Knitmoregirls's Podcast

Gigi and Jasmin co-host a knitting podcast featuring regular segments such as "On the needles", "Mother Knows Best", and "When Knitting Attacks!"


episode 671: Instant Gratification Stripes- Episode 671- The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles: (0:39)

Jasmin mentions the Ohlone Restaurant in the Berkeley area

  • Gigi working on a pair of denim blue tube socks for Genevieve

  • Jasmin worked on Sam’s Gramps cardigan from Tincan Knits in Magpie Fibers Nest Worsted

  • Gigi :red and grey tube socks for Genevieve, are done, 

  • Jasmin finished the body, first sleeve, and is nearly finished with the second sleeve of the deep cowl neck pullover for Genevieve in Seismic Yarn’s “Natasha” colorway  

  • Gigi cast on another striped Regia sock for Andrew   They seem to grow faster 

  • Jasmin has made progress on the Princess Bean pullover test knit for the younger Seismic Intern in Seismic Yarns Butter DK “Tanzanite”

  • Gigi Elton cardigan. Swatch is washed 

  • Jasmin is crocheting the XY scarf Jasmin mentions the 19th Amendment kit from Lady Dye Yarns.

  • She mentions the Amigurumi kits she picked up at Stitches West


Neighborhood Fiber Company Go Fund Me  update :LINK

$52,598 up to $53,654 this last week; raised of the $150,000.00 goal

  • Jasmin & Lady Dye Diane are co-hosting a KAL! The Sea Glass Pullover (in DK). Pushed back to late may!

  • Stash Dash! May-August

  • Carpet Beetle Gate 2022 (Here's the bug identification app Jasmin mentioned)

  • #MeMadeMay is coming up, Gigi is listening to Check your Thread, a sewing podcast by the lady who started MeMadeMay

  • STITCHES SoCal in Pasadena!

Mother Knows Best:(20:19)

Sometimes you just need a sounding board

When Knitting Attacks:(24:16)

Gigi overshoots length of sock leg by 1 ½”

Has not done a heel flap in such a long time, forgot the sequence 

Knits in Space:(29:57)

The Golden Thread 

How Fabric Changed History 

Bolt Threads in Emeryville, making synthetic spider silk out of sugar, water, salt, and yeast at a commercially viable scale 

4000 kinds of spider silk from different species 

Jasmin mentions Wildkratts

And Sew On:(34:36)

Tracing pattern for wrap dress Vogue 8646

Seam allowances discs from Zede’s studio. Sewing out loud 


 2022-05-07  41m