Knitmoregirls's Podcast
A Mother-Daughter Knitting Podcast.

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No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com

 
 

Once a year, Black Trillium Fibres offers you the chance to get 25% off your entire purchase. So if you’re looking for gifts for all your crafty pals, or you need a sweater’s worth of gradients, now’s the time! November 24th through 28th, use the discount code ‘BFCM17’ to get that special something for a bit less.

 
 

Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place. Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor. Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying.

 

Remember those holiday advent calendars that revealed a piece of chocolate each day? Imagine that but with yarn and notions instead! Jimmy Beans Wool presents their 2017 Craftvent Calendar: a 24-day mystery knit-along counting down to the holidays! Beginning December 1st, you’ll open each compartment of the calendar to reveal scrumptious yarns, notions, and pattern clues to knit your way to a stunning shawl by Christmas Eve. To order your Craftvent Calendar now, visit jimmybeanswool.com/craftvent!

 

Knotions - a free knitting and crochet magazine with patterns, tutorials and reviews. Check out our new issues each month! 

Add a new skill - like German Short Rows, Cables without a Cable Needle or the Magic Knot. Make one of our free patterns such as the Sunset Lights Shawl, Sweetly Hat or Luonnotar Socks from a recent issue. Or buy a copy of one of our inexpensive eBooks on socks or hats.

See what we have to offer at knotions.com (that’s knotions with a “k”).

 

 

At Little Skein, we start our holidaying on the day after Thanksgiving (and never before). Join us for our biggest shop update of the year. ALL of our most popular kits will be back in stock, together with a brand new kit for the holidays inspired by the Chronicles of Narnia. Join us beginning Friday at littleskein.com.

 

 

On the Needles:(0:31)

ONE MINUTE UPDATE: SAM PASSED THE BAR!

 

The If You give a Mouse a Cookie sweater for Rex, the body is done, Jasmin has started the sleeves.

 

We mention If You Give a Mouse a Christmas Cookie and If You Take a Mouse To The Movies .

 

Gigi is knitting 2 pairs of Vanilla is the New Black socks. One pair is out of Patons Kroy, the other pair is for Sam, out of Regia in the Havana color way.

 

Jasmin is knitting on her Tale as old as Time cowl.

 

The knitting group is working on a Welcome blanket for refugees. International Rescue Committee  out of Berrocco Comfort worsted from Jimmy Beans.  

 

Gigi is knitting charity hats in the  Barley pattern, and baby Barleys for the NICU.

Jasmin is planning to set up the Head to Toe Project over Thanksgiving.

 

In Stitches:(8:25)

Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, and wool socks. Also, the Lorelei cowl,

Gran's hug and the Fancy Zebra cowl,

Jasmin: hamilknit hat, resistance hat, mondo cable cardi Genevieve: Olivia hat. Rex: Welcome to the Flock cardigan, Baa-ble hat.

Jasmin mentions the  Goodreader app.

 

BEHIND THE WOOL PROMO!

 

Events:(12:19)

Grinch-along, December 1st to 25th 2017

Do Some Good contest. November 23rd to January 6th

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018

 

Contest:(14:44)

#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality and delightfulness.

New Prize: Lolo Body Bars, Red Clover, Deep forest WINNER: KnitToBeNice

We have a new contest:The  "I Blame the Knitmores " contest .The Prize is a mug from Pawley Studios and tea from Plum Deluxe.

Contest responses need to be posted in the I Blame the Knitmore's thread. It will continue until November 23rd.

 

Mother Knows Best:(17:26)

This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about? thread, about what to do with leftover sock yarn, such as preemie hats for the head to toe project. Jasmin mentions her favorite author of Siren and Zombie literature, Mira Grant/ Seanan McGuire

Gigi asks about I Zombie .

 

When Knitting Attacks:(25:49)

Gigi was bored with her knitting, and wanted to cast on something cheerful, like the Spice market or some other colorful shawl. But the yarn is not rinsed yet.  

Lack of Internet got in the way of knitting the sockhead cowl.

 

Review:(46:14)

This week we review: Tudor Roses, reprint, by Alice Starmore

Jasmin mentions the Original Tudor Roses

 

Short Rows:

 

Genevieve talks about weaving on the Cricket loom, and sewing with her Gramzie.

 

 

 
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This week's episode is sponsored by:

 

Black Trillium Fibres wants to add that extra little bit of fun to your holidays this year, so we’ve put together a special Happy Holidays kit for knitters! With an exclusive yarn color, a brand new pattern from Kirsten Kapur, an adorable accessory from JaMpdx and a splendid project bag from ErinLane, we’ve got you covered. These kits are extremely limited, and begin shipping soon. Cheers!

 
Today's show is brought to you by HelloFresh. Visit hellofresh.com and use promo code “knitmore30” to save $30 off your first week of deliveries.
 
