Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Episode 128: It Doesn't Matter, 'Cause I Frogged It

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Recorded on January 8, 2017

Book Talk starts at: 21:20

Fall is long gone, but our annual Sweater KAL is ongoing until January 31!  All entries to our FOs thread will need to be an adult-size sweater with sleeves (short is okay!), cardigan or pullover.  Be sure to check out the Bundles of pattern suggestions.  You still have time!

The Chicks will be at Stitches West 2017  - February 23-26, 2017 at the 
Santa Clara Convention Center/Hyatt Regency Hotel in Santa Clara, CA.  We will be having our regular meet-up in the Hyatt bar on Saturday afternoon - come see us!

KNITTING

Barb's FOs:
*One Pussycat, using Joann Fabrics Big Twist
*Project Peace Cowl by Christina Campbell, using Madelinetosh Dandelion in the magic colorway

Tracie’s FOs:
*Sprig Cloche by Alana Dakos in Cascade 220 Sport Superwash
*4 Pussycats, in Plymouth Encore, Red Heart, Cascade 220 Superwash
*Quick and Easy Slouchy Hat by Jessica Gutoski, in Lion Brand Thick and Quick in a green colorway
*Instant Raspberry Hat by Tara Bogh, using Bernat Softee Chunky in hot pink

Barb continues to work on:
*Wing Span by maylin Tri-Coterie Designs using Crystal Palace Mini Mochi
*Antler Cardigan by TinCan Knits using Cloudborn Wool Worsted Twist in the Natural colorway
Vanilla Socks using Gale's Art Double Secret Sock Blank in the Rockstar Rainbow colorway

Barb has cast-on:
*Ex Boyfriends shawl/scarf, using Caron Cakes in the Funfetti colorway
*Boreal Forest Cowl by Renee Callahan, using Cascade 220 in the natural colorway, Malabrigo Yarn Ríos in the Teal Feather and Sand Bank colorwaysm, and Cascade 220 Superwash in a pale pink colorway
*Mother Bear #201

Tracie continues to work on:
*forest park cowl by Liz Abinante (free) in Noro Cash Aroha colorway 100
*A pair of Vanilla socks in Duren Dyeworks Awesome Sock
*Terribly Simple shawl by Caitlin ffrench, using Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in the Cosmos colorway

Tracie has frogged:
*Iðunn by Ragga Eiríksdóttir in KnitPicks Full Circle Worsted in the Passion colorway
and
*Sylvia Cardigan by Meghan Jones in Cascade Hollywood in the Walnut colorway

Tracie has cast on:
*Joey Sweater by Kate Oates, using Cascade Hollywood in the Walnut colorway

BOOKS



Barb and Tracie have both finished Find Her by Lisa Gardner.  They both highly recommend this book!

Tracie has also finished:

Ill Wind by Nevada Barr
A Killer Among Us: A True Story of Murder and Justice by Charles Bosworth Jr.

Barb is currently reading:
Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony by Jeff Ashton
What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross

Tracie did not finish:
My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Tracie is currently reading:

Act of Violence by Margaret Yorke
The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

RIP George Michael, Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Carrie Fisher's speech at the George Lucas AFI Lifetime Achievement Award















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