Thu, 7 February 2019
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On the Needles:(0:42)
There are deadlines approaching for the #OperationSockDrawer book, and we are very excited.
Jasmin is thrilled about her Aumangea pullover by ArohaKnits; Jasmin also signed
up for her Colorwork Workshop.
Gigi mentions the new Reverberate podcast.
Gigi unloaded all of the yarn left over from the swap to the Art Vistas program and the fabric to the
middle school quilting project.
Gigi unloaded all of the yarn left over from the swap. Art Vista, middle school quilting project, and Knitsvah.
Gigi is working on another one of the gradients for the polygon blanket.
the needles, working on three different pairs, Cherry Pop Stripes, "Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple
Haze". Turned three heels.
You can get all of the colors of Paton's Kroy from Craftsy (currently sold out, check back).
Gigi is knitting Hogwart's house colors from MustStashYarn for Genevieve. Almost at the toe
Gigi is knitting another Rocky Coast cardigan
Gigi knitted another preemie hat. 72 stitch cast on
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing.
-Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,
- Rex: Oliver sweater
Mother Knows Best:(27:18)
How to do a “perfect sweater” sloper.
When Knitting Attacks:(36:12)
Gigi: has cast on another Rocky Coast cardigan
Gadgets from Katrinkles
Gigi mentions The Kissing Hand
Jasmin likes their Niddy noddy
And Sew On:(50:10)
Gigi is trying to sew or do something sewing related every day. Building routines to make time for sewing.
Sewing one seam per night on the Ribbi Cardi.
Cut sack gowns in small and large. Also, preemie size for hospital
School: draping muslin on front and back of bodice. Marking. Pinned rubric to dress form, expecting grade today.
Measured my own dress form, padding waist, belly and hips. Trying to work parallel to what we do in class