Knitmoregirls's Podcast
A Mother-Daughter Knitting Podcast.

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No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com
 
 
 
 
Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place.  Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor.  Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying.
 

 

Knitmore listeners, we’re so excited to have not one, but two brand-new dyeing techniques to share with you this year at Stitches West!  So come see Black Trillium Fibres in our new location, booth 1033/1035, where we’ll have our usual gradients and regular skeins, plus our Stitches West 2018 exclusive color as well as a limited quantity of our latest experimental styles: My Little Rainbows, and Cloud Layers.  We can’t wait to see you there!
 
Join Little Skein at Stitches West, where we are debuting a brand new collection inspired by one of my very favorite books, To Kill a Mockingbird. Helen Stewart has created a beautiful new shawl for us, Must Stash Yarns has created a new self-striping cowl colorway, and we’ll have plenty of project bags in our exclusive Knot Hole Tree watercolor print. See us at the show, or preorder your kit online, all during Stitches West weekend.
 

 

On the Needles:(0:33)

Jasmin is casting on a hat for Knit Aid. If you reach your Ravellenic goal early, take a victory lap,

and knit a refugee hat.

 

Also, there has been an extension on the call for more refugee hats (and other listed items)

from Knit Aid.

 

Jasmin is just past the armholes on her Frozen Hearts sweater

 

Gigi cast on an American Heart Association hat out of Malabrigo, color 033 cereza.  She knitted ears

onto an animal hat.

Gigi is working on her ravellenics project, the Ribbi Cardi out of cascade Venezia.

Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and has finished the dark brown, the fifteenth color,

finished the colored border and had started the body of the shawl.

 

Jasmin mentions the Rittenhouse kickstarter, and talks about the purse. (Go listen to BostonJen’s

episode 131 for a counterpoint. If you want to see it, the Knit Girllls did a review on their video cast)

 

In Stitches:(16:50)

Gigi has been wearing the Quynn hat for sleeping, wool socks and the Knitmore Cowl

Jasmin: Frosted Top, Resistance hat.

Genevieve: Sweet Impeachment hat, Elsa Sweater, Olivia Hat,

 

Promo for Nomad Yarners Podcast

 

Events: (25:00)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018. Meet and greet Saturday 11:30-1:30 in the Erin Lane booth.

Ravellenics are ongoing, February 9th -25th. Join Team Sasquatch!

Also, we have Stitches West tips!

 

And the Expenses Tracker, which we forgot to mention

 

Mother Knows Best:(28:35)

This week we discuss another etiquette question: How to react to compliments. Feel free to compliment me.  Mallory and Zede Donahue. Sewing out loud.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(33:55)

Gigi needs to read pattern instructions for the Russell Street Shawl.

 

Review:(36:24)

This week we review

Vogue Knitting, The Ultimate Knitting Book

Jasmin mentions Debbie Bliss, How to Knit, and Susan B. Anderson's

Kids Knitting Workshop, and Kids Knitting by Melanie Fallick

 

Straw into Gold:(45:49)

Incredibles project

 

And Sew On:(48:12)

 

Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.

The book they are using is Patternmaking for Fashion Design , Gigi discusses the Slash and spread method.

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This week's episode is sponsored by:

 

Those of you familiar with Akerworks™ products may already know Akerworks™ bobbins were designed by an engineer and an architect to make spinning enjoyable and relaxing. You also may know that you can choose among twenty colors and six styles for the 3D-printed whorls—or that the bobbins break down for easy travel and storage. But… did you know that Akerworks™ bobbins hold more fiber, for most styles, than the related manufacturer’s bobbin? Akerworks™: We like making things.

 

No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com

 
 
 
 

Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place.  Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor.  Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying.

 

Knitmore listeners, we’re so excited to have not one, but two brand-new dyeing techniques to share with you this year at Stitches West!  So come see Black Trillium Fibres in our new location, booth 1033/1035, where we’ll have our usual gradients and regular skeins, plus our Stitches West 2018 exclusive color as well as a limited quantity of our latest experimental styles: My Little Rainbows, and Cloud Layers.  We can’t wait to see you there!

 

 



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On the Needles:(0:37)

Jasmin is finished an "All you need is hat" out of Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Sock for

the American Heart Association.  Also, there has been a call for more refugee hats (and other listed items)

from Knit Aid. Gigi is still knitting an animal hat.

