Thu, 11 May 2017
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On the Needles:(0:38)
Jasmin is working on a Sideways Dude cardigan, and likes it so much, she is planning to knit more.
She also mentions using Plum Deluxe Tea in an unconventional way.
Gigi is working on the body of the Sidewalk sweater. Try-it- on tubing. She did waist decreases and now is doing hip increases . And it is heavy . Jasmin is thinking of making one, steeking it and either Anna Zilborg's buttonhole or Ysolda Teague's buttonhole.
Gigi is working on the instant coffee socks by C.C. Almon,
Gigi just finished a pile of knitting preemie hats that were inspired by 60 Quick Knits for Kids,
and now is knitting beanies.
Gigi has set up a routine. She set up a station for dealing with her woolens, she has set up an assembly line system. She pulled all her woolens out of her closet, to wash before storing them. Storming Mt. Knitmore! Jasmin offered to lend her the OXO sweater dryers. She is using Soak
Stash Dash starts May 26. This is hosted by the Knit Girllls
Spinning at the Retzlaff Winery: Saturday, June 3rd. Dr Gemma is planning to come!
Tour De Fleece :7/1 through 7/23/2017
Monterey Wool Auction: Still TBD
Tour de Fleece training will start in Episode 430
Mother Knows Best:(30:59)
This week we are answering a question from the "what do you want to hear about?" thread, about knitting items for sale from purchased patterns.
When Knitting Attacks:(36:33)
Gauge matters in crochet, too!
When she is done, she will start the Flirty Berberis for Genevieve.
This week we review I dream of Yarn, by Franklin Habit
And Sew on:(50:50)
Gigi pulled out the bin with hats from Fleece Hat Friends that she had started ages ago.
Got a bag of new fiberfill and is working on eyeballs. Machine basting does not give good results. She switched to doing a running stitch by hand.