Episode 208: She was Short on Looks


Recorded August 13, 2020

Book Talk starts at 23:36

The best photo ever of Posy, modeling her Penny's Bandana Cowl

Our Mother Bear KAL runs until September 1, 2020.  Please join the discussion in the 2020 Mother Bear KAL Chatter Thread and post your finished bears in the Mother Bear FOs Thread

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

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Tracie's That's My Jam


Tracie has finished

Penny’s Bandana Cowl by Adrian Gergler in Baah La Jolla and Forbidden Fiber Pride - for Posy

Doggie Poo Bag Pouch by Kathy Glaes in Malabrigo Sock Light of Love

That’s My Jam by Steve Fegert in Leading Men Fiber Arts Monologue in London Fog and LunaPurl Una Merino Mini Skeins in Drops of Jupiter

Barb has finished:

Mother Bears 218-221

Etude cardigan by Ririko, using Aussie Soxxi

Stillness MKAL by Helen Stewart, using Western Sky Knits Magnolia Sock in the Wisp colorway, Tess Designer Yarns Super Socks and Baby in the Green colorway, Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering Kettle Dye in the Purple colorway

Barb's Bears

Tracie cast on:

Fiddly Bits by Jane Pihota

Nice to Gnome You MKAL by Sarah Schira in Marianated Yarns, Duren Dyeworks, Greenwood Fiber Works, and Cascade 220 Superwash Sport

And continues to work on:

Ciara Shawl by Fredi Baker in Emma’s Yarn Super Silky (kit from Rumpelstiltskin) in Freshly Cut, Happily Ever After and Whisper

Niamh by Isabell Kraemer in Miss Babs Katahdin in Smurf & Turf 

Barb is working on:

Bull & Braids hat by Cheryl Breckerich, using Cascade Elysian in the Crimson colorway

Vanilla Socks using and set of Fibernymph Dye Works Inversibles in lilac and pink 

And has cast on:

Holey Comfort Cardigan by Hinterm Stern using Holst Garn Coast Uul Bomuld in the Ice Sea colorway

Bautista shawl by Celia McAdam Cahill in Invictus Yarns YakLux in the NoCKRs 2020 colorway

Nice to Gnome You MKAL by Sarah Schira in Leading Men Fiber Arts kit - Beach

Mother Bear 222


Tracie read:

No Conscience by Phil M. Williams (2 stars)

Destroyer Angel (Anna Pigeon #18) by Nevada Barr (5 stars)

Woman in the Water by Katerina Diamond (3 stars)

The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth by Josh Levin (3 stars)

Thicker Than Water (Audible Original) by Tyler Schultz (4 stars)

Perfect Little Children by Sophie Hannah (4 stars)

Barb read:

Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital by David M. Oshinsky - 5 stars

The Cuckoo’s Cry by Caroline Overington - 4 stars

Fever by Mary Beth Keane - 4 stars

Tracie recommends the Radio Rental podcast

Barb recommends face masks from Stark’s Vacuum