Unsubstantiated rumors - Episode 94 - The Knitmore Girls

Released Monday, 29th March 2010
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This week's episode has
been sponsored by:Abstract Fiber now has
Polwarth! This super-soft fiber has a devoted following and we think
you’ll see why when you spin some up. Soft like merino, but a little
easier to spin, with a distinct sheen. Heavenly! Polwarth. Polwarth
in Abstract Fiber colors. Need we say more? Get yours online at
AbstractFiber.com where shipping is free for orders over $100.The Purlescence Purl Girls know
that the Knitmore Girls have listeners all over the world. We wish you
all could join us in our family room for a cup of tea and a nice chat,
but if you can't make it to us, you can bring a little bit of us home to
you. Visit http://www.cafepress.com/Purlescence for shirts, mugs, and
more! And new patterns are available on Ravelry for immediate download.
Search for designers Sandi Luck and Nathania Apple for the latest
designs.STITCHES South offers something for everyone.
This 4-day event brings thousands together in Atlanta, GA for workshops,
demonstrations, author signings, and door prizes. It showcases
beautiful yarn, books, gadgets, patterns, & buttons in a market full
of retailers from across the country. If it has to do with knitting,
you will find it here. STITCHES South is open to the general public
April 23rd-25th. For more information please join us online at
http://KnittingUniverse.com/Events/ or call 1-800-237-7099.On the needles: (00:30)We prepare for
our upcoming travel! Jasmin and Gigi are trying to finish their Mondo
Cable KAL
sweaters to wear at Maryland
Sheep & Wool
. Jasmin compares the Abstract
Fiber Miro
to the Cascade
. Gigi is working on her Classic
Slant Cardigan
, and has finished the main part
of the sleeves, leaving only the sleeve caps. Jasmin is working on her
second handspun Crocodile
socks. Gigi
has finished a pair of Upstream
(from Cat Bordhi's New
sock book) out of Cherry Tree
(color "Indian Summer"). Jasmin declares
that she needs to knit more boleros. Jasmin launders her Ariann, which did wonders for the yarn (Dream in Color
). Jasmin has a deadline for the Boo
. Gigi gets a finishing high by seaming
up Miss
Kalendar's Ribby Cardi
(18:51)- CNCH: April 9-11- Maryland
Sheep & Wool Festival
: 5/1-2. Meet and greet
to be announced.- Spinning at the
Retzlaff Winery.Contest: (23:29)Get your submissions in for the February
UFO finish-a-long
by 4/3. Winners will be
announced in Episode 95.Mother Knows Best: (23:46)We discuss joining yarn, the Russian join, spit splicing, non-felting fibers, ribbon yarn, where to
join, and - GASP! - knots.Review: (34:17)We review 60
Quick Knits
. Straw into Gold: (46:47)Jasmin talks
about spinning the Crown
Mountain Farms Polwarth
in "Nirvana", and
discusses the breed.

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