Episode 229: It Looks Like a Seven-Year-Old-Girl's Dream


Recorded Thursday, July 22, 2021

Book talk begins at 25:06

Our annual Mother Bear KAL is on!  Any Mother Bear that you have knit or crocheted in 2021 is eligible to post in our FO Thread.  One post per bear please.  Please see all the rules and participate in the Chatter Thread. #2021MBKAL2KL

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

Tracie's Let's Shawl-a-brate!

We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s Let’s Shawl-a-Brate! pattern.  Leave a comment on the prize thread telling us how you feel about putting colors together - love it, get intimidated, or always buy the kit?  Thread will close August 15.


Tracie finished:

  • Cowl Shell by Myrna Batten in Araucania Caña Ruca, color #213
  • 3 Mother Bears - 256-258
  • Snake River Poncho by Katy H. Carroll in Aspen Silk 600 in the Downtown Colorway
    Tracie's Cowl Shell top.  Although it looks great in the above picture, she is not happy with it as it grew to a very large size in no time at all!  She will frog it and make something more appropriate with the yarn.

Barb finished:

Tracie cast on:
  • Fiddly Bits Cowl by Jana Pihota, using Tracie's handspun from fiber by Woolgatherings Polwarth/silk

And continues working on:

Barb continues to work on

  • Vanilla socks using Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock in the Concrete Sunset colorway
  • That's My Jam by Steven Fegert, using a kit bought from Learning Men Fiber Arts

She has cast on:


Tracie read:

Barb read:

Leave the World Behind - 4 stars