Friday, August 26, 2016

Episode 119: What About Barb?


Book Talk starts at 42:05
Recorded on August 24, 2016


Just a few more days to participate in our Mother Bear KAL/CAL!  You have until August 31st to post a picture of any bear you have knit or crocheted in 2016 in our FO thread.  Lots of prizes, but your best reward is knowing you have given a child comfort.

Many thanks to our latest donor:
Kathleen (SweeTart77) has donated a project bag from her shop MakeThisFromThat.

Our annual fall Sweater KAL will run from October 1 to January 31.  All entries to our FOs thread will need to be an adult-size sweater with sleeves (short is okay!), cardigan or pullover.  Challenge yourself! 

Knit Companion for Android is at last a thing!

EVENTS
Tracie will be at Lambtown - October 1 & 2 at the Dixon May Fair Grounds in Dixon, CA (9-6 on Saturday, 9-4 on Sunday)

Tracie and Barb will be at the Cogknitive Fiber Retreat - Saturday October 8, 2016 at the LaQuinta in Tehachapi, CA

KNITTING
Barb’s FOs
Mother Bear #93, 94, 95, 96
Added Elegance socks by Mary Lukas, using Unwind Yarn Twinkle Sock in the Faded Graffiti colorway


PastelMix Shortie Socks using Cascade Heritage in the PastelMix colorway

Tracie’s FOs
Mother Bears 95, 96, 97, 98, 99 & 100!
Just Autumn Cowl by Janina Böttger in Becoming Art Agave fingering in the Nebula colorway

Simple Striped Baby Hat by Sascha van Wagtendonk in Frog Tree Pediboo Sock in Tan and Red Heart Baby TLC Multis in Chocolate Mint

Barb has cast on:
Zigzagular Socks #2 by Susie White, using Fishknits Opulence MCN in the Shades of TPK colorway

And she is working on:
Crackerjack Cowl by Stacy Simpson Duke using 4 colors of Plymouth Merino Select DK
Molto Bella Shawl by Brenda Castiel, using my NoCKRs yarn from this year – Duren Dyeworks Luscious Fingering (silk/merino blend) in the Quietude and Forest Floor colorways.
Wing Span by maylin Tri-Coterie Designs using Crystal Palace Mini Mochi in a green/blue/purple colorway

Tracie has cast on:
Added Elegance Socks by Mary Lukas in Malabrigo Sock in Aguas colorway
Summer Fringe Shawlette by Sarah Keller in Chevel Blanc Official Comete in the Cendre colorway

And she is working on:
Allegra tank top by Svetlana Volkova in Euro Baby Kid Cotton
Meris by Elizabeth Doherty in Serendipidye Kings Mountain Sock in the Carmen colorway

REVIEW - Stranded Magazine, Mild Weather 2016
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BOOKS
Tracie has finished:
Vertical by Rex Pickett
Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Harry Potter & the Cursed Child by by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany
Woman with A Secret (UK title: The Telling Error) by Sophie Hannah

Barb has finished:
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
by Monte Francis

Tracie is reading

Barb is reading:
Nature Girl by Carl Hiasson
Joyland by Stephen King



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