Episode 53: A Highball Before Lunch

Download | Duration: 01:05:58
Book Talk starts at 31:14

Our Sweater KAL is ongoing – join the discussion in our chatter thread and check out the early birds in our FOs thread

Thank you to Brenda Castiel, who is donating 3 of her patterns as prizes in our Sweater KAL.  Go to her blog to win 1 of 4 copies of The Unofficial Harry Potter Knits.  

The We Love Jane Austen mini contest has ended - listen to the end of the episode to find out if you are the winner!  And if you'd like to read a fun Jane-related book, check out Jane Austen in Boca Raton by Paula Marantz Cohen.

Barb will be meeting up with podcast listeners at Looped Yarn Works in Washington DC on Wednesday, September 25 at 11 a.m. and visiting  the yarn store in Rehobeth Beach, DE on September 30.  PM her (knittybarb) if you can join her at either location.

Tracie will be at Lambtown in Dixon, CA on Sunday, October 6
We are also attending:
Cogknitive Fiber Retreat – Oct 11-13 - Tehachapi, CA
Stitches West – Feb 20-23, 2014 – Santa Clara, CA

Click for Babies – you have until the end of September to get your purple baby hats to Katie of Knittin’ on the Fly Videocast

Another mini contest!  Just comment in the contest thread for a chance to win the Jean Frost book Custom Knit Jackets: Casual to Couture before October 31.

If you haven’t already, you must check out the awesomeness that is The Fiber Factor!  Then listen to The KnottyGirls Knitcast to hear their excellent commentary on the judging.

Tracie’s Projects:
Nebo Rock Kid Mohair Mill Spun

Barb’s Projects:

“Can I please take the girls to Colorado for some mountains?” Mom asked Dad, her eyes shining with a facsimile of Austrian naïveté.  “The kids need some nature to dry up their mucus.”


  1. hi! Enjoyed listening to your latest episode. It's fun to hear from folks who read and knit as much as I do (well, okay, you knit more...). I am able to listen to your podcast at work on my iPod (I stock shelves on the overnight shift at Target). Thanks for sharing!


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