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Episode 250: But It's a Dry Heat

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Listen Recorded Wednesday, July 27, 2022 Book talk starts at 25:00 2022 MOTHER BEAR KAL Mother Bear Chatter Thread Mother Bear FO Thread 12 in 22 Chatter Thread Lambtown 2022 Virtual get-together Zoom KNITTING Tracie finished: Leave Gnome Stone Unturned by Sarah Schira Mother Bears 279-286 Lihan Sweater by Imke von Nathausius in Berroco Pure Pima Barb finished: Mother Bear #255 - 260 Ribs and Wave Poncho by Great Yarns! Using Cascade Superwash Wave in the 106 Blue colorway Irma Hat by Aneta Gasiorowksa using blue Moon Fiber Arts Gaea in the Falcon’s Eye colorway - left over from my May(be) Queen pullover Tracie continues to work on: Hoodie Shawl Cardigan by Susanne Sommer in Color Notes Yarn Pure Sport in Clear Red, Western Sky Knits Willow Superwash Sport , and madelinetosh Pashmina in Jasper Zephyr Mark II by Celia Cahill test knit in Malabrigo Susurro in Teal Feather Moon of My Life by Nadia Crétin-Léchenne adapted by Celia McAdam Cahill for a man

Episode 249: Live from the Bunkhouse!

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Listen Recorded on July 5, 2022 While Americans overwhelmingly support the right of an individual to make their own decisions about abortion, unfortunately that right is no longer protected everywhere in the U.S. We encourage you to SPEAK UP, TAKE CARE, and SPREAD THE WORD! Podvoices.help  - Here  are abortion advocacy links.   This episode was recorded with our friends, Eileen and Shelley while on vacation in Montana.   Eileen (RedsKnits) and Shelley (Sequoiashelley) join Tracie and Barb! 2022 MOTHER BEAR KAL Mother Bear Chatter Thread Mother Bear FO Thread 12 in 22 Chatter Thread Lambtown 202 2 Virtual get-together Zoom KNITTING Eileen is knitting: * a sweater that is utilizing both the  Zephyr  cardigan pattern by Celia McAdam Cahill, and the  Diamond Back Top  pattern by Kira Dulaney *   Aisling  by Marie Wallin Shelley talked about her love for designing her own patterns.   Tracie talked about: *  Ciara Top  by Laura Aylor *  Hoodie Shawl Cardigan  by Susanne Summer Barb talked a

Episode 248: Sorry, Anita

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Listen Recorded on June 10, 2022 Book talk begins at 28:00 2022 MOTHER BEAR KAL Mother Bear Chatter Thread Mother Bear FO Thread 12 in 22 Chatter Thread Lambtown 2022 Virtual get-together Zoom KNITTING Barb’s Finished Objects: Mother Bear #248 Forager Lite  by Isabel Kraemer Barb's Forager Light Tracie’s Finished Objects Mother Bears #277, 278, 274 Never Not Gnoming Gnomes #25 & 26 Great Falls Tracie's Great Falls top by Nataliya Polyakov Barb is working on: That's My Jam  by Steve Fegert Ribs and Wave Poncho  by Great Yarns! Venturer's Vest  by Knitwise Design Irma Hat  - by Aneta Gasiorowksa Barb cast on:   Mother Bear #255 Tracie is working on: Ciara  byLaura Taylor Moon of My Life  by Nadia Cretin-Lechenne Tracie has cast on: Hoodie Shawl Cardigan  - bySusanne Sommer Leave Gnome Stone Unturned  - Sarah Schira BOOKS Barb has finished: The Other Husband  by Kathryn Croft- 3 stars Cold Blooded: A True Story abou

Episode 247: Acid Green is a NEUTRAL!

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Listen Recorded on may 23, 2022 Book Talk starts at 24:00 Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here Our annual Mother Bear KAL begins June 1!  Any Mother Bear that you have knit or crocheted in 2021 is eligible to post in our FO Thread.  One post per bear please.  Please see all the rules and participate in the  Chatter Thread !  #2022MBKAL2KLC 12 in 22 - Unofficial KAL/challenge to knit 12 (or however many you want) sweaters in 2022. Details  here! KNITTING Barb finished: Hipster shawl by Joji Locatelli, using Malabrigo Rios in the 880 Hojas colorway. Mother Bears 251 , 252 , 253 Tracie finished Mother Bears 272 , 273, 275 and 276 Barb continues working on: Ribs and Wave Poncho by Great Yarns! Using  Cascade Superwash Wave  in the 106 Blue colorway That's My Jam  shawl by Steve Fegert using a kit she bought from Leading Men Fiber Arts forager lite  by Isabel Kraemer, using  Inner Yarn Zen Superwash Fingering  in the Lupine colorway She has cast o

Episode 246: It's Happening in Soledad

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Listen Recorded Monday, May 2, 2022 Book talk starts at 31:25 Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here Our 2 Knit Lit Chicks Mini Skein KAL has ended.  Be sure to listen until the end to find out the prize winners!  Our three very generous prize donors for the KAL are: Brenda Castiel, from her Ravelry store and Etsy shop martaschmarta - her Pride and Toebeans pattern Susan Cochran, from her stash And now, it's almost time for our annual Mother Bear KAL!  Come join us by knitting or crocheting Mother Bears.   Our KAL runs from June 1 to September 1, 2022 .  But...if you have knit or crocheted any bears in 2022, please plan on posting pictures of them in our FO thread.  The FO and chatter threads will be up after June 1st.   Here  is the Mother Bear Project website, where you can find out all about the charity, buy a pattern and overload on the picture gallery cuteness! 12 in 22 - Unofficial KAL/challenge to knit 12 (or however many you want) sweaters

Episode 245: I Thought I Would Be Further By Now

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Listen Recorded Monday, April 18 Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here Our 2 Knit Lit Chicks Mini Skein KAL goes until 5/1.  You can get all the details  here!    Mini Skein Finished Object thread  here. 12 in 22 - Unofficial KAL/challenge to knit 12 (or however many you want) sweaters in 2022. Details  here! The 2KLC 2022 Swap is almost over!   Important dates:   May 1: final check in.  May 15th: Mail By Date KNITTING Barb has finished: Vanilla Socks using  Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock wurm  by katushika, using Straightfork Farm 60/40 Sport Weight in the Purple Haze colorway Tracie has  Finished 1.   Tracie's Rock It Tee   by Tanis Lavillee in  Anzula Breeze  in Aspen and Garnet and  Earl Grey Fiber Co. Rooibos Single  in Bloom 2.   Tracie's Sedona Baby Dress  by Erin Harper, using  Lion Brand Mandala Ombre 3.  Wren Headband (free) 4.   Knitted Flower Tutorial  by Julie Taylor (free) 5.  Mother Bears 266-269 6.  Secret Project for her Swapee