Monday, December 18, 2023

Afterthought Lifeline- Episode 736- The Knitmore Girls


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    On the Needles:(0:38)

    Gigi: FO Meadowlands 8 Chimera. Rainbow with a lot of grey shades . Did not enjoy the colors

    Finished setting in the sleeves/attaching hood on my Patons Cabled Hoodie in Seismic Yarns “Citrine” Butter Sock Dk. Just needs a zipper

    Genevieve hat: Spur hat by Hiromi Nagasawa in coordinating wizard school yarn, starting crown decreases.

    Jasmin is almost done with the Maxie’s top test knit for Ainur Berkambayeva in Lisa Souza's Sylvie Silk
    in “Ruby"

    Gigi started the Meadowlands 9, out of Mandala :Yeti and is now working on the crochet border

    Jasmin mentions "Try-IT-ON Tubing" 

    Jasmin mentions Kino Knits

    Mother Knows Best:(13:59)

    Kevlar glove!

    Mandolin cutter

    When knitting attacks:(20:11)

    Gigi: there was a small hole. Had made a yarn over into an extra stitch. Dropped it. It worked!

    Also: end of yarn cake totally fell apart, got out a Nostepinne and wound a new center pull cake

    Knit more, know more:(24:59)

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

    Yalda /Solstice prep!

    • Translations of Persian mythology LINK Author?

    • Yalda checklist from Chai and Conversation

    Translations of Persian mythology: Persian Myths and Tales,  
    Persian Myths & Legends: Tales of Heroes, Gods & Monsters

    Straw into Gold:(39:26)

    Jasmin: the spinning on the giant Incredibles Sweater project is FINISHED.

    And Sew On:(41:22)

    Buttons on Band uniforms

    Dresses we wore to Sam's wedding

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