Thursday, July 11, 2019

Will Knot Do - Episode 541 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:39)

Thank you to Kevin for co-hosting! You can find him as YarnMonkeh on Ravelry, Instagram, and Twitter.

Kevin has made some progress on another pair of Vanilla is the New Black Socks. Kevin has also
started on a pair of Toe Up Vanilla Socks and is almost done with the foot. 
We mention Kevin's Black Worsted Boxy

Jasmin finished the sleeves on her Polwarth pullover, and is on to the body.

The body of Jasmin’s Dissent Cardigan is complete, first sleeve done, second sleeve is progressing.

Jasmin has knit about 7” on the body of her Tundra Pullover in A Verb for Keeping Warm “Pioneer

Jasmin mentions the ReVERBerate podcast

Jasmin is made some progress on her Viajante.

Jasmin is casting on a Panjereh top by Christina Danaee out of Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio sock.
Jasmin mentions Boyland Knitworks and Happy Hollow Zoo. Kevin mentions the Fox Sweater. They
mention the Aumangea Pullover.

Events: (21:05)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing
- Stash Dash :May 24 till August 24. Hosted by the Knitgirllls
- May  31 till end of August: Two Ewes Not Along
Not knitting, crochet, spinning or weaving
-Tour de Fleece: July 6-28,

Mother Knows Best:(23:06)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?"  thread about the

When Knitting Attacks:(35:44)
Jasmin does the tubular bind off too tightly. (Here's the good tutorial video)
She does an awful icord cast on, then uses this video and does a great one.

Purloined: (42:29)
Backstage knitting podcast. Kevin talks about how to find good theater in your local area.

Tour de Fleece:(53:23)
Join Team Sasquatch if you haven't done so already.
Also, be mindful of your body. Ergonomics. Make sure you are Knitting Comfortably

She gets a flat tire on the outset; two broken bobbins and damaged badge doohickey on Jasmin's WPI tool.

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