 
Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place. Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor. Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying.


 
 
 
No creative person wants to waste their most precious resource - their time - on an unsuccessful project. Infinite Twist takes the guess work out of yarn and color selection by providing what-you-see-is-what-you-get knitting kits featuring visually striking hand-dyed colors. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced knitter, our kits make your life easier and save you money. Say goodbye to hunting for the right sized needle only to find it's occupied by another project, or having to buy an entire skein to get a tiny amount of a necessary accent color. We even offer free shipping worldwide on all orders above $30! Visit us today at infinitetwist.com
 
 
Love gradients? Everyone at Knitcircus loves them so much we keep creating new colors! Choose long-striping gradients for shawls and Gradient Matching Socks Sets for perfectly paired socks. The luxury hand-dyes come in sizes from 50g to 300g, so you’ll always have just the right amount for your project. Every cake is made with one continuous yarn; no knots or ends to weave in; just cast on and go. All Knitcircus yarns are dyed with love in Wisconsin by women who love to knit.
 
 
Knotions - a free knitting and crochet magazine with patterns, tutorials and reviews. Check out our new issues each month! 
Add a new skill - like German Short Rows, Cables without a Cable Needle or the Magic Knot. Make one of our free patterns such as the Sunset Lights Shawl, Sweetly Hat or Luonnotar Socks from a recent issue. Or buy a copy of one of our inexpensive eBooks on socks or hats.
See what we have to offer at knotions.com (that’s knotions with a “k”).
 

 

On the Needles:(0:41)

Jasmin has swatched for her Frozen Hearts sweater (modified Frost sweater by Lisa Ross).

She was listening to the "Behind the Wool" podcast. She has found an additional use for her giant ball of Aunt Lydia's crochet cotton.

She mentions the Landon sweater she knitted for Rex out of Boy's Knits by Katya Frankel, and the If You give a Mouse a Cookie sweater for Rex. The back is done, the front is at the neck.

 

Gigi is knitting 4 pairs of Vanilla is the New Black socks. One pair is out of Patons Kroy, the second sock getting close to the toe, one is Regia, and the third is Berry Colorful Yarnings, done . She also had cast on another pair of socks and tried the cuff on Sam. It fits, and will become another pair of Vanilla is the New Black socks.out of Regia in the Havana colorway. Jasmin mentions a Ninja Turtle hat.

 

Gigi is knitting charity hats in the  Barley pattern, and baby Barleys for the NICU.

Jasmin is planning to set up the Head to Toe Project over Thanksgiving. She mentions the Red Hat Project. Little Hats, Big Hearts

 

Jasmin has finished and blocked the Baa-ble hat #1, and Baa-ble hat #2 is waiting on an earflap pattern. Genevieve wants short ribbing and earflaps. Jasmin is working on the Tale as old as Time cowl.

 

In Stitches:(17:53)

Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, the Citron with the beaded bind off, and wool socks. Also, the Lorelei cowl.

Jasmin: hamilknit hat, Genevieve: Olivia hat. Rex: Lionheart hoodie, Jasmin mentions the Welcome to the Flock cardigan.

 

She Can Make promo!

 

Events:(20:17)

Grinch-along, December 1st to 25th 2017

Jasmin mentions Ann Tudor's amazing Grinches.

Do Some Good contest. November 23rd to January 6th

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018

 

Contest:(25:57)

#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality and delightfulness.

New Prize: Lolo Body Bars, Red Clover, Deep forest

We have a new contest:The  "I Blame the Knitmores " contest .The Prize is a mug from Pawley Studios and tea from Plum Deluxe.

Contest responses need to be posted in the I Blame the Knitmore's thread. It will continue until November 23rd.

 

Mother Knows Best:(34:26)

This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about? thread, on how to get sock mojo.

Jasmin reminisces about Fancy Image Yarn. She mentions Lara Neel's sock book, clear Converse sneakers, and clear rainboots from Skacel

 

Jasmin likes White Birch yarn. Also #OperationSockDrawer on instagram. How do you jump start your sock mojo?

 

Review:(46:14)

This week we review:

Seed Stitch beyond knit 1, purl 1

By Rosemary Drysdale

 

And Sew On:(55:28)

Jasmin hand sews velcro on shoes.

She used a Thimble it

Gigi is enjoying her sewing space.  

She started on side seams for this years Grinch- Along bags

 

Gigi made plans for weekly sewing sessions with Genevieve.

 

We worked on stay stitching together. Looking at Burda instructions, this pattern does not have a lay out schematic, sewed pleats into front of dress, sewed center back seam, prepped for zipper.

 

 



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This week's episode is sponsored by:

 

 
 
 
 

No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com

 
 

Want to hear about Black Trillium Fibres’ collaboration with JamPDX, ErinLane Bags & Kirsten Kapur? Our holiday kit is coming soon! Need more information about the Frosted Sweater, Pretentious by Karen Whooley or our Black Friday/Cyber Monday specials? It’s all in our newsletter!

