Thu, 18 October 2018
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On the Needles:(0:32)
Jasmin worked on the heel of her Vanilla is the New Black in “plastic pony” socks (by
Asfaltsflickandesigns on etsy). ‘Tis the season!
#operationsockdrawer, and started the heel of the “Don’t Go in the Shower” self-striping yarn (black
she started a new pair in Sunburst Stripe, another in Mexicala Stripes, and other in Turquoise Stripes.
Dr Gemma’s Cadet Blue socks are done. You can get all of the colors of Paton's Kroy from Craftsy.
Jasmin is STILL beading fringe using Dental Appliance Threaders. About half-done.
Gigi is working on the Purlbreak's edge. Twelve out of 16 garter ridges are done. Needs to weigh the yarn
Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL and put in a second lifeline,
before starting the second short row part of the body. Jasmin set it up in knitCompanion on the iPad
Gigi started seaming the Ribbi Cardi.
- May 1st: #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL started
- Jasmin: handspun ribbi, resistance hat, greyhaven hat (made by BostonJen)
- Genevieve: Olivia hat, hearthstone, elsa gloves
- Gigi : blue hat with waves
Mother Knows Best:(23:02)
This week we talk about voting with your dollars, and how to check that the companies that you shop with
share your values:
- Twitter feed/likes/retweets
- Public Facebook/Instagram feeds.
- Also asking directly.
Make sure you are in contact with your representative, use Resistbot.
Outlines in Discourse, lovingly Purloined from LittleSkeinAnne: "My Instagram feed + website are
safe spaces to share civil discourse. Different viewpoints are OK, but it’s not OK make fiery or sarcastic
comments at me or others."
When Knitting Attacks:(32:00)
Gigi needs to figure out how to use knitcompanion for the. Vitamin D cardigan. Back to post it notes and
This week we review: Amy Herzog’s Ultimate Sweater Book
And Sew On:(42:34)
Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College
PIQF new trend: writing. Very political
Gigi read about Kenneth D King's invisible zipper tutorial.
She watched it and it is amazing! Now needs a hemostat
Found the class she has been looking for. French Pattern Drafting