Monday, May 13, 2024

Wild Batwing- Episode 746- The Knitmore Girls

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    On the Needles(O:31)

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       Gigi :  Meadowlands blanket # 13 Color way: Satyrs, fourth triangle 

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      Jasmin pulled her  #BehmAlong Leftie  out of the UFO pile, and it is now her purse knitting


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      Gigi: knitting socks for college bestie. Second sock, turned the heel waiting for foot outline to get correct fit working on the foot

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      Jasmin started a vintage cardigan (Columbia Minerva, Spencer Cardigan) in Hobbii ribbon, and has sized up the pattern to fit her.

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      Gigi: working on Lazersheep sparkly yarn to knit socks  for myself and anklets for G. First sock is done, second one is past the heel, working on foot . This is drag along knitting 

    • Gigi: unearthed a WIP pair of socks from our book

    • Jasmin put one row on the Sonesta sweater by Chin Matthews

    • Gigi: Cast on the ridiculously Sparkly sock yarn from Hobbii, first one is done 

    • FO: finished a preemie hat 


    Mother Knows Best: (20:02)

    When knitting attacks:(26:23)

    Gigi: ridiculously sparkly Xmas socks, out of Hobbii yarn, first one is done.  Not sure about the second one: just start, or match stripes 

    Jasmin: Spencer jacket

    Knit more, know more:(33:52)

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

    (local fruit stand is selling dates during ramadan) Eid-al-Fetr

    -Happy Girl Kitchen's Apricot Jam


    And sew on:(43:10)

    Gigi: Professional image class 

    • Need to choose class for fall: choice between figure drawing and sustainability , same teacher as image class 

    • MyBodyModel custom croquis, Procreate app

    • Diane van Fürstenberg, Gertie patterns: Extra Credit Blouse

    • Threads magazine: How to upscale any sewing pattern

    • Repair cafe: hemming jeans. Learned some efficient marking techniques. Showed off the visible pomegranate repair, that Jasmin did on my jacket . Beginning crochet 

    • Also, asked about fashion club, institutional knowledge, and I have a faculty advisor


    A Quick Update- The Knitmore Girls Podcast

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