Episode 197: You Did the Math?


Recorded on January 29, 2020
Book Talk starts at 33:30

Our next KAL will be a Poncho Knit Along. Start thinking about what you want to knit or crochet now.  We have a Poncho Bundle already!  Join the Chatter thread to join in on the fun of planning!!  This KAL will run from February 1 to May 1, 2020.

Zephyr Cardigan by Celia McAdam Cahill
Beautiful yarn to knit the Zephyr cardigan for one lucky winner
Barb's Mother Bears 193, 194 & 196

A perplexed Sally wearing her Wurstwarmer

Celia McAdam Cahill has given us three copies of her Zephyr cardigan pattern to give away - and one of them includes the yarn to knit it!  
Please post a comment in this thread to be entered to win.

We have our 200th episode coming up soon!  We are going to answer your questions during this episode.  Please go to this Ask Us Anything thread to post your questions.

Barb has finished
1.  Mother Bears 193194, and 196
2.  Bankhead Hat #9 using Caron Cake leftovers
3.  6 Knitted Knockers
4.  Multidirectional Scarf #8 using a Caron Cake in the White Truffle colorway
Tracie has finished:
1.  Vanilla Socks in West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4-ply in the Rum Paradise colorway
2.  5 Knitted Knockers
3.  Wurstwarmer by Pamela Wynne in High Fiber Diet in Mermaid Mess and Dizzy Blonde Studios Dizzy Color in Delete

Barb continues to work on
1.  Sunnydale Cowl by Katy H. Carroll (Katinka Designs), using Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo in the Anniversario colorway
2.  Beech Hill by Leah McGlone, using Berroco Remix in the Strawberry color way

And has cast on
1.  Be Kind Hat by Melissa Simpson, using leftover Caron Cake yarn
2.  Multidirectional Diagonal Scarf by Karen Baumer using a Caron Cake in the Key Lime colorway
3.  Rodeo Drive Poncho, using Blue Moon Fiber Arts Twisted in the Stormy Weather colorway

Tracie continues to work on:
1.  The Stripe-on-Stripe Shawl by Fredi Baker in Speakeasy Yarns Shady Lady Gradient in Oasis and Malabrigo Sock in Light of Love
2.  Rachel by Josee Paquin in Fyberspates Vivacious 4-Ply in Slate
3.  Bellefluer Cardigan in Madelinetosh Silk/Merino in the Mill Pond color way

BOOKS (ratings are out of 5 stars)
Barb read
1.  Roommates Wanted by Lisa Jewell - 4 stars
2.  Blood and Money by Thomas Thompson - 5 stars

Tracie read
1.  Poison Orchids by Sarah A. Denzil and Anna Taylor - 3 stars
2.  Persuasion by Jane Austen - 5 stars
3.  Chomp by Carl Hiaasen - 4 stars

Barb recommends 2 True Crime podcasts:
1  Catch and Kill podcast with Ronan Farrow
2. Chasing Cosby podcast