 
No creative person wants to waste their most precious resource - their time - on an unsuccessful project. Infinite Twist takes the guess work out of yarn and color selection by providing what-you-see-is-what-you-get knitting kits featuring visually striking hand-dyed colors. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced knitter, our kits make your life easier and save you money. Say goodbye to hunting for the right sized needle only to find it's occupied by another project, or having to buy an entire skein to get a tiny amount of a necessary accent color. We even offer free shipping worldwide on all orders above $30! Visit us today at infinitetwist.com

 

 
 
Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place. Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor. Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying.
 

Remember those holiday advent calendars that revealed a piece of chocolate each day? Imagine that but with yarn and notions instead! Jimmy Beans Wool presents their 2017 Craftvent Calendar: a 24-day mystery knit-along counting down to the holidays! Beginning December 1st, you’ll open each compartment of the calendar to reveal scrumptious yarns, notions, and pattern clues to knit your way to a stunning shawl by Christmas Eve. To order your Craftvent Calendar now, visit jimmybeanswool.com/craftvent!

 
Little Skein has a brand new kit in the shop beginning on Saturday. The “Salutations” shawl kit is our tribute to the sweet and moving story of Charlotte's Web, where a humble, terrific and radiant pig makes a true friend in Charlotte, grows up, and learns how to say goodbye. We have a new gradient yarn, a gorgeous pattern from Melanie Berg, sentimental project bags and more at littleskein.com.

 

 

On the Needles:(0:34)

Gigi is knitting charity hats in the  Barley pattern, and baby Barleys for the NICU.

 

Jasmin has gotten her yarn for her Frozen Hearts sweater (modified Frost sweater by Lisa Ross) and is finally ready to swatch. She mentions the Sweetheart sweater.

 

Gigi is knitting 4 pairs of Vanilla is the New Black socks, one out of Patons Kroy, one is Regia, and the third is Berry Colorful Yarnings . She also had cast on another pair of socks and tried the cuff on Sam. It fits, and will become another pair of Vanilla is the new black socks out of Regia in the Havana colorway.

 

Jasmin has finished the Baa-ble hat #1, and cast on Baa-ble hat #2. Genevieve wants short ribbing and earflaps. Jasmin is working on the Tale as old as Time cowl.

 

In Stitches:(10:15)

Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, a Hitchhiker and wool socks. Also, the Lorelei cowl.

Jasmin: mentions Lise from the Knitting Rose, and we got Footprints for each of us. Frosted hat, resistance hat, hamilknit hat,Rainbow dots cowl. She mentions the Sockhead cowl. Genevieve: Olivia hat, Elsa gloves, Elsa sweater. Rex: Lionheart hoodie, Jasmin mentions the SPAKAL

 

Events:(19:47)

Grinch-along, December 1st to 25th 2017

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018

 

Yarnstories podcast promo!

 

Contest:(24:04)

#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality and delightfulness.

New Prize: Black Trillium Lilt “Chennai” WINNER:

We have a new contest:The  "I Blame the Knitmores " Contest .The Prize is a mug from Pawley Studios and tea from Plum Deluxe.

Contest responses need to be posted in the I Blame the Knitmore's thread. It will continue until November 23rd.

 

Mother Knows Best:(30:10)

This week we talk about something Gigi used to tell Jasmin when she was a teenager, "Clean up and you’ll find what you’re missing", + bonus, cleaned up area. (Sexist sewing machine manual)

Jasmin mentions Crystal nail files.

  • Full in full out
  • Modeling for others in your house

 

When Knitting Attacks:(40:33)

Gigi was working on Sam's socks during knitting group, decided to make the legs an inch longer. She totally forgot that the heel starts 2 inches sooner on these than with afterthought heels. Now they look like knee highs. She finished the heel turn, and now she is 5 stitches short.

 

Review:(30:22)

This week we review:

How To Knit, by Leslie Ann Bestor

Jasmin mentions the new Susan B. Anderson Book (Kids Knitting Workshop), Gigi also likes the Knitters companion.

 

Straw into Gold:(48:42)
SPINNING! Inspired by Spinzilla, Jasmin is spinning her Family Hiro sweaters. She spun for 2 hours/1 oz/29grams. At this rate, they’ll be done eventually. Spun on the Infinite Twist Acadia and the QO Device.

 

And Sew On:(51:34)

Gigi dusted and vacuumed her sewing space.  She found some things that had gone missing.

She hung the water reservoir for the Gravity feed iron on a cannibalized hook from a belt hanger.

Sewed all the horizontal seams for this years grinch along bags

We cut the paper pattern for Genevieve's corduroy dress.

