Knitmoregirls's Podcast
A Mother-Daughter Knitting Podcast.

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.
 
For $50 off your first box of Green Chef, go to GreenChef.us/knitmoregirls.
 
 
Dreaming of Fall sweater weather? Infinite Twist has you covered with Dyer's Choice Sweater Quantities. Each yarn pack includes 1800 yards of hand-dyed 6-ply Merino in a one-of-a-kind color for $98, and shipping is free! Colors are not repeatable, and when they're gone, they're gone. Check out the colors currently available at infinitetwist.com.
 
Love trying new teas?  Treat yourself to a Plum Deluxe tea of the month subscription.  For only $10/month, you'll receive a hand blended, all-organic,loose leaf tea thoughtfully chosen for the season.  Tea club members also enjoy special benefits like discounts, free shipping on all purchases, and access to a very loving and supporting tea community.  A tea subscription also makes a fantastic gift. Visit plum deluxe dot com slash tea to learn more.

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On the Needles:(0:43)

Jasmin has made some more progress on her Tied Knots hat  out of Jade Sapphire cashmere.

Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL,

the body is finished, she picked up for edging.

 

Jasmin finished the Cocktail Umbrella Cowl of Siren Strings yarn, using Knitters Pride color coded  cables

and Lykke Needles.

Gigi has finished knitting Vanilla Is The New Black socks out of Patons Kroy, in  Blue Raspberry

You can get all of the colors of Paton's Kroy from Craftsy

 

Jasmin finished the ears on Rex’s Fox hat. The secret project has been shipped and received! (Photo above)

 

Jasmin finished Genevieve’s  classic cuffed hat by Purl Soho to match Genevieve’s Gryffindor scarf.

Jasmin mentions the Tale as old as Time cowl.


Events: (12:23)

- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli

- Weinachtsmarkt, Dec. 8: 4-8 PM At Green Planet Yarns  (Enjoy! Glūhwein and Glogg)

- Stitches West, February 21-24 2019

- Stitches West registration

 

In Stitches:(14:34)

- Jasmin: wool socks, Greyhaven hat, handspun ribbi,

handspun seneca, resistance hat, polka dot cowl

- Rex: Lionheart hoodie

- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, wool socks , Sivia Harding möbius cowl.

One sock has a hole

- Genevieve: coronation sweater.

We are planning to add a new segment: Oh darn!

 

Contest: (22:51)

- First batch of prizes are shipped last Friday for 2017 Grinchalong, 2017 do some good.

Jasmin suggests watching A Princess for Christmas.

This week we’ll email and ship for “I Blame the Knitmores”

- Grinchalong 2018 starts Dec 1st.

 

Mother Knows Best:(27:07)

Use good materials. Wool is thermoplastic. Polyester is not

 

When Knitting Attacks:(28:56)

Picking up stitches on the sides.  Challenging to pick up stitches on the edge    Will have to lose 3

stitches on one side

 

Review:(35:20)

This week we review: Little Man Knits, by Alex Capshaw-Taylor

 

Straw into Gold: (52:11)

Jasmin has finished-finished the secret project with the endless fringe! Jasmin rattles off the directions.

 

And Sew On:(57:24)

Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College

Big project is coming due. Suit with Princess style jacket and high waisted skirt.

Also, sewing a pair of trousers out of muslin. And we are working on a sloper for knit fabric.  Drafting done.

Button hole pocket.  Wrong side. Didn’t fix the lapels and collar enough, lining and hem edge aren’t same length

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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.
 
For $50 off your first box of Green Chef, go to GreenChef.us/knitmoregirls.
 
 
Dreaming of Fall sweater weather? Infinite Twist has you covered with Dyer's Choice Sweater Quantities. Each yarn pack includes 1800 yards of hand-dyed 6-ply Merino in a one-of-a-kind color for $98, and shipping is free! Colors are not repeatable, and when they're gone, they're gone. Check out the colors currently available at infinitetwist.com.
 

Here at Little Skein, we LOVE the spirit of the Grinchalong. So we’ve created a kit for the traditional 12 days of Christmas, which start on Christmas Day. Enjoy 12 days of twinkly lights, cozy times, and easy knitting with our Christmastide kit. It’s the perfect gift to yourself. In the Little Skein shop starting December 1st.

