Episode 272: Tracie Is Having Sweater Issues

The wildfires in Maui have devastated the island, leaving over 100 people dead and thousands homeless.  If you'd like to help, here are a few ways you can donate:

Maui Strong Fund

Maui Food Bank

Red Cross

Maui Rapid Response

Maui Humane Society

New Life Kahuku Inc.

Wildfire Fund

Thank you to obama.org for many of these links.


Recorded Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Book talk begins at 23:04

Our annual Mother Bear KAL is ending soon!  To find out all about this wonderful charity, please go to Mother Bear Project website.  Talk bears with us in the Mother Bear Chatter thread and post your finished bears in the FOs thread.

We have a listener who has come up with 3 incentive prizes for increasing your bear count!  For more info, please check out the Mother Bear Incentive Prizes thread.

Virtual Knitting Group via Zoom


Tracie and Barb will be at:

  • Lambtown - October 7-8, 2023 at the Dixon May Fairgrounds in Dixon, CA
  • The TKGA Retreat 2023 - November 2-5, 2023 at the Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina


Barb finished

  • Mother Bears 278-283
  • 6600K (Striped Hoodie) by Barry Klein, using 4 colors of Lana Grossa Ecopuno Degrade
  • Carley by Elizabeth Smith, using Berroco Remix Light in the Mist colorway

Tracie finished:

  • Mother Bear 314
  • Rock It Tee by Tanis Lavallee in Alchemy: Yarns of Transformation Silken Straw in 6 different color ways

Barb is working on:

And has cast on:

Tracie has cast on:

And continues working on:


Barb read:

Tracie read: