Sunday, May 19, 2019

Episode 181: We Hate These People

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Recorded on Wednesday May 15, 2019
Book Talk Begins at 27:30

Our 2019 Colorwork KAL is over!   Be sure to listen until the end of the podcast to hear the prize winners!


Dragon Toes Socks by Jenn Sheelen
Hint of Sophistication Socks by Jenn Sheelen

Our current Giveaway!  We have 2 new sock patterns from Jenn Sheelan: Dragon Toes Socks and Hit of Suspicion.  Comment on this thread for a chance to win.  This contest will close June 30.

The Spinning at the Winery date has been changed from 5/18/19, to Saturday, May 25 at Retzlaff Winery.  



Our next Knit-Along will be our annual Mother Bear KAL!  Any bears you have knit or crocheted on 2019 are eligible to post pictures of in our FO thread (which will be started after June 1, 2019).  Come join the Chatter thread here!

KNITTING

Barb’s finished objects:
1.  Mother Bears #157, #158 & #159
Barb's latest Mother Bears


Tracie’s Finished Objects:
1.  Gnome #15 (Never Not Gnoming) by Sarah Schira
2.  Annie Bear for niece Jayla
3.  Mother Bears # 156 - 166,
Tracie's "Annie Bear"



Barb continues to work on:
1.  Christmas Vanilla Socks, using The Yarn Jar Shop sock yarn in The Grinch colorway
2.  ZickZack Scarf by Christy Kamm - free pattern on Ravelry - 5380 projects!  Using Lang Yarns MilleColori Baby in the 51 and52 color ways
3.  Zephyr Cardigan by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Malabrigo Yarn Rios in the Teal Feather color way
Barb's ZickZack Scarf


She has cast on:
1.  If They Kill Daryl Socks using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in the If They Kill Daryl colorway
2.  Poulia cowl by Hilary Smith Callis, using Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo in the Anniversario colorway

Barb has frogged:
Fire Bird Hat Test Knit for Carson of Rage Knit for Choice moderator Carson, using Alpenglow yarn and Madelinetosh Tosh DK in the grasshopper color way


Tracie has cast on:
1.  Another Judah Cardigan by Juliana Lustanader in Valley Yarns Goshen in the Pacific colorway

She continues to work on:
1.  Confetti by Veera Valimaki in Anzula Nebula in Lottie and Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering Multi in Rockaway
2.  Fiddly Bits #7 by Jane Pihota in sport weight yarns
3.  Jewel Box Cowl in Stunning String Studios Stunning Superwash in Jewel Box minis colorway
4.  Dare to Dream by Boo Knits in Duren Dyeworks Heavenly Fingering in Cherry Pop



BOOKS


Barb has finished:
1.  Black Water Rising (Jay Porter #1) by Attica Locke - recommend
2.  Greyhound by Steffan Piper - recommends
3.  The Neighbors by Hannah Mary McKinnon - recommend
4.  A Curve in the Road by Julianne MacLean - so-so
5.  Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - recommend
6.  Evil Eye by Madhuri Shekar - this is the Audible Original - recommend!

Barb is currently reading:
1.  The Demon Next Door by Bryan Burrough 

Tracie has finished:
1.  Tell Me by Lisa Jackson - thumbs down
2.  Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - Tracie thinks "meh"
3.  Deadly Greed: The Riveting True Story of the Stuart Murder Case the Rocked Boston and Shocked the Nation by Joe Sharkey - thumbs up
4.  The Silent Sister by Shalini Boland - thumbs down
5.  What We Kill by Howard Odentz - Thumbs up

Tracie is currently reading:
1.  A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
2.  Death on the River: A Fiancee's Dark Secrets and a Kayak Trip Turned Deadly by Diane Fanning

Tracie's Thumbs Up:
Tracie's new linen closet doors!