 

Jasmin started the little sock arms sweater for Rex.

 

Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks, to do her toe decreases. They mention the Katarina

and Landon.

 

Jasmin is SO CLOSE to the armholes on her Frozen Hearts sweater.

 

Jasmin mentions the Rittenhouse kickstarter, and talks about the purse.

 

Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and has finished the dark brown, the fifteenth color,

and she is working on the Purlbreak shawl, at Jasmin’s house. She is at a pausing, measuring and planning

point

 

In Stitches:(16:50)

Gigi has been wearing the Quynn hat for sleeping, wool socks and the Knitmore Cowl

Jasmin: Looped Loop cowl, Frosted Top, Resistance hat.

Genevieve: Sweet Impeachment hat, Elsa Sweater, Olivia Hat,

Rex: Quynn hat

 

Events: (18:44)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018. Meet and greet Saturday 11:30-1:30 in the Erin Lane booth.

Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th. Join Team Sasquatch!

Also, we have Stitches West tips!

 

And the Expenses Tracker, which we forgot to mention

 

Mother Knows Best:(20:43)

This week we discuss another etiquette question: How much help does one expect from a designer?

 

When Knitting Attacks:(32:17)

Jasmin's needle broke mid row on her Frozen Heart Sweater. She replaced the broken Needle with an

Addi Turbo.

She mentions the AnneTarsia Craftsy class.

 

Review:(37:58)

This week we review Wool and Wine, by John Martin.

 

Ravellenics Training:(46:47)

 

Week 6: Work out your knitting support system. Join Team Sasquatch

 

Straw into Gold:(48:19)

Incredibles project, Fiber for troll card.

 

And Sew On:(52:55)

Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.

The book the y are using is Patternmaking for Fashion Design Slash and spread method. French darts

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This week's episode is sponsored by:

 

No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com

 
 
 

Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place.  Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor.  Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying. 

 

 
 

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Every skein and every kit has a story at Little Skein In the Big Wool. This holiday season, step through the wardrobe with us into the Land of Narnia. We have a new hat and mitt kit, squishy Aran yarn in inspired colorways, Narnia-inspired project bags and more at littleskein.com.



Love trying new teas?  Treat yourself to a Plum Deluxe tea of the month subscription.  For only $10/month, you'll receive a hand blended, all-organic,loose leaf tea thoughtfully chosen for the season.  Tea club members also enjoy special benefits like discounts, free shipping on all purchases, and access to a very loving and supporting tea community.  A tea subscription also makes a fantastic gift. Visit plum deluxe dot com slash tea to learn more.

 

 

On the Needles:(0:34)

Jasmin mentions Lux Adorna.

 

Gigi She also knitted ears onto some animal hat. Jasmin is knitting an "All you need is hat" out of

Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Sock for the American Heart Association.

 

Jasmin swatched for the little sock arms sweater for Rex.

Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks.

 

Jasmin put a few stitches on her Frozen Hearts sweater. Must Stash Yarns does "Mustmatch" skeins.

 

Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and has finished the dark grey, the twelfth color, and

she is working on the Purlbreak shawl, at Jasmin’s house.

 

In Stitches:(16:48)

Gigi has been wearing the Quynn hat for sleeping, wool socks and the Knitmore Cowl

Genevieve: Sweet Impeachment hat, Elsa Sweater, Olivia Hat, and the Hamilknit hat.

Andrew is wearing his new watch cap (now with fancy label!)

 

PROMO! Emily's new podcast : Tightly Spun.

 

Events: (20:37)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018. Meet and greet Saturday 11:30-1:30 in the Erin Lane booth.

Also, Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th. Join Team Sasquatch!

 

Mother Knows Best:(23:12)

This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?' thread about another

etiquette question: Kids at knit group/knit night. Jasmin enjoys a Virtual Knit Group/ Google Hangout.

 

Review:(34:08)

This week we review Hoop Dreams, Modern Hand Embroidery,  by Cristin Morgan

She mentions Franklin Habit's embroidery class (class calendar here)

Jasmin mentions Mo Willems.

