Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Tornado of Fresh Air- Episode 672- The Knitmore Girls Podcast


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On the Needles: (0:37)

  • Gigi finished a pair of denim blue tube socks for Genevieve

  • Jasmin finished the knitting on the deep cowl neck pullover for Genevieve in Seismic Yarn’s “Natasha” colorway, and is seaming it together. Jasmin mentions Wonderclips

  • Gigi: striped Regia sock for Andrew  first sock done ,second is cast on. Matched colors 

  • Jasmin has made progress on the Princess Bean pullover test knit for the younger Seismic Intern in Seismic Yarns Butter DK “Tanzanite

  • Gigi Elton cardigan. Swatched, swatch is washed Gauge Wizard LINK

  • Jasmin is crocheting the XY scarf Jasmin mentions the 19th Amendment kit from Lady Dye Yarns.

  • Gigi cast on another pair of self knitting socks for Andrew. Meilenweit Not self knitting The stripes are 2 ¼” wide

In Stitches(16:07)
  • Gigi is wearing her Grinchy Musselburg at night
  • Jasmin likes knitting and wearing cotton and silk, and linen and silk. Both machine washable.
  • She likes the linen silk from oink. She wore her Encinitas top,
  • Genevieve wore the  Coronation cardigan, and the purloined Musselburg, and the scarf she wove.
  • Rex  wore his Black Widow hoodie, and his Lionheart hoodie
  • Gigi wants to  knit the Waiting for Rain, by Sylvia McFadden


Neighborhood Fiber Company Go Fund Me  update :LINK

From $56,684 to $56,754this last week; raised of the $150,000.00 goal

Mother Knows Best:(30:34)

Mise en place for sewing 

When Knitting Attacks:(34:52)

Socks and a swatch attack Gigi!

Knits in Space:(36:34)

The Golden Thread; How Fabric Changed History 

Gigi mentions cloth of Gold , Persian weavers in China, cloth embroidered with gold, as well as sea silk, and a rug with gold warp

Crochet club! Tiny crochet enthusiast. <3

Jasmin mentions TLYarncraft Studio (here's the YouTube channel as well)

And Sew On:(46:04)

Wrap dress Vogue 8646

Pattern alterations: shortened bodice front and back by 1 inch. Made underarm seams ½ “ wider

Added ½”on each front bodice. also do back bodice. Need to add an inseam pocket 

Looked through old class notes , and Palmer Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting 

Plan  B. Make a muslin 

Also: add inseam pockets!

Jasmin mended a pair of Genevieve’s Cat and Jack pants while she was still wearing them.

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