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

 
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.

 

Episode 517

Bar Maids - Erin Lane - Infinite twist- KnitCompanion

 

On the Needles:(0:30)

People to follow: @themakersofcolorcollective

Jasmin is organizing her stash. She mentions the Stashfit workbook.  

She finished the knitting on her Parkland Boxy.

Jasmin spent 20 minutes setting up her Ixchel in KnitCompanion. Reading the user handbook sped that

up considerably.

Gigi has set up a kit for the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.

Jasmin enthuses about the Bluster Bay Swift.

Gigi did one more unit for the polygon blanket.

Gigi knitted Vanilla is the New Black socks last year.This year she  has Non-Euclidian heel socks on the

needles, one pair in the "Deep End" colorway knitting is done, and a pair in Cherry Pop Stripes, also

"Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple Haze". You can get all of the colors of Paton's Kroy from Craftsy

(currently sold out, check back).

Jasmin picked up her SPAKAL Harvest Cardigan and is nearly done with the first sleeve.

She mentions her Dissent sweater.

Gigi started to knit another Rocky Coast cardigan. Genevieve said it doesn’t look like a cardigan yet

 

Jasmin has finished her Worsted Boxy. Finished AND BLOCKED!

Jasmin fulled her cashmere Aran Pocket Shawl by Cheryl Oberle, the cashmere gingham scarf for

Andrew. (Fancy acrylic handle plunger here.)

 

Gigi also wants to set up Curls by Hunter Hammersen. Yarn is washed.

Jasmin has swatched for her Celestarium, and is deciding whether to do gold or silver beads for the

constellations.

She mentions Little Skein in the Big Wool and the matching bag. Gigi finished a 80 stitch preemie/

newborn hat.  It takes more than one session to finish one.

 

Events: (37:29)

- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing.

- Stitches West, February 21-24 2019

- Stitches West registration

 

In Stitches:(38:42)

- Jasmin: wool socks,looped loop cowl, Goin Gold Hat, ribbi cardi, Tied Knots hat, Seneca, Tangled

Yoke cardigan.

- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Greyhaven hat, sockhead cowl,out of Knitcircus Yarn in a gradient,

probably in Shades of Grey, Knitmore cowl, wool socks, old V neck

Brown sweater

- Genevieve: Gryffindor scarf and hat

-Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,

 

Mother Knows Best:(43:09)

We talk about different ways to organize your stash!

Jasmin mentions comforter bags

Jasmin put her needles into locking plastic boxes . Gigi uses a big trapper keeper and pencil pouches.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(56:44)

Gigi: Rocky Coast.  Twisted a cable the wrong way, Did something else wrong, doesn’t like it,

won't like it ten rows from now, will start over again.

 

Review:(1:02:53)

Winter Knits from Scandinavia, by Jenny Alderbrant

Jasmin mentions Emily's Tightly Spun podcast

 

And Sew On:(1:10:41)

Gigi is trying to sew or do something sewing related every day. Routines.

Mending: changing buttons.  

Sewing one seam per night on the Ribbi Cardi.

Gigi is drafting another moulage/sloper using the instructions from Suzy Furrer’s book Building Patterns,

The Architecture of Women’s Clothing

Kenneth D King said he can draft a sloper in an hour.  Gigi isn't there yet

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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.
 
Books plus knitting plus happy memories. That’s Little Skein in the Big Wool. We make kits, yarn and project bags that bring your favorite stories to life. Find *your* favorite story at littleskein.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:(0:30)

Discussions on race, knitting, allyship on IG:

@su.krita @thecolormustard @ggmadeit @ladydyeyarns @astitchtowear @neighborhoodfiberco

@labienaimee @thepetiteknitter @nadiratani (these are just a few)

 

Andrew wants a sweater out of some deep stash yarn. Jasmin unearthed a UFO that now has a

tarnished needle.  Skacel has excellent warranty on the needles.

Gigi did the more units for the polygon blanket.

Gigi has Non-Euclidian heel socks on the needles, one sock done,in the "Deep End" colorway, and

has cast on a new pair in Cherry Pop Stripes, also "Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple Haze".  You can

get all of the colors of Paton's Kroy from Craftsy (currently sold out, check back).

