Monday, January 15, 2024

Smoochtastic- Episode 737- The Knitmore Girls

I imagine myself wearing this cowl on a brisk winter’s day, while I drink a hot cup of seasonally-flavored coffee.  🌲  …and then I look outside and it’s 70°F. Maybe we’ll do the holidays somewhere snowy next year. You know, so I can wear my 

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    On the Needles: (0:35)

    Gigi: finishing knitting Meadowlands 9 in Yeti working on crochet border.

    Genevieve hat: Finished! Spur hat (only available on Ravelry, sorry) by Hiromi Nagasawa in coordinating wizard school yarn 

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

    Jasmin is about 25% finished with her Birch Path Cowl by Karalee Harding in Seismic Yarns Butter Sock Bulky in “White Opal”

    Gigi ; started Meadowlands blanket #10 color way Talos

    Gigi: Jelliroll socks (only available on Ravelry, sorry for Genevieve 

    Pancakes for Findus

    (In Stitches: )

    Gigi: threw a month worth of socks into the washing machine 

    Mother Knows Best:(31:02)

    Make lists and delegate. Everyone works together, and takes breaks together

    Knit more, know more:(44:51)

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

    Yalda recap 

    Books on Persian Poetry:
    - Rumi 

    Straw into Gold:(53:19)

    One small, white Targhee fleece, finished the spinning.

    And sew on:(59:30)

    Xmas gift stuff