Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Zipper Nippers - Episode 627 - The Knitmore Girls


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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 
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 


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)


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.

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