Episode 189: Mother Bear Prizes and Soggy Bottoms!

Recorded September 12, 2019
Book Talk starts at 26:15

Welcome to our new moderator, Sandi aka CakeAndFibre!

Our annual Mother Bear KAL has finished!  If you put a picture of a finished bear on our FO thread, you won a prize!  Prizes announced at the end of the podcast.

And on to our Fall Sweater KAL!  It will run September 15 all the way to January 15 to give you plenty of time to finish a garment.  Join the Chatter Thread, and check out our sweater bundles.  Challenge yourselF! 

Stitches West registration?  The Catalogue is here, and registration began September 3rd.

Lambtown - October 5-6 in Dixon, California
Studio 49 Retreat - October 18-19 at Tuolomne Trails family camp


Barb finished:

Tracie Finished
Ilse Sock Set Cowl by Heather Boos (Yellow Ribbon Knits) in Invictus Yarns Reward in Olive and Greenwood Fiberworks Star Dust in Earthen Hues gradient set
Daddy & Me Poor Boy Caps by Irene Johnston in Universal Yarns Uptown Worsted
Keepsies by Hunter Hammersen in Manos del Uruguay Allegria in the Locuro Fluo

Barb continues to work on:
Sunnydale Cowl by Katy H. Carroll (Katinka Designs), using Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo in the Anniversario colorway
Trail Hoodie by Marly Bird, using Western Sky Knits Magnolia Sock in the Wisp color way
ZickZack Scarf by Christy Kamm - free pattern on Ravelry - 5380 projects!  Using Lang Yarns MilleColori Baby in the 51 and 52 color ways - and using stitch holders to keep it manageable

September DVD socks using DVD Zien No Soggy Bottoms colorway
2 Oh Gnome You Didn’t MKAL gnomes by Sarah Schira
Multidirectional Diagnoal Scarf by Karen Baumer using a Caron Cake in the Rainbow Sprinkles color way

Tracie cast on:
Oh Gnome You Didn’t MKAL by Sarah Schira

And continues to work on:
Bulky Top Down Pullover for Men by Knitting Pure and Simple
ZickZack Scarf by Christy Kamm, using Louisa Harding Amitola in the Hook and the Dawn colorways
Fiddly Bits #9 by Jane Pihota
Gridlines by Susanne Sommer in Cloudborn Fibers Merino Superwash Sock Twist in the Caribbean colorway


Barb finished and recommends:
Jane Doe by Victoria Helen Stone

Tracie finished:
A Curve in the Road by Julianne MacLean (okay not my thing)
How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran
Dead by Sunset: Perfect Husband, Perfect Killer? by Ann Rule (5-star true crime!)
Girls’ Night Out by Liz Fenton (thumbs down)