Friday, April 1, 2016

Episode 110: And You Look Like You're on Miami Vice!


Book Talk Starts at 43:45

Recorded March 30, 2016

Our Vest KAL/CAL is continuing until May 15, 2016.  Please see the Chatter thread for more information...

If you are participating in 2 Knit Lit Chicks Swap, the day to mail your package is coming up on April 10!  Many thanks to Sandramaz for organizing this fun swap.

Barb has finished:

Knitted Knockers 
The Jenny Vest by Andra Knight-Bowman, using Knit Picks City Tweed in the Marsh colorway - but it needs some surgery on the shoulders
Schknit Happens Hat by Myra Wood, using  Gnomeacres Fancy Gnome in the Aurora Gnomealis colorway.

Tracie has finished:
Sugar Pop by Gabrielle Danskknit in Knit Picks Brava Sport
Mother Bears 70 and 71
4 Knitted Knockers - 1 in Valley Yarns Goshen and 3 in Rauma Helårsgarn
A New Sock Monkey by Susan B. Anderson in Bernat Satin Ombres


Barb has cast on:
Really Fits Top-Down Cardigan for All Seasons by Kathy Cairns Hendershott, using Cascade Ultra Pima in the Periwinkle colorway.  Loving this knit!
Schknit Happens #2 hat using Duren Dyeworks Love in the Witchy Woo-Woo colorway
Starshower Cowl #2 by Hillary Smith Callis using Unwind Yarn Twinkle Sock in the Faded Graffiti colorway

She continues to work on:
The Poppy Poncho by Cathy Donnabella, using Mrs. Crosby Satchel in the Port Vintage colorway.
Vanilla Socks using a gradient set of Knitting Rose Blossom Sock

Tracie has cast on:
Vanilla socks using the fabulous Fish Lips Kiss Heel (of course!) in Invictus Reward in Linear XL Black Rainbow Splash

She continues to work on:
The Ecuador cardigan by Joji Locatelli, using Oasis Yarn Aussi Sock in the Sage colorway.
Rodeo Drive Poncho by Stacy Perry in Fonty BB Merino in Brun Scooby Doo
The Longstreet shawl by Nancy Totten using Abstract Fibers Temptation in The Gorge colorway.

Leave a comment on the Ravelry thread to be entered to win an e-copy of the book.  The thread will close April 30.

Barb has finished reading:
Tracie & Barb both finished reading The Mourning Hours by Paula Trieck DeBoard.  Barb loved it and Tracie thought it was okay/good.


Barb has finished:
Lady Fortescue Steps Out by Marion Chesney
My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf
The Widow by Fiona Barton
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
Squall by Sean Costello

Tracie has finished:
A Small Indiscretion by Jan Ellison
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Girl in a Maze by R.K. Jackson
Cruel Death by M. William Phelps

Barb in reading
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Desire Lines by Christina Baker Kline
The Longest Night by Andria Willaims

Tracie is reading
A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore

Barb’s  thumbs-up - Watch bald eagles Mr. President and The First Lady with their two babies on the DC Eagle Cam


Tracie’s thumbs-up - Better Call Saul on AMC.  Stream Season 1 on Netflix, and Season 2 is currently showing on AMC and On Demand.



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