A Million Zippers- Episode 626- The Knitmore Girls

05.07.2021 - By Knitmoregirls's Podcast

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    Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.   Go to HelloFresh dot com slash knitmore12 and use code knitmore12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping!       When was the last time your knitting yarn was a work of art? Infinite Twist produces one-of-a-kind semi-solid gradients featuring speckles, high-lights, low-lights, and gorgeous color transitions. From 700 y Giant Gradients to 200 y matching sock sets, Infinite Twist Gradients will hold your interest from cast on to bind off. See the currently available gradients at infinitetwist.com, or be the first to know when new colors are posted by signing up for our newsletter at infinitetwist.com/newsletter-signup       Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices   Books plus knitting plus happy memories. That’s Little Skein in the Big Wool. We make kits, yarn and project bags that bring your favorite stories to life. Find *your* favorite story at littleskein.com       Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life? Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.   For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!     On the Needles:(0:45) Gigi bound off both of Andrew socks Jasmin is past the body shaping and nearly at the armholes on her worsted sock arms cardigan in Knitcircus Yarn Ringmaster in “We scare because we care”. She’ll be using the “Monstropolis” gradient for the sleeves. Gigi started a pair of socks for Sam’s girlfriend, and almost finished the second one. Jasmin and Gigi talk about ordering zippers from Zipperstop   Jasmin finished-finished her Odds and Ends test knit for Tina Tse in the Knitmore Gradient from Black Trillium Fibers held together with a strand of Diptera from LolaBean Yarn Co.   Jasmin is past the armhole divide and down to the body shaping on the “Modern Art” pullover (cover sweater from the Art of Circular Yokes) in Magpie Fibers Swanky DK in “Bougie Beaver” for the #MagpieBeavalong2021   Jasmin swatched and started the Blossom Sweater test knit for Little Skein Anne in Little Skein Targhee Sweater in “Juniper”. She is past the armholes and nearly done with the body   Jasmin finished an utterly charming baby sweater (details pending delivery of the sweater). It only needs a zipper.   Jasmin did some visible mending on a thrifted alpaca sweater for Sam.  Visible Mending  Jasmin mentions The House of Sand and Fog Mend!      3rd mending book (called "Mending Matters") In Stitches:(25:13) Jasmin wore her(RAVELRY LINK) Jurek pullover Rex wore his (RAVELRY LINK) Playful Stripes cardigan Genevieve wore her (RAVELRY LINK) Hearthstone pullover, red and gold woven scarf and hat, Gigi stopped wearing knit socks every day, wore the (RAVELRY LINK) Treppenviertel cowl at night as a hat, and the Flannel shirt from clothing construction class  Events:(31:15) Knitgirllls Fail - Along is ongoing Indie Untangled Everywhere May 15, 2pm EST VKL May 15 5:30 EST Stash Dash in May will be hosted in other places besides ravelry   Discord? WE MISSED OUR PODCASTIVERSARY!  2020 Summer Olympics will begin on Friday, July 23, 2021 Tour de Fleece (Sat, Jun 26, 2021 – Sun, Jul 18, 2021) Tour de Fleece Training starts next week September 21 March the start for the 500 day countdown for preparation for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Mother Knows Best:(37:44) Surf the ‘gram for inspiration to start that thing you wanted to do anyway.   When Knitting Attacks:(43:48) Gigi : wasn’t paying attention, she started knitting mid row ended up with a loop of yarn, all stitches on one needle Looked at Andrew s bag of socks.  Knitted one that doesn’t have a second skein  Xmas socks: first sock turned out too short.  Undid the Kitchener, picked up stitches below toe decreases and ripped  Misplaced one of the flexi flip needles  Second sock for Sam’s girlfriend: ribbed the whole leg instead of just 2” Pulled back. Knitted 4 more inches then turned the heel. Neglected to do heel increases  Knits in Space:(48:08) Genevieve is back to school.  Acorn tv: Off the Beaten Path, Lady and her dog on Wales, Horse veterinarians And Sew On: (55:10) Classes at Cañada continue, the classes  are recorded.  Copied Jasmin’s adjusted pattern onto Tap plastic clear sheet Copied my own from last year  New class started: lingerie first project: panties 

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