 

Ravellenics Training:(51:25)

Week 5: Read directions, highlight size/mark up in Goodreader, make sure you’re on the team roster,

Join Team Sasquatch

 

Straw into Gold:(53:03)

Finished spinning the “Black Forest cupcakes” colorway, SW Targhee from A Star is Shorn. Loved the

process. - Flipping fiber tip from Amy King/SpunkyEclectic . Finally getting to try the Akerworks kate.

She started spinning on the Incredibles project again.

 

She loves her Will Taylor kate (Clemes and Clemes makes them now)

 

And Sew On:(59:21)

Jasmin talks about Genevieve’s 100th day shirt.

 

Gigi's class at West Valley College, Flat Pattern Construction

 

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This week's episode is sponsored by:

 

 
No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com
 
 
 
Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place.  Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor.  Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying. 
 

 

On the Needles:(0:32)

Jasmin loves the earflaps she did for Genevieve’s  Sweet imPEACHment hat, featuring the earflaps from the 1898 hat.

 

Also, she cast on the Age of Winter Hat for herself (by Katy H. Carrol) out of Little Skein Winter Blend.

(Little Skein kit), from Little Skein in the Big Wool.

 

Gigi finished a preemie hat out of leftover Kumquat. She also knitted ears onto some other hats.

Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks.

 

Gigi Joker and the Thief, #BigBadBergalong, read the instructions, and figured them out.

Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and is working on the light grey, the tenth color.

and she is working on the Purlbreak shawl,

 

Jasmin knit quite a bit on the Tale as Old as Time Cowl.

 

Jasmin mentions Wire and Wool Jewelry.

 

In Stitches:(24:10)

Gigi has been wearing her Impeachment hat, the Quynn hat for sleeping, and wool socks. And the Knitmore Cowl

 

Jasmin: Looped Loop cowl, Sweet imPEACHment hat, Resistance hat.

Genevieve: Sweet Impeachment hat, Elsa Sweater

Rex: Quynn hat,

Andrew is wearing his new watch cap (now with fancy label!)

 

Events: (28:23)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018. Meet and greet Saturday 11:30-1:30 in the Erin Lane booth.

Also, Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th. Join Team Sasquatch!

 

Mother Knows Best:(29:46)

This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?' thread about yarn shop etiquette.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(40:48)

Gigi was working on the Purlbreak. Ripped back to the end of the first contrast color

 

Review:(43:05)

This week we review The Modern Natural Dyer, by Kristine Vejar of A Verb for Keeping Warm

Jasmin mentions Sarah (formerly of Cephalopod Yarns) ecodyeing.

 

Ravellenics Training:(59:02)

Week 3: Hunt for errata, Join Team Sasquatch

 

Straw into Gold:(59:18)

Chatted with a friend, got back to spinning. “Black Forest cupcakes” colorway, SW Targhee from A Star is Shorn. Loving the process. - Flipping fiber tip from Amy King/SpunkyEclectic .

 

And Sew On:(1:03:13)

Sewn imPEACHment hats, Gigi got busy, and made five hats for adults. she didn’t pay enough attention, and cut one wrong. so she made nine preemie peach hats.

 

Gigi sewed the side seams of Genevieve’s dress. Pinked, pressed seams open, attached hem tape, hemmed.  

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This week's episode is sponsored by:

 
No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com
 
 

 

Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place.  Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor.  Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying. 
 
Every skein and every kit has a story at Little Skein In the Big Wool. This holiday season, step through the wardrobe with us into the Land of Narnia. We have a new hat and mitt kit, squishy Aran yarn in inspired colorways, Narnia-inspired project bags and more at littleskein.com.



On the Needles:(0:32)

Gigi cast on a preemie hat out of leftover Regia.

Jasmin made some slow progress on the last chart on her “Frosted” sweater. She’s calling it “Frozen hearts”,

 

Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks. One pair is for Sam, and is still not finished She is also working on a pair for herself and has finished the heel increases

 

Jasmin has knit about half of the  “All you need is hat” hat for the American Heart Association's American Heart Month out of Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio Sock in Station East.

 

Gigi Joker and the Thief, #BigBadBergalong, no progress

Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and has done the first nine colors.

 

Jasmin mentions her rainbow dots cowl.

 

Gigi is working on the Purlbreak shawl, she finished three mini skein stripes and started the fourth color.and switched to a long needle.