Jasmin is contemplating which one of her UFO's she wants to work on next. Jasmin mentions

Pennanular pins.

Jasmin has made some progress on her Viajiante at Aquaman.

 

Since Gigi has finished her Vitamin D sweater, she set up to knit another Rocky Coast cardigan.  Yet

another swatch

Jasmin has finished the back of her Worsted Boxy and started the sleeves.

 

Gigi has set up a kit for the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.

Jasmin started The Sparkling Cider hat

Gigi also wants to set up Curls by Hunter as well as a set of Fingerless Mitts by Cat Bordhi.

Jasmin found the perfect project bag to house her Ixchelle and her Celestarium. Gigi bound off Purlbreak

Jasmin finished her cashmere Aran Pocket Shawl by Cheryl Oberle.

Jasmin loves the pattern viewing history feature on Ravelry.

 

Events: (31:30)

- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing.

- Stitches West, February 21-24 2019

- Stitches West registration

 

In Stitches:(33:40)

- Jasmin: wool socks,looped loop cowl, Goin Gold Hat, ribbi cardi, Citron

- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Greyhaven hat, sockhead cowl, Knitmore cowl, wool socks. V neck

- Genevieve: Gryffindor scarf and hat

-Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,

 

Mother Knows Best:(36:53)

More Marie Kondo-ish thoughts on stash. Touch everything. Shame related to stash, intentional

purchasing, visible organizing.

How do you feel about organizing your stash?

 

When Knitting Attacks:(47:54)

Gigi messed up the cast on for the Poza, for the fifth time. She finally did the Lucy Neatby technique

out of Cool Socks Warm Feet. Jasmin suggests Judy Becker's Magic Cast on

She also made a swatch  with needles that were obviously too large.

Jasmin found damage in last 30 yards of cashmere for shawl. :(

 

Review:(52:27)

StashFit workbook by Cate Carter-Evans

Tell us your best knitting memories in this thread.

 

And Sew On:(1:07:39)

Gigi is trying to sew or do something sewing related every day.

Gigi wants to make another sloper using the instructions from Suzy Furrer’s book

Building Patterns,

 

The Architecture of Women’s Clothing

Direct download: Knitting_Elves_-_The_Knitmore_Girls_-_Episode_516.mp3
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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

 

Dragonfly Fibers creates hand-dyed, artisan yarns and fibers in vivid and sophisticated colorways. We can be found in select local yarn shops and at fiber festivals such as Rhinebeck, Maryland Sheep and Wool, Vogue Knitting Live, STITCHES and SAFF. We just started another year of our fabulous Club Dragonfly – six shipments available with or without bonus swag! It’s not too late to sign up. Details are available on our website.

Come see us at Vogue Knitting Live at the Marriott Marquis in New York from January 25th-27th. We’ll be in booths 906 and 908. From February 21st-24th, you can find us at STITCHES West in booths 706, 708 and 710.

 

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/knitmore80 and enter knitmore80

 

 

 
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.

On the Needles:(0:41)

Jasmin mentions the Dissent sweater. Gigi did more units for the polygon blanket.

Gigi has Non Euclidean heel socks on the needles, in the "Deep End" colorway, and has cast on a

new pair in Cherry Pop Stripes, also "Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple Haze".  You can get all of the

colors of Paton's Kroy from Craftsy (currently sold out, check back).

Jasmin has made some progress on her Viajiante.   She ordered beads to start her Celestatarium.

 

Since Gigi has finished her Vitamin D sweater, she set up to knit another Rocky Coast cardigan

Jasmin has finished the front of her Worsted Boxy and started the back. She needs to frog two

sweaters in progress to accommodate her current size needs.

 

Gigi has set up a kit for the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.

Gigi also wants to set up  Curls by Hunter As Well as a set of Fingerless Mitts by Cat Bordhi.

 

We are using our Strickplaners (purchase one here) by Martina Behm. Jasmin mentioned

SymposiPress Stickers. Gigi mentions Die Urbane Spinnstube

Jasmin has finished her Goin Gold hat by meliabella knit in Black Trillium Quadra and made giant

pom poms (used the size 85 Pom Pom maker).

