Tuesday, March 28, 2023

If not now, when? - Episode 709- The Knitmore Girls

  TFW the first dress you sew for yourself makes you feel like Joan from Mad Men. πŸ‘— This is the wearable muslin I did- I’m going to mess with it a *tiny* bit more, but I LOVE IT. πŸ‘— (Pattern: @moodfabrics Citrus Dress) πŸ‘— You can hear all ab

Listen here:

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.


    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!

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    Radicle Threads was founded by Shobha Nadarajah, Elisabeth Desamour & Caroline Dick. The magazine features articles,  tutorials, recipes, and of course, crocheting and knitting patterns.


    You can find issues of Radicle Threads at:


    www.radiclethreads.com



    On the needles

    • Jasmin’s Sea Glass Pullover is finished!

    • Gigi at Jasmin’s house knitting: socks for Andrew finished the foot, need yarn for toe

    • Gigi turned in the knitted weaving project for Fiber Analysis 2. 

    • Jasmin has started a Dipole Beanie by Chin Matthews in Seismic Yarn’s butter sock in the “Escape” colorway . Compassion Collection where 20% of gross sales will be donated to an organization that supports a marginalized community. As a Pride inspired colorway, it only makes sense that the donations go to The Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention to LGBTQIA+ youth.”

    • Gigi: working on the second meadowlands , fir working on the the third triangle . Very potato chippy. 

    • Jasmin started her For Fox Sake pullover by Maxim Cyr in Lisa Souza SW “Squashblossom” and Neighborhood Fiber Co for the contrast colors. ⅓ through the yoke. Making notes on my pattern in KnitCompanion, since I can’t comfortably do it in Ravelry.

    • Jasmin started and finished the first Geometry by Minimi Knit Design in Mitchell's Creations yarn "Bayou" colorway

    • Jasmin started the second Geometry top 

    • Jasmin swatched for 2 more colorwork pullovers


    Events 

    • Mend it March 

      • Dragon teeth


    Nowrooz 


    Mother Knows Best:

    Be the Harriet Hamsterbone you want to see in the world. “Princesses don’t do that.” “I’m a princess, I am doing it; so, princesses DO do it.”


    When knitting attacks:

    • For fox sake

    • Geometry top #1, too short  


    Knit more, know more

    A segment about Persian culture, history, or just generally cool stuff about Persian people.

    Protests are ongoing, 255 days.


    Nowrooz : Eid didani 



    And Sew on:

    Gigi: Fabric analysis 2  

    Jasmin:

    • Mood Citrus dress; finished the wearable muslin (buttons from Rhinebeck 2021). Will be making some slight adjustments before doing the final silhouette 




    Sunday, March 26, 2023

    Cyborg- Episode 708- The Knitmore Girls

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    Listen here:

    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.


      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!

      IMG_6160

      Radicle Threads was founded by Shobha Nadarajah, Elisabeth Desamour & Caroline Dick. The magazine features articles,  tutorials, recipes, and of course, crocheting and knitting patterns.


      You can find issues of Radicle Threads at:


      www.radiclethreads.com


      One minute medical update 


      On the Needles: (0:35)

      • Gigi: found DPNs for drag along knitting, cast on another hat 

      • Jasmin’s Sea Glass Pullover is less than ½ sleeve from being finished

      • Gigi at Jasmin’s house knitting: socks for Andrew, working on a foot of foot

      • Jasmin is making some progress on her Fractal Danger scarf out of Abstract Fiber Supersock in “Danger” (Bar Maids Knitmore Girls box #1)

      • Gigi finished the knitted weaving project for Fiber Analysis 2.

      • Jasmin has started a Dipole Beanie by Chin Matthews in Seismic Yarn’s butter sock in the “Escape” colorway . Compassion Collection where 20% of gross sales will be donated to an organization that supports a marginalized community. As a Pride inspired colorway, it only makes sense that the donations go to The Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention to LGBTQIA+ youth.”

      • Gigi: started the next :meadowland baby blanket. Very potato chippy. 


      Events :(7:29)

      Lockdown at Westvalley  Here is Jasmin's gun control letter, which you can send via Resistbot.


      Mother Knows Best :(18:20)

      Emergency supplies


      When knitting attacks :(25:10)

      Gigi: made a mistake at the beginning of a row on a Meadowlands blanket


      Knit more, know more : (25:55)

      A segment about Persian culture, history, or just generally cool stuff about Persian people.

      Protests are ongoing, 248 days.

      Das  IRAN update podcast 

      Nowrooz!



      And Sew on: (41:37)

      Gigi: Fabric analysis 2  

      Jasmin:

      • Mood Citrus dress; fronts and backs are sewn, waiting on lining to arrive

      • Enhancing ‘Quelle Decollatage (the dress form)

      • Substack post about the process pending




      Monday, March 13, 2023

      Eat the Frog First- Episode 707- The Knitmore Girls

      @moodfabrics Citrus Dress: wearable muslin edition. πŸ‘— Changes made so far: size 16 bust, size 20 from the hips down. πŸ‘— You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite aud 

       Listen here:


      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.


        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!

        IMG_6160

        Radicle Threads was founded by Shobha Nadarajah, Elisabeth Desamour & Caroline Dick. The magazine features articles,  tutorials, recipes, and of course, crocheting and knitting patterns.


        You can find issues of Radicle Threads at:


        www.radiclethreads.com






        On the Needles: (0:36)

        Gigi and Jasmin collected preemie hats at Stitches

        • Jasmin:Test knit for Chin Matthews in Neighborhood Fiber Co Organic Studio DK: Finished, finished, finished!

        • Jasmin’s Sea Glass Pullover is FLYING! The yoke is done, body is 4ish inches in

        • Jasmin mentions The Baller by Alpenglow Industries

        • Gigi at Jasmin’s house knitting: socks for Andrew second sock finished  gusset, working on foot

        • Jasmin is making some progress on her Fractal Danger scarf out of Abstract Fiber Supersock in “Danger” (Bar Maids Knitmore Girls box #1)

        • Gigi:meadowland baby blanket acrylic yarn, Mandala, crocheting around the border to use up more yarn.

        • Jasmin has started a Dipole Beanie by Chin Matthews in Seismic Yarn’s butter sock in the “Escape” colorway, which is part of their Compassion Collection, from their website:

        • “...Compassion Collection where 20% of gross sales will be donated to an organization that supports a marginalized community. As a Pride inspired colorway, it only makes sense that the donations go to The Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention to LGBTQIA+ youth.”

        • Gigi :preemie hats are drag along knitting at school 

        • Jasmin started her PiΓ±ata jacket by Quaylyn Stark

        • Gigi: started the next meadowlands , first triangle is done, started the second one


        Events :(11:46)



        Mother Knows Best:(27:07)

        Drag queens, Trans rights.

        Trevor Project Website

        When Knitting Attacks  :(35:15)

        • Gigi: lost one of my DPNs out of my preemie hat kit no


        Knit more, know more :(38:23)

        A segment about Persian culture, history, or just generally cool stuff about Persian people.

        Protests are ongoing, 239 days.

        Das  IRAN update podcast 

        . Every Sunday at 11am in San Francisco 



        And Sew On: (44:27)

        Gigi: Fabric analysis 2  

        • Weaving project 

        Jasmin:

        • Mood Citrus dress; wearable muslin cut, sewing has started. (Pulled out the serger)

        • Mending! A pair of my pants, a button on Genevieve’s pants, and a hole in a blanket.