Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Episode 174: She Starts with a Bikini Wax

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Recorded on January 5, 2019

Our Fall Sweater KAL is ongoing.  Join our chatter thread and post your finished sweaters in the FOs thread.  Our very lively Chatter thread is here.  And you can post pictures of your gorgeous finished sweaters here!  You have until January 15, 2019 to post your FO picture.

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You can enter to win an autographed copy of The Shawl Society Season 1 by Helen Stewart by going to our Ravelry group here and entering the contest.  It is available on Amazon in the U.S., the U.K. and Australia.  Here in the U.S., it is $13.88 - you can buy it here!  The contest ends on January 15, 2019.


KNITTING

Barb’s FOs
Hopcott Mitts test knit for Chrissy Graham, using Berroco Vintage in a blue-green colorway
Bankhead Hat #7 by Susie Gorlay, using leftover Berroco Vintage - teal blue and forest brown

Tracie’s FOs
3 More Never Not Gnomings
Rib-a-Roni in Classic Elite Yarns Water Lily in the Woodbine colorway
1 Knitted Knocker in CoBaSi Plus



Barb is working on:
Big Sister cardigan by Hinterm Stein, using Cascade Pacific in the Dark Blue colorway

And has cast on:
Donner by Elizabeth Doherty, using Cloudborn Fibers Superwash Twist Sock in the Grey Heather color way
Hazelnut Socks by Helen Stewart, using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in the Freud’s Dream color way - 1st pair for the #fifthannualdesertvistadyeworksmonthlysockclub.
Whinstone Hat #3 by Chrissy Graham, using Berroco Vintage in the Forest Floor color way.

Tracie has cast on:
Pinch Hat by Cecily Glowik-MacDonald in arkaik fibers swanky aran in Jealous Sea

And is working On:
Sand Layers by Lisa Hannes in January Yarns Staple Sock in Lucky and Serendipidye Kings Mountain Sock in Acapandemonium
Fiddly Bits #7 by Jane Pihota in sport weight yarns
Vanilla Socks in Urth Uneek Sock, color #54
Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig, using Fiberspates Scrumptious 4-ply Sport in the Amethyst colorway
Zephyr cardigan #2 by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Elemental Effects Cormo Sport in the Cypress colorway


BOOKS
Barb highly recommends:
Ohio by Stephen Markley
Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman 
Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan 



Barb is currently reading
Under Cover of the Night by Diane Fanning

Tracie highly recommends:
Eleanor Olyphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman - 5 stars!



She does not recommend:
Keep Her Safe by Sophie Hannah

Tracie is reading:

Blind Faith by Joe McGuinness