 

Events: (26:19)

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

- Stitches West, February 21-24 2019

- Stitches West registration

 

In Stitches:(28:20)

- Jasmin: wool socks,looped loop cowl, Goin Gold Hat, Seneca pullover, Frozen Hearts sweater

- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Greyhaven hat, sockhead cowl, Knitmore cowl, wool socks. Best

Girlfriend jacket

- Genevieve: Gryffindor scarf and hat

-Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,

Sam: grey hat. Greyhaven hat on loan

 

Mother Knows Best:(37:02)

Air your stash every year. Maybe not exactly Mary Kondo, but get rid of stuff you’re not going to use.

Touch everything.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(51:19)

Gigi messed up the cast on for the Poza. Not enough stitches. Did Lucy Neatby technique out of

Cool Socks Warm Feet. Jasmin suggests Judy Becker's Magic Cast on

 

Review:(58:18)

This week we review: Knitting Pleats by Olga Pobedinskaya

Gigi is wearing the Ridgeline Cowl, yarn from Backyard Fiberworks ,  Knitting Pleats in Ravelry

 

And Sew On:(1:07:39)

Gigi is trying to sew or do something sewing related every day.

Gigi talks about the postage stamp quilt. Jasmin raves about the Cricut Press

 

Gigi wants to make another sloper using the instructions from Suzy Furrer’s book

Building Patterns,

 

The Architecture of Women’s Clothing

Direct download: Forensic_Knitting_-_Episode_515_-_The_Knitmore_Girls.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:08pm PST

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.
 

Books plus knitting plus happy memories. That’s Little Skein in the Big Wool. We make kits, yarn and project bags that bring your favorite stories to life. Find *your* favorite story at littleskein.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:(0:33)

Jasmin is enthusing about TinCan Knits, Polygon Blanket. Gigi did more units for the polygon blanket.

Jasmin has made some progress on her Viajiante.

Gigi has Vanilla Is The New Black socks on the needles,  in the "Deep End" colorway, and has cast

on a new pair in "Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple Haze".  You can get all of the colors of Paton's Kroy

from Craftsy Gigi wants to work on the Non Euclidian heel

They talk about the Strickplaner (<- YouTube link, purchase one here) by Martina Behm.

 

Jasmin finished her Tied Knots hat and her Age of Winter hat.

Since Gigi has finished her Vitamin D sweater, she set up to knit another Rocky Coast cardigan

Gigi has set up a kit for the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.

She also wants to set up  Curls by Hunter As Well as a set of Fingerless Mitts by Cat Bordhi.

(Correction: Gigi called them Wristwarmers )

 

Jasmin has finished the front of her Worsted Boxy and started the back. Jasmin worked on a pair of

socks out of the Cozy Knitter’s “Gingerbread House” colorway,

which matches her Little Red Truck bag from Little Skein.

 

Jasmin’s UFO finishing spree: Goin Gold hat by meliabella knit in Black Trillium Quadra.

Gigi finished a preemie hat, but it still needs a pompom.

 

Events: (30:19)

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

- Stitches West, February 21-24 2019

- Stitches West registration

 

In Stitches:(32:34)

- Jasmin: wool socks,looped loop cowl, ALL THE HATS

- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Greyhaven hat, sockhead cowl, Knitmore cowl, Christmas socks,

wool socks. Mondo cable pulli. she thinks she should knit a pair of Christmas socks every year.

- Genevieve: Gryffindor scarf and hat, Gone Astray cardigan

-Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps, green/yellow woven scarf



Mother Knows Best:(36:22)

-2557 games: Settlers of Catan, Cards Against Humanity Outfoxed, Taboo, Apples to Apples.

Thanks to Amy Beth from The Fat Squirrel Speaks podcast for the recommendation!

 

When Knitting Attacks:(42:13)

Swatch too small. Gigi mentions the Akerworks tool kit

 

Review:(44:52)

This week we review: A Hug From Henry. Jasmin also mentions the Slate Falls Press children's books.

 

And Sew On:(52:36)

Gigi finished the Grinch bags.

 

Gigi is trying to sew or do something sewing related every day.

Reading the Male Pattern Boldness blog. Peter Lappin.   He made a suit out of pink wool tweed at FIT

in NY city.  Kenneth D King is teaching at FIT.

 

Gigi talks about the postage stamp quilt.

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