DO IT BETTER!- Episode 639- The Knitmore Girls

08.09.2021 - By Knitmoregirls's Podcast

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This week's episode is sponsored by:     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.     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       We’d like to tell you about one of our favorite makers: Little Skein Anne.Anne is a knitter, designer, artist and storyteller. Little Skein is her shop. She makes beautiful handmade knitting kits, hand-dyes yarn, illustrates project bags, and is slowly designing a handmade wardrobe in her San Francisco home studio. She inspires YOUR creative journey by sharing her own. Her yarn and kits support you to make beautiful things, including a more sustainable, nourishing and equitable world.     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!   The Sandpiper Gift & Yarn Boutique and Hoof-to-Hanger Fiber Mill in Bridgman, MI. The Sandpiper offers artisan - designed gifts (local, regional, national artists and Fair Trade products).  The boutique also offers their cottage industry fiber mill products - yarn, roving, corespun, batting, knit/woven garments, accessories, home goods and an exclusive Yarn and Fiber Club. Explore www.thesandpiper.biz!    On the Needles:(0:46) Genevieve wound Oink Pigments, Mystic DK, in Mother Knows Best Jasmin finished the body of her Nydia test knit for Vanessa Smith Designs, in Oink Pigments Mystic DK “Mother Knows Best” Gigi finished the Musselberg hat  by Ysolda with the orange and pink Oink yarn  Genevieve wound Liza Souza, Hardtwist Merino, Elsa Blue Jasmin split for the fronts and backs on her her Ripple Crop top by Jessie Maed Designs Gigi: cast on a Vanilla is the new Black sock  Genevieve wound Louet Gems, Gems Merino, in Apple Blossom Jasmin has finished the body of her Theano test knit, and has started the first sleeve. Gigi worked on the sleeve of the Rocky coast cardigan Jasmin sewed the pockets to the body of Genevieve’s Pantastic Hoodie, sewed the steek (here it is on Instagram), steeked it (and posted to IGTV), knitted the hood, and blocked it again. Taught some young friends to knit  Jasmin mentioned Brittany needles Rules of Knitting in Public In Stitches:(20:24)  Genevieve wore her Bandit Cardigan, and the pink beanie she made herself Gigi: Cal King quilt, Halloween quilt  Events:(22:48) Stash Dash is being hosted on  DISCORD  Jasmin has posted her Stash Dash spreadsheet here  2020 Summer Olympics will began on Friday, July 23, 2021 Bay Area Fiber Fair - JUNE 25 - SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 RHINEBECK! October 16-17 2021 Mother Knows Best:(25:44)  Best practices when photographing a kid When Knitting Attacks:(32:00) Tantalus, but with tape measures. PanathenicGames!35:58) #PanatheKnit #TeamSasquatch: A little spinning for the Incredibles sweater set Got the Lisa Souza Ultrafine Australian Merino Roving (Emerald city) ready to ply Blair Auclair's Ranch (Radicle Herbs) Different switch for the Device Knits in Space:(41:20) School shopping (Genevieve) Did photo Shoot (Genevieve) Gentleman knitting at the Olympics And Sew On: (50:45) Jasmin picked up fabric for masks for Rex for school. Jasmin bought a Burda pants pattern

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