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 678: Riverbottom- Episode 678- The Knitmore Girls


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On the Needles: (0:39)

  • Gigi : Andrew’s socks, working on second one 
  • Jasmin finished the cashmere/cashmere silk hat with beads out of the UFO bin (ancient yarn) 
  • Gigi :the Elton cardigan, super wash merino, from Neighborhood Fiber Co, and did right front shoulder, working on the 5th mohair stripe
  • Jasmin pulled her Viajante out of Area 51, and is working on the beaded mesh.
  • Gigi tube socks: Always Be Kind Yarn, Inclusive Pride Stripes, with a yellow mini skein for Genevieve. Thigh high, working on second one 
  • Jasmin is progressing on her crocheted the XY scarf in the 19th Amendment kit from Lady Dye Yarns.
  • Jasmin is making progress on Sam's Gramps cardigan by Tincan Knits knit in Magpie Fibers Nest Worsted "Twilight Dark”.
  • More projects being unearthed from Area 51
  • Gigi:bound off one Andrew sock, and cast on the mate
  • Jasmin is working on the L'Escargo Bleu shawl in Sea Change fibers Ecola Worsted

 

In Stitches:(17:02)

Gigi wore the thrifted dress, quilt, A-line skirt

Jasmin wore her Cardizen

 

Events:(18:28)

  • Jasmin & Diane from Lady Dye are co-hosting a KAL! The Sea Glass Pullover (in DK). Pushed back to June 20
  • Stash Dash has started! May 27 - End of August
  • Rhinebeck! (Hopefully.)
  • STITCHES SoCal in Pasadena! Nov 10-13

 

 

Mother Knows Best:(23:42)

We answer questions about Fair Isle knitting

Philosophers fair isle knitting

 

When Knitting Attacks:(33:19)

Viajante. Mesh looked off. Was off.

 

Knits in Space:(37:19)

Gilded Age : New Money Old Rules: The Gilded Age podcast episode 6. Excellent discussion of Mr Raikes 

Brian Cox at the Golden Gate theatre

The Caged Monkey podcast

 

Book :

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

Bolt Threads!!! Spin silk out of protein powder. It is wet spun. Bolt defines itself as a biology based materials company. 

Also make leather substitute called Mylo from mycelium (=mushrooms) they are protein - polymer microfibers

Lanital protein fiber made out of skim milk in 1937 Italy 

 

And Sew On:(46;35)

8646:Vogue dress , sleeves


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 2022-06-17  50m