Monday, May 18, 2020

Cinderella Dress - Episode 576 - The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles:(0:41)
Gigi finished the knitted-on lace border for the French Cancan

Jasmin is almost at the armholes on her Embrace Octopus pullover in Oink Pigments “Motion of the
Ocean” and “Hibiscus Kiss”. #projectsweaterchest
Gigi dug out Opus the Octopus.
Gigi likes her Ott-lite, and Jasmin likes her fancy Ott-lite.

Gigi is working on the Ochre cardigan out of Lisa Souza yarn, in a denim color with Knitcompanion
She is having a hard time getting used to technology 
Jasmin is nearly finished with the first half of a FoolProof cowl in Alexandra the Art of Yarn,
Sun River base in “persimmon” and “Espresso”.
Jasmin is working on the Cardizen in Onyx Fiber Arts
Gigi finished Vanilla is the New Black sock in Plymouth Yarn, Superwash merino Nylon and Lurex
She found some Hue Loco sock yarn 
Jasmin has her Musselburgh hat in her purse.
Gigi is working on the Clockwork by Stephen West, in grey and white Oink Pigments yarn.
Jasmin is enthusing about black yarn with a rainbow (Veronica from Onyx Fiber Arts)  and she mentioned the Classic Cozy Raglan 
Gigi is knitting  preemie hats again
Gigi cast on the Pointed Firs  shawl in Outlaw yarn: Polwarth , Alpaca, Possum in a pale smoky grey.
Jasmin has finished both sleeves and is nearly finished with the body of her Ursa pullover in

Gigi set up a preemie hat kit. She knitted one, it needs a pompom.

In Stitches (21:25)
Gigi: has gotten out her summer stuff . #MeMadeMay is coming up; Gigi wore an old nightgown she sewed.

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Mother Knows Best:(27:41)
Treat yourself. Something small. A good smell, a favorite meal. We mention Dr Gemma's Daily tips.
Please share the small things you are doing, and your small treats in this weeks thread.

When Knitting Attacks: (35:43)
Gigi ripped back the Ochre cardigan again.
Gigi started the Pointed Firs, she loves the yarn, the light color does show the pattern. 
She needed to start it three more times anyway 

Knits in Space:(40:21)
Some Good News! A great way to start your day.

And Sew On:(43:04)
Gigi is almost finished with two half-lined nightshirt, she did the coverstitching; 
She told the saga of the box of presser feet. 

But she found two stippled pieces for sofa cushions, and is planning a quartet of quilts

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