Thursday, May 27, 2021

An Apple a Day Keeps The Moths Away- Episode 629 - The Knitmore Girls

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Listen here:


This week's episode is sponsored by:


Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.



When was the last time your knitting yarn was a work of art?
Infinite Twist produces one-of-a-kind semi-solid gradients featuring speckles, high-lights, low-lights, and gorgeous color transitions. From 700 y Giant Gradients to 200 y matching sock sets, Infinite Twist Gradients will hold your interest from cast on to bind off.
See the currently available gradients at infinitetwist.com, or be the first to know when new colors are posted by signing up for our newsletter at infinitetwist.com/newsletter-signup


Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices



Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life?
Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.

For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!




On the Needles:(0:40)

Jasmin has made some progress on the body of her “Modern Art” pullover (cover sweater from the Art of Circular Yokes) in Magpie Fibers Swanky DK in “Bougie Beaver” for the #MagpieBeavalong2021

Gigi is working on three socks in the Vanilla is the new black pattern, from the Oink Yarn of the Month club in Sirens KAL, Woolly Bully, and Live Laugh Lava.

Jasmin is swatching raw silk from TessYarns

Jasmin mended a family crocheted afghan and tells a story about it


In Stitches:(23:41)

#MeMadeMay

Jasmin wore her Match and Move shawl

Gigi wore the Flannel shirt from clothing construction class, night shirts 

camp shirt. Cal king quilt, Halloween quilt 

LAZBoy chair saga

Events:(29:47)

Knitgirllls  Fail- Along is ongoing

Stash Dash in May is hosted in other places besides ravelry.  


 2020 Summer Olympics will begin on Friday, July 23, 2021

Tour de Fleece in July (Sat, Jun 26, 2021 – Sun, Jul 18, 2021) 

Fiberworld July 21-25!


Mother Knows Best:(31:31)

This week we talk about the Ravelry Accessibility issue in more detail, per a listener request.
#RavelryAccessibility  on twitter and comprehensive explanations on instagram KTB38 (@evanitaewm has the comprehensive stuff)
Alternative to ravelry: Fiber.club

When Knitting Attacks:(39:34)

Gigi knitted the sock that looked camouflage up to the heel increases. Too many stitches for a ladies sock, not enough for a man. Frog, cast on again with 60 stitches 


Pan-Athenic Games and Tour de Fleece training:(41:18)

#panatheknit

Week 2: Buy/Unearth materials



Knits in Space:(42:35)

LIVE THEATER. 42nd stitch podcast


Straw into Gold:(44:56)

A little more spinning, clearing off bobbins Schacht -Reeves Spinning wheel


And Sew On: (50:45)

Lingerie Class at Cañada finished. The classes  are recorded. 

Final project, shared with the class 

Jasmin mentions Lisa Souza Dyeworks









Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Vibranium Knitting Needles- Episode 628- The Knitmore Girls

Untitled  

Listen here:



This week's episode is sponsored by:

Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.



When was the last time your knitting yarn was a work of art?
Infinite Twist produces one-of-a-kind semi-solid gradients featuring speckles, high-lights, low-lights, and gorgeous color transitions. From 700 y Giant Gradients to 200 y matching sock sets, Infinite Twist Gradients will hold your interest from cast on to bind off.
See the currently available gradients at infinitetwist.com, or be the first to know when new colors are posted by signing up for our newsletter at infinitetwist.com/newsletter-signup


Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices



Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life?
Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.

For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!




On the Needles:(0:39)

Gigi finished socks out of ancient Panda Silk.
Genevieve worked on her hat.

Jasmin finished her worsted sock arms cardigan in Knitcircus Yarn Ringmaster in “We scare because we care” with the  “Monstropolis” gradient for the sleeves, except for the zipper facings and collar/hood.

Gigi cast on three socks in the Vanilla is the new black pattern, from the Oink Yarn of the Month club in Sirens Call,

Woolly Bully, and Live Laugh Lava.

Jasmin cast on the Theano test knit for Subito Farms in their yarn.

Jasmin has made some progress on the body of her “Modern Art” pullover (cover sweater from the Art of Circular Yokes) in Magpie Fibers Swanky DK in “Bougie Beaver” for the #MagpieBeavalong2021


Project file in Google Drive, project template pages. All public!


In Stitches:(30:17)

#MeMadeMay

Genevieve wore her Hearthstone pullover, red and gold woven scarf and hat,

Zebra socks, the Olivia hat, and her beanie.

