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Episode 248: Sorry, Anita

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Listen Recorded on June 10, 2022 Book talk begins at 28:00 2022 MOTHER BEAR KAL Mother Bear Chatter Thread Mother Bear FO Thread 12 in 22 Chatter Thread Lambtown 2022 Virtual get-together Zoom KNITTING Barb’s Finished Objects: Mother Bear #248 Forager Lite  by Isabel Kraemer Barb's Forager Light Tracie’s Finished Objects Mother Bears #277, 278, 274 Never Not Gnoming Gnomes #25 & 26 Great Falls Tracie's Great Falls top by Nataliya Polyakov Barb is working on: That's My Jam  by Steve Fegert Ribs and Wave Poncho  by Great Yarns! Venturer's Vest  by Knitwise Design Irma Hat  - by Aneta Gasiorowksa Barb cast on:   Mother Bear #255 Tracie is working on: Ciara  byLaura Taylor Moon of My Life  by Nadia Cretin-Lechenne Tracie has cast on: Hoodie Shawl Cardigan  - bySusanne Sommer Leave Gnome Stone Unturned  - Sarah Schira BOOKS Barb has finished: The Other Husband  by Kathryn Croft- 3 stars Cold Blooded: A True Story abou

Episode 247: Acid Green is a NEUTRAL!

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Listen Recorded on may 23, 2022 Book Talk starts at 24:00 Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here Our annual Mother Bear KAL begins June 1!  Any Mother Bear that you have knit or crocheted in 2021 is eligible to post in our FO Thread.  One post per bear please.  Please see all the rules and participate in the  Chatter Thread !  #2022MBKAL2KLC 12 in 22 - Unofficial KAL/challenge to knit 12 (or however many you want) sweaters in 2022. Details  here! KNITTING Barb finished: Hipster shawl by Joji Locatelli, using Malabrigo Rios in the 880 Hojas colorway. Mother Bears 251 , 252 , 253 Tracie finished Mother Bears 272 , 273, 275 and 276 Barb continues working on: Ribs and Wave Poncho by Great Yarns! Using  Cascade Superwash Wave  in the 106 Blue colorway That's My Jam  shawl by Steve Fegert using a kit she bought from Leading Men Fiber Arts forager lite  by Isabel Kraemer, using  Inner Yarn Zen Superwash Fingering  in the Lupine colorway She has cast o

Episode 246: It's Happening in Soledad

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Listen Recorded Monday, May 2, 2022 Book talk starts at 31:25 Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here Our 2 Knit Lit Chicks Mini Skein KAL has ended.  Be sure to listen until the end to find out the prize winners!  Our three very generous prize donors for the KAL are: Brenda Castiel, from her Ravelry store and Etsy shop martaschmarta - her Pride and Toebeans pattern Susan Cochran, from her stash And now, it's almost time for our annual Mother Bear KAL!  Come join us by knitting or crocheting Mother Bears.   Our KAL runs from June 1 to September 1, 2022 .  But...if you have knit or crocheted any bears in 2022, please plan on posting pictures of them in our FO thread.  The FO and chatter threads will be up after June 1st.   Here  is the Mother Bear Project website, where you can find out all about the charity, buy a pattern and overload on the picture gallery cuteness! 12 in 22 - Unofficial KAL/challenge to knit 12 (or however many you want) sweaters

Episode 245: I Thought I Would Be Further By Now

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Listen Recorded Monday, April 18 Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here Our 2 Knit Lit Chicks Mini Skein KAL goes until 5/1.  You can get all the details  here!    Mini Skein Finished Object thread  here. 12 in 22 - Unofficial KAL/challenge to knit 12 (or however many you want) sweaters in 2022. Details  here! The 2KLC 2022 Swap is almost over!   Important dates:   May 1: final check in.  May 15th: Mail By Date KNITTING Barb has finished: Vanilla Socks using  Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock wurm  by katushika, using Straightfork Farm 60/40 Sport Weight in the Purple Haze colorway Tracie has  Finished 1.   Tracie's Rock It Tee   by Tanis Lavillee in  Anzula Breeze  in Aspen and Garnet and  Earl Grey Fiber Co. Rooibos Single  in Bloom 2.   Tracie's Sedona Baby Dress  by Erin Harper, using  Lion Brand Mandala Ombre 3.  Wren Headband (free) 4.   Knitted Flower Tutorial  by Julie Taylor (free) 5.  Mother Bears 266-269 6.  Secret Project for her Swapee

Episode 244: Mediocrity is a Constant Theme

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Listen Recorded Wednesday, March 28, 2022 Book talk starts at 33:48 Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here Our 2 Knit Lit Chicks Mini Skein KAL goes until 5/1.  You can get all the details  here! Mini Skein Finished Object thread  here. Browse our Mini Skein Pattern Bundle   here. 12 in 22 - Unofficial KAL/challenge to knit 12 (or however many you want) sweaters in 2022. Details  here! The 2KLC 2022 Swap has begun!  Important dates:   April 1: Check in #4 April 15: check in #5 May 1: final check in. May 15th: Mail By Date KNITTING Barb has finished: Delicious Simplicity hat by Knitsalotte, using Bulky scraps I had in my stash Sublime Eden One-Ball Scarf in Sublime Eden DK in the Renee colorway Finished Chicory by Susan Moskwa in Scheepjes Colour Crafter Barb continues working 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  Weste