Episode 143: I Have Stoken

Recorded on September 2, 2017.
Book Talk starts at 28:14

Our Mother Bear KAL/CAL has ended!  Thank you to everyone who has participated and/or donated prizes.  Listen to the end to hear the list of winners!

Tracie & Barb will be at 
Lambtown 2017  - Dixon May Fair Grounds, October 7-8.  We will let you know which day we’ll be attending closer to the event.

Stitches West 2018 registration opened July 20 - rooms at the Hyatt and Hilton are long gone, but you can still register for classes!  Be sure and leave some free time on Saturday afternoon to come to our meet-up in the Hyatt bar.

Barb has finished:
 Mother Bears #116 & 117
Nuvem by Martina Behm, using Wollmeise Lacegarn in the 13 A1 colorway.
Vanilla Socks for Will’s birthday using Knit Picks Chroma Twisted in the Fog Bank colorway
Pioneer Braid Scarf by Catherine Ryan in Premier Yarns Sweet Roll

Tracie has finished
Mother Bears 117, 118 & 119
Fingering/sport-weight Stashbusing Helix Hat by Jessica Rose (with slip stitch!) hat in SF State colors

Barb continues to work on:
Wing Span by maylin Tri-Coterie Designs using Crystal Palace Mini Mochi in a green/blue/purple colorway
Fiddly Bits cowl by Jana Pihota, using fingering scraps
Brioche Knitting Made Easy (Mercedes Tarasoich-Clark) Craftsy class - Basic Brioche Hat using Plymouth Galway Worsted in the 116 colorway
Hitofude by Hiroko Fukatsu, using madelinetosh Feather in the Odessy colorway

And has cast on:
Tale as Old as Time Cowl by Anne Vally, using Must Stash Yarns & Fiber Perfect Self-Striping sock in the Beauty and the Beast colorways
Candy Jar Socks (Vanilla Bean by Emily O’Grady) using Knit Picks Felici in the Candy Jar colorway.
Blenhieim hat by Chrissy Graham, using Vanna’s Choice in the Colonial Blue colorway.

Tracie has put into hibernation:
 New Wave Cardigan by Mary Annarella in Invictus Yarns Reward in Olive

She has cast on:
Smoky Mountain Moebius Cowl by Leedra Scott in Malabrigo Rueca in the Indicita Colorway

And continues to work on:
Fiddly Bits #4 by Jane Pihota
Peer Pressure shawlette by Celia McAdam Cahill in Miss Babs Hot Shot in Hot to Trot

Barb has finished reading:
The Kept Woman by Karin Slaughter

Tracie has finished:
Night Film by Marisha Pessl
The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robothom
Overkill by Lyn Riddle
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
I Found You by Lisa Jewell

Barb is reading:
The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

And Tracie is reading:
A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute

Bad Little Girl by Frances Vick

Barb says thumbs up to the breakfast spreads in European hotels

Tracie says to be sure and check out these Netflix series:
Master of None