Thursday, June 17, 2021

Put the Slow in Slow Fashion - Episode 632- The Knitmore Girls

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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:(0:38)

Genevieve has been balling up yarn for Jasmin

Jasmin finished the reversed Rebound cowl/poncho thing in LolaBean Yarn Co Diptera, contrasted with the Black Trillium Fibres Indra 2.0 gradient set.

Gigi finished weaving in ends on all the socks


Genevieve knitted a few stitches onto
Jasmin's Rebound cowl.

Jasmin cast on the tucks tank test knit for Ainur Berkambayeva in raw silk from TessYarns. On size 0s.

Gigi finished the Musselberg hat  by Ysolda with the Emily Ocker cast on, in Oink Pigments Deux or Dye,

then, she cast on another one 


Genevieve wound her mom's Seismic yarn in the "Black Widow" colorway, and

is working on her Lisa Souza BFL "Spruce" colored Beanie

Jasmin is still plugging along down the body of her Theano test knit.


In Stitches:(12:37) 

Genevieve wore her Hearthstone, coronation cardigan and the Zebra socks

Gigi wore her A-line Skirt from the Beginning Clothing Construction class, and slept on a

Burrito pillow case

Events:(17:18)

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

Juneteenth events with Abstract Fiber and Lady Dye Yarns June 19th

 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:(20:02)

We are not powerLESS; we are powerFUL. Use your skills to make meaningful change


When Knitting Attacks:(28:38)
Jasmin's swatch lied

Pan-Athenic Games (32:31)

and Tour de Fleece Training:

#panatheknit

Team Sasquatch

Week 5: Read directions, highlight size, update your Knitcompanion (ICLOUD SYNC!!!). Clean your wheel. Jasmin recommends Murphy's Oil Soap, and Wood Beams wood conditioner.

Song of the Sirens from Brother Where Art Thou? (
Didn't Leave Nobody But The Baby (From “O Brother, Where Art Thou” Soundtrack)

Eva's instructions on the "classic ravelry" theme.


Knits in Space:(35:12)

In the Heights!


And Sew On: (38:30)

Sewing with Genevieve 

Gigi :Threaded serger with black thread. 

A line skirt in black on black leopard print. Invisible zipper. Kenneth d King video tutorial 



Friday, June 11, 2021

Lime Green, Slime Green - Episode 631- The Knitmore Girls

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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

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:(0:44)

Genevieve worked on Jasmin's victory speech for Stash Dash.

Jasmin finished-finished 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 weaving in ends on all the socks


Genevieve has been balling up yarn for Jasmin

Jasmin is nearly finished with the reversed Rebound cowl/poncho thing in LolaBean Yarn Co Diptera, contrasted with the Black Trillium Fibres Indra 2.0 gradient set.

Jasmin mentions Lisa Souza's Polwarth/Silk in the "Styx" colorway that she knit her Jurek pullover in.


Jasmin is swatching raw silk from TessYarns

Jasmin mentions Tyvek Tags.

Gigi finished two pairs of blue socks for high school class mate


Genevieve knitted a few stitches onto Jasmin's Rebound cowl.

Jasmin is past the armholes and is plugging along down the body of her Theano test knit.

Gigi cast on the Musselberg hat by Ysolda with the Emily Ocker cast on, in Oink Pigments Deux or Dye


Genevieve is working on her Lisa Souza BFL "Spruce" colored Beanie

Jasmin blocked her worsted sock arms cardigan in Knitcircus Yarn Ringmaster in “We scare because we care” with the  “Monstropolis” gradient for the sleeves


In Stitches:(30:02) 

Genevieve wore her pink beanie, Hearthstone, coronation cardigan, the sweet impeachment hat, and the Griffindor scarf

#MeMadeMay

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

She washed all the socks 


Events:(33:50)

Stash Dash in May is hosted in other places besides ravelryDISCORD LINK

Juneteenth events with Abstract Fiber and Lady Dye Yarns June 19th

 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:(35:12)

Plant seeds and nurture them to grow. (A little interest + support to try new things)



Pan-Athenic Games and Tour de Fleece training:(47:04)

#panatheknit

Team Sasquatch

Week 4: Hunt for errata

Eva's instructions on the "classic ravelry" theme.

Knits in Space:(51:59)

Persian cooking!!!!

Anything by Najmieh Batmanglij

We also mention the Persian Cuisine cookbook
We all like Amazon Soup cubes 

And Sew On: (50:45)

Hemming Sam’s pants.

Ultimate 32 Piece Presser Feet Set 
by Madame Sews LINK

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Godzilla knitting- Episode 630- The Knitmore Girls

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Listen here:


This 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


We’d like to tell you about one of our favorite makers: Little Skein Anne.Anne is a knitter, designer, artist and storyteller. Little Skein is her shop.
She makes beautiful handmade knitting kits, hand-dyes yarn, illustrates project bags, and is slowly designing a handmade wardrobe in her San Francisco home studio.
She inspires YOUR creative journey by sharing her own. Her yarn and kits support you to make beautiful things, including a more sustainable, nourishing and equitable world.

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)

Genevieve finished her Godzilla rhyme for knitting.

She worked on her weaving. She put more rows on the hat she is knitting for her bestie, and wound two balls of yarn. She also practiced her treadling.

Gigi finished two pairs of socks in the Vanilla is the new black pattern, from the Oink Yarn of the Month club in Sirens KAL, and Live Laugh Lava.


Jasmin is binding off 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


Jasmin has finished the knitting on her worsted sock arms cardigan in
Knitcircus Yarn Ringmaster in “We scare because we care” with the  “Monstropolis” gradient for the sleeves

Gigi is working on two pairs of blue socks for a high school class mate


Jasmin swatched for a cowl/poncho thing and a second swatch for a tucks and pleats top for Ainur.

Jasmin is swatching raw silk from Tess Yarns



In Stitches:(20:29)

Genevieve wore her Hearthstone, Olivia hat, her Genevieve Beanie, her Coronation cardigan,

and the Griffindor hat,

#MeMadeMay

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

Cal king quilt is too much, Halloween quilt 


 

Events:(26:46)

Knitgirllls  Fail- Along is ongoing

Stash Dash in May is hosted on Discord 

Juneteenth kits and events with Abstract Fiber and Lady Dye Yarns

Jasmin mentions Centurion Channel (CORRECTION: It is the Criterion Channel.)

PRIDE week, Stonewall Riots

 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:(30:30)

Everything is impossible until it is possible

When Knitting Attacks:(37:07)
Gigi knitted a Vanilla is the new black sock.  Did the heel turn wrong. Had more stitches on one side than the other 

Jasmin auto piloted decreases instead of increases. 

Genevieve was winding yarn
Jasmin mentions the Schacht Ultimate Umbrella Swift

Pan-Athenic Games and

Tour de Fleece training:(45:00)

#panatheknit

Week 3: Wind yarn and swatch


Knits in Space:(46:11)

GIGI GOES TO JOANN’S


And Sew On: (50:07)

Hand sewing on Jasmin’s teddy. Bought snaps. 

Shortening pants for Sam. Pulled out tray with cut A line skirt as next project 


Threads Magazine article on a self made sloper.