Sunday, October 25, 2020

Dinosaurs on Treadmills - Episode 599 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:42)

Gigi's new arbitrary knitting rule: finish something out of the UFO bin before casting on something new.

She excavated the (ravelry link) Rocky Coast cardigan. It needs sleeves and a neckband. 

Jasmin is making slow progress, 2rd to last stripe on her Match and Move shawl. (by Martina Behm #behmalong); knitting it in Black Cat Fibers Nomad Sock

Gigi finished knitting a pink (RAVELRY LINK) Garter Stitch Baby Kimono by Joji Locatelli, and one in cherry red. Both need seaming, neckband and buttons. 

Jasmin finished with the sleeves and is partway down the body of her adult Bandit cardigan by Jacqueline Cieslak in Little Skein Harvest Sport in “Sugar Maple.” #MatchyMatchyKAL


Jasmin mentions Culturally Responsive Teaching

Jasmin is working on the tail (and possibly flippers?) of the Dragonfish sweater for Rex #ProjectSweaterChest

Gigi worked on Baby bear hats.  She finished a ball of white for polar bears. 7 hats, all have ears. She found more white yarn. 

Jasmin worked on her her Jurek pullover in Lisa Souza Polwarth/Silk in “Styx” #KALLoween

Gigi started the Excavation, a diagonal fringed scrap blanket out of leftover sock yarn 

Gigi dug out the Polygon blanket from the UFO bin. One ball of coral is left.  

Opus the Octopus had a bath, and got blocked

Gigi mentioned her (RAVELRY LINK) Where's the Opaque? 

In Stitches:(26:00)
Jasmin wore the (RAVELRY LINK) constellate hat 
And the Payne pullover 

Events:(29:39)

The Operation Sock Drawer book will be published in October. Call Hicklebees for a PERSONALIZED, SIGNED copy.

Jasmin enjoyed the Bay Area Fiber Fair.

We participated in a Live zoomcast thingie with Little Skein Anne on Saturday

XRX Stitches at Home November classes are up.

Halloween craft all the things  hosted by the Knitgirllls 

9/15/2020 to 10/31/2020

#KALloween/ #CALloween! 


Mother Knows Best:(36:17)

Find something to look forward to. 

Check your voter registration here. Here's the Vote Tracker


When Knitting Attacks: (46:59)

Gigi cast on a hexagon. One stitch marker fell out, and she had a lopsided pentagon instead of a hexagon.  


Review:(50:11)

Operation Sock Drawer

Recommend our podcast to your friends!

Knits in Space:(1:00:42)

Find somewhere interesting to hide and knit

Tumblemat 
Show us your knitting hidey holes

And Sew On:(1:05:37) 

Gigi is taking a virtual tailoring class at Cañada college.

she learned how to attach photos for assignments. Caught up on everything. Stress levels went down 

Muslin of coat: sleeves are too tight, she followed the directions in the Palmer Pletsch, Complete Guide to Fitting book, added room in the biceps.



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