Episode 242: They Have One About Trader Joes!


Recorded Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Book talk starts at 32:10

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 pm PST

Our 2 Knit Lit Chicks Mini Skein KAL goes until .  You can get all the details here!

Mini Skein Finished Object thread here.

Browse our Mini Skein Pattern Bundle here.

12 in 22 - Unofficial KAL/challenge to knit 12 (or however many you want) sweaters in 2022. Details here!

The 2KLC 2022 Swap has begun!  Important dates:  

March 1: Check-In #2
March 15: check in #3
April 1: Check in #4
April 15: check in #5
May 1: final check in.
May 15th: Mail By Date

Upcoming events: 

March 3-6, 2022 - Barb and Tracie will both be attending Stitches West in Sacramento, CA

April 7-10, 2022 - Tracie will be attending the Northern California Knitting Retreat in San Juan Bautista, CA

Correction Corner: Scheepjes yarn is a Dutch company, not a German company


Barb has finished:

She frogged:

The remains of Barb's Forest Park Cardigan

Tracie has finished:

  • The JazzaGal by Mary Annerella in The Fibre Co. Arranmore Light in Kinego Bay
  • Mini Skein Magic Knit Chevron Cowl by Dana Freed Fiddes in fingering leftovers from my stash and beads from BeadBiz
  • Vanilla socks in Biscotte Yarns Bis-Sock in Ariel

Barb continues working on:

And she has cast on:

Tracie has cast on:

And continues working on:


Barb read:

The Forever Home by Sue Watson - 3 stars 

Swan Dive: The Making of a Rogue Ballerina by Georgina Pazcoguin - 5 stars

Tracie read:

The Night Before by Wendy Walker - 3.5 stars

Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool by Clara Parkes - 3 stars

You All Grow Up and Leave Me: a Memoir of Teenage Obsession by Piper Weiss - 4.5 stars

The Secrets of Roscarbury Hall by Ann O’Loughlin - 3 stars

Too Pretty to Live: the Catfishing Murders of East Tennessee by Dennis Brooks - 4 stars

Barb give thumbs up to good customer service from Hobbii Yarn in Copenhagen. 

Tracie recommends the Sounds Like a Cult podcast