Episode 187: We Should Just Get Rid of That Word

Recorded on August 15, 2019
Book Talk starts at 35:00

Our annual Mother Bear KAL is winding down, so finish up those last few bears!  Any bears you have knit or crocheted on 2019 are eligible to post in our FOs thread. Each bear is an entry.  Come join the Chatter thread here!

And on to our Fall Sweater KAL!  It will run September 15 all the way to January 15 to give you plenty of time to finish a garment.  Join the chatter thread, and check out our sweater bundles, and challenge yourself!

Stitches West registration?  Catalogue out on Aug. 23, registration is 9/3

Lambtown - October 5-6 in Dixon, California
Studio 49 Retreat - October 18-19 at Tuolomne Trails family camp

Barb’s FOs:
July DVD Socks in the RadioActive Zombody colorway

Tracie has finished:
Kick Up Your Heels by Sarah Shoo in Western Sky Knits Magnolia DK
Mint chip vanilla socks in Anzula Nebula and KnitPicks Hawthorne
The V-Back Tee by Jamie Hoffman in Greenwood Fiberworks Simply Sock in Apricot, Invictus Yarns Beyond in Flame, and Baah! La Jolla in Georgia Peach and My Sweet Valentine

Barb continues to work on:
ZickZack Scarf by Christy Kamm - free pattern on Ravelry - 5380 projects!  Using Lang Yarns MilleColori Baby in the 51 and52 color ways
Sunnydale Cowl by Katy H. Carroll (Katinka Designs), using Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo in the Anniversario colorway
Nightshift  by Andrea Mowry using a kit from Dragonfly Fibers

And has cast on:
August DVD socks using DVD Viso in the Inuit Art color way.  Making the Shell Cottage socks by Helen Stewart
Trail Hoodie by Marly Bird, using Western Sky Knits Magnolia Sock in the Wisp color way.
Opal Sock Yarn Bunny by Susan B. Anderson, using Regia Yarn in the Star Night color way

Tracie has cast on:
Ilse Sock Set Cowl by Heather Boos (Yellow Ribbon Knits) in Invictus Yarns Reward in Olive and Greenwood Fiberworks Star Dust in Earthen Hues gradient set
Gridlines by Susanne Sommer in Cloudborn Fibers Merino Superwash Sock Twist in the Caribbean colorway

And continues to work on:
 ZickZack Scarf by Christy Kamm, using Louisa Harding Amitola in the Hook and the Dawn colorways
Fiddly Bits #9 by Jane Pihota
Dare to Dream by Boo Knits in Duren Dyeworks Heavenly Fingering in Cherry Pop


Barb says thumbs up to:
Winter Solstice by Rosamund Pilcher 
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris 
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

And thumbs down to:
She Was the Quiet One by Michelle Campbell

Tracie says thumbs up to:
Chemistry by Wang Weike
Big Sky (Jackson Brodie #5 by Kate Atkinson
The Three Miss Margarets by Louise Shaffer

And thumbs down to:
The Pupil by Dawn Goodwin

Barb is reading:

Tracie is reading:

Before I Met You by Lisa Jewell