Mon, 23 July 2012
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On The Needles:(0:33)
Jasmin is planning a sweater for Genevieve out of Cascade 220 superwash to go with her Carter's onesies. She is thinking of maybe knitting an Alana Dakos design (this one). Gigi is also planning to knit a sweater out of Cascade 220 for Genevieve out of 60 Quick Baby Knits. We mentioned the
Jasmin put another row on her Houdini sock, and Gigi is working on a sock for Genevieve out of Regia.
Jasmin mentioned the baby Arwen sweater for the Ravellenic games. We mention a trip to Hicklebee's bookstore for the Mac Barnett signing. We attended a Cascade Yarns tasting; some Cascade Heritage Silk, and Jewel Handpaint yarn. Cascade Magnum is mentioned, and The Great American Kid's Afghan.. We are working with Addi Click needles so we can review them.
September 3rd, we are planning to attend the Monterey Wool Auction, at the Monterey County Fairground
Mother Knows Best:(18:29)
We talk about color memory.
This week we purloined the "Geek Squee" segment from the Knit 1, Geek 2 podcast . We talk about The Walking Dead TV series. Jasmin mentions The Walking Dead graphic novels. We also mention World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War.
This week we reviewed
Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen.
Woolbur by Leslie Helakoski, illustrated by Lee Harper
The Truly Terribly Horrible Sweater...That Grandma Knit, by Debbie Macomber and Mary Lou Carney, illustrated by Vincent Nguyen
And Sew On:(45:30)
Straw Into Gold:(49:39)
Jasmin completed her Tour de Fleece goal of finishing spinning the singles for her SPAKAL sweater, and also finished the singles out of the BFL from FreckleFace Fiber and Abstract Fiber. She is using Enchanted, Midnight Moon and Maleficent. She is also plying for her Goodale sweater.
Gigi also not only managed her Tour de Fleece goal, but also made huge progress on her SPAKAL sweater.