Knitmoregirls's Podcast
A Mother-Daughter Knitting Podcast.

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On the Needles:(0:32)

Gigi is working on her first project from Stitches West 2019, the Drea’s Shawl, out of Oink Pigments in

Birthday Suit and Zoot Suit. Finished white and black yarn.  Waiting for the red yarn to arrive .

 

Jasmin worked on her Viajante at Captain Marvel last night.

Jasmin loves Biobands . She mentions Emily Straw's podcast Tightly Spun

 

Gigi is working on the Welcome blanket. More than 20 squares done.PLEASE CHECK!



Jasmin finished with a Bubbles Hat (by Woolly Wormhead) out of Cedar House Yarns for

Knit Aid.

Jasmin cast on an Autumn Vines Beret by Alana Dakos, for knit aid in Cephalopod yarns “codex”.

She is doing this in Knitcompanion

 

Events: (20:35):

- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing.

- May 18 (tentatively) Spinning at the Winery

- Stash dash end of May till sometime in August

-Tour de Fleece July 6-28

 

In Stitches:(23:19)

- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, wool socks, cowl out of handspun

- Jasmin: wool socks, looped loop cowl, goin gold hat

- Genevieve: Gryffindor scarf and hat,

- Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,

- Dragon Scarf from Morehouse Merino

 

Mother Knows Best:(26:34)

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

Carolina Homespun carries pest repellant sachets.

 

When Knitting Attacks: (31:06)

Jasmin cast on the Cousteau hat in the WRONG ROY G PIG YARN. RRRRIp.

 

And Sew On:(41:09)

Gigi is working on a size 10 Bias slip dress. It is draped, and the paper pattern is ready. Need to sew it

for a grade. I now refer to my dress form, that was made from my body, as "The “client “

Watching old Project Runway episodes for inspiration.  Michael Costello has designed a bias dress,

but i cannot use it for inspiration. It is cut so low in the back that there is no room for any foundation garment.  

 

Also, judges bash garments as “matronly “.

 
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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.
 
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On the Needles:(0:31)

Gigi is working on  her first project from Stitches West 2019 Drea’s Shawl, out of Oink Pigments in

Birthday Suit and Zoot Suit.  One row now takes forever.

 

Jasmin has finished her Sarcastic Unicorn  Sockhead Cowl. She cast on a Cousteau hat out of

Oink Pigments "Roy G pig" colorway

Gigi: knitted ears onto an old bear hat

Jasmin is nearly finished with a Bubbles Hat (by Woolly Wormhead) out of Cedar House Yarns for

Knit Aid.

 

Events: (9:50):

- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing.

- May 18 (tentatively) Spinning at the Winery

-Tour de Fleece July 6-28

 

In Stitches:(12:01)

- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, wool socks, Beastkeeper shawl, rainbow cowl

- Jasmin: wool socks, Random V neck pullover, cashmere aran wrap shawl, crocheted scarf, looped loop cowl

- Genevieve: Gryffindor scarf and hat,

- Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,

- Rex: Doesn’t want to wear his fox hat, but wants to keep it in his sweater chest

 

Mother Knows Best: (14:12)

 

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

Jasmin mentions the Schacht Ultra Umbrella Swift, Strauch Jumbo Ball winder, Nancys Knit Nacks,

 

WKA: (21:50)

Gigi  split a stitch 16 rows down,

Came to the end of a row, noticed that I used the wrong color yarn.  Tink!

Bear hat was lopsided

 

And Sew On:(24:30)

Empire top with French dart. Bias dress: two variations, slip dress.

Postage stamp quilted pillow cover, quilted using a Stitch in the ditch foot

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On the Needles:(0:34)

ONE minute update. Mental health awareness.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

 

Gigi cast on first project from Stitches West 2019 Drea’s Shawl ,Oink Pigment in Birthday Suit, Zoot Suit.

 

Gigi is knitting the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.

 

Jasmin is nearly finished with her Sarcastic Unicorn Sockhead Cowl. Genevieve knit all of the knit stitches

in the ribbing at the baby shower on Saturday, without prompting or help.

This year Gigi  has Non-Euclidian heel socks on the needles in Paton's Kroy, working on two different

pairs, Cherry Pop Stripes, "Purple Haze" Finished instep on both.

Jasmin cast on a Bubbles Hat (by Woolly Wormhead) out of Cedar House Yarns for Knit Aid.

 

Events: (19:27)

- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing.

- May 18 (tentative) Spinning at the winery

-Tour de Fleece July 6-28

 

In Stitches:(21:43)

- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, wool socks, Old V-neck, shawl, Lorelei cowl,

grey sockhead cowl

- Jasmin: wool socks, Random V neck pullover, cashmere aran wrap shawl,

- Genevieve: Gryffindor scarf and hat,

- Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,

- Rex: Landon cardigan

 

Mother Knows Best:(29:21)

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

what to do with uncooperative yarn

Jasmin mentions The Vampire Knitting Club. She also mentions Rachael Herron's novels.

 

Review:(43:16)

This week we review: Baby Brights

 

And Sew On:(51:45)

Empire top.  French dart. Bias dress: two variations, slip dress and cowl dress


Bar Maids -  Erin Lane - Hellofresh- Infinite twist-Interweave yarn fest-  Knitcompanion

 

On the Needles:(0:34)

Gigi is knitting the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.

