Episode 251: Because We Can


Recorded Monday, August 15, 2022

Book talk begins at 20:00


Mother Bear Chatter Thread

Mother Bear FO Thread

12 in 22 Chatter Thread

Lambtown 2022

Virtual get-together Zoom

On Episode 252, we will have Sarah Fain, TV writer, knitter and spinner with us!


Tracie finished:

1.  Mother Bears 287 - 290

Tracie's Hoodie Shawl Cardigan - front view

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

Back view

Barb finished:

1.  Mother Bear #261 & 262

2.  Barb's Bankhead hat #19 by Susie Gorlay, using Knit Picks Felici Worsted in the Goth Kitty colorway

3.  Test Knit for Zephyr Mark II by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Knit Picks Hawthorne Tonal Handprint in the Springfield colorway

Barb's finished Zephyr Mark II

Tracie continues to work 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

Tracie cast on:

Cinna Top by Ksenia Naidyon, in 5 colors of Alchemy Silken Straw

Barb continues to work on:

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

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

Barb has cast on:

1.  Hot Springs Willow Hat by NichKnit Designs, using Berroco Vintage Worsted, in the Yukon Green colorway

2.  Polobello tee by Josee Paquin using Juniper Moon Farm Zooey in the Sloop colorway


Tracie read:

1.  Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau - 5 stars

2.  The Silent Quarry by Cheryl Rees-Price - 2.5 stars

3.  The Trivia Night by Ali Lowe - 4.5 stars

4.  The Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There by Jenna Fischer & Angela Kinsey - 4.5 stars

5. For the Thrill of It: Leopold, Loeb and the Murder that Shocked Chicago by Simon Baatz - 3 stars

Barb read:

1.   Beyond the Crushing Waves by Lilly Mirren - 4 stars

2.  The Lying Club by Annie Ward - 3.5 stars

3.  In Her Eyes by Sarah Alderson - 3 stars

4.  The Clover Girls by Viola Shipman - 4 stars

Tracie's organized and zoned pantry after she binge-watched