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Episode 232: It Boggles the Mind

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Listen Recorded on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 Book talk begins at  Announcing the start of the 2021 2 Knit Lit Chicks Fall Sweater KAL!  All the info you need to know is  here  on the Sweater KAL Chatter Thread.   Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here We will draw for Mother Bear prizes at the end of this episode! KNITTING Barb finished: Mother Bear #247 From Where You were Plucked  baby hat by Corrie Willard My Oasis  pullover by Ririko, using  Neighborhood Fiber Co. Rustic Fingering  in the Conton colorway and  Neighborhood Fiber Co. Rustic Fingering Gradients  in Shades of Emerald Tracie finished: Her last 4 4 Mother Bears of the summer - #262 - 265 Party of 8  by Christie Archer in  Leading Men Fiber Arts Diva  in Blue Steel and  Rowan Fine Art  in Lapwing Barb is 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  Knit Circus Greatest of Ease

Episode 231: Let's Never Speak of It Again

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Listen Recorded August 22, 2021 Book talk starts at 24:52 Our annual Mother Bear KAL is almost over!  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 . #2021MBKAL2KL Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here We will draw for the giveaway of Fredi Baker’s Let’s Shawl-a-Brate! pattern at the end of the episode. KNITTING Barb finished: Mother Bear 246 Bankhead Hat #17 Concrete Sunset Socks using WSK Aspen Sock in the Concrete Sunset colorway Tracie finished: Davis by Pam Allen in Juniper Moon Farm Zooey in Rigging colorway Barb is working On: That's My Jam  by Steven Fegert, using a kit bought from Learning Men Fiber Arts, using their MCN blend  Show Stealer . My Oasis  pullover by Ririko, using  Neighborhood Fiber Co. Rustic Fingering  in the Conton colorway and  Neighborhood Fiber Co. Rust

Episode 230: Live from Montana!

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Listen   Recorded on August 8, 2021 Book talk starts at 26:30 Our annual Mother Bear KAL is on!  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 . #2021MBKAL2KL Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s Let’s Shawl-a-Brate! pattern.    Leave a comment on the prize thread   telling us how you feel about putting colors together - love it, get intimidated, or always buy the kit?  Thread will close August 15. Joining us on this podcast is our friend, Eileen, better known on Ravelry as Redsknits!  Eileen is a very accomplished knitter, spinner, quilter and wood turner.   KNITTING Barb finished: Mother Bear  #244  &  #245 Barb continues to work on: Vanilla socks using Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock in the Concrete Sunset colorway That's My Jam  by Steven Fegert, using a kit

Episode 229: It Looks Like a Seven-Year-Old-Girl's Dream

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Listen Recorded Thursday, July 22, 2021 Book talk begins at 25:06 Our annual Mother Bear KAL is on!  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 . #2021MBKAL2KL Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here Tracie's Let's Shawl-a-brate! We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s Let’s Shawl-a-Brate! pattern.    Leave a comment on the prize thread   telling us how you feel about putting colors together - love it, get intimidated, or always buy the kit?  Thread will close August 15. KNITTING Tracie finished: Cowl Shell  by Myrna Batten in  Araucania CaƱa Ruca , color #213 3 Mother Bears - 256-258 Snake River Poncho  by Katy H. Carroll in  Aspen Silk 600  in the Downtown Colorway Tracie's Cowl Shell top.  Although it looks great in the above picture, she is not happy with it as it grew to a very large size

Episode 228: The Best Ice Cream in the Whole World

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Listen Recorded Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Book Talk begins at 29:55 Our annual Mother Bear KAL is on!  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 . #2021MBKAL2KL Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s Let’s Shawl-a-Brate! pattern.  Leave a comment on the prize thread telling us how you feel about putting colors together - love it, get intimidated, or always buy the kit?  Thread will close August 15. Tracie's Let's Shawl-a-brate! KNITTING Tracie finished: Let’s Shawl-a-brate by Fredi Baker in   Leading Men Fiber Arts Diva  in Blue Steel,  Serendipidye Kings Mountain Sock  in California, and  Marianated Scrumptious HT  in Sunset on Tatooine Fiddly Bits cowl by Jana Pihota in blues and greens 4 Mother Bears 252-255 DCAlane explains how to download

Episode 227: Tracie's Bookapalooza!

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Listen Recorded on June 23, 2021 Book Talk starts at: 23:40 Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details  here Our annual Mother Bear KAL has started!   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 . #2021MBKAL2KL Let's turn out a record number of bears!   Barb's Koko Bean Hat KNITTING Barb finished: Mother Bears  #239  &  #240 Koko Bean Hat by JudithMarieKnits, using random worsted scrap yarn Tracie finished: Mother Bears 248 - 251 Barb is working on: The Capitol  hat by Hinterm Stein, using Baah Platinum in the Misty colorway Pioneer Braid Scarf  by Catherine Ryan using  Elegant Yarns Kaleidoscope  in the 27 colorway Vanilla socks using Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock in the Concrete Sunset colorway Barb has cast on: That's My Jam  by Steven Fegert, using a kit bought from Learning Men Fiber Arts Anker's S