Gigi wore the Flannel shirt night shirts, Camp shirt, and A-line skirt from clothing construction class

Jasmin wore her Carli, and her Odds and Ends cardigan, and her $27 Sweater


Events:(36:23)

Knitgirllls  Fail- Along is ongoing

Stash Dash in May is hosted in other places besides ravelry.  


 2020 Summer Olympics will begin on Friday, July 23, 2021

Tour de Fleece in July (Sat, Jun 26, 2021 – Sun, Jul 18, 2021) 

Fiberworld July 21-25!


Mother Knows Best:(38:01)

Know your own strength (Jasmin bent size 0 circs)

Upholstery needle set 

When Knitting Attacks:(48:56)

Genevieve found my missing flexi-flip.

They mention the Couch covers

Genevieve's weaving shuttles got tangled


Panathenic Games and Tour de Fleece training:(48:40)

#panatheknit

Week 2: Buy/Unearth materials


Knits in Space:(50:16)

REX LEARNED TO KNIT!

Rex will talk about his knitting in future episodes,
Genevieve will interview Rex in Short Rows

Straw into Gold:(52:16)

Drive bands, dusting, and oiling. Japanese kitchen twine


And Sew On: (54:34)

Classes at Cañada continue, the classes  are recorded. 

Learning techniques on how to apply elastic.  Edging technique 

Picked final project, ordered silk and notions. I need to make a muslin and not ruin

silk charmeuse.



Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Zipper Nippers - Episode 627 - The Knitmore Girls

Untitled 

Listen here:



This week's episode is sponsored by:


Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.



When was the last time your knitting yarn was a work of art?
Infinite Twist produces one-of-a-kind semi-solid gradients featuring speckles, high-lights, low-lights, and gorgeous color transitions. From 700 y Giant Gradients to 200 y matching sock sets, Infinite Twist Gradients will hold your interest from cast on to bind off.
See the currently available gradients at infinitetwist.com, or be the first to know when new colors are posted by signing up for our newsletter at infinitetwist.com/newsletter-signup


Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices



Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life?
Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.

For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!



On the Needles:(0:41)

Jasmin finished the body and the first sleeve on her worsted sock arms cardigan in Knitcircus Yarn Ringmaster in “We scare because we care”. She is using the “Monstropolis” gradient for the sleeves.

Gigi finished a pair of socks for Sam’s girlfriend 


Knitgirllls are not linking to ravelry anymore. Fiber.club patreon

Jasmin finished the knitting and has blocked the Blossom Sweater test knit for Little Skein Anne in Little Skein Targhee Sweater in “Juniper”. 

Genevieve wound yarn that Nicole Frost dyed for Jasmin in "Jasmin yellow x 
Marigold
Genevieve is almost done with her weaving on the Cricket loom
Genevieve also worked on her hat.

Jasmin finished the utterly charming baby sweater, including a lovely zipper installation. (details pending delivery of the sweater). We like Zipperstop.com, and Frixion pens.

Gigi cast on socks out of ancient Panda Silk 

Jasmin did a swatch on size 0 needles, for a test knit.


In Stitches:(24:56)

Genevieve wore her (RAVELRY LINK) Hearthstone pullover, her (RAVELRY LINK) Olivia hat, a scarf from Jasmin, (RAVELRY LINK) red and gold woven scarf and hat, (RAVELRY LINK) her colorblock pullover, (RAVELRY LINK) Genevieve hat, (RAVELRY LINK) Gone Astray sweater, and (RAVELRY LINK) Anna cardigan.

Gigi wore the (RAVELRY LINK) Treppenviertel cowl at night as a hat, the flannel camp shirt from clothing construction class, Where is the Opaque from The Knit Stitch by Sally Melville , and the A-line skirt from class 


Events:(35:12)

Knitgirllls Fail - Along is ongoing

Indie Untangled May 15 2pm EST

VKL May 15 5:30 EST

Stash Dash in May hosted in other places besides ravelry   Discord?


 2020 Summer Olympics will begin on Friday, July 23, 2021 [Beijing Winter Olympics start ]

Tour de Fleece in July (Sat, Jun 26, 2021 – Sun, Jul 18, 2021)

September 21 marks the start for the 500 day countdown for preparation for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics


Mother Knows Best:(38:39)

Put all of your matching tasks in one place. (Shipping, mending, stuff that needs labels)

Mollie Ollie mimmo caddy 

When Knitting Attacks:(46:04)

Panda Silk socks attacked

Panathenic Games and Tour de Fleece Training:(48:03)

#panatheknit

Week 1: pick your projects 


Knits in Space:(49:14)

Sam is planting vegetables,


And Sew On: (5!:40)

Classes at Cañada continue, the classes  are recorded. 

