Friday, August 7, 2020

Goth's Delight - Episode 588 - The Knitmore Girls

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One minute family update:
Han is improvining, slowly but surely. The GoFundMe to help with his vet bills is here, should you want to help.
On the Needles:(0:58)
Gigi worked on the calf increases of the Hue Loco knee high socks:
Jasmin is making steady progress on her Match and Move shawl (by Martina Behm #behmalong); she's knitting it in Black Cat Fibers Nomad Sock
Gigi knitted on the (RAVELRY LINK) Flickering shawl  out of grey and Styx in Lisa Souza Dyeworks Deluxe Sock.
Gigi worked some on her speckled fade cowl out of Onyx Fibers Arts
Jasmin has finished the body of her Payne Pullover in Oink Pigments Dapper in “The emperor’s new sweater” and started the first sleeve.
Gigi's preemie hat kit: she is making baby bear hats, and found some white yarn for polar bears.
Jasmin finished her Cardizen in Onyx Fiber Arts Bulky in “Peppery”
Gigi's Ochre cardigan: She worked on the second sleeve and finished the lace at the cuff.
Jasmin pulled her Cassidy out of the ufo bin and is nearly done with the second sleeve. It is made in Abstract Fiber Miro worsted in the “Rosewood” color way. 
Gigi begrudgingly knitted a bit on Opus the Octopus

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Mother Knows Best:(26:55)
When in doubt, ask someone!

When Knitting Attacks: (35:22)
Gigi was attacked by her fade cowl.
Jasmin kept misturning cables. Also, she did not check her project page. 
Gigi knitted on the Hue Loco socks, tried them on, the foot was too long. Frogged back
Jasmin plans to finish the Barberry cardigan (RAVELRY LINK) next.
Hue Loco knee highs : .  Two handspans of knitting that need to be frogged

Straw into Gold:(43:53)
Jasmin set her Elsa blue Abby batts
Jasmin set  the cashmere/silk roving from Abstract Fiber
Jasmin started spinning some deep red and deep pink superfine merino/silk

Knits in Space:(46:11)
Five weeks of shark week on the National Geographic channel

And Sew On:(49:52)
Gigi worked on her whole cloth quilt. 

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