Episode 250: But It's a Dry Heat


Recorded Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Book talk starts at 25:00


Mother Bear Chatter Thread

Mother Bear FO Thread

12 in 22 Chatter Thread

Lambtown 2022

Virtual get-together Zoom


Tracie finished:

Leave Gnome Stone Unturned by Sarah Schira

Mother Bears 279-286

Lihan Sweater by Imke von Nathausius in Berroco Pure Pima

Barb finished:

Mother Bear #255 - 260

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

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

Tracie continues to work on:

Hoodie Shawl Cardigan by Susanne Sommer in Color Notes Yarn Pure Sport in Clear Red, Western Sky Knits Willow Superwash Sport, and madelinetosh Pashmina in Jasper

Zephyr Mark II by Celia Cahill test knit in Malabrigo Susurro in Teal Feather

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

Barb continues to work on:

That’s My Jam by Steve Fegert - using a kit from Leading Men Fiber Arts

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

She has cast on:

Mother Bear #261

Goth Kitty Socks, using Knitpicks Felici in the Goth Kitty colorway

Zephyr Mark II Test knit by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Knit Picks Hawthorne Kettle Dye in the Springfield colorway


Tracie read:

The Dearly Departed by Elinor Lipman - 3 stars

God’s Nobodies: Misguided Faith and Murder in the Life of One American Family by Mark Obbie - 2 1/2 stars

Heart Seizure by Bill Fitzhugh - 3 stars

Happy-Go-Lucky by David Sedaris - 4 stars

The Disappearance of Trudy Solomon by Marcy McCready - 4 stars

An Unfinished Canvas: A True Story of Love, Family, and Murder in Nashville by Michael Glasgow - 3 stars

Skies of Ash by Rachel Howzell Hall - 4 stars

Barb read:

The Other Mrs. by Mary Kubica - 3 stars

The Night She Went Missing by Kristen Bird - 3 stars

The Familiar Dark by Amy Engel - 3 stars

Mortal Fall (Glacier Mystery #2) by Christine Carbo - 4 stars

Cross Her Heart (Bree Tagert #1) by Melinda Leigh - 3 stars

The Good Son by Jacquelyn Mitchard - 3 stars

The House Across the Street by Melanie Jones Brownrigg - 3 stars

Cul de sac by Joy Fielding - 3 stars

The Second Life of Mirielle West by Amanda Skenandore - 4 stars

Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2’s  Deadliest Day by Peter Zuckerman - 4 stars

The Long Weekend by Gilly Macmillan - 4 stars

Barb talked about her diagnosis and treatment for microscopic colitis