 

Gigi talks about grain line, and there was a straightening edges mishap. We have a solution, did some cutting, and made plans for weekly sessions.

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This week's episode is sponsored by:

 
 
 
No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com

 

 
 
Black Trillium Fibres is at Vogue Knitting Live November 3rd through 5th in booth 227. We’ll be showing off great new projects from Kirsten Kapur and Karen Whooley, as well as the fabulous Frosted sweater by Lisa Ross, and of course we’ll have gradients and other hand-dyed goodies. Come check out our show-exclusive color, Winchester, and don’t forget to mention the Knitmore Girls Podcast for a special discount!

 

 
No creative person wants to waste their most precious resource - their time - on an unsuccessful project. Infinite Twist takes the guess work out of yarn and color selection by providing what-you-see-is-what-you-get knitting kits featuring visually striking hand-dyed colors. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced knitter, our kits make your life easier and save you money. Say goodbye to hunting for the right sized needle only to find it's occupied by another project, or having to buy an entire skein to get a tiny amount of a necessary accent color. We even offer free shipping worldwide on all orders above $30! Visit us today at infinitetwist.com

 

 
 
Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place. Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor. Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying.
 
Remember those holiday advent calendars that revealed a piece of chocolate each day? Imagine that but with yarn and notions instead! Jimmy Beans Wool presents their 2017 Craftvent Calendar: a 24-day mystery knit-along counting down to the holidays! Beginning December 1st, you’ll open each compartment of the calendar to reveal scrumptious yarns, notions, and pattern clues to knit your way to a stunning shawl by Christmas Eve. To order your Craftvent Calendar now, visit jimmybeanswool.com/craftvent!
 
Knotions - a free knitting and crochet magazine with patterns, tutorials and reviews. Check out our new issues each month!
Add a new skill - like German Short Rows, Cables without a Cable Needle or the Magic Knot. Make one of our free patterns such as the Sunset Lights Shawl, Sweetly Hat or Luonnotar Socks from a recent issue. Or buy a copy of one of our inexpensive eBooks on socks or hats.
See what we have to offer at knotions.com (that’s knotions with a “k”).

 

 

On the Needles:(0:36)

Gigi is knitting charity hats in the  Barley pattern, and one baby Barleys for the NICU

Jasmin finished test knitting the Frosted Top for Lisa Ross out of Lisa Souza Supersport. (Enjoy this pattern for FREE with code FROZEN through November 3, 2017! To get the matching sweater for 40% OFF, click here and use code FROZEN (in a separate transaction))

 

Also, Genevieve needs to draw a ponytail hat for her mom to knit.

 

Gigi is knitting 3 pairs of Vanilla is the New Black socks, one out of Patons Kroy, one is Regia, and the third is Berry Colorful Yarnings . I also had cast on another pair of socks. I have to try the cuff on Sam. If it fits, it will become another pair of Vanilla is the new black socks.

 

Jasmin is almost finished with the Baa-ble hat #1.

Gigi finished weaving in ends of the  Pops out of Tess yarn for the Pop blanket.

 

Jasmin is working on the Tale as old as Time cowl, and she really likes the new quilt clips

Gigi blocked the Mishke last week. It is warm and cuddly.

 

We need to figure out what to do about the beautiful buttons that snag the knitting on the Girl's Victorian coat.

Jasmin also has a Vanilla is the New Black sock on the needles.

Jasmin is planning a Frosted sweater for herself. With hearts.

We are planning for next year and also thinking about an engagement survey.

 

Events:(11:37)

Grinch-along, December 1st to 25th 2017

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018

 

Contest:(13:47)

#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality and delightfulness.

New Prize: Black Trillium Lilt “Chennai”

We have a new contest:The  "I Blame the Knitmores " Contest .The Prize is a mug from Pawley Studios and tea from Plum Deluxe.

Contest responses need to be posted in the I Blame the Knitmore's thread. It will continue until November 23rd.

 

Mother Knows Best:(18:26)

This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?” thread, about blocking order of operations. Jasmin references Amy Herzog

 

When Knitting Attacks:(22:46)

Gigi could not find her 4th dpn. Also, she missed a decrease row on the crown of a hat.

 

Review:(30:22)

This week we review

Point/Counterpoint Vol 3, by Mary Hull (Kino Knits) and Clare Devine.

 

Gigi thinks that Socks on a Plane would coordinate well with the mitts.

 

Straw into Gold:(37:25)
SPINNING! Inspired by Spinzilla, Jasmin is spinning her Family Hiro sweaters. 2 hours/1 oz/29grams. At this rate, they’ll be done eventually. Spun on the Infinite Twist Acadia and the QO Device.

 

And Sew On:(44:43)

Gigi organized her sewing space.  She read a great article in this month’s Threads magazine on

5 ways to get a custom fitting pattern

 

Pinned interfacing to lining

 

 

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