Mon, 6 August 2012
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On The Needles:(0:39)
Jasmin has finished knitting the Ribbed Baby Cardy, by Debbie Bliss, out of Malabrigo Rios
Gigi is working on the body of the Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig. Jasmin has picked up the Ten Year Sweater again. Gigi is knitting on the sleeves of her Mishke. Jasmin is also working on Houdini Socks for Andrew. We mention the CogKNITive podcast.
September 3rd, we are planning to attend the Monterey Wool Auction, at the Monterey County Fairground
Mother Knows Best:(12:26)
This week we answer a question from the "What Do You Want to Hear About" thread, "What kind of sweater would make a good beginner's first sweater?"
When Knitting Attacks:(17:41)
Jasmin is attacked by the Ten Year Sweater, Gigi has issues with a cardigan she is knitting for Genevieve.
This week we purloin "Urbane Selbstversorgung" from "Die Urbane Spinstube" podcast hosted by Diestel
This week we are reviewing Knitting in Circles by Nicky Epstein
And Sew On:(36:56)
We talk about setting up a cutting station, storing a cutting board and scheduling time for sewing.
Straw Into Gold:(44:10)
Jasmin is plying a mountain of singles. Gigi has finished her spinning for the Eadon, and it is spinning a bit on her Turkish drop spindle.