 

Jasmin talks about different needles, Zings from Knitters Pride, Addi Turbo's, and Marblz.

 

Jasmin has made some progress on Genevieve’s  Sweet imPEACHment hat, featuring the earflaps from the 1898 hat; the earflaps are nearly finished.

Jasmin knit quite a bit on the Tale as Old as Time Cowl during The Shape of Water.

 

In Stitches:(14:03)

Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, the Quynn hat, and wool socks. Also, wristers and Greyhaven hat , and the Knitmore Cowl

 

Jasmin: Looped Loop cowl, Sweet imPEACHment hat, hamilknit hat, Be Mine Hitchhiker

Genevieve: Olivia hat, Gone Astray, Hamilknit hat.

Rex: Quynn hat,

Andrew is wearing his new watch cap (now with fancy label!)

 

Noelle from the Traveling Stitches Podcast introduced her podcast.

 

Events:(17:51)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018. Meet and greet Saturday 11:30-1:30 in the Erin Lane booth.

Also, Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th. Join Team Sasquatch!

 

Mother Knows Best:(21:20)

This week: Get a haircut!

 

When Knitting Attacks:(23:35)

Gigi was working on the Purlbreak. Instead of 2 skeins, there are 7 mini skeins

 

Purloined:(27:10)

The Yarniacs talked about celebrating their stash.

Quote: I Knit With what I love and love what I'm knitting.

Changing the culture of the stash.

 

Review:(31:32)

This week we review All About Knitting, by Martingale Publishing

 

Ravellenics Training:(47:43)

Week 3: Wind your yarn and swatch, Join Team Sasquatch

 

And Sew On:(55:07)

No progress on the sewn imPEACHment hats, Gigi needs to get busy.

Gigi sewed the invisible zipper into Genevieve’s dress.  Side seams and hem are left.

Also, she did a bunch of mending.

She installed the invisible zipper in Genevieve’s dress, followed directions on pattern and zipper insert. She did not have enough info and is not pleased with the quality of her work.



 
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This week's episode is sponsored by:

Those of you familiar with Akerworks™ products may already know Akerworks™ bobbins were designed by an engineer and an architect to make spinning enjoyable and relaxing. You also may know that you can choose among twenty colors and six styles for the 3D-printed whorls—or that the bobbins break down for easy travel and storage. But… did you know that Akerworks™ bobbins hold more fiber, for most styles, than the related manufacturer’s bobbin? Akerworks™: We like making things.
 
No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com
 

 

Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place.  Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor.  Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying. 

On the Needles:(0:34)

 

Jasmin has started the last chart on her “Frosted” sweater. She’s calling it “Frozen hearts”,

 

Genevieve counted 296 preemie hats from 2017.

Gigi finished a second Barley light by Tin Can Knits for the NICU.

Jasmin cast on an “All you need is hat” hat for the American Heart Association's American Heart Month out of Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio Sock in Station East. Gigi's yarn is Malabrigo in a beautiful red.

 

Jasmin worked on her Tale as old as Time cowl.

Gigi is wondering about knitting a Ninja Turtle hat for Sam.

 

Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks. One pair is for Sam, out of Regia in the Havana colorway. She turned the heel, and is working on the foot. She is also working on a pair for herself and is doing heel increases.

 

Gigi is thinking of knitting the Flax Light Jasmin suggests the Harvest cardigan.

 

Jasmin has started Genevieve’s  Sweet imPEACHment hat, it has the earflaps from the 1898 hat.

 

Gigi had kitted up the  Joker and the Thief, #BigBadBergalong, cast on, and knitted the first stripe.

There were directions for a stitch that she didn't quite understand.

Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and has done the first six colors.

 

Gigi is working on the Purlbreak shawl, she finished three mini skein stripes and started the fourth color.

 

In Stitches:(26:49)

Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, the Quynn hat, and wool socks. Also, wristers and

Greyhaven hat

 

Jasmin: Looped Loop cowl, resistance hat, Greyhaven hat, hamilknit hat, rainbow dots cowl

Genevieve: Olivia hat, Gone Astray, Hamilknit hat. Rex: Quynn hat, hamilknit, Welcome to the flock,

Mouse a cookie sweater. Andrew is wearing his new watch cap, and wore his silk tweed pullover

(preravelry).

