Fri, 7 June 2019
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On the Needles:(0:33)
We are drooling over ice cream. The Perfect Scoop.
Jasmin is making some progress on her Viajante.
are done so far, have yarn for one more, 48 purple squares.
Jasmin’s Dissent Cardigan is separated for the armholes!
She remains enthusiastic about Knitcompanion
Gigi is working on the Joker and the Thief shawl by Melanie Berg. Yarn from Stitches 2018
Jasmin has separated the sleeves on her #chooseyourownadventureKAL Sprig
in Squashblossom yellow and is zooming down the body.
Gigi suggests buttons by Sheila Ernst
Jasmin is making progress on the front on her Myrna top by Joan Michael-McGowan out of
Gigi is knitting the Long Pure Garter Stitch Mitts, by Cat Bordhi, in Forbidden Fiber Co, Merino Nylon Stellina
in Coal Train
Gigi is back working on the Rocky Coast cardigan.
Jasmin mentions Sally Fox
Gigi is knitting more socks out of Patons Kroy, both need to be kitchenered and afterthought heeled.
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is BACK ON!
- Stash Dash :May 24 till August 24
- May 31 till end of August: Two Ewes Knot along
Not knitting, crochet, spinning or weaving
-Tour de Fleece: July 6-28,
Mother Knows Best:(25:44)
This week we discuss Franklin Habit’s from the Lion Brand blog piece about the things we leave behind.
Jasmin mentions custom label logo design by Julie.
When Knitting Attacks:(41:11)
Gigi is working on Cat Bordhi wristers. Edges are not crisp, but loose and flaring. Frogged.
Will slip 1st stitch. Yarn lost color all over my hands.
The Art of Circular Yokes, by Kerry Bogert
Tour de Fleece Training:(1:02:46)
Week 3: take 25g and spin a sample to test both your fiber, and your wheel.
Join Team Sasquatch if you haven't done so already.
Also, be mindful of your body. Ergonomics. Make sure you are Knitting Comfortably
And Sew On:(1:04:03)
Sewing machine is back. Jasmin really likes Ray’s sewing in SJ.
Aki's Bakery is now closed. No link.
Direct download: Spicy_Rocky_Road_-_Episode_536_-_The_Knitmore_Girls.mp3
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