Episode 259: Yellow Sneakers and a Voluminous Skirt


Recorded on December 28, 2022

Book talk starts at 24:10

Sweater KAL - 9/1/22 - 1/15/23

Sweater KAL Chatter - rules are at the top of each page

12 in 22 Chatter Thread

Virtual get-together Zoom

NoCKRs (Northern California Knitting Retreat) news:

If you would like to attend NoCKRs at the St Francis Retreat Center in San Juan Bautista, California April 27-30, 2023, please email Tracie at 2knitlitchicks@gmail.com for details.


Barb finished: 

1.  Collage Socks by Helen Stewart, using Ogle Design Fiber Arts Coloration Fingering in the 827 Purple colorway

2.  Solstice Mitts by Kimberly Dottie, using 2 colors of Quince & Co Chickadee in the Fjord and the Canvas color ways

Barb's Solstice Mitts

Tracie finished:

1.  Guantes Jota DK Fingerless Mitts by Paola Aguirre using Newton's Yarn Country Superwash DK

2.  Mother Bear ##301

3.  Tony the Toy Box Monster by Rebecca Danger

4.  Cannon Bandana by Debbi Stone and Marcy Vandale in 3 colors of Plymouth Select DK Merino

Tracie's Cannon Bandana

Barb is working on:

1.  Colourwheel DK 1 Ball Scarf, using a Sirdar Colourwheel in the Perfectly Pretty colorway

2.  Hermione’s Everyday Socks by Erica Leuder using Canon Hand Dyes sock set

3.  Get the Groove by Hinterm Stein, using Valley Yarns Northampton Worsted in the Denim Heather colorway

And has cast on:

1.  Bankhead Hat #21 by Susie Gourley

2.  Burgos vest by Rosa Pomar, using Diamond Galway Worsted Knitting Wool Highland Heather

Tracie is working on:

1.   Light Trails by SuviKnits using Anzula Haiku in the Madam colorway

2.  Vanilla Sock in Canon Hand Dyes William Merino in Waterworld Sock Set

Tracie has cast on:

1.  Knitted Knocker in Cascade Ultra Pima


Barb read:

1.  French Braid: A Novel by Anne Tyler - 5 stars

2.  On the Beach by Nevil Shute - 4 stars

3.  The Resort by Sue Watson - 3.5 stars

4.  The Nurse's Secret by Amanda Skenendore - 4.5 stars

Tracie read:

1.  The Perfect Family by Jacquie Underdown - 2.5 stars

2.  Unfollow Me by Charlotte Duckworth - 4 stars

3.  Don't Believe It by Charlie Done - 3 stars

4.  Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins - 4.5 stars

5.  The Texas Towner Sniper: The Terrifying True Story of Charles Whitman by Ryan Green

      Barb and Tracie both recommend the documentary "Tower" on Prime Video