 

Events:(30:07)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018. Meet and greet saturday 11:30-1:30 in the Erin Lane booth.

Also, Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th.

Join Team Sasquatch!

 

Contest:(31:31)

#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality and delightfulness. #grinchalong is over, #dosomegood is over. We will announce winners soonish.

 

Mother Knows Best:(33:32)

This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about ?” thread about knitting in the dark.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(39:01)

Gigi was working on the Joker and the Thief shawl, and had stitch issues.

Jasmin needs to wear her reading glasses. Jasmin mentions Pawley mugs.

 

Review:(44:50)

This week we review

Designer Crochet, by Shannon Mullet-Bowlsby

 

Ravellenics Training:(54:52)

Week 2: Buy/unearth materials, Join Team Sasquatch

 

And Sew On:(55:07)

Mending jeans. Running a zigzag stitch on the edge gives a wavy appearance.

 

Bought fleece for imPEACHment hats.

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This week's episode is sponsored by:

 

No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com

 

Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place.  Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor.  Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying. 

 

Every skein and every kit has a story at Little Skein In the Big Wool. This holiday season, step through the wardrobe with us into the Land of Narnia. We have a new hat and mitt kit, squishy Aran yarn in inspired colorways, Narnia-inspired project bags and more at littleskein.com.

 

 

On the Needles:(0:35)

Gigi, finished a Barley light by Tin Can Knits for the NICU, and started another one.

 

Jasmin worked on her Tale as old as Time cowl, WONT COME UP IN YOUR PROJECTS while watching the new Star Wars movie

(highly recommend).

 

Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks. One pair is for Sam, out of Regia in the Havana color way. She turned the heel, and is working on the foot. She is also working on a pair for herself and is doing heel increases.  

 

And she is knitting a pair for herself.

 

Jasmin is working on her “Frosted” sweater. She’s calling it “Frozen hearts”, because PINK HEARTS.

 

Gigi had kitted up the  Joker and the Thief, #BigBadBergalong, cast on, and knitted the first row. Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and is on the fourth color.

 

Jasmin cast on a red hat for the American Heart Association's American Heart Month.

Jasmin is planning for Genevieve's Christmas sweater for next year.NOT IN YOUR PROJECTS YET AND I HOPE YOU LIST YOUR YARNS

Gigi is working on the Purlbreak shawl, she finished two mini skein stripes and started the third color

 

Jasmin has finished her Sweet imPEACHment hat. The next one will have the earflaps from the 1898 hat

for Genevieve.

 

In Stitches:(23:24)

Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, the Quynn hat, and wool socks. Also, the Lorelei cowl ,  

Greyhaven hat

 

Jasmin: Looped Loop cowl, resistance hat.

Genevieve: Olivia hat, coronation cardigan. Rex: Quynn hat,,

Mouse a cookie sweater. Andrew is wearing his new watch cap.

Jasmin mentions the NZAK AutoKnitter

 

Events:(26:41)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018

Also, Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th.

Training starts this week.

Join Team Sasquatch!

 

Contest:(29:16)

#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis of

originality and delightfulness. #grinchalong is wrapping up. We will announce winners soonish.

Also, #dosomegood.

 

Mother Knows Best:(31:32)

This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about ?”thread about

fixing/maintaining ball winders. She mentions the Nancy's Knit-Knacks ballwinder and

the Schacht swift. Gigi suggests a sewing machine brush.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(40:57)

Gigi was working on the Barley hat. she had messed up the math so bad that it needed to be frogged

Then she knit the body of the hat, count was off.

 

She also had a problem with the Russell Street Shawl.

 

Review:(44:06)

This week we review

Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary, by Wendy Bernard

 

Jasmin mentions the Barbara Walker Stitch Dictionaries

Nicky Epstein Edge books

Alice Starmore

Alterknits

Japanese Stitch Patterns

Ann Budd books

 

Ravellenics training:(50:48)

Week 1: Pick your project to stretch yourself

Team Sasquatch

 

And Sew On:(52:57)

Mending Sam's jeans, and my own.

Also, fixing elastic on Andrew and Genevieve's Christmas pjs.



 

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his week's episode is sponsored by:



 
 

 

No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com

 
 

Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place. Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor. Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying.

