Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Episode 71: RIP Emma's Taco House

Episode71.mp3
Book Talk starts at 57:25


Tracie & Barb with Mother Bear Project founder Amy Berman and her mom
 in the Mother Bear booth at Stitches West, February, 2014

Come join our Mother Bear KAL/CAL!  Post your FO pictures of each and every bear you have knit or crocheted in 2014 in our Mother Bear FO thread and you are eligible to win some great prizes, including:
- A skein of yarn (your choice!) from Desert Vista Dyeworks
- A skein of Gnome Acres Scruffy Gnome Fingering in the Kiwi colorway

You have until September 1, 2014 to post your pictures!

The Knitty Ginger Podcast

KNITTING

Tracie has finished:





Spring Showers cardigan by Joji Locatelli, usingNewton's Yarn Country DK Superwash in the purple colorway.















Symbiotic Cowl by Hanna Maciejewska, using Baa! Sonoma in the Mystique & Blue Sapphire color ways.



















Barb has finished:

  • Mother Bears 42 and 43


The Pelagic Shawl by Kirstin Hipsky, using Valley Yarns Northampton Sport in various colors











Twist cardigan by Bonne Marie Burns, using Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Tonal in the Deep Waters colorway.


















Tracie has cast-on:



Barb is working on:



KNITTING BOOK REVIEW

Knits That Breathe: 12 Breezy Projects to Keep You Cool by Julie Turjoman.  Win an ebook copy!  Go over to the Ravelry thread to enter













BOOKS

Tracie has finished:
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
Amy Falls Down by Jincy Willett
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
Unusual Uses for Olive Oil by Alexander McCall Smith

Barb has finished:
A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard
Rules of Prey by John Sanford
Sous Chef by Michael Gibney

Kind of Cruel by Sophie Hannah.  A hearty "thumbs up" from both Barb and Tracie!
















Tracie is currently reading:
I'm Down by Misha Wolff
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Barb is currently reading:
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell via the Craft-Lit Podcast
The Fault in our Stars by John Green


Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods by Christine Byl















Tracie's Thumbs Up is Amazon Prime TV Selections from HBO

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