Friday, July 14, 2017

Episode 140: And You Knit It, Like, Three Times

Tracie apologizes for all the ambient noise in this episode.  She shouldn't have been fiddling with stuff so much during recording!

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Recorded on July 8, 2015
Book Talk Begins 23:07

Come join our casual Hitofude KAL!



We hope you are participating in our Mother Bear KAL/CAL!  Things to know:
1.  The KAL will run from now - August 31, 2017
2.  Any bears knit or crocheted in 2017 are eligible for entry into the Mother Bear FO thread. 
3.  Please go to the Mother Bear Pattern Page to order your pattern - they have patterns in "knit flat", "knit in the round" and "crochet". 
4.  After July 1, post a separate picture of each bear in a separate post in the FO thread.
We need prizes for our Mother Bear KAL!  If you have a prize or prizes to donate, please contact either Tracie or Barb.  
5.  Be sure to note in your FO post if this is your first Mother Bear.


Thank you to everyone who has downloaded, read, and/or reviewed Tracie's novel Regret & Return: A Novel Inspired by Jane Austen’s Persuasion by Tracie Kluver Bezerra is available for $2.99, or free as part of Kindle Unlimited.

KNITTING


Barb highly recommends Cloudborn Fibers Wool Worsted Twist, available from Craftsy.com

Barb has finished:
* Mother Bears #109 & #110
Peer Pressure Shawl by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Abstract Fiber O'Keefe in the Huckleberry colorway
Close-up of Barb's Peer Pressure


Tracie has finished
Mother Bears #110 and #111

Barb is currently working on:
ScWiNoNa by Weezalana in Premier Sweet Roll in the Raspberry Swirl colorway
* Brioche Knitting Made Easy (Mercedes Tarasoich-Clark) Craftsy class - Basic Brioche Hat using Plymouth Galway Worsted in the 116 colorway
Vanilla Socks for Will’s birthday using Knit Picks Chroma Twist in the Fog Bank colorway.
Jungle Vines socks by Becky Greene (CraftBuzz) using Invictus Master of my Feet in the Storm Chaser colorway.  
Wing Span by maylin Tri-Coterie Designs using Crystal Palace Mini Mochi in a green/blue/purple colorway.
Nuvem by Martina Behm, using Wollmeise Lace-Garn in the 13 A1 colorway.
Fiddly Bits cowl by Jana Pihota, using fingering scraps.

Tracie is currently working on:
* Fingering/sport-weight Stashbusting Helix Hat by Jessica Rose in SF State colors
New Wave Cardigan by Mary Annarella in Invictus Yarns Reward in Olive
* 3rd Fiddly Bits by Jane Pihota from a fingering-weight “magic cake”
Scalloped Shell Shawl by Kimberly Gintar in Tosh Merino Light in Copper Penny and * (Vi)laine Malicieuses (Malicious Wool) in the A La Peche Aux Coquillages (Shell-picking)
(Ho'onenea) Around the Island by Cindy Garland, using Stunning Strings Studio in Serenity in the Reflecting Pool colorway

BOOKS

Tracie has finished:
The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth Mckenzie
Bad Blood (Lucy Black #4) by Brian McGilloway


Barb is reading:
People We Hate at the Wedding by Grant Ginder

Tracie is reading:
Murder at McDonalds: The Killers Next Door by Phonse Jessom
The Promise Girls by Marie Bostwick

Barb recommends:

Ear Hustle podcast
Shetland TV Series (available on Netflix)
The Handmaid's Tale TV series (available on Hulu

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