This week's episode is sponsored by:
With a sweet face, spiraling horns, and delightfully rotund body, Friendsheep by Cate Carter-Evans lets you
transform your novelty and textured yarns into sweet, fleecy little friends. Pattern available on Ravelry; more info at infinitetwist.com
On the Needles:(0:32)
Jasmin is nearly finished with her Polwarth pullover.
Jasmin has finished one front and the back on the Jedi cardigan (Joji Locatelli’s baby wrap cardigan) for
Genevieve’s teacher #knittinginthedark
True North Hearts and Hands donation. Body is done. Needs sleeves
Gigi finished the Regia Pairfect vacation yarn! All socks are done, ends are woven in!
Also Patons Kroy: Vanilla is the new black sock
We pose the Clone swatch question.
Gigi mentions Lois McMasters Bujold. ( The Vorkosigan series is one of her absolute favorites)
We will be collecting hats (locally) to mail to refugees in New England:
Maine Access Immigrant Network
237 Oxford St., Suite 25A
Portland, ME 04101
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing.
-#MyRhineBIPOCSweater (needs a catchy hashtag)
- #BIPOCMAL2019 Sep-Nov
-#Grinch-Along December 2019
- True North Hearts and Hands donations:
-We will take a break from podcasting from January until March.
If you have suggestions for what to bring for the Podcast Tune-Up, let us know!
In Stitches (21:44)
Gigi is wearing her A-line skirt from the beginning clothing construction class
Nightshirts with modesty panel. Night cap
Mother Knows Best:(24:51)
This week, we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about? thread about blocking
We mention Galina blocking Orenburg shawls.
When Knitting Attacks: (39:32)
Gigi: Vanilla is the new black socks out of Patons Kroy. Knitted the leg so long, ran out of yarn.
Joji wrap sweater: did short rows instead of binding off each row. CocoKnits Tutorial
For sleeves: short by at least 15 stitches each side
Cast on another sweater.Did get the numbers wrong. Jasmin suggested knitting the Wee Envelope
Jasmin- misread “10 repeats” for “10 rows”.
And Sew On:(47:53)
In Gigi’s sewing class at Cañada College, There were so many alterations on the bodice, I can’t see
what I have been doing. Need to make a new , clean bodice muslin
Couture Embellishments class at West Valley College continues. Gigi is working on Pompoms and
Worked on the jeans for the midterm.
Gigi and Jasmin co-host a knitting podcast featuring regular segments such as "On the needles", "Mother Knows Best", and "When Knitting Attacks!"