Episode 222: It has Tassels


Recorded March 22, 2021

Book Talk starts at 41:25

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Barb has finished:

Sunset Highway pullover by Caitlin Hunter, using using Brown Sheep Wildfoote Luxury Sock in the Vanilla colorway, and Cloudborn Fibers Highland Superwash Twist Sock, in the Ocean and the Magenta colorways

Vindaloo Shawl by Melissa Schoschwary, using Cloudborn Fibers Highland Worsted in the Winter Sky colorway

Mother Bear #234

Barb in her new Sunset Highway and Tracie in her new Noble Hill

Tracie has finished

Noble Hill by b. Woolens in Plucky Knitter Sophisticate in Sugar Ribbon

1st of Four Cats by Kath Dalmeny

Zickzack Scarf (cowl) by Christy Kamm in Louisa Harding Amitola in the Hook and Dawn colorways

Kindling Mitts by Helen Stewart in Alexandra The Art of Yarn Pendelton in Snow for my friend Dawn’s birthday

Barb continues to work on:

River Ripples by Yumiko Alexander, using Hemp for Knitting Allhemp 3 in the Green colorway

Mother Bear #234 

And has cast on:

Alaska hat by Camille Descoteaux, using a kit from Knitcircus 

Zephyr cardigan by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Malabrigo Rios in the Solis colorway.

One Splendid Skein shawl by Fredi Baker, using Hedgehog Fibers Sock in the Budgie colorway.

Tracie has cast on:

Sea Turtle by Galina Fedtchenko in Artfibers Houdini

And continues to work on:

Color Stacking Cowl by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee in Blue Heron Rayon Metallic in the Mossy Place colorway

Jewel Box Cowl by Cindy Garland in Stunning String Studio Stunning Superwash (kit)

2nd Cat from 4 Cats by Kath Dalmeny using Alexandra The Art of Yarn Pendleton and Paintbox Yarns Simply DK, etc. 

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


Barb read:

In the Dark by Loreth Anne White - 3 stars

The Murder of Marion Miley by Beverly Bell - 4.5 stars

Tracie read:

His Favorites by Kate Walbert

The Secret Place by Tana French