 
 

 

Grab your needles and play some Beatles with Jimmy Beans’ new British Invasion kit! This smashing sampler includes eight different yarns from across the pond, rich with different fibers and textures. The kit also includes the Mosaic Tiles Cowl pattern by Heather Boyd, so you can work up your samples into a cozy colorwork creation. Indulge in new yarns from the U.K. without the commitment of buying full skeins! Head over to jimmybeanswool.com, keywords: British Invasion.

 

Knotions - a free knitting and crochet magazine with patterns, tutorials and reviews. Check out our new issues each month! 

Add a new skill - like German Short Rows, Cables without a Cable Needle or the Magic Knot. Make one of our free patterns such as the Sunset Lights Shawl, Sweetly Hat or Luonnotar Socks from a recent issue. Or buy a copy of one of our inexpensive eBooks on socks or hats.

 

See what we have to offer at knotions.com (that’s knotions with a “k”).

 

Finish your latest project with a custom label from the Sterling Name Tape Company. They offer both woven and printed labels with a low minimum order that are perfect for hobbyists, crafters, and small businesses. Your label can include a logo, care instructions, content info, or any kind of personal message. Visit clothinglabelsbysterling.com to see options and to place your order. And use coupon code “knitmore” during checkout to get 5% off your first order! That’s clothinglabelsbysterling.com

 

 

On the Needles:(0:35)

Jasmin worked on her Tale as old as Time cowl, while watching the new Jumanji movie

(highly recommend).

 

Gigi, started the Barley light by Tin Can Knits for the NICU.

 

Jasmin is working on her “Frosted” sweater. She’s calling it “Frozen hearts”, because PINK HEARTS.

Jasmin mentions Stitchfiddle. Gigi is contemplating casting on a sweater. Maybe the Flax light.

 

Jasmin finished Andrew’s cashmere watch cap (pt 2) out of the UFO pile. Jasmin mentions

the Jade Sapphire Duo kit from which she knitted a hat for Andrew. The recipe is in episode 460,

the pattern is $1 and goes to Rex’s adventure fund.

 

She ordered custom labels from Clothing labels by Sterling for Andrew. The pattern is available for $1

which goes towards Rex's adventure fund, similar to the tube sock pattern that benefits Genevieve's

adventure fund.

 

Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks. One pair is out of Patons Kroy, finished. The other pair is

for Sam, out of Regia in the Havana color way. She turned the heel, and started a pair for herself.

Also, She is planning to knit another pair out of the purple Patons Kroy she got for Christmas.

Jasmin cast on 20 sts on a pair of Sparkle Pony DK socks (from White Birch Fiber Arts).

 

She kitted up the  Joker and the Thief, #BigBadBergalong, it now has needles, and is ready to start.

Gigi is working on the Russell Street Shawl and is on the fourth color.

Jasmin has made progress on her peach hat. (Recipe/pattern soon.)

Kale salad recipe.

Jasmin is talking about wearing a garment to Stitches with Try-It-On-Tubing .

Gigi is working on the Purlbreak shawl, she finished two mini skein stripes.

 

In Stitches:(28:48)

Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, the Quynn hat, and wool socks. Also, the Lorelei cowl ,  

Greyhaven hat, Sothia shawl.

 

Jasmin talks about Stephen West's how to wear a shawl video. She also is thrilled with his

Baby You're a Knitter video.

 

Jasmin: Looped Loop cowl is found!

Genevieve: Olivia hat, coronation cardigan. Rex: Quynn hat,

Mouse a cookie sweater. Andrew is wearing his new watch cap.

 

Events:(34:26)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018

Also, Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th.

Training starts next week.

Join Team Sasquatch.

 

Contest:(37:49)

#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis of

originality and delightfulness. #grinchalong is wrapping up. We will announce winners soonish.

Also, #dosomegood.

 

Mother Knows Best:(39:58)

This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about thread?" about the

citric acid soak. Jasmin mentions Aunt Lydia's Crochet Cotton

 

When Knitting Attacks:(46:12)

Gigi was working on the Russell Street shawl, dropped an edge stitch, and had to pull back 4 rows to

fix this.

