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College

Gigi handed in the jacket, and drafted a pants pattern.  

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