 
Love trying new teas?  Treat yourself to a Plum Deluxe tea of the month subscription.  For only $10/month, you'll receive a hand blended, all-organic,loose leaf tea thoughtfully chosen for the season.  Tea club members also enjoy special benefits like discounts, free shipping on all purchases, and access to a very loving and supporting tea community.  A tea subscription also makes a fantastic gift. Visit plum deluxe dot com slash tea to learn more.
 

 

 

 

CA fire updates: The air is safe to breathe again, charity efforts are in full swing.

- Sincere Sheep is donating a portion of her Black Friday portions to the relief effort for the Camp Fire Area

On the Needles:(0:44)

Jasmin has made some progress on a Tied Knots hat  out of Jade Sapphire cashmere.

 

Gigi has finished knitting lots of Vanilla Is The New Black socks out of Patons Kroy.  Sunburst Stripe,

Mexicala Stripes, Turquoise Stripes, Sweet Stripes, Sunburst Stripes, Blue Raspberry Stripes. Done

You can get all of the colors of Paton's Kroy from Craftsy

 

Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL, the third short row part of

the body.

Jasmin learned a *different* tubular cast-on and started a classic cuffed hat by Purl Soho to go with

Genevieve’s scarf.


Events: (9:08)

- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli

- Weinachtsmarkt, Dec. 8: 4-8 PM At Green Planet Yarns

- Stitches West, February 21-24 2019

- Stitches West registration

Enjoy! Glūhwein and Glogg

 

In Stitches:(11:22)

- Jasmin: wool socks, Greyhaven hat, handspun ribbi, handspun seneca

- Rex: Lionheart hoodie

- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, Viajante wool socks

 

Contest(14:53)

- Prizes are shipping THIS FRIDAY/Saturday for 2017 Grinchalong, 2017 do some good, I Blame the Knitmores

- Grinchalong 2018 starts Dec 1st.

 

Mother Knows Best:(23:41)

Ask for what you need. Can’t do it all alone? Ask for help. Hate winding yarn/weaving in ends? Ask for help.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(28:56)

Three tries to get the hang of the other tubular cast on

 

Review:(33:38)

This week we review: Cat’s Family of Fingerless Mitts

 

Straw into Gold: (44:31)

Jasmin wove a Gryffindor scarf for Genevieve, out of Sunshine Yarns self-striping worsted in “Gryffindor”

on the cricket loom. Maybe 4 hours, start to finish.

Jasmin has finished-finished the secret project with the endless fringe!

 

And Sew On:(51:39)

Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College

Big project is coming due. Suit with either a skirt or pants.  Princess style jacket with high waisted skirt.

Took pattern in and asked about slit. Drafted lining for skirt.  Had already cut jacket, skirt, lining for jacket,

interfacing.  Fused interfacing to fabric with ( 9 inch) cricut Easy Press.  Sewed main pieces together.

 

Also, sewing a pair of trousers out of muslin .

 
 
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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.
 
 
Dreaming of Fall sweater weather? Infinite Twist has you covered with Dyer's Choice Sweater Quantities. Each yarn pack includes 1800 yards of hand-dyed 6-ply Merino in a one-of-a-kind color for $98, and shipping is free! Colors are not repeatable, and when they're gone, they're gone. Check out the colors currently available at infinitetwist.com.
 
Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works withALL your patterns and is available for apple, android and kindle fire devices.
 
Love trying new teas?  Treat yourself to a Plum Deluxe tea of the month subscription.  For only $10/month, you'll receive a hand blended, all-organic,loose leaf tea thoughtfully chosen for the season.  Tea club members also enjoy special benefits like discounts, free shipping on all purchases, and access to a very loving and supporting tea community.  A tea subscription also makes a fantastic gift. Visit plum deluxe dot com slash tea to learn more.
 
For $50 off your first box of Green Chef, go to GreenChef.us/knitmoregirls.

 

CA fire updates: we are not affected.

 

On the Needles:(0:42)

Jasmin has made some progress on a Tied Knots hat  out of Jade Sapphire cashmere.

 

Gigi is knitting lots of Vanilla Is The New Black socks out of Patons Kroy.  Sunburst Stripe,

Mexicala Stripes, Turquoise Stripes, Sweet Stripes. She got them past heel increases

 

Jasmin set up her sock machine to make a cowl for Genevieve.