The busy lace part is done, working on the rest, stockinette and small lace motifs for a few rows and more stockinette

Jasmin has finished the front and back of  her Aumangea pullover by ArohaKnits (check the link for a discount code from Frenchie!), and is halfwayish down the first sleeve.

 

Jasmin is nearly finished with her Sarcastic Unicorn Sockhead Cowl.

This year Gigi  has Non-Euclidian heel socks on the needles in Paton's Kroy, working on three different pairs, Cherry Pop Stripes, "Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple Haze". She Kitchenered  all three, plus Genevieve’s thigh high socks. Stockings?

 

Jasmin has swatched and started her Polwarth pullover out of Neighborhood Fiber Co capital luxury sport in “Sanctuary City”.

Gigi is knitting another Rocky Coast cardigan. Sleeves are separated. She now needs to knit to the waist.  Slow going

Jasmin swatched for her Vneck boxy, Frost Yarns reverse speckle rainbow

Gigi cast on first project from Stitches West 2019

Drea’s Shawl Oink Pigment in Birthday Suit, Zoot Suit, and Dijon Vu.   Thinking that the contrast color I really want is a dark shade of red


Start with 3 stitches , now have over 80 need to go for 175

Jasmin is working on her Viajante.

 

Events: (12:33)

- May 18 (tentative) Spinning at the winery

 

In Stitches:(40:20)

- Jasmin: wool socks, looped loop cowl, Resistance hat, Random Vneck pullover, cashmere aran wrap shawl, Fox Hat

- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, wool socks, Old V-neck, Beast Master shawl,

- Genevieve: Gryffindor scarf and hat,

- Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,

 

Mother Knows Best:(46:00)

2588 - how to store FOs

 

When Knitting Attacks:(48:56)

Gigi:  pulled Poza out of the bag, half a dozen stitches jumped off. Slick yarn, had to knit up a few that had run

Jasmin: Can’t get gauge for vneck boxy. THREE SWATCHES SO FAR

 

Review:(53:09)

This week we review: Glow Up collection

 

And Sew On:(1:03:07)

Teacher returned my size 10 sloper.  And paper pattern

Also graded my knit sloper.  Halter top is on the model waiting to be graded.  Today’s style is scheduled to be an empire top.

With Genevieve: Elsa dress got the overlay re attached, parrot got the popped seam in his back

 

Mattress stitched.

 
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On the Needles:(0:34)

Gigi is knitting the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.

The busy lace part is done, working on the rest, stockinette and small lace motifs for a few rows and

more stockinette

Jasmin has finished the front and back of  her Aumangea pullover by ArohaKnits (check the link for

a discount code from Frenchie!), and has finished the first sleeve cap.

Gigi knitted Hogwarts house colors from MustStashYarn for Genevieve. Toe kitcherering is left.

 

Jasmin has made some progress on her Sarcastic Unicorn Sockhead Cowl during  Stitches West.

This year Gigi  has Non-Euclidian heel socks on the needles in Paton's Kroy, working on three different pairs,

Cherry Pop Stripes, "Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple Haze". She needs to Kitchener all three.

 

Jasmin loves the otter cam at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. (You can find all the live cams here.)

 

Gigi is knitting another Rocky Coast cardigan. She put Stitch markers after every 6 stitch pattern

repeat.  Modification: increases at the front, so it will close. Knitted everything I had frogged

Gigi cast on first project from Stitches West 2019

 

Drea’s Shawl out of Oink Pigment Sock in Birthday Suit, Zoot Suit, and Dijon Vu.



Jasmin is working on her Viajante.

 

Events: (12:33)

- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing.

- Stitches West recap

Dr Gemma's Cogknitive podcast

Backstage knitting podcast

We enjoyed Franklin Habit's opening night lecture on knitting mythology.

Jasmin did some virtual shopping at Lady Dye, Oink Pigments, Canon Hand Dyes,

Nerd Bird Makery

Dinner at ROC was amazing

We love Nicole Frost

Dish Dash was delivered

- StashFit Workbook (document your stash as it comes through the door)

 

In Stitches:(40:20)

- Jasmin: wool socks, looped loop cowl, Resistance hat, stripy cowl from Bjen, Gold Silk/Wool hat, Boxy

- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, wool socks, Old V-neck, Beast Master shawl,

3color cowl, Fancy Zebra cowl

- Genevieve: Gryffindor scarf and hat,

- Rex: update on fox hat

- Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,

 

Mother Knows Best:(46:00)

Why Gramzie? (We mention the pilot of Agents of SHIELD)

 

When Knitting Attacks:(48:56)

Gigi :didn’t pay attention and ended up with all the sock stitches on one needle

 

Review:(53:09)

This week we review:

Socks from Around Norway by Nina Granlund Sæther

 

And Sew On:(1:03:07)

Draped dress was due. Paper pattern, too.    

Noticed that I had had sewn the bodice backwards, and the darts were on the outside.

Ripped them out and put them inside.  

Also, draped  a sloper for knit fabric.  Less ease.

We mention Sew Many Dresses Sew Little time

 

Couldn’t get the teacher to tell us how draping is done on a live model

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