Episode 284: They Go to the Dumpster Behind the McDonalds


Recorded on Saturday, March 30, 2024

Book talk starts at 20:45

Our Summer Tops KAL has begun and goes until to June 1, 2024.  It needs to be an adult-sized top that you consider to be appropriate for use in the summer, and we will leave the parameters of that to you!  Come chat with us about summer tops on our KAL thread, and check out our Summer Tops bundle for pattern ideas!

Virtual Knitting Group via Zoom


Tracie and Barb will 

  • NoCKRs - April 25-28, 2024 at the St Francis Retreat Center in San Juan Bautista, CA.  The retreat is full, but please contact Tracie at 2knitlitchicks@gmail.com to be informed about registration for the 2025 event when registration begins in the fall
  • Fiber Frolic - June 1 at the Soul Food Farm outside Vacaville, CA


Tracie finished:

  • 3 Knitted Knockers
  • Bee Beautiful tee by Pia Trans in Carpool Cotton Bamboo in Copper
  • Scraps Chaps puppy by Barbara Prime in Plymouth Encore - this is the pattern I will be teaching in a making knitted toys class this summer at Rumpelstiltskin

Barb Finished:

  • 2 Knitted Knockers
  • CAPROCK tee by Yamagara using Araucania Ollagua
  • Emotional Support Chicken by Annette Corsino, using leftover worsted weight colors from my stash.

Out of hibernation:

Dawning Top by Ainur Berkimbayeva in Zealana Performa KIWI Fingering

Cast on:

Elorie by Elizabeth Doherty in Berroco Remix in Artichoke

Working On:

Barb is working on:


Tracie read:

Barb read:

Tracie and Barb both recommend the documentary Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV with the warning to be aware that it discusses sexual abuse and is just generally pretty grim.

Drake Bell and Josh Peck - then and now