Four Day Knitting Rave - Episode 521 - The Knitmore Girls

Released Thursday, 21st February 2019
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Gigi is knitting the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.

Jasmin has finished the front of  her Aumangea pullover by ArohaKnits (check the link for a discount
code from Frenchie!), and has it prepped to mattress stitch the sides.

Gigi is knitting Hogwarts house colors from MustStashYarn for Genevieve.

Jasmin has made some progress on her Sarcastic Unicorn Sockhead Cowl during Big River.

Gigi This year she  has Non-Euclidian heel socks on the needles, working on three different pairs,
Cherry Pop Stripes, "Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple Haze".
You can get all of the colors of Paton's Kroy fro… (currently sold out, check back)

Jasmin is still working on her Viajante (#behmalong).

Gigi is knitting another Rocky Coast cardigan. She put Stitch markers after every 6 stitch pattern
repeat.  Modification: increases at the front, so it will close.

Events: (8:36)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing.
- Stitches West, February 21-24 2019
- Tips for attending Stitches West
- StashFit Workbook

In Stitches:(14:44)
- Jasmin: wool socks, looped loop cowl, Goin Gold Hat, Mondo Cable Cardigan , Tied Knots hat
- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, wool socks, sockhead cowl , Mondo cable pulli
- Genevieve: Gryffindor scarf and hat,
- Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,
Sam scarf sharks daybreak

Mother Knows Best:(19:24)
Some updated tips on optimizing your knitting event experience.

When Knitting Attacks:(33:46)
Gigi gets attacked by the collar on her Ribbi Cardi

Review:(36:40)
Fresh Designs for Men, from Cooperative Press

And Sew On:(44:13)
Gigi is trying to sew or do something sewing related every day.
Gigi finished sewing in the ribbon for Genevieve’s Victorian Girl’s coat .
School: draping muslin front and back skirt.  Did the sleeve according to directions.
We draped skirt front and back in school, had to copy it onto paper using a tracing wheel.  Gigi stole
Jasmin’s cardboard cutting mat.  Works!

Gigi cut preemie sack gowns last week.  Serged edges for envelope necklines, need to turn edges
and cover stitch

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