Episode 217: "Short-wise" Isn't a Thing?


Recorded December 28, 2020

Book talk begins at 31:50

The 2020 2 Knit Lit Chicks Fall Sweater KAL runs until January 15!  You can find all the details here.  

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


Barb finished:

Frosted Leaves Cowl by Amitola Grande, using a Premier Sweet Roll.

Classic Ribbed Hat by Purl Soho, using Jojoland Tonic in the Gray colorway

Vanilla Socks using Scholler and Stahl Fortissima Socka Mexiko Color Working on:

ADVENTure Gnome MKAL by Sarah Schira, using a mini skein set I bought from Jimmy Beans

Tracie has finished:

ADVENTure Gnome MKAL in sparkly yarns

The Child - A Knit Plushie by Ashley Collings

Neckwarmer in Euro Baby Kaleidescope

Barb continues to work on:

Multidirectional Scarf #9 by Karen Baumer, using a Caron Cake

Moondrip Swoncho by Dragon Hoard Designs, using Brown Sheep Wildfoote Lusury Sock in the Vanilla colorway, Cloudborn Fibers Highland Superwash Sock Twist in the Magenta and the Ocean color ways

Create Your Own Adventure shawl, using a kit made up of Invictus Yarns Beyond yarn

And has cast on:

Dalki hat by Gillian Harkness, using leftover yarn from a Caron Cake

Tracie has cast on:

Snake River Poncho by Katy H. Carroll in Western Sky Knits Aspen Silk 600 in Downtown Colorway

And continues to work on:

Vanilla socks in Western Sky Knits Smooth Sock in Concrete Sunset

Moon of My Life pullover by Nadie Cretin-Lechenne in Invictus Yarns Reward in Christmas Chaos and Serendipidye Sausalite Silken Sock in Papaya


Barb read:

Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century by Peter Graham - 4 stars

The New One: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad - by Mike Birbiglia - 5 stars

The Best of Friends by Lucinda Berry - 4 stars

Tracie read: 

Alright, Alright, Alright: An Oral History of Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused by Melissa Maerz - 5 stars

Native Tongue by Carl Hiaasen (Also mention Class Action Park on HBO Max) - 4 1/2 stars

Skink: No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen - 3 stars

One in Three by Tess Stimson - 3 1/2 stars