 

Gigi finished the Sweet Stripes, bound off one Sunburst Stripes

Started a blue Raspberry stripes one for knitting in the car.

You can get all of the colors of Paton's Kroy from Craftsy

 

Jasmin is beading the endless fringe.

 

Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL, the third short row

part of the body.

She found a groove, and dug up more stitch markers to mark the wrap and turns.

 

Jasmin started a bulky ribbed cowl out of Siren Strings yarn, using Knitters Pride color coded  cables

and Lykke Needles

Little Skein Lady Liberty project bag

 

Events: (18:54)

- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli

- Stitches West, February 21-24 2019

- Stitches West registration

- #Grinchalong starts December 1st

 

In Stitches:(22:51)

- Jasmin: Resistance hat,  wool socks, Green Twist cardigan,  woven scarf from Evil Jasmine,

Urban sunrise Boneyard

- Genevieve:  has no scarf that is “just right”, Coronation sweater

- Rex: Lionheart hoodie

- Gigi :(Quynn!) hat with ear flaps ,Knitmore cowl

Blue Regia socks, Saturn series that I knitted early in the podcast , wool socks

 

Mother Knows Best:(26:56)

Small bites. Anything is manageable one bite at a time.

Story of Arachne.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(33:36)

Gigi Vitamin D cardigan. Off by one stitch. Had to move all Stitch markers one over.

Next part :supposed to work 7 rows straight in stockinette.  Did 8 rows. Lot of counting

Sock machine drama

 

Review:(42:51)

This week we review: Knit Grrl, Cowls and Scarves (paperback here, Ravelry here)

Gigi mentions the Zebra cowl

 

Straw into Gold:(56:27)

Jasmin makes some progress on the Incredibles sweater project.

Spins a little on the 008 Device of Questionable Origin.

 

And Sew On:(58:32)

Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College

Gigi handed in the pants sloper and one leg muslin. Finished drafting trouser pattern.

Next step: cut trousers out of muslin.  Started sewing. Front of pants are done.

 

Pockets, zipper. Under stitching done wrong. Something wrong with zipper application, it sticks.

 
 
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This week's episode is sponsored by:

 
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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.
 
For a total of $60 off, that’s $20 off your first 3 boxes, visit HelloFresh.com/knitmore60 and enter knitmore60
 
 
Dreaming of Fall sweater weather? Infinite Twist has you covered with Dyer's Choice Sweater Quantities. Each yarn pack includes 1800 yards of hand-dyed 6-ply Merino in a one-of-a-kind color for $98, and shipping is free! Colors are not repeatable, and when they're gone, they're gone. Check out the colors currently available at infinitetwist.com.
 
 
 
Love trying new teas?  Treat yourself to a Plum Deluxe tea of the month subscription.  For only $10/month, you'll receive a hand blended, all-organic,loose leaf tea thoughtfully chosen for the season.  Tea club members also enjoy special benefits like discounts, free shipping on all purchases, and access to a very loving and supporting tea community.  A tea subscription also makes a fantastic gift. Visit plum deluxe dot com slash tea to learn more.

 

On the Needles:(0:44)

Jasmin cast on a Tied Knots hat  out of Jade Sapphire cashmere, inspired by Kristen Voolenvine’s hat

using Ysolda Teague's tubular cast on.

Jasmin knit a little on the “Don’t Go in the Shower” self-striping yarn (black light reactive)

from White Birch Fiber Arts. ‘Tis the season! #operationsockdrawer

 

Gigi is knitting lots of Vanilla Is The New Black out of Patons Kroy. working on Sunburst Stripe, an other

in Mexicala Stripes, Turquoise Stripes, and one in Sweet Stripes.

She got them past heel increases You can get all of the colors of Paton's Kroy from Craftsy

 

Jasmin is beading the endless fringe.

 

Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL, the second short row

part of the body.

She found a groove, and dug up more stitch markers to mark the wrap and turns. Needs about an

hour to knit 4 rows.

 

Jasmin made some progress on her swing left socks!

 

Events: (10:33)

- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli

- Stitches West, February 21-24 2019

- Stitches West registration

- #Grinchalong starts December 1st

 

In Stitches:(14:42)

- Jasmin: Resistance hat,  wool socks and Clear Converse .

- Genevieve: Molly hat by KnittyBarb, yarn for something Griffindor from MustStash Yarn

Jasmin mentions the NZAK sock knitting machine

- Gigi : blue hat with waves, hat with ear flaps (Quynn!)