 

Review:(47:52)

This week we review Sweater 101 by Cheryl Brunette

Jasmin suggests combining this with the Amy Herzog books

 

Holidays with the Knitmores:(53:36)

Eggnog! Aged eggnog, and bourbon revelation. Michael Ruhlman aged eggnogg recipe,

Outrageous Outgrowns

 

And Sew On:(1:03:30)

Mending G's jeans



 

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No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com

 

For a FREE EXTRA month of BarkBox, visit barkbox.com/knitmore when you subscribe to a 6 or 12 month plan

 

Grab your needles and play some Beatles with Jimmy Beans’ new British Invasion kit! This smashing sampler includes eight different yarns from across the pond, rich with different fibers and textures. The kit also includes the Mosaic Tiles Cowl pattern by Heather Boyd, so you can work up your samples into a cozy colorwork creation. Indulge in new yarns from the U.K. without the commitment of buying full skeins! Head over to jimmybeanswool.com, keywords: British Invasion.

 

Knotions - a free knitting and crochet magazine with patterns, tutorials and reviews. Check out our new issues each month! 

Add a new skill - like German Short Rows, Cables without a Cable Needle or the Magic Knot. Make one of our free patterns such as the Sunset Lights Shawl, Sweetly Hat or Luonnotar Socks from a recent issue. Or buy a copy of one of our inexpensive eBooks on socks or hats.

See what we have to offer at knotions.com (that’s knotions with a “k”).

 

Every skein and every kit has a story at Little Skein In the Big Wool. This holiday season, step through the wardrobe with us into the Land of Narnia. We have a new hat and mitt kit, squishy Aran yarn in inspired colorways, Narnia-inspired project bags and more at littleskein.com.

 

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On the Needles:(0:45)

Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks. One pair is out of Patons Kroy, finished..the other pair is for Sam, out of Regia in the Havana colorway. She turned the heel, and started a pair for herself.

 

Jasmin stared her “Frosted” sweater. She’s calling it “Frozen hearts”, because PINK HEARTS. Jasmin mentions the Zing needles, and Knitter's Pride Cables.

 

Gigi rinsed the yarn for the Russell Street Shawl and balled it up, she only needs to need to pick needles. She rinsed the yarn for the Joker and the Thief, #BigBadBergalong, balled it up, it needs needles.

 

Jasmin is knitting on her Tale as old as Time cowl. Gigi finished her Sockhead cowl out of Knitcircus gradient Greatest of Ease 150, merino, nylon, 600 yds.

 

Jasmin pulled Andrew’s cashmere watch cap (pt 2) out of the UFO pile.

Jasmin mentions the Jade Sapphire Duo kit from which she knitted a hat for Andrew. She gives her recipe for watch caps. She is ordering labels from Clothing labels by Sterling.

 

Gigi is working on the Purlbreak shawl, she started the stripes.

Jasmin started a peach hat.

Gigi finished a preemie hat, and started a new one out of Kroy.

 

In Stitches:(17:33)

Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, the Quynn hat, and wool socks. Also, the Lorelei cowl ,  

Jasmin: Greyhaven hat, bulky green cowl, Genevieve: Olivia hat, little oak cardigan, coronation cardigan. Rex: Quynn hat, Mouse a cookie sweater. Andrew is wearing his watch cap.

 

Events:(26:49)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018

 

Contest:(27:41)

#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality and delightfulness. #grinchalong. We will announce winners soonish.

Jasmin mentions AnnTudor stitchmarkers.

Also, #dosomegood.

 

Mother Knows Best:(33:58)

This week we encourage you to make lists.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(41:47)

Gigi was binding off the Sockhead cowl

 

Review:(42:58)

This week we review Cold Weather Crochet by Marly Bird

Jasmin mentions the polygon blanket.

 

Holidays with the Knitmores:(53:36)

Matching PJs! Decorating the tree! ALL THE HOLIDAY SPECIALS!

Jasmin mentioned Hanna Andersson pajamas.

Andrew's hot toddy recipe. Jasmin mentions Coquitos and Punition cookies.

 

Straw Into Gold:(58:56)

Jasmin spins on the Device of Questionable Origin at the end of the day to unwind. Abby batt, superwash targhee from “a star is shorn”, black forest cupcakes. (Article about spinning for socks via interweave by Debbie Held

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This week's episode is sponsored by:

 
 

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Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place. Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor. Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying.

