Sunday, July 10, 2022

A Vortex- Episode 680- The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles: (0:39)

  • Genevieve swatched for her sweater, with the dark blue sock yarn and the yellow mini skein 

  • Gigi: bound off second Andrew sock, 

  • The tutoriak for patterned pompom is in the "Glow Up" collection from Knitted Wit.


  • Jasmin & Diane from Lady Dye are co-hosting a KAL! The Sea Glass Pullover (in DK).

  • It has started!

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

  • Tour de Fleece  July 1st - 24th

  • STITCHES SoCal in Pasadena!

  • Rhinebeck! (Hopefully.)

When Knitting Attacks:(25:39)

  • Genevieve had problems with color work
  • Jasmin: afterthought bead fix 
  • Gigi:sock for Andrew, neglected to turn the heel 
  • Gigi is being vexed by slippery mohair



Purloined: (39:09)

From Cogknitive : Put a Lid on it

Cooking with Genevieve 

And Sew On:(43:05) 

8646:Vogue dress, noodling on Pinterest, 

Finding new patterns  : fit and flare


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