Thu, 31 December 2015
Tracie and Barb will be at Stitches West - February 18-21, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. Come join us in the bar on Saturday afternoon for our meet-up with the Yarniacs and lots of other fun people!
Tracie and Barb will also be at 2 NoCKRs - the 2016 Northern California Knitting Retreat - registration is full.
Thanks to SandraMaz, the proprietress of the SweetSerendipity37 shop on Easy and friend to our podcast, there will be a 2 Knit Lit Chicks Swap! You have until January 10th to sign up. Go to the swap thread on our boards and follow the instructions in the first post. Both Tracie and Barb will be participating - this will be fun!
Would you like to see your pattern in the next Madame Defarge book, A Madame and a Detective Walked Into a Bar… Defarge Does Sherlock? If so, please click here to get all the info on submission from Erica Hernandez.
Be sure to enter the contest to win a KC pattern package from Knit Companion, here. We will announce the winners on the next podcast.
Barb has no FOs. How weird is that?
Tracie has finished:
Leap! fingerless gloves by Brooke Ramos (free pattern) in FishKnits Boot Strap in Fat Tuesday colorway for Rachel. Fingers part was very fiddly but fun!
Deep Fork Hat by Heather Brumbelow-Scott in Lion Brand Alpine Wool (Black) and Schachenmayr SMC Boston in Orange - quick Giants hat for Chad for Christmas
Barb has cast on:
Vanilla Socks using Fishknits Warm Heart 2-ply in the Cadillac colorway
And she continues to work on:
Tracie has cast on:
And she continues working on:
Tracie and Barb reviewed Modern Lopi: One (New Approaches to An Icelandic Classic) by Lars Rains. To win a copy of the ebook, leave a comment here.
Barb really enjoyed I Remember You by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
She has also finished reading:
In a Dark Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
The Admissions by Meg Mitchell Moore
The Far End of Happy by Kathryn Craft
Tracie highly recommends The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy by Rainn Wilson and The Forgotten Ones by Brian McGilloway
She also finished reading:
The Family by Marissa Kennerson
The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson
The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey