Sat, 6 April 2019
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On the Needles:(0:32)
Jasmin has finished her “History Has its Eyes on You” socks from White Birch Fiber Arts
The yarn is in the mail!
Jasmin has made some progress on her Viajante at Captain Marvel again on Sunday.
Jasmin has made some progress on the Autumn Vines Beret by Alana Dakos, for knit aid in
Cephalopod yarns “codex”.
She is doing this in Knitcompanion
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing.
- May 18 (tentatively) Spinning at the Winery
- Stash dash end of May till sometime in August
-Tour de Fleece July 6-28
- Jasmin: wool socks, looped loop cowl, hamilknit hat
- Genevieve: Gryffindor scarf and hat,
- Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,
Mother Knows Best:(18:56)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?' thread about beads and knitting.
When Knitting Attacks: (26:06)
Needed to cast on 350 stitches. Got to 340 and ran out of yarn
Accidentally knitting 150 stitches that needed to be purled
And Sew On:(41:09)
Gigi is working on a size 10 Bias slip dress. It is draped, and the paper pattern is ready. Need to sew
it for a grade over break
Draped a tent dress in class on “the client “. Made the pattern. Want to make it for myself. Not a bias dress,
cut on grain. Having problems with the curve of the hemline. Also, not sure if I want to give it a facing,
or finish it with bias tape. Fabric that wants to be the dress is matronly, dark blue with white blips
Reading a book by The American Duchess: Guide to 18th Century Dress Making
How to Hand Sew Georgian Gowns and Wear them with Style