Sunday, April 16, 2017

Episode 134: I'll Never Stop Reading About Bad People

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Recorded on April 13, 2017

Book Talk starts at 26.50




Our Colorwork KAL started March 1 and will go until May 1.  Challenge yourself!  The FOs thread is open.  You still have time!

The 2 Knit Lit Chicks Spring Fling Swap has started!  You should have received your swap partner by now.  If you are participating, be sure and check the Swap thread a couple of times a week to keep up.








We had a fabulous time at the NoCKRs 2017 retreat!  



KNITTING

Tracie has finished:

*  Fiddly Bits cowl by Jana Pihota, using leftovers from stash!
*  3 Knitted Knockers
Barb has finished: 
Smorgasbord Cowl by Cindy Garland, using a kit bought at the Stunning String Studio booth at Stitches West (pictured above
*  5 Knitted Knockers

Barb has cast on:
*  Edin cardigan by Bonne Marie Burns, using Raven Frog Sheepless in the Captain's Blue colorway
*  Fiddly Bits Cowl by Jana Pihota, using fingering weight scraps

Barb is working on:
*  Beagle pullover sweater by Norah Gaughan, using Berroco Vintage in the Forest Floor colorway
*  Wing Span by maylin Tri-Coterie Designs using Crystal Palace Mini Mochi in a green/blue/purple colorway
*  Test knit - Scallop Shell Shawl by Kimberly Gintar (the Giving Flower) using 2 skeins of Candy Skein Yummy Fingering in the Blue Bubblegum and Boysenberry Jam colorways.
*  Skew socks by Lana Holden using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in the Asphalt Jungle colorway

Tracie has cast on:
*  Retreat Bath Mitt by Elizabeth Doherty, using Quince & Co Sparrow 

Tracie is working on:
* Vanilla socks in Wisdom Yarns Saki Bamboo in the Garnet Ridge  colorway
* Test knit: Peer Pressure Shawlette by Celia McAdam Cahill in Invictus Yarns Desert Dream in the Deep colorway
Iðunn by Ragga Eiríksdóttir in Istex Lettlopi
* Her Allegra tank top by Svetlana Volkova in Euro Baby Kid Cotton has come out of hibernation

Tracie has frogged:  Coloring cardigan by Katrin Schneider, using  Anzula Nebula in the Lottie colorway

Discussion of the Magic Knot (Double Knot):
Jane Richmond - The Double Knot YouTube Video
How to Remember the Double Knot by Paula Emons-Fuesle YouTube video


BOOKS



Tracie has finished:
Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple














 Barb has finished:
Breaking Wild by Diane les Becquets



Tracie is currently reading:
*  Mommy Deadliest by Michael Benson


Barb is currently reading:
*  The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead



















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