Episode 206: Just Because I Can Doesn't Mean I Should!

Recorded on June 10, 2020
Book Talk starts at 40:25

Tracie and Barb support the Black Lives Matter movement and encourage you to add your voice to the fight for racial justice and police reform and demilitarization.  Please donate if you can:

Our Mother Bear KAL is starting on June 1, 2020!  I have started a 2020 Mother Bear KAL Chatter Thread and you can find everything you need to know over there.

Spring Swap - mail-out-by deadline is June 15 - check 2020 Swap Thread for details

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s new pattern, the Ciara Shawl!  I interviewed Fredi about her designs as well as her work as a life coach.  I apologize for the fact that my voice is difficult to hear on the interview!

You can buy Ciara Kits at Rumplestilskin Yarn Shop in Sacramento!

Barb finished:
Mother Bears 210 & 211
Boyfriend Beanie by Expression Fiber Arts, using destash table yarn
Eco Duo Cabled Scarf by Shannon Dunbabin using a Caron Cake

Tracie finished:
Bellora Tee by Samantha Kirby in Knit Picks Lindy Chain in Harbor and Thicket
2nd Lucy Hat by Carina Spencer in 
Mother Bears 216 and 217, a postal worker

Barb is working on:
Stoa scarf by Anne Ginger, using Blue Heron Cotton Rayon Flax Metallic in the Denim color way
Papillion /Butterfly by Marin Melchior, using Knit Picks Chroma in the Gray and the Pegasus colorways
Etude cardigan by Ririko, using Aussie SoxxiCast-on 

And has cast-on:
One-row Handspun Scarf by Stephanie Pearl McFee using a Caron Cake

Tracie continues to work on:
Hatteras Cardigan by Kate Saloman (Green Mountain Spinnery) in Western Sky Knits Merino 17 in bright sky blue
That's My Jam shawl/wrap by Steven Fegert, using Leading Men Fiber Arts Monologue in the London Fog colorway, and LunaPurl Una Merino Mini Skeins in the Drops of Jupiter colorway.
Vanilla socks  in a Fish Knits sock gradient in greens

Barb read:
For Better and Worse by Margot Hunt - thumbs up
The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death by Corinne May Botz - thumbs up

Tracie read: 
Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman - 4 stars

Barb Says Thumbs Up:  The Perfect Scam podcast by AARP

Thumbs Up -  the ChomChom Roller pet hair remover