Monday, July 17, 2023

Fan of Fans- Episode 723- The Knitmore Girls

  How many poison green tops can a person have, really?   MORE.   (Pattern: Morellet Top by @LanaJois, Yarn:Oink Pigments Linen/Silk DK "Guild")  You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your

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    On the Needles:(0:36)

    • Gigi: working on Vanilla is the New Black socks she cast on last week

    • Jasmin’s Patons “Must Have Cardigan” in Malabrigo Rios “Bobby Blue” sleeves are done, ribbon has arrived

    • Jasmin’s Paton's Cabled Hoodie is nearly at the armholes, in Seismic Yarns “Citrine” Butter Sock Dk

    • Gigi: working on Meadowlands 4. Pink over grey to white. Working on fourth triangle.

    • Jasmin is 3” from the bottom of her Adventure Tank by Fatimah Hinds in Tess Yarns raw silk (in a turquoise)

    • Gigi ordered yarn for Autopilot knitting

    • Morellet pattern in Oink Pigments "Guild" in poison green and hot pink

    Events: (18:10)

    • Cognitive Fiber Retreat, November

    • Tour de Fleece 7/1-7/23

    • Rhinebeck - Saturday with the family

    • Maybe Red Alder?

    Mother Knows Best: (24:54)

    Knit more, know more:(38:38)

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

    Protests are ongoing, 367 days

    Homemade fruit leather Takdis fruit leather

    Straw into Gold:(44:05)

    • Drop spindle sweater project unearthed!

    And Sew On:(46:15)

    Gigi: pedal pushers from Cañada pants drafting class: stitch in the ditch for securing facing. Need to cut and sew patch pocket for gray pants. Will sew pocket over side seam. Need to hem stitch 

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