Episode 161: Give It Here, Malfoy!

Recorded June 20, 2018
Book Talk starts at 18:30

Get ready for our summer swap (slated to begin in late June), hosted by the wonderful Sandra (check out her Etsy store, SweetSerendipity37!).  Check out this thread and vote to let Sandra know you’d like to participate.

We are hosting our annual Mother Bear KAL starting June 1, and ending on August 31, 2018.  Any bears you have knit or crocheted in 2018 are eligible to be entered for prizes.  If you want more information about the Mother Bear Project, please go here.  Don't have a pattern?  Please go here to order a pattern!  It will be sent via US mail with a very short turn-around time.  Our FO thread is here - please post a separate photo for each bear you make!  And thank you to our wonderful listeners and vendor friends for donating prizes for the KAL.

Tracie finished:
Cumulus Bear - a Mother Bear in Juniper Moon Farms Cumulus to go with the baby hat for Tracie’s niece- or nephew-to-be
Mother Bears 131, 132, 133, 134 and 135

Barb finished:
Mother Bear 135 and 136
Misty Scarf by Kaffe Fassett, using 2 skeins of Rowan Kidsilk Haze Stripe (now discontinued) in a pale blue and pale pink colorway and a darker blue, cranberry and hot pink colorway.

Tracie continues to work on:
Lake Effect by Amy Miller in Baah La Jolla in the California Poppy colorway
Knitting at the Library Cowl by Cori Eichelberger in Invictus Yarns Beyond Mini-Set in the Forest colorway
Bellora Tee by Samantha Kirby, using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in the Thicket and Harbor colorways
Simple Skyp Socks by Addrienne Ku in Invictus Yarns Master of My Feet in NoCKRs 2015 colorway

Barb continues to work 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
3.  Fragment Tee by Clare Mountain using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in the Blue Bell colorway
1.  Gilda scarf by Twisted Sisters using Fiesta Yarns Linette in the Tourmaline colorway
2.  Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Byner, using leftover Knit Picks Hawthorne Speckle Yarn in the Cosmic Speckle colorway


Tracie finished:
The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

Barb finished:

Tracie is reading:
Calypso by David Sedaris
Fatal Vision by Joe McGuinness
Barb is reading
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

Tracie recommends The Office

Barb recommends Anne of Green Gables on Craftlit