Episode 176: That Doesn't Sound Healthy

Recorded February 7, 2019

Book Talk starts at 35:45

Our 2019 Colorwork KAL has begun and will continue until May 15, 2019.  Come join the conversation on the Chatter Thread, and post your finished objects on the FOs thread.

We are giving away a copy of BostonJen’s new shawl pattern, Go with the Flow - comment on the thread to be entered to win.  The contest will end March 15.

We talked a little bit about inclusiveness in the Fiber Community.  Me and White Supremacy workbook by Laaya Saad 

If you’d like to follow Paula Emmons-Fuessle’s updates about her battle with ovarian cancer and leave her a message,  you can do so here.

We will be at Stitches West - February 21-24, Santa Clara Convention Center.  If you see us around the marketplace or bar area, come say hi!  Or come to the meet-up at Hyatt Bar Saturday afternoon.

Tracie has finished
1 Knitted Knocker, plus retro-fitted all my 2019 knockers so far with Cascade Ultra Pima rainbow yarn on the backs
First Impressions Shawl by Brenda Castiel in Greenwood Fiberworks Simply Sock in the Arizona colorway

Barb has finished:
Mother Bear #153 & 154
Winter Dreamer hat by whiletheyplay designs, using MistiAlpace Chunky in the Pewter colorway
Hazelnut Socks by Helen Stewart, using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in the Freud’s Dream color way - 1st pair for the #fifthannualdesertvistadyeworksmonthlysockclub.

Tracie cast on:

Tracie is working on:
Sand Layers by Lisa Hannes in January Yarns Staple Sock in Lucky and Serendipidye Kings Mountain Sock in Acapandemonium
Zephyr cardigan #2 by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Elemental Effects Cormo Sport in the Cypress colorway
Fiddly Bits #7 by Jane Pihota in sport weight yarns
Vanilla Socks in Urth Uneek Sock, color #54
Mermaid Dolls by Lorraine Pistorio using Berroco Elements in 4973 Bismuth, and other yarns

Barb is working on:
Donner by Elizabeth Doherty, using Cloudborn Fibers Superwash Twist Sock in the Grey Heather color way
Fox Paws by Xandy Peters, using a Craftsy Fox Paws Kit (utilizing Clouborn Highland Sport)  in the Winter Sky color combination.  
Shetland Peerie Mittens MKAL by Kathy Lewiniski, using Knit Picks Palette in the Pimento, Blush, Grey and White colorways

Helix Hat #8 by Jessica Rose
Vanilla Socks using DVD Viso in Rainbow Pantsuit.  


Tracie has finished: 
Pretend I'm Dead by Jen Beagin - this one was okay
Friends Like These by Sarah Alderson - juicy little thriller!
The Stranger in Our Home by Sophie Draper - thumbs down
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty - excellent!  Tracie and Barb will discuss this book on the next episode

Barb has finished:
A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley - Barb highly recommends

Tracie is reading: 
Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins

Barb is currently reading:
Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris

Nine Perfect Lives by Liane Moriarty

Tracie KonMari'd all her knitted objects - her friends were happy to take them off her hands!