Episode 280: Ain't Nobody Got Time for That


Recorded on January 24, 2024

Book Talk starts at 19:28

Our Fall Sweater KAL has ended!  Please stayed tuned to the end of the episode to find out if you won a prize.  We had 107 completed sweaters - way to go!

Our Summer Tops KAL will run February 1 to June 1, 2024.  It needs to be an adult-sized top that you consider to be appropriate for use in the summer, and we will the parameters of that to you.  Come chat with us about summer tops on our KAL thread, and check out our Summer Tops bundle for pattern ideas!


Tracie and Barb will 

NoCKRs - April 25-28, 2024 at the St Francis Retreat Center in San Juan Bautista, CA.  The retreat is full but you can still get on the waiting list!


Barb Finished:

Bankhead Hat #27 by Susie Gourley

Tracie finished:

Socks to match my Archer in Dizzy Blonde Studios Dizzy Color in Delete and Lisa Souza Dyeworks Deluxe Sock in Cornflower

Barb working on:

Colourwheel DK 1 Ball Scarf by Sirdar, using a Sirdar Colourwheel in the Follow the Rainbow Colorway

Cheeky Cables Socks  by Mary Lukas using Universal Yarns Zesty Sock in the Pearl colorway

Velvet Pullover by Claudia Quintinilla/Ewe Knit Toronto, using  Serendipidye Kings Mountain Fingering in the Piccadilly colorway, Invictus Yarn Adventure in the Don't Look Under the Lilacs colorway, Invictus Yarns Master of my Feet in the Adagio and the Bobby color ways

Barb has cast on:

Bankhead Hat #28

CAPROCK tee by Yamagata using Araucania Ollagua

Tracie has cast on:

Beginner’s Rainbow Rabbit by Claire Garland in periwinkle Tahki Linguine from the NYFR destash

She continues to work on:

Jen by Josée Paquin in Marianated Yarns Scrumptious HT in Sea of Glass and Indigo Bunting, Laneras Barefoot in Coral and Invictus Yarns Unconquerable Sole BFL in the Powerful colorway

Fresh Favorite Tee by Christen Clement Designs in Queen City Yarn Coleman in the Maple colorway

Fiddly Bits Cowl by Jana Pihota using fingering scraps


Barb read:

Impossible Things Before Breakfast: Adventures in the Ordinary by Rebecca Front - 4 stars

56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard - 3 stars

Prom Mom - by Laura Lipman - 5 stars

Last Dance, Last Chance and Other True Cases (Crime Files #8) by Ann Rule - 4 stars

High Country (Anna Pigeon #12) by Nevada Barr - 5 stars

Tracie read:

Wham! George Michael and Me by Andrew Ridgeley - 4.5 stars

Wrecker by Carl Hiaasen - 3 stars

13 1/2 by Nevada Barr - 3 stars

Bunny by Mona Awad - 3 stars

Deadly Pretender: the Double Life of David Miller by Karen Kingsbury

Tracie recommends the TV show Jury Duty on Prime Video/FreeVee