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On the Needles:(0:33)
One minute health update
Gigi is working on the body of the Sidewalk sweater. Hem is done and bound off! And the neckline is half picked up.
Jasmin will link to the Knit Girllls episode where the girls talk about Stash Dash. (TBD, not up yet)
Gigi is working on another Bias Cowl out of yarn by the Neighborhood Fiber Company. It is perfect for watching tv, and nap time. She got a lot done during knitting group. And there isn't a lot a lot of yarn left.
Jasmin has finished the sleeves on the Hearthstone pullover by Ysolda Teague in Twisted Owl “Eye Searing Pink”.
Gigi is working on the instant coffee socks by C.C. Almon, has finished the foot of the second sock. She is almost done with the second heel.
Genevieve and Jasmin have been discussing the Te Fiti sweater.
Gigi has finished knitting a preemie beanie, and is working on another preemie hat.
Conquering Mt. Knitmore. Gigi is washing sweaters for storage. She has 15 sweaters done, and 3 more to go. When she is done washing, she wants to take a Gleener to them.
She also wants to block her stash of finished shawls. She also pulled out her Where is the Opaque?
by Sally Melville, who wrote The Knit Stitch.
Stash Dash started May 26. This is hosted by the Knit Girllls
Spinning at the Retzlaff Winery: Saturday, June 3rd. Dr Gemma will NOT be joining us, due to illness in her family.
Tour De Fleece :7/1 through 7/23/2017.
Monterey Wool Auction: Probably not.
Mother Knows Best:(26:55)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?" thread about backing buttons.
When Knitting Attacks:(32:43)
Gigi finished knitting the Instant Coffee sock, cut the yarn, got ready to Kitchener and dropped a stitch that ran.
Genevieve likes the Rogers and Hammerstein Cinderella
This week we review New Heights in Lace Knitting, by Andrea Jurgrau
Tour de Fleece Training:(49:43)
Gigi has a Loop batt that she wants to use. Jasmin suggests spinning it as a single. She suggests reading the article in Ply magazine. Also, Jasmin has been spinning on the Device to practice. Join Team Sasquatch.
And Sew On:(54:03)
Gigi is planning to sew preemie shirts. She downloaded patterns from twentyfiveandfour.com (patterns range from 1lb to about 7.5 lbs in seven different sizes), printed them out and made plastic templates.
Copied patterns on them, and cut them with the all purpose scissors. She can't cut around them with rotary cutters, curves are too tight. She is thinking of getting some interfacing to use as a re-useable pattern . Sturdy, and somewhat sheer. And she can pin into it.
Direct download: Dessert_First_-_Episode_431_-_The_Knitmore_Girls.mp3
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