Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Pat Myself On The Back- Episode 676- The Knitmore Girls

Whoops, I’ve been so busy finishing projects every day since #StashDash2022 started, that I’ve forgotten to post #FO -tos.  This is the Coachella top from @KnittyMag , knit in @TessYarns Microfiber Ribbon, started several years and three cup sizes ago.  I  

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This week's episode:


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On the Needles: (0:37)

In Stitches:(16:42)

Gigi is wearing Jasmin’s A-line skirt, Quilt, thrifted dress

Jasmin wore the Bobbi Top


  • Jasmin & Lady Dye Diane are co-hosting a KAL! The Sea Glass Pullover (in DK). Pushed back to June 20

  • Stash Dash has started! May 27 - End of August

  • #MeMadeMay Gigi :did it wrong.

  • STITCHES SoCal in Pasadena!


Mother Knows Best:(26:16)

Love your projects!

When Knitting Attacks:(31:55)

Jasmin is finishing UFOs (Here are the racks Jasmin mentioned)

Knits in Space:(35:58)

Gilded Age  

Looking at the costumes. Bustles. Gigi doesn't know how they are constructed.

New Money Old Rules: The Gilded Age podcast  [ Warning ! Language ]

Book :

The Fabric of civilization ; How textiles made the world , By Virginia Postrel

. I got all excited about how there was industrial espionage, and some cotton seeds were smuggled from Mexico, and really thrived in the South. 

A million people were kidnapped and enslaved so they would grow cotton 

An Indigenous Peoples History of the United States   

And Sew On:(44:58)

wrap dress Vogue 8646: Rescued fabric from the stash. Added Pockets.

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