Episode 223: The Ending Didn't Suck


Recorded on April 7, 2021

Book Talk starts at: 35:50

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

Our Anything-But-Wool KAL is ongoing!  From February 15 to May 15, knit or crochet a project of at least 200 yards of any yarn that does not contain wool - that means cotton, linen, cashmere, silk, soy, steel, milk, corn - even acrylic!  Join our very active chatter thread here, and post your FOs here.

Abington Mitts by Jennifer Lassonde

Would you like to win a copy of the Abington Mitts by BostonJen? This lovely pattern is designed for DK weight yarn and would be a beautiful addition to anyone’s winter wardrobe.  Post on the giveaway thread to be entered to win!

New Giveaway for fans of The Office!  Tracie has made an The Office-themed project bag to give away.  Post in the giveaway thread telling us what your favorite episode is and why.  The thread will close May 15.


Barb has finished:

Mother Bear #235

Tracie has finished

1.  Sea Turtle by Galina Fedtchenko in ArtFibers Houdini

Tracie's Sea Turtle

2.  Tracie's cats!  Pattern: Four Cats: Tabby, Ginger, Black and White, and Moggy by Kath Dalmeny

3.  Jewel Box Cowl by Cindy Garland, using a kit from Stunning String Studio

4.  Hawaiian Gnome by Sarah Schira


Barb has frogged:

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

Barb continues to work on:

1.  Alaska hat by Camille Descoteaux, using a kit from Knitcircus

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

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

And has cast on:

 1.  Abington Mitts by Jennifer Lassonde, using Lil Weasel DK in the Porcelain colorway

2.  Cool Hemp Ponchette by Lana Hames, using Hemp for Knitting AllHemp3 in the Green colorway

Tracie has cast on:

Tulip Tank Top by Purl Soho in Newton’s Yarn Country Linen Tweed - Brown Barberpole

And continues to work on:

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

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


Barb read:

1.  The Guest List by Lucy Foley - 4 stars

2.  A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult - 4 stars

Tracie read:

1.  Smart Women by Judy Blume - 4 stars

2. Beshert by Erin Gordon - 5 stars

3. Faithful Place by Tana French - 4 stars

4.  The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson - 3 stars

5.  What Lies Between Us by John Marrs - 4 stars


  1. I sure enjoy your podcast!...thank you for taking the time 💐

    1. Thanks so much, Leslie! We have a lot of fun doing the podcast - thanks for listening!


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