Episode 261: So You Said No Thank You


Recorded on January 12, 2023

Book talk starts at 24:45

Sweater KAL - 9/1/22 - 1/15/23 - be sure to listen until the end of the podcast when the prize winners of the Sweater KAL are announced!

NEW KAL!  Come join us knitting or crocheting your projects with CABLES!  That's right, cables.  Come on over to the Cables KAL Chatter Thread to check out the rules and chat about your plans.  Dates are now until 5/15/23.  

Virtual Knitting Group via Zoom

Photo taken at the NoCKRs Retreat, 2019.  

Northern California Knitting Retreat news:

If you would like to attend NoCKRs at the St Francis Retreat Center in San Juan Bautista, California April 27-30, 2023, please email Tracie at 2knitlitchicks@gmail.com for details.


Barb finished: 

1.  Get the Groove by Hinterm Stein, using Valley Yarns Northampton Worsted in the Denim Heather colorway   

                                                                                                                                                                                          2.  Bankhead Hat #23 by Susie Gourlay, using Plymouth Encore Tweed

Barb in her new Get the Groove cardigan

Tracie finished:

1.  Vanilla Socks in Canon Hand Dyes William Merino in Waterworld Sock Set                                           
2.  Davis pullover by Pam Allen, using Berroco Remix Chunky in the Pepper colorway
Barb is working on:
1.  Colourwheel DK 1 Ball Scarf, using a Sirdar Colourwheel in the Perfectly Pretty colorway                  
2.  Hermione’s Everyday Socks by Erica Leuder using Canon Hand Dyes sock set                                      
 3.  Burgos vest by Rosa Pomar, using Diamond Galway Worsted Knitting Wool Highland Heather
Barb cast-on:                                                                                                                                                      1.  Koko Bean hat #3 by JudithMarieKnits, using leftover Plymouth Encore and Red Heart yarns          
2. Citadel cardigan by Joji Locatelli, using Rowan RYC Wool Tweed (discontinued yarn) in the Truffle colorway

Tracie cast on:

1.  Velvet Pullover (pattern discontinued) by Ewe Knit Toronto, using Western Sky Knits Merino 17 Light dyed by Kim of Western Sky Knits and Tracie

2.  Knitted Knocker in Cascade Ultra Pima


Barb read:

1.  A Dream Life by Claire Messud - 4 stars

2.  I'm Glad my Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy - 4 stars

3.  Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks - 5 stars

Tracie read:

1.  The Marriage Lie by Kimberly Bell - 2 stars

2.  That Time I Loved You: Stories by Marianne Leung - 4 stars

3.  Now is Not the Time to Panic by Kevin Wilson - 4 stars

4.  I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy - 5 stars

5.  God Spare the Girls by Kelsey McKinney - 4 stars

6.  Miller's Valley by Abba Quindlen - 4.5 stars

7.  The Push by Ashley Audrain - 2.5 stars

Tracie and Barb recommend

The Gleener for excellent, battery-free sweater shaving