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!"

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episode 674: Eye of the Tiger- Episode 674- The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles: (0:39)

  • Gigi is working on a new Meilenweit sock for Andrew.
  • Jasmin started Fatimah Hinds’s “Not too Tart” hat for her Unconventional Test Knit in Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio sock in “Sandy Point”, and is closing the crown
  • Gigi cast on the Elton cardigan, in superwash merino from Neighborhood Fiber Co; she has gotten shoulder shaping done and started the mohair stripes got to the part when the right shoulder gets started 
  • Gigi is knitting a striped Regia socks for Andrew . She has bound off. and cast on a new pair 
  • Jasmin is crocheting the XY scarf Jasmin mentions the 19th Amendment kit from Lady Dye Yarns.
  • Gigi socks for Andrew. Meilenweit socks are not self knitting. Gigi has almost finished the second sock.
  • Jasmin has finished the body on her Humo Amargo cardigan in Onyx Fiber Arts DK “Burst”, and has started the first sleeve
  • Jasmin talks about the afghan she is conspiring to crochet
  • Jasmin talks about Be Kind Yarn, featuring the Progressive Pride  (The Proceeds usually support The Trevor Project thetrevorproject.org  - BUT for this END AIDS KAL/CAL - proceeds will support the End Aids foundation with @Gary_knits_Gary_Rides)

In Stitches:(27:28)

Gigi is wearing the A- line skirt from the clothing construction class that she made for Jasmin. She started wearing warm weather clothes, and Klapperlatschen .Quilts

 

Events:(34:43)

Neighborhood Fiber Company Go Fund Me  update 

$57,779 up to $58,224 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 June 20
  • Stash Dash! May 27 - end of August Hosted by the Knitgirllls
  • STITCHES SoCal in Pasadena!
  • Laura and Frieda from Wollkanal have their yarn on ravelry. rh :ool rheinisches wollschaf wolle , bulky and worsted   All the singles sold out. Frieda will have a booth at the Düsseldorfer Wollfestival.

 

Mother Knows Best:(40:18)

"Speak the truth, even if your voice shakes." ~ Maggie Kuhn.

 

When Knitting Attacks:(50:13)

Gigi: socks for Andrew.

Read Knitmore sock pattern. Heel flap is done with a sl1p1 flap. Oops 

 

Knits in Space:(48:43)

Bridgerton vs Gilded Age  / Outlander   

Actors are taught 1800s manners and conventions 

Book :

The Fabric of civilization ; How textiles made the world , b y Virginia Postrel

Stone Age could have been called the string age:

Fishing lines and nets, bows for hunting and starting fire, traps, wrap and carry bundles, hang food to dry,strap babies, belts and necklaces,sew together hides

 

And Sew On: (1:04:00)

wrap dress Vogue 8646

Pattern alterations: 

Redid previous alterations. Sleeve and shoulders. made another bodice, this time with sleeves. Sleeves work. Didn’t get the back neck right.  Need to redo back bodice. So glad I have not cut into fashion fabric yet . Palmer Pletsch book


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