Monday, November 28, 2016

Episode 125: Ear Worm Courtesy of Mom


Recorded on November 24, 2016
Book Talk starts at 17:45


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 - be sure to check out the Bundles of pattern suggestions!

So Many Giveaways!
Enter to win a copy of the ebook Grown by Kate Oakley here.  This thread will close December 1.
Giveaway for Helen Stewart's Curious Handmade Knitvent 2016 will run until December 1st.  Helen has kindly given us 5 copies to gift to the lucky recipients!
Barb is giving away an unopened Chinook Shawl Kit from Knit Picks in the white-to-black gradient color way.  This giveaway will last until December 15th.

Knitting
Barb’s FO’s:
Waiting for Winter Mittens by Susan B Anderson using leftover Cascade Eco Plus in the brown colorway.
Stashbusting Helix Hat by Jessica Rose


Tracie’s FOs
Skykomish by Lee Meredith in Ella Rae Silkience
Vanilla Socks in Araucania Ranco Sock
Stashbusting Helix Hat by Jessica Rose

Barb has cast on:
Café ua Lait hat by Kathryn C. (free pattern on Rav) using Knit Picks Swish DK in the Hollyberry colorway
Tilbury Mittens – by Chrissy Graham (yes, another test knit! so no Ravelry page yet) using Cattail Knits Nugget’s Girlfriend DK in the Sexy Eyes colorway.
And continues working on:
Wing Span by maylin Tri-Coterie Designs using Crystal Palace Mini Mochi Grenadine by Amy Christoffers using Plymouth Mushishi
Tupshin Socks, using leftover Knit Picks Stroll Tonal Fingering in the Pansy and Heartfelt colorways

Tracie has cast on:
Vanilla socks in Duren Dyeworks Awesome Sock
And continues working on:
Terribly Simple shawl by Caitlin ffrench, using Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in the Cosmos colorway
Water and Sky by Veera Valimaki in Tracie Too in the Quail colorway



Books:
Barb Finished:
Where They Found Her by Kimberly McCrieght
Tracie Finished: 
Shirley by Susan Scarf Merrell
Pippi Longstocking byAstrid Lindgren
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson


Barb is reading:
Adnan’s Story by Rabia Choudry
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Kreuger



Tracie is Reading:
The Night Sister by Jennifer McMahon

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