Knitmoregirls's Podcast
A Mother-Daughter Knitting Podcast.

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Knitmore listeners, we’re so excited to have not one, but two brand-new dyeing techniques to share with you this year at Stitches West!  So come see Black Trillium Fibres in our new location, booth 1033/1035, where we’ll have our usual gradients and regular skeins, plus our Stitches West 2018 exclusive color as well as a limited quantity of our latest experimental styles: My Little Rainbows, and Cloud Layers.  We can’t wait to see you there!
 
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On the Needles:(0:33)

 

Jasmin made some progress on the body of her Frozen Hearts sweater at the Black Panther Movie.

Gigi cast on an American Heart Association hat out of Malabrigo, color 033 cereza.  Body is done,

crown decreases remain.

Gigi is working on her ravellenics project, the Ribbi Cardi out of Cascade Venezia. Back is done up to the

armholes. Cast on fronts 2 at a time

Jasmin knit a tiny bit on Rex’s BB-8 Sock Arms sweater.

We mention Melanie of the Savvy Girls Podcast.

 

In Stitches:(17:10)

Gigi has been wearing the Quynn hat for sleeping, wool socks and the Knitmore Cowl

Jasmin: Frosted Top, Looped Loop cowl

Genevieve: Sweet Impeachment hat, Elsa Sweater,

Jasmin mentions 50 Garterstitch Hats as one source for fox hats.



Jasmin mentions the HelloFresh Penne and peas dish.

 

Events: (27:56)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018. Meet and greet Saturday 11:30-1:30 in the Erin Lane booth.

Ravellenics are ongoing, February 9th -25th. Join Team Sasquatch!

Also, we have Stitches West tips! And the Expenses Tracker.

 

Mother Knows Best:(30:39)

This week we discuss how to politely decline knitting for someone after being pressed on it.

Jasmin mentions Positive Discipline

Jasmin mentions Dan and Lizzy from the Emily Post Podcast.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(40:47)

American Heart Association baby hat is huge. Started crown decreases. Missing stitches.

 

And Sew On:(44:49)

Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.

The book they are using is Patternmaking for Fashion Design

Working on more Princess line styles. I asked about ease. Teacher said there is some ease built in.

A few millimeters.  

Also, drafting is a beast using imperial rulers.  Metric revolution! Love the stories about the back table with the

fabrics and supplies waiting to be adopted.  

 

Link to the IKEA hack of capes

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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
 
 
 
 
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.
 

 

Knitmore listeners, we’re so excited to have not one, but two brand-new dyeing techniques to share with you this year at Stitches West!  So come see Black Trillium Fibres in our new location, booth 1033/1035, where we’ll have our usual gradients and regular skeins, plus our Stitches West 2018 exclusive color as well as a limited quantity of our latest experimental styles: My Little Rainbows, and Cloud Layers.  We can’t wait to see you there!
 
Join Little Skein at Stitches West, where we are debuting a brand new collection inspired by one of my very favorite books, To Kill a Mockingbird. Helen Stewart has created a beautiful new shawl for us, Must Stash Yarns has created a new self-striping cowl colorway, and we’ll have plenty of project bags in our exclusive Knot Hole Tree watercolor print. See us at the show, or preorder your kit online, all during Stitches West weekend.
 

 

On the Needles:(0:33)

Jasmin is casting on a hat for Knit Aid. If you reach your Ravellenic goal early, take a victory lap,

and knit a refugee hat.

 

Also, there has been an extension on the call for more refugee hats (and other listed items)

from Knit Aid.

 

Jasmin is just past the armholes on her Frozen Hearts sweater

 

Gigi cast on an American Heart Association hat out of Malabrigo, color 033 cereza.  She knitted ears

onto an animal hat.

Gigi is working on her ravellenics project, the Ribbi Cardi out of cascade Venezia.

Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and has finished the dark brown, the fifteenth color,

finished the colored border and had started the body of the shawl.

 

Jasmin mentions the Rittenhouse kickstarter, and talks about the purse. (Go listen to BostonJen’s

episode 131 for a counterpoint. If you want to see it, the Knit Girllls did a review on their video cast)

 

In Stitches:(16:50)

Gigi has been wearing the Quynn hat for sleeping, wool socks and the Knitmore Cowl

Jasmin: Frosted Top, Resistance hat.

Genevieve: Sweet Impeachment hat, Elsa Sweater, Olivia Hat,

 

Promo for Nomad Yarners Podcast

 

Events: (25:00)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018. Meet and greet Saturday 11:30-1:30 in the Erin Lane booth.

Ravellenics are ongoing, February 9th -25th. Join Team Sasquatch!

Also, we have Stitches West tips!

 

And the Expenses Tracker, which we forgot to mention

 

Mother Knows Best:(28:35)

This week we discuss another etiquette question: How to react to compliments. Feel free to compliment me.  Mallory and Zede Donahue. Sewing out loud.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(33:55)

Gigi needs to read pattern instructions for the Russell Street Shawl.

