Thursday, January 11, 2018

Episode 151: Tracie's Cold Black Heart

Recorded on January 7, 2018
Book Talk starts at 21:18

Our Fall Sweater KAL is ongoing October 1-January 31!  To enter to win a prize, complete an adult sweater with sleeves - start a new one or continue with one less than 50% done, and post in the FOs thread.

New Giveaway!  Win a 2 Knit Lit Chicks hooded sweatshirt, size L (unisex size).  Leave a comment on the Ravelry group thread telling us about the best sweatshirt you’ve ever had. 

Get ready for our next KAL – the Never-Have-I-Ever Sock-along which will run February 14 through May 15.  Make socks like you’ve never made before - try a new heel, using a pattern if you usually stick with vanilla, knit from a sock blank for the first time, do color work - or maybe try socks for the very first time!  Stay tuned at our Ravelry group for more details.

Tracie and Barb will be at:
Sacramento Knitting Guild - February 1, 2018
Stitches West - Feb 25-28, 2018

Knitting

Tracie has finished: 
Peer Pressure shawlette by Celia McAdam Cahill in Miss Babs Hot Shot in Hot to Trot colorway
KitKat Hat by Andre Sue
Rachel by Jose Paquin in Alexandra’s Crafts Timberline Ice in the Ruby colorway


Barb has finished: 
Mother Bear #125


Tracie is working on:
KitKat Hat by Andre Sue - making as many of these as I can before January 20
5th Fiddly Bits cowl by Jane Pihota from fingering weight magic cake
Redford pullover by Julie Hoover, using Lisa Souza Hardtwist Merino in the Monteverde colorway

Barb is currently working on:
Tale as Old as Time Cowl by Anne Vally, using Must Stash Yarns & Fiber Perfect Self-Striping Sock in the Beauty and the Beast colorways
Beagle by Norah Gaughan, using Berroco Vintage in the Forest Floor colorway
Marklee by Elizabeth Doherty, using Wollmeise Pure in the Magnolia Medium colorway
Free Your Fade by Andrea Mowry, using Zen Yarn Garden Superfine Fingering in the Magical Dyepot D3, D5 and D6 color ways.  And many thanks to Zen Yarn Garden for gifting the yarn to Barb for review!
Cast on
Stashbusting Helix Hat by Jessica Rose - Barb’s 6th in dk

Books

Tracie finished reading
A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg
Catch Me by Lisa Gardner


Barb has finished:
Murder in Room 305 by Gary King
Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena
Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough


Tracie is reading:
The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond
Lit by Mary Karr

And Barb is reading:
Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica


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