Sunday, November 29, 2015

Episode 103: You Can Look Forward to That...or Not...


Our Fall Sweater KAL is ongoing until Jan 16.  Challenge yourself!


Post your FO in the FOs thread to be entered to win one of 4 fabulous prize packages that will contain:
A 2015 NoCKRs retreat bag
A package of Yarn Cozies
A sweater’s quantity of yarn (thank you to SandyKnitsSocks!)
And more!

New podcast – Unraveling with Greg (KnittingDaddy) and Joey (JoeyGibson)
Barb also recommends Two Ewes Fiber Adventures with Kelly and Marsha, and Teaching Your Brain to Knit with Margaret and Catherine.


Tracie and Barb will be at Stitches West  - February 18-21, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  Come join us in the bar on Saturday afternoon for our meet-up with the Yarniacs and lots of other fun people!


Tracie and Barb will also be at 2 NoCKRs - the 2016 Northern California Knitting Retreat - registration is full.

Barb has been busy!  She has finished:
Over & Over Cowl & Infinity Loop by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas, using Duren Dyeworks
Tappee Hattee by Allison Britt, using Dizzy Blond Studios Superwash DK in the Camilla colorway (free)
Maize Mitts #2 by Tin Can Knits, using Leading Men Fiber Arts Showcase Worsted in the Love Potion #9 colorway (free)
Barley Hat #2 by Tin Can Knits using Leading men Fiber arts Showcase Worsted in the Love Potion #9 colorway (free)
Minecraft Creeper Beanie by Tracy McDowell using a bright green color of Vanna’s Choice and Plymouth Encore Black.


Tracie finished:
Fair Winds Beanie by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas in Alpenglow Yarn Skinny Singular Corrie in Mermaid Tail


Barb cast on:
Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner using GnomeAcres Fancy Gnome in the Aurora Gnomealis colorway.
Baa-ble Hat by Donna Smith, using 4 colors of Plymouth Galway Worsted.

And she continues to work on
Zigzagular Socks by  Susie White, using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in the Zombody Loves the 2 Knit Lit Chicks colorway (free)
Etched Rio Wrap by Sarah Smuland, using Cascade 220 Sport in a dark gray colorway ($9)

Tracie cast on:

And is working on:
Perpendicular Cowl by Brenda Castiel, using Cascade Elysian in the 08 colorway and Jojoland Splatter Dash in the 002 colorway.
Longstreet by Nancy Totten (Front Range Bags), using Abstract Fiber Temptations in The Gorge colorway
Saddleback Cardigan by Jennifer Hagan, using Valley Yarns Goshen.
Leap! fingerless gloves by Brooke Ramos (free pattern) in FishKnits Boot Strap in Fat Tuesday Colorway

Barb finished:
Stranded by Jeff Probst and Chris Tebbetts


Tracie finished:
Endangered Species by Nevada Barr
Bad Blood by John Sanford
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Barb is reading:
The Alphabet of Birds by S. J. Naude
Forsaken by Andrew Van Wey

Tracie is reading
The Woman Who Walked in the Sunshine by Alexander McCall Smith

The Family by Marissa Kennerson



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