 

Review:(36:24)

This week we review

Vogue Knitting, The Ultimate Knitting Book

Jasmin mentions Debbie Bliss, How to Knit, and Susan B. Anderson's

Kids Knitting Workshop, and Kids Knitting by Melanie Fallick

 

Straw into Gold:(45:49)

Incredibles project

 

And Sew On:(48:12)

 

Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.

The book they are using is Patternmaking for Fashion Design , Gigi discusses the Slash and spread method.

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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

 
 
 
 

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.

 

Knitmore listeners, we’re so excited to have not one, but two brand-new dyeing techniques to share with you this year at Stitches West!  So come see Black Trillium Fibres in our new location, booth 1033/1035, where we’ll have our usual gradients and regular skeins, plus our Stitches West 2018 exclusive color as well as a limited quantity of our latest experimental styles: My Little Rainbows, and Cloud Layers.  We can’t wait to see you there!

 

 



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On the Needles:(0:37)

Jasmin is finished an "All you need is hat" out of Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Sock for

the American Heart Association.  Also, there has been a call for more refugee hats (and other listed items)

from Knit Aid. Gigi is still knitting an animal hat.

 

Jasmin started the little sock arms sweater for Rex.

 

Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks, to do her toe decreases. They mention the Katarina

and Landon.

 

Jasmin is SO CLOSE to the armholes on her Frozen Hearts sweater.

 

Jasmin mentions the Rittenhouse kickstarter, and talks about the purse.

 

Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and has finished the dark brown, the fifteenth color,

and she is working on the Purlbreak shawl, at Jasmin’s house. She is at a pausing, measuring and planning

point

 

In Stitches:(16:50)

Gigi has been wearing the Quynn hat for sleeping, wool socks and the Knitmore Cowl

Jasmin: Looped Loop cowl, Frosted Top, Resistance hat.

Genevieve: Sweet Impeachment hat, Elsa Sweater, Olivia Hat,

Rex: Quynn hat

 

Events: (18:44)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018. Meet and greet Saturday 11:30-1:30 in the Erin Lane booth.

Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th. Join Team Sasquatch!

Also, we have Stitches West tips!

 

And the Expenses Tracker, which we forgot to mention

 

Mother Knows Best:(20:43)

This week we discuss another etiquette question: How much help does one expect from a designer?

 

When Knitting Attacks:(32:17)

Jasmin's needle broke mid row on her Frozen Heart Sweater. She replaced the broken Needle with an

Addi Turbo.

She mentions the AnneTarsia Craftsy class.

 

Review:(37:58)

This week we review Wool and Wine, by John Martin.

 

Ravellenics Training:(46:47)

 

Week 6: Work out your knitting support system. Join Team Sasquatch

 

Straw into Gold:(48:19)

Incredibles project, Fiber for troll card.

 

And Sew On:(52:55)

Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.

The book the y are using is Patternmaking for Fashion Design Slash and spread method. French darts

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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

 
 
 

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. 

 

 
 

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On the Needles:(0:34)

Jasmin mentions Lux Adorna.

 

Gigi She also knitted ears onto some animal hat. Jasmin is knitting an "All you need is hat" out of

Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Sock for the American Heart Association.

 

Jasmin swatched for the little sock arms sweater for Rex.

Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks.

 

Jasmin put a few stitches on her Frozen Hearts sweater. Must Stash Yarns does "Mustmatch" skeins.

 

Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and has finished the dark grey, the twelfth color, and

she is working on the Purlbreak shawl, at Jasmin’s house.

 

In Stitches:(16:48)

Gigi has been wearing the Quynn hat for sleeping, wool socks and the Knitmore Cowl

Genevieve: Sweet Impeachment hat, Elsa Sweater, Olivia Hat, and the Hamilknit hat.

Andrew is wearing his new watch cap (now with fancy label!)

 

PROMO! Emily's new podcast : Tightly Spun.

 

Events: (20:37)

Stitches West February 22-25, 2018. Meet and greet Saturday 11:30-1:30 in the Erin Lane booth.

Also, Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th. Join Team Sasquatch!

 

Mother Knows Best:(23:12)

This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?' thread about another

etiquette question: Kids at knit group/knit night. Jasmin enjoys a Virtual Knit Group/ Google Hangout.

 

Review:(34:08)

This week we review Hoop Dreams, Modern Hand Embroidery,  by Cristin Morgan

She mentions Franklin Habit's embroidery class (class calendar here)

Jasmin mentions Mo Willems.

 

Ravellenics Training:(51:25)

Week 5: Read directions, highlight size/mark up in Goodreader, make sure you’re on the team roster,

Join Team Sasquatch

 

Straw into Gold:(53:03)

Finished spinning the “Black Forest cupcakes” colorway, SW Targhee from A Star is Shorn. Loved the

process. - Flipping fiber tip from Amy King/SpunkyEclectic . Finally getting to try the Akerworks kate.

She started spinning on the Incredibles project again.

 

She loves her Will Taylor kate (Clemes and Clemes makes them now)

 

And Sew On:(59:21)

Jasmin talks about Genevieve’s 100th day shirt.

 

Gigi's class at West Valley College, Flat Pattern Construction

 

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