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Episode 210: It Just Rolls Off My Tongue

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Recorded on September 15, 2020Book Talk starts at 28:05

The 2020 2 Knit Lit Chicks Fall Sweater KAL has officially started!  You can find all the details here.  Need some ideas?  Check out our BUNDLES!👉 Beginner Knitted Sweaters👉 Knitted Sweaters for Adventurous Beginners to Advanced👉 Crocheted Sweaters
Our Mother Bear KAL is over!  Prizes will be announced in Episode 211.
Virtual get-together via  Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here
Tracie and Barb support the Black Lives Matter movement and encourage you to add your voice to the fight for racial justice and police reform and demilitarization.  Please donate if you can:Black Lives MatterSouthern Poverty Law CenterNAACP Legal Defense FundACLU
KNITTINGBarb finishedMother Bears 225 through 228

Tracie has finished: Ciara Shawl by Fredi Baker in Emma’s Yarn Super Silky (kit from Rumpelstiltskin) in Freshly Cut, Happily Ever After and Whisper



Barb continues to work on1.  Vanilla Socks using and set of Fibernymph Dye Works Inver…

Episode 209: They Spontaneously Combust!

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ListenRecorded Thursday, August 27, 2020Book Talk starts at 19:25

Our Mother Bear KAL is almost over!  Please join the discussion in the 2020 Mother Bear KAL Chatter Thread and post your finished bears in the Mother Bear FOs Thread by September 1.
Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here
Tracie and Barb support the Black Lives Matter movement and encourage you to add your voice to the fight for racial justice and police reform and demilitarization.  Please donate if you can:Black Lives MatterSouthern Poverty Law CenterNAACP Legal Defense FundACLU
KNITTINGBarb finishedMother Bears 222 through 224Nice to Gnome You MKAL by Sarah Schira, using a kit from Leading Men Fiber ArtsBull & Braids hat by Cheryl Breckerich, using Cascade Elysian in the Crimson colorway 



Tracie finishedNice to Gnome You MKAL by Sarah Schira in Marianated Yarns, Duren Dyeworks, Greenwood Fiber Works, and Cascade 220 Superwash SportemPower People cowl by Casapinka in purple fingering wei…

Episode 208: She was Short on Looks

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ListenRecorded August 13, 2020Book Talk starts at 23:36 The best photo ever of Posy, modeling her Penny's Bandana Cowl
Our Mother Bear KAL runs until September 1, 2020.  Please join the discussion in the 2020 Mother Bear KAL Chatter Thread and post your finished bears in the Mother Bear FOs Thread
Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here
Tracie and Barb support the Black Lives Matter movement and encourage you to add your voice to the fight for racial justice and police reform and demilitarization.  Please donate if you can:Black Lives MatterSouthern Poverty Law CenterNAACP Legal Defense FundACLU
Tracie's That's My Jam
KNITTINGTracie has finishedPenny’s Bandana Cowl by Adrian Gergler in Baah La Jolla and Forbidden Fiber Pride - for PosyDoggie Poo Bag Pouch by Kathy Glaes in Malabrigo Sock Light of LoveThat’s My Jam by Steve Fegert in Leading Men Fiber Arts Monologue in London Fog and LunaPurl Una Merino Mini Skeins in Drops of Jupiter
Barb has finis…

Episode 207: Tracie Explains Covid "Points"?

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Recorded July 20, 2020Book Talk starts at 23.12

Our Mother Bear KAL runs until September 1, 2020.  Please join the discussion in the 2020 Mother Bear KAL Chatter Thread and post your finished bears in the Mother Bear FOs Thread
Tracie and Barb support the Black Lives Matter movement and encourage you to add your voice to the fight for racial justice and police reform and demilitarization.  Please donate if you can:Black Lives MatterSouthern Poverty Law CenterNAACP Legal Defense FundACLU
Giveaway - 3 copies of the Ciara Shawl by Fredi Baker - drawing at the end of the podcast
Barb's Stoa Scarf
KNITTINGBarb finishedMother Bears 214-217Stoa Scarf by Anne Ginger, using Blue Heron Cotton Rayon Flax Metallic in the Denim color way. Papillion (butterfly) by Marin Melchior, using Knit Picks Chroma in the Gray and the Pegasus colorwaysOne-row Handspun Scarf by Stephanie Pearl McFee using a Premier Sweet Roll
Barb's Papillon
Tracie finishedMother Bears 221-228Green Vanilla Socks in Fish …

Episode 200 Part II: Ask Us Anything!

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Recorded Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Our Mother Bear KAL runs until September 1, 2020.  Please join the discussion in the 2020 Mother Bear KAL Chatter Thread and post your finished bears in the Mother Bear FOs Thread
Tracie and Barb support the Black Lives Matter movement and encourage you to add your voice to the fight for racial justice and police reform and demilitarization.  Please donate if you can:Black Lives MatterSouthern Poverty Law CenterNAACP Legal Defense FundACLU
Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

KNITTINGBarb finished:Mother Bears 212 & 213
Tracie finished:Mother Bears 218, 219 and 22080-26 Poncho Air Lux in Leading Men Fiber Arts Show Stopper in Wind Chill 

Barb is working onStoa scarf by Anne Ginger, using Blue Heron Cotton Rayon Flax Metallic in the Denim color wayPapillion /Butterfly by Marin Melchior, using Knit Picks Chroma in the Gray and the Pegasus colorwaysEtude cardigan by Ririko, using Aussie SoxxiCast-on Vanilla Socks us…

Episode 200 Part 1: Ask Us Anything - At Last!

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Recorded Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Our Mother Bear KAL is ongoing until September 1, 2020!  Check out2020 Mother Bear KAL Chatter Thread to find out everything you need to know.
Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here
We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s new pattern, the Ciara Shawl!  Enter to win here by July 1, 2020.  You can buy Ciara Kits at Rumplestilskin Yarn Shop in Sacramento.














Episode 206: Just Because I Can Doesn't Mean I Should!

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Recorded on June 10, 2020 Book Talk starts at 40:25
Tracie and Barb support the Black Lives Matter movement and encourage you to add your voice to the fight for racial justice and police reform and demilitarization.  Please donate if you can: Black Lives Matter Southern Poverty Law Center NAACP Legal Defense Fund ACLU
Our Mother Bear KAL is starting on June 1, 2020!  I have started a 2020 Mother Bear KAL Chatter Thread and you can find everything you need to know over there.
Spring Swap - mail-out-by deadline is June 15 - check 2020 Swap Thread for details
Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s new pattern, the Ciara Shawl!  I interviewed Fredi about her designs as well as her work as a life coach.  I apologize for the fact that my voice is difficult to hear on the interview!
You can buy Ciara Kits at Rumplestilskin Yarn Shop in Sacramento!

KNITTING Barb finished: Mother Bears 210 & 211 Boyfriend Beanie by Expres…