Episode 238: We Don't Care
Recorded on December 14, 2021
Book talk starts at 22:54
Our Fall Sweater KAL is ongoing until January 15, 2022! You still have time to knit a great sweater! View the details here
Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon PST - Details here
Tracie’s handspun giveaway! Winners are announced at the end of this podcast.
January 7-9, 2022 - We will both be attending the New Year Fiber Retreat in San Juan Bautista, California.
March 3-6, 2022 - We will both be attending Stitches West in Sacramento, CA.
- Tensfield hat by Martina Behm, using Elegant Yarns Kaleidoscope
- Homebody Mitts by Helen Stewart, using Berroco Vintage DK in the 21911 colorway
- Mother Bears #249 & #250
- V-Back Tee by Jamie Hoffman, using The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers Foxy Lady in Stagecoach Mary, Heartbreak Hotel, Missoula Saturday Night, and Honky Tonkin
|Barb's Homebody Mitts
|Barb's V-Back Tee
Tracie has Finished:
- 2 Cannon Bandanas by Debbi Stone & Marcy Vandale in Western Sky Knits Aspen Silk in Downtown colorway, held double, and the other in Fiberspates Vivacious 4-ply in slate
- Dancing T-Rex Sweater by Natalie V in Scheepjes Colour Crafter in Dordrecht and Bergen
- 2 Murphy Bay Hats by Jenny Wiebe in Hayfield Baby Blossom Chunky in 2 different colorway.
- Bursdagslyen hat by Surrehue in Scheepjes Colour Crafter in the Dordrecht and Bergen colorway
|Tracie's Dancing T-Rex sweater for her nephew
Barb continues to work on:
- That's My Jam by Steven Fegert, using a kit bought from Learning Men Fiber Arts, using their MCN blend Show Stealer.
- Vanilla socks using Knit Circus Greatest of Ease in the Electric Mayhem colorway
- Nagare pullover by Natsuko Iida using Valley Yarns Valley Superwash Sport in the Ice colorway
Tracie has cast on:
- Appa by Natalia Vasyaeva in various acrylic yarns
- Never Not Gnoming by Sarah Schira for Kelly in CD colors
And continues working on:
- Swallowtail by Jamie Hoffman (see picture at right) using Psych Ward Yarns Joy Sock in the Mrs. Peacock, Orange Sherbet and Painted Waters colorways, and Cloudborn Superwash Merino Sock Twist in the Ecru colorway
- Vanilla Socks in Psych Ward Yarns Joy Sock in Bicolor Rose
- Sidecountry: Tales of Death and Life from the Back Roads of Sports by John Branch - 4 stars
- Dream Girl by Laura Lippman - 4 stars
- I'll Take Your Questions Now: What I Saw at the Trump White House by Stephanie Grisham- 4 stars