2 Knit Lit Chicks

Gwen Bortner

Jill Bigelow Suttell - The Bean Knits

Stunning String Studios

Knitted Knockers

Miss Purl

Western Sky Knits

Serendipidye Dyeworks

Marianated Yarns

Greenwood Fiberworks

WEBS

Koigu

Prism Yarns

Blue Heron Shawl

Faerie Knitting by Alice and Lisa Hoffman

Neighborhood Fiber Co.

Lisa Souza Dyeworks

Knitted Wit

The Black Squirrel

Comma Chameleon

A Needle Runs Through It

Houndstooth Fiber Arts

Firebird Yarns

Forbidden Fiber Co.

Miss Babs

Apple Fiber Studio

The Violet Valentine

The Dye Project

Psych Ward Yarns

Alexandra: The Art of Yarn

The Farmer’s Daughter

We interviewed Katy