Episode 175: I Usually Take Pictures of Mine


Recorded on January 24, 2019

Winners for our Sweater KAL are announced at the end of the podcast, after ThumbsUp/ThumbsDown.  The winner of Helen Stewart's book, The Shawl Society, Season 1 is announced also.

From the Ravelry Hiberkntting cowl pattern page  (Stephen West)

Our 2019 Colorwork KAL will start on February 1, 2019, and will go until May 15, 2019.  Come join the Chatter Thread and make your plans...

Barb's Suburban Wrap by Joji Locatelli

Barb’s FOs
1.  Mother Bear #152
3.  Big Sister cardigan by Hinterm Stein, using Cascade Pacific in the Dark Blue colorway
4.  Whinstone Hat #3 by Chrissy Graham, using Berroco Vintage in the Forest Floor color way.

Tracie's Ponytail Hat by Knikki Knits
Tracie’s FOs
1.  Pinch Hat by Cecily Glowik-MacDonald in arkaik fibers swanky aran in Jealous Sea - she didn't like the finished product, so she ribbed it out and made a Pussyhat!
2.  Pony Tail Hat by Knikki Knits, using purple spirit Yarn
3.  Rib-a-Roni hat by Jane Tanner using spirit yarn in gold and purple
4.  Simonside Hat by Katya Frankle, using Big twist Yarns Premium Hombres
5.  Golden Gate Bridge Hat by Sophie Kurnik in blue and yellow for Will's friend

Barb is working on:
1.  Donner by Elizabeth Doherty, using Cloudborn Fibers Superwash Twist Sock in the Grey Heather color way
2.  Hazelnut Socks by Helen Stewart, using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in the Freud’s Dream color way - 1st pair for the #fifthannualdesertvistadyeworksmonthlysockclub.
Barb's first row of the Fox Paws pattern!

Barb has cast on:
1.  Fox Paws by Xandy Peters, using a Craftsy Fox Paws Kit (utilizing Clouborn Highland Sport)  in the Winter Sky color combination.  
2.  Shetland Peerie Mittens MKAL by Kathy Lewiniski, using Knit Picks Palette in the Pimento, Blush, Grey and White colorways
3.  Winter Dreamer Hat by Whiletheyplay Designs, using Misti Alpaca Chunky in the Pewter colorway

Tracie is working on:
1.  Sand Layers by Lisa Hannes in January Yarns Staple Sock in Lucky and Serendipidye Kings Mountain Sock in Acapandemonium
2.  Zephyr cardigan #2 by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Elemental Effects Cormo Sport in the Cypress colorway
3. Fiddly Bits #7 by Jane Pihota in sport weight yarns
4.  Vanilla Socks in Urth Uneek Sock, color #54

Tracie has cast on:

1.  First Impressions Shawl by Brenda Castiel in Greenwood Fiberworks Simply Sock in the Arizona colorway
2.  Mermaid Dolls by Lorraine Pistorio using Berroco Elements in 4973 Bismuth, and other yarns

She hasn't touched:
1.  Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig, using Fiberspates Scrumptious 4-ply Sport in the Amethyst colorway

Barb has finished:
1.  Into the Abyss:  How a Deadly Plane Crash Changed the Lives of a Pilot, a Politician, a Criminal and a Cop by Carol Shaben - Barb gives it a Thumbs Up!
2.  Under Cover of the Night by Diane Fanning - Thumbs sideways
3.  Alternate Side by Anna Quindlen = Thumbs Up!

Tracie has finished:
1.  Blind Faith by Joe McGuinness - Thumbs Up!
2.  The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld - Thumbs up
3.  The Last Days of August by Jon Ronson - Thumbs Up

Barb is currently reading:
1.  The House of Unexpected Sisters (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agancy #18) by Alexander McCall Smith
1.  A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley

Tracie is reading:
1.  Pretend I'm Dead by Jen Beagin