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Episode 127: They've Clawed Their Way to the Top of the Social Heap in High School

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Listen Recorded December 22, 2016 Book Talk starts at: 30:58 Fall is long gone, but our annual  Sweater KAL  is ongoing until January 31!  All entries to our FOs thread will need to be an adult-size sweater with sleeves (short is okay!), cardigan or pullover.  Be sure to check out the  Bundles  of pattern suggestions.  You still have time! The Chicks will be at  Stitches West 2017   - February 23-26, 2017 at the  Santa Clara Convention Center/Hyatt Regency Hotel in Santa Clara, CA.  We will be having our regular meet-up in the Hyatt bar on Saturday afternoon - come see us! Tracie’s FOs: 2  Stashbusting Helix Hats  by Jessica Rose One-Cable Mitts  by Valerie Teppo in Classic Elite Yarns Water Lily Barb’s FOs:  Tupshin Socks  by Erin Birnel in Knit Picks Tonal Fingering  Toasty Texters  fingerless mitts by Betsy Stuyvesant, in Dizzy Blond Studios Bombshell Superwash Worsted Fast and Easy Fingerless Mitts  by Lisa Beamer in Malabrigo Rios  Sweet-

Episode 126: So That's Not a Recommendation

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Listen Recorded on December 9, 2016 Book Talk starts at 37:00 Our annual  fall Sweater KAL  is running from October 1 to January 31.  All entries to our FOs thread will need to be an adult-size sweater with sleeves (short is okay!), cardigan or pullover.  Challenge yourself - be sure to check out the  Bundles  of pattern suggestions! Barb is giving away an unopened  Chinook Shawl  Kit from Knit Picks in the white-to-black gradient color way.  This giveaway will last until December 15th. The  Knitted Knockers Organization  needs your help!  They are in urgent need of as many Knitted Knockers as possible.  Please send your Knockers (unstuffed is fine) to: Knitted Knockers Support Foundation 1780 Iowa St. Bellingham, WA 98229 Knitting Barb’s has finished: Grenadine  by Amy Christoffers using  Plymouth Mushishi  - it fits well and she loves it! CafĂ© au Lait  hat by Kathryn C. (free pattern on Rav) using  Knit Picks Swish DK  in the Hollyberry colorway Anot

Episode 125: Ear Worm Courtesy of Mom

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Listen Recorded on November 24, 2016 Book Talk starts at 17:45 Our annual  fall Sweater KAL  will run from October 1 to January 31.  All entries to our FOs thread will need to be an adult-size sweater with sleeves (short is okay!), cardigan or pullover.  Challenge yourself - be sure to check out the  Bundles  of pattern suggestions! So Many Giveaways! Enter to win a copy of the ebook   Grown   by Kate Oakley   here .  This thread will close December 1. Giveaway for Helen Stewart's  Curious Handmade Knitvent 2016  will run until December 1st.  Helen has kindly given us 5 copies to gift to the lucky recipients! Barb is giving away an unopened  Chinook Shawl  Kit from Knit Picks in the white-to-black gradient color way.  This giveaway will last until December 15th. Knitting Barb’s FO’s: Waiting for Winter Mittens  by Susan B Anderson using leftover Cascade Eco Plus in the brown colorway. Stashbusting Helix Hat  by Jessica Rose Tracie’s FOs

Episode 124: She's Gonna Do What She Wants to Do

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Listen Book Talk starts at 33:00 Recorded on November 11, 2016 Our annual  fall Sweater KAL  will run from October 1 to January 31.  All entries to our FOs thread will need to be an adult-size sweater with sleeves (short is okay!), cardigan or pullover.  Challenge yourself - be sure to check out the  Bundles  of pattern suggestions! Amplitude  pattern by Greg Cohoon – listen to the end of this episode to find out who won. Current Giveaways: 1.  The givaway for an ebook copy of  Grown   by Kate Oates will run until December 1st.   Enter to win a copy of the ebook   here . 2.  Giveaway for Helen Stewart's  Curious Handmade Knitvent 2016  will run until December 1st.  Helen has kindly given us 5 copies to gift to the lucky recipients! 3.  Barb is giving away a  Chinook Shawl  Kit from Knit Picks in the white-to-black gradient color way.  The kit has never been opened: And this is what the finished product looks like: This giveaway will last until Decembe

Episode 123: I Never Gave Him A Bottom

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Listen Book Talk Begins at 47:09 Recorded October 26, 2016 Our annual fall Sweater KAL will run from October 1 to January 31.  All entries to our FOs thread will need to be an adult-size sweater with sleeves (short is okay!), cardigan or pullover.  Challenge yourself - be sure to check out the Bundles of pattern suggestions! Win a copy of the Amplitude pattern by Greg Cohoon – will end on Halloween.   KNITTING Tracie has   finished: Added Elegance Socks by Mary Lukas in Malabrigo Sock in Aguas colorway Meret by Woolly Wormhead in Coffee Beenz in gray Star Crossed Slouchy Beret by Natalie Larson in Plymouth Encore in Denim Stashbusting Helix Hat by Jessica Rose in Anzula For Better or Worsted, Universal Yarn Uptown DK and Cascade Cherub Aran Barb’s FOs Mother Bear #101 Toasty Texters Mitts by Betsy Stuyvesant, using Dizzy Blonde Studios Dirty Blonde DK in the Phoebe colorway. Crackerjack Cowl by Stacy Simpson Duke using 4 colors of Plymo