Blue Regia socks, Saturn series that I knitted early in the podcast , wool socks

 

Mother Knows Best:(22:04)

Try something new. Use a tutorial! (Ysolda Teague's tubular cast on. !)

Leave a good review for your favorite podcasts. Gigi likes Kenneth D King's invisible zipper tutorial,

and she mentions Sewing Out Loud



When Knitting Attacks:(34:31)

Gigi Vitamin D cardigan.  Short on number of stitches in the front for wraps and turns, totals are

correct. Stitch markers every 20 stitches

 

Review:(37:38)

This week we review: Easy Cable and Aran Knits

 

And Sew On:(47:38)

Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College

 

Gigi handed in the jacket, and drafted a pants pattern.  

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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.

 

 

Dreaming of Fall sweater weather? Infinite Twist has you covered with Dyer's Choice Sweater Quantities. Each yarn pack includes 1800 yards of hand-dyed 6-ply Merino in a one-of-a-kind color for $98, and shipping is free! Colors are not repeatable, and when they're gone, they're gone. Check out the colors currently available at infinitetwist.com.

 

 

 

Knitcircus dyers love coming up with new ways to dye yarn; we figure if one gradient is fun, three in one cake is even better! Use this continuous gradient for a Be Simple shawl like the one shown, or let your inspiration guide you to the project of your dreams. Just knit along and watch the stripes appear. Check out all of the Repeating Gradient choices on the Knitcircus website.  All Knitcircus yarns use luxury USA Merino bases and are hand-dyed with love in Wisconsin.

 

 
Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works withALL your patterns and is available for apple, android and kindle fire devices.

 

 

 

 

Love trying new teas?  Treat yourself to a Plum Deluxe tea of the month subscription.  For only $10/month, you'll receive a hand blended, all-organic,loose leaf tea thoughtfully chosen for the season.  Tea club members also enjoy special benefits like discounts, free shipping on all purchases, and access to a very loving and supporting tea community.  A tea subscription also makes a fantastic gift. Visit plum deluxe dot com slash tea to learn more.

 



On the Needles:(0:36)

Jasmin turned the heel of the “Don’t Go in the Shower” self-striping yarn (black light reactive)

from White Birch Fiber Arts. ‘Tis the season! #operationsockdrawer, Jasmin mentions

Glow in the Dark yarn.

 

Gigi is knitting lots of Vanilla Is The New Black out of Patons Kroy. And she started yet another new pair

because she needed something autopilot to knit.  Gigi is still working on Sunburst Stripe, another in

Mexicala Stripes, Turquoise Stripes, and one in Sweet Stripes.

She got them past heel increases You can get all of the colors of Paton's Kroy from Craftsy

Would like to knit socks for my aunties with wool allergies.

Jasmin likes Lux Adorna cashmere. Jasmin is beading the endless fringe.

 

Gigi is waiting for more yarn to finish the Purlbreak.

Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL

started the second short row part of the body. Jasmin set it up in knitCompanion on the iPad

She found a groove, and will need to dig up more stitch markers to mark the wrap and turns.

Needs about an hour to knit 4 rows.

 

Events: (6:32)

- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli

- Stitches West, February 21-24 2019

- Stitches West registration  

 

In Stitches:(9:19)

- Jasmin: greyhaven hat (made by BostonJen), wool socks and Clear Converse .

- Genevieve: Molly hat by KnittyBarb

- Gigi : blue hat with waves, hat with ear flaps

Blue regia socks, Saturn series that I knitted early in the podcast , wool socks

 

Mother Knows Best:(11:09)

This week we talk about being a better listener/examining your privilege. Taking your kids to vote.

Register to vote in the US, and check your registration status.

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:(17:30)

Gigi has been knitting lots of Vanilla is the new Black socks.

 

Review:(20:06)

This week we review: Strange Brew

 

And Sew On:(28:38)

Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College

Class started pants.  Teacher did a power point presentation, to print out.  All the points necessary

to draft pants. Started at school, finished at home, asked one question and finished drafting the pattern.

Metal washers for pattern weights. Gigi likes her Gingher shears. We like to have knives and scissors

sharpened at Williams Cutlery. Crimping sleeve cap with nylon lining didn’t work.

 

Wash fabric before working with it.

 
 
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