Episode 162: True Confessions


Recorded on July 4, 2018
Book Talk starts at 29:00

We are hosting our annual Mother Bear KAL starting June 1, and ending on August 31, 2018.  Any bears you have knit or crocheted in 2018 are eligible to be entered for prizes.  If you want more information about the Mother Bear Project, please go here.  Don't have a pattern?  Please go here to order a pattern!  It will be sent via US mail with a very short turn-around time.  Our FO thread is here - please post a separate photo for each bear you make!  And thank you to our wonderful listeners and vendor friends for donating prizes for the KAL.

2 Knit Lit Chicks Summer Swap!  Sign ups are going on NOW until July 11th.  Please see Post # 91 in this thread for the sign-up form and for all the rules.  In this same thread, please see Post # 94 for the questionairre that you need to fill out.  If you are joining us, you need to fill out the questionnaire - it's a start to helping your swap partner find out all about you.  

Tracie finished:
1.  Mother Bears 136, 137 and 138

Barb finished:
1.  Mother Bears 137 and 138
2.  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
3.  Gilda scarf by Twisted Sisters using Fiesta Yarns Linette in the Tourmaline colorway
4.  Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Byner, using leftover Knit Picks Hawthorne Speckle Yarn in the Cosmic Speckle colorway
Barb's Tale as Old as Time Cowl

Tracie continues to work on:
1.  Lake Effect by Amy Miller in Baah La Jolla in the California Poppy colorway
2.  Knitting at the Library Cowl by Cori Eichelberger in Invictus Yarns Beyond Mini-Set in the Forest colorway
3.  Bellora Tee by Samantha Kirby, using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in the Thicket and Harbor colorways
4.  Simple Skyp Socks by Addrienne Ku in Invictus Yarns Master of My Feet in NoCKRs 2015 colorway.

Tracie has cast on:
1.  a blanket for the Welcome Blanket organization

Barb continues to work on:
1.  Fragment Tee by Clare Mountain using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in the Blue Bell colorway

Barb has cast on:
1.  Bankhead Hat #5 by Susie Gorlay, using Paton's Classic Wool in the Bird of Paradise colorway
2.  Mystik Spiral Socks by Josh Ryk-Robinsky, using Valkyrie Fibers Matte Sock In the Baby in a Trenchcoat colorway
3.  Juanita Park Cowl by Erika Flory, using a kit bought from Craftsy.

Barb talked about the wonderful Craftsy.com Kits available. Check 'em out!


Tracie finished:
1.  Calypso by David Sedaris
2.  Fatal Vision by Joe McGuinness
3.  Flush by Carl Hiaasen
4.  Olive Kittridge by Elizabeth Street

Barb finished:
1.  Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
2.  Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

Tracie is reading:
1.  The Stranger (Patrik Hedstrom #4) by Camilla Lackberg

Barb is reading
1.  Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
2.  Big Alma by Bernice Scharlach
3.  The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine