Sun, 21 September 2008
On The Needles:
Gigi and Jasmin went to the Rosicrucian Museum and admired ancient textiles. [Our friend there was Karenzknitknacks, not Karenbynight.]
Jasmin finished her Baby Surprise Jacket, and her Sirius socks. She is casting on a new pair of handspun socks out of Pigeonroof Studios "Mushroom Caps."
Gigi is knitting a "vanilla sock" out of Lana grossa Meilenweit in color 5565 (it looks like Trekking), with a Strong Heel (from the Little Box of Socks).
Jasmin is working on a sweater for the Purlescence gals (one of their original designs) out of the Manos Silk and Wool.
Jasmin finished the spinning on her Pigeonroof Studios Superwash Blue Faced Leicester in "Violet Cherry."
Gigi is knitting the Knitting Pure and Simple Wrap Cardigan in Cascade Venezia.
When Knitting Attacks!
Jasmin had technology go terribly awry when trying to load the video of the sheep shearing onto the computer. As promised:
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Gigi had killer dust bunnies (with BIG TEETH!) in her sewing machine.
Mother Knows Best:
When you're done sewing, take the little brush, and tidy up your machine. A keyboard vaccuum and compressed air also work nicely for sewing machine maintenence/clean-up. Ursula bought Gigi this magnetic light for her sewing machine!
Jasmin loves continued education, and she and Gigi will be taking a class from Cat Bordhi in Lafayette, CA on Saturday, September 27th at Yarn Boutique.
The Stitches West class catalog is up!
Saturday, September 27 & Sunday, September 28th:
Saturday, October 4th- The Yarn Harlot. Copperfield's Books in Santa Rosa.