 

Remember those holiday advent calendars that revealed a piece of chocolate each day? Imagine that but with yarn and notions instead! Jimmy Beans Wool presents their 2017 Craftvent Calendar: a 24-day mystery knit-along counting down to the holidays! Beginning December 1st, you’ll open each compartment of the calendar to reveal scrumptious yarns, notions, and pattern clues to knit your way to a stunning shawl by Christmas Eve. To order your Craftvent Calendar now, visit jimmybeanswool.com/craftvent!

 

Knotions - a free knitting and crochet magazine with patterns, tutorials and reviews. Check out our new issues each month! 

Add a new skill - like German Short Rows, Cables without a Cable Needle or the Magic Knot. Make one of our free patterns such as the Sunset Lights Shawl, Sweetly Hat or Luonnotar Socks from a recent issue. Or buy a copy of one of our inexpensive eBooks on socks or hats.

See what we have to offer at knotions.com (that’s knotions with a “k”).

 

 We know that there are lots of you out there who have begun to spin and Lisa Souza Dyeworks at www.lisaknit.com has just what you are looking for. Beautiful hand dyed combed top is available in several different wool types as well as phenomenal silk blends. Lisa Souza is also producing fabulously soft blended batts with such combinations as merino, cashmere and Tencel. Dreamy! 

 

  In the Placerville area for a visit? Give Lisa a call and come by for a visit!

 

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On the Needles:(0:37)

Jasmin stared her “Frosted” sweater. She’s calling it “Frozen hearts”, because PINK HEARTS.

She also mentions Plum Deluxe Tea. Jasmin mentions the Lina hat.

 

Gigi is knitting 2 pairs of Vanilla is the New Black socks. One pair is out of Patons Kroy, the other pair is for Sam, out of Regia in the Havana color way. Turned the heel

 

Jasmin is knitting on her Tale as old as Time cowl. Gigi is working on her Sockhead cowl out of Knitcircus gradient Greatest of Ease 150, merino, nylon, 600 yds.

 

Gigi rinsed the yarn for the Russell Street Shawl and balled it up, she only needs to need to pick needles.

She rinsed the yarn for the Joker and the Thief, #BigBadBergalong, balled it up, it needs needles.

She is working on the Purlbreak shawl, she started the stripes.

Preemie hat in Barley pattern out of leftover sock yarn finished, new hat out of Kroy started.

 

In Stitches:(10:19)

Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, the Quynn hat, and wool socks. Also, the Lorelei cowl , the Knitmoregirls cowl  and the Sothia shawl.

Jasmin and Gigi talk about making some designs by Sivia Harding, particularly Harmonia's Rings.

Jasmin: resistance hat, bulky green cowl, 3 color cashmere cowl, breezy cardigan. Genevieve: Olivia hat, little oak cardigan. Rex: and Quynn hat, Mouse a cookie sweater.

 

 

Jasmin mentions the Prairie Girls podcast

 

Events:(28:09)

 

Contest:(28:50)

#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality and delightfulness.

#grinchalong

Jasmin mentions AnnTudor stitchmarkers

 

Mother Knows Best:(31:09)

This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about? about hats to sleep in.

We mention the Quynn hat, the Knit Girllls podcast, Alison Hyde's Wrapped in Comfort.

 

Jasmin mentions the Jade Sapphire Duo kit from which she knitted a hat for Andrew.

And she suggests Bison Merino blend for luxury touches.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(41:04)

Gigi was kitchenering the toe of the Vanilla is the New Black sock and dropped a stitch.  It ran.  

 

Review:(42:58)

This week we review Slow Knitting, by Hannah Thiessen

Jasmin mentions the Einstein coat, Llama llama gram and grandpa. and Shari from Morro Fleece works

 

Holidays with the Knitmores:(55:50)

Decorations  and cookies. The Kids have been reading BB8 on the Run!

 

Straw Into Gold:(1:01:22)

Jasmin spins at the end of the day to unwind.

 

And Sew On:(1:03:19)

Gigi sewed both shoulder seams. Set in both sleeves. Hemmed the cuffs, sewed in bias tape

measured Genevieve's wrists for elastic, and sewed in the elastic.

 

 

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