Episode 247: Acid Green is a NEUTRAL!


Recorded on may 23, 2022

Book Talk starts at 24:00

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

Our annual Mother Bear KAL begins June 1!  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!  #2022MBKAL2KLC

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


Barb finished:

Hipster shawl by Joji Locatelli, using Malabrigo Rios in the 880 Hojas colorway.

Mother Bears 251, 252, 253

Tracie finished

Mother Bears 272, 273, 275 and 276

Barb continues working on:

Ribs and Wave Poncho by Great Yarns! Using Cascade Superwash Wave in the 106 Blue colorway

That's My Jam shawl by Steve Fegert using a kit she bought from Leading Men Fiber Arts

forager lite by Isabel Kraemer, using Inner Yarn Zen Superwash Fingering in the Lupine colorway

She has cast on:

Venturer’s Vest by Knitwise Design in Cloudborn Fibers Superwash Merino Worsted Twist in the Taupe Heather colorway

Irma Hat by Aneta Gasiorowksa using Blue Moon Fiber Arts Gaea Sport in the Falcon’s Eye colorway - left over from my May(be) Queen pullover

Tracie has cast on:

Great Falls by Nataliya Polyakov in Scheepjes Whirl in Jade Jim Jam

Ciara by Laura Aylor in Araucania Caña Ruca

She continues working on:

Moon of My Life by Nadia Crétin-Léchenne adapted by Celia McAdam Cahill for a man in worsted weight yarn - in Universal Yarns Uptown Worsted  in Granite and Berroco Vintage in Cotton Candy


The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner - 4 stars

Be Careful Who You Love: Inside the Michael Jackson Case by Diane Dimond - 4 stars

We Thought We Knew You: A Terrifying True Story of Secrets, Betrayal, Deception, and Murder by M. William Phelps - 3 stars

Let’s Not Do That Again by Grant Ginder - 4 stars

She Kills Me: True Stories of History’s Deadliest Women by Jennifer Wright - 2.5 stars


Caul Baby by Morgan Jenkins - 4 stars

Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language by Amanda Montell - 4 stars

Finders Keepers by Belinda Bauer - 3.5 stars

Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin - 4 stars

Murder in St Augustine: The Mysterious Death of Athalia Ponsell Lindsley by Elizabeth Randall - 3.5 stars

Tracie recommends watching Jinxx Monsoon as Judy Garland on RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars 7.  NSFW or for those with delicate sensibilities!