Learning techniques on how to apply elastic.  Edging technique 

Picked final project, need to order silk and notions From Thai Silks

Jasmin did visible mending on 3 comforters. Visible Mending,

Mend !, Mending Matters.


Friday, May 7, 2021

A Million Zippers- Episode 626- The Knitmore Girls

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Listen here:


This week's episode is sponsored by:


Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.
Go to HelloFresh dot com slash knitmore12 and use code knitmore12 for 12 free meals,
including free shipping!


When was the last time your knitting yarn was a work of art?
Infinite Twist produces one-of-a-kind semi-solid gradients featuring speckles, high-lights, low-lights, and gorgeous color transitions. From 700 y Giant Gradients to 200 y matching sock sets, Infinite Twist Gradients will hold your interest from cast on to bind off.
See the currently available gradients at infinitetwist.com, or be the first to know when new colors are posted by signing up for our newsletter at infinitetwist.com/newsletter-signup


Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices
Books plus knitting plus happy memories. That’s Little Skein in the Big Wool. We make kits, yarn and project bags that bring your favorite stories to life. Find *your* favorite story at littleskein.com


Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life?
Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.

For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!


On the Needles:(0:45)

Gigi bound off both of Andrew socks

Jasmin is past the body shaping and nearly at the armholes on her worsted sock arms cardigan in Knitcircus Yarn Ringmaster in “We scare because we care”.

She’ll be using the “Monstropolis” gradient for the sleeves.

Gigi started a pair of socks for Sam’s girlfriend, and almost finished the second one.

Jasmin and Gigi talk about ordering zippers from Zipperstop


Jasmin finished-finished her Odds and Ends test knit for Tina Tse

in the Knitmore Gradient from Black Trillium Fibers held together

with a strand of Diptera from LolaBean Yarn Co.


Jasmin is past the armhole divide and down to the body shaping on the “Modern Art” pullover (cover sweater from the Art of Circular Yokes) in Magpie Fibers Swanky DK in “Bougie Beaver” for the #MagpieBeavalong2021


Jasmin swatched and started the Blossom Sweater test knit for Little Skein Anne in

Little Skein Targhee Sweater in “Juniper”. She is past the armholes and nearly done with the body


Jasmin finished an utterly charming baby sweater (details pending delivery of the sweater). It only needs a zipper.


Jasmin did some visible mending on a thrifted alpaca sweater for Sam. 

Visible Mending 
3rd mending book (called "Mending Matters")

In Stitches:(25:13)

Jasmin wore her(RAVELRY LINK) Jurek pullover

Rex wore his (RAVELRY LINK) Playful Stripes cardigan

Genevieve wore her (RAVELRY LINK) Hearthstone pullover, red and gold woven scarf and hat,

Gigi stopped wearing knit socks every day, wore the (RAVELRY LINK) Treppenviertel cowl at night as a hat, and the Flannel shirt from clothing construction class 


Events:(31:15)

Knitgirllls Fail - Along is ongoing

Indie Untangled Everywhere May 15, 2pm EST

VKL May 15 5:30 EST

Stash Dash in May will be hosted in other places besides ravelry   Discord?

WE MISSED OUR PODCASTIVERSARY!

 2020 Summer Olympics will begin on Friday, July 23, 2021

Tour de Fleece (Sat, Jun 26, 2021 – Sun, Jul 18, 2021)

Tour de Fleece Training starts next week

September 21 March the start for the 500 day countdown for preparation for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics


Mother Knows Best:(37:44)

Surf the ‘gram for inspiration to start that thing you wanted to do anyway.



When Knitting Attacks:(43:48)

Gigi : wasn’t paying attention, she started knitting mid row ended up with a loop of yarn, all stitches on one needle

Looked at Andrew s bag of socks.  Knitted one that doesn’t have a second skein 

Xmas socks: first sock turned out too short.  Undid the Kitchener, picked up stitches below toe decreases and ripped 

Misplaced one of the flexi flip needles 

Second sock for Sam’s girlfriend: ribbed the whole leg instead of just 2”

Pulled back. Knitted 4 more inches then turned the heel. Neglected to do heel increases 


Knits in Space:(48:08)

Genevieve is back to school. 

Acorn tv: Off the Beaten Path, Lady and her dog on Wales, Horse veterinarians


And Sew On: (55:10)

Classes at Cañada continue, the classes  are recorded. 

Copied Jasmin’s adjusted pattern onto Tap plastic clear sheet

Copied my own from last year 

New class started: lingerie first project: panties