Episode 61: KnittyBarb Will Not Be Climbing Mt. Everest in 2016
Book Talk Begins at 36:15
Come join our Ravelry group! When we reach 2,000 members, we're planning a PRIZE-A-PALOOZA!!
Subversive Socks eBook Giveaway ends on January 31st - get your entry in now
The "unofficial" Poncho Comeback KAL continues on…come join us!
Kickstarter Campaign to bring knitCompanion to Android! To donate, click here. To find out more about what knitCompanion is, click here. Barb and Tracie use and love knitCompanion and want to spread the joy of this fabulous program to all knitters!
Ravellenic Games Ravelry Group. Team Sasquatch Ravelry Group
Stitches West 2014 is coming right up! The dates are February 20 - 23, 2014 in Santa Clara, CA. Barb and Tracie will be attending.
- Meet-up - come join us in the Hyatt Lobby Bar 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, February 22nd
- Barb and Tracie will also be in the "Team Awesome" booth - housing Cephalopod Yarns, Neighborhood Fiber Company, and Dragonfly Fibers on Sunday, February 23rd from 2-3 p.m. Come by and say "hi"!
Colorwork KAL/CAL will start March 1, 2014 and run until May 1, 2014. Pick a project and join us. You can knit any colorwork project you like - stripes, stranded or Fair Isle, intarsia. Our only rules are that your project must be bigger than a coffee cozy, and you must be a member of the group to win. There will be PRIZES!! If you would like to donate a prize, please let us know.
Our Read-Along Book is Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that just can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain. The discussion has been going very well!
2 Halos of Hope hats: The Gridiron Hat by Johnny Vasquez, and Robin's Egg Blue Hat by Robin Iufer. Both were knit out of Ella Rae Seasons
GAP-tastic Cowl by Jen Geigley out of Plymouth Baby Alpaca Grande Tweed
Echo Reversible Drop-Stitch Moebius caplet by Kristin Omdahl out of Plymouth Baby Alpaca Grande
Swirl Hat by Mandie Harrington out of Baby Ull
It's My Party Hat by Emily Williams, using Red Heart Baby TLC Multies
Marian Cowl by Jane Richmond out of Sirdar Big Softie
Zebra Woobie by Kris Carlson, using various colors of Knit Picks Brava Sport
Vanilla Socks out of Gnome Acres House Gnome fingering weight in the Gnome of the Lake color way
Easy Folded Poncho by Churchmouse Yarns and Tea using Anzula Cricket
Woodstove Season Cardigan by Alicia Plummer out of Plymouth Encore Tweed
Greenwillow Cowl by Elizabeth Doherty, using Becoming Art Agave Sport (new blend)
TGV (High-Speed Knitting) shawl by Susan Ashcraft out of Gnome Acres Sparkle Gnome fingering Sock in the Gnome of the Lake colorway
Socks for Will: Using Paton's Kroy Socks and doing a Sweet Tomato Heel by Cat Bordhi
Owlie Mitts byJulie Elswick, using Knit Picks Stroll Glimmer
Entangled Vines Cardigan by Alana Dakos, using Invictus Yarns Captain SW in the "Beth" colorway
Tracie is performing major surgery on her Charleston Tea Hoodie!
Barb is currently reading:
A Widow's Story by Joyce Carol Oates
Quiet by Susan Cain
The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison
Tracie is currely reading:
A Drink Before the War (Kenzie & Gennaro, #1) by Dennis Lehane
The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
Quiet by Susan Cain
Barb has finished:
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season by Nick Heil
The Age of Miracles by Karen Walker Thompson
Tracie has finished:
Cartwheel by Jennifer duBois
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem and Other Things That Have Happened by Allie Brosh
Barb recommends Everest: Beyond the Limit, available on Netflix Watch Instantly