Sat, 16 May 2020
Recorded on May 15, 2020
Book Talk Starts at 29:00
Our Poncho Knit Along is done! Prize winners are announced at the end of this episode
Spring Swap - If you are participating, please visit the 2020 Swap Thread to keep up with questions at least once a week.
Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 1pm PST - Details here
For fans of the My Favorite Murder Podcast only! We are giving away 3 Stay Out of the Forest hat patterns by the fabulous Jennifer Lassonde. Please comment in the thread in Ravelry. This contest will end on May 20, 2020.
Tracie’s son Will made a film about Tracie, her fiber addiction, her mom, the podcast, etc for his documentary film class. There are two cuts, because Will’s professor liked the Knitted Knockers cut better but Tracie and Barb like the Mother Bear cut better!
Barb has finished
Zweig pullover by Caitlin Hunter, using the yarn from my frogged Trail Hoodie, Western Sky Knits Magnolia sock in the Wisp colorway, and WSK Magnolia sock in the Sage color way
Jason’s Cashmere Hat by Melissa Tomson, using Lion Brand Heartland in the Hot Springs colorway.
Swap partner gift
Tracie has finished
Lucy Hat by Carina Spencer in Lisa Souza Blue Faced Leicester Worsted in Styx and Blue Moon Fiber Arts Woobu in Pining 4 Ewe
Effortless Cardigan by Zabeth (Lion Brand) in my SpinJones Merino/Mulberry Silk orange handspun
Barb is working on
and has cast on
Eco Duo Cabled Scarf by Shannon Dunbabin using a Caron Cake
Boyfriend Beanie by Expression Fiber Arts, using destash table yarn.
Etude cardigan by Ririko, using Aussie Soxxi
Tracie has cast on
Hatteras Cardigan by Kate Saloman (Green Mountain Spinnery) in Western Sky Knits Merino 17 in bright sky blue
and continues to work on
Vanilla socks in Fish Knits sock gradient in greens
Barb has finished
The Getaway by Greer Hendricks - 3 stars
Inside Jobs: Tales from a Time of Quarantine Ben H. Winters - 3.5 stars
BAD KARMA: The True Story of a Mexican Surf Trip From Hell by Paul Wilson - 4 stars
The Weight of Silence by Gregg Olsen - 4 stars
Tracie has finished:
Scat by Carl Hiaassen - 3 stars
The Suspects by Katharine Johnson - nah
Little by Edward Carey - 4 stars
The Weight of Silence by Greg Olson - 3 1/2 stars
Blood Mist by Mark Roberts - 4 stars
The Keeper by Graham Norton - 4 1/2 stars
Barb was attacked by a turkey! There were no injuries. It looks a lot like the attack in this video: https://www.newsflare.com/video/279288/animals/turkey-attack-on-college-campus
Tracie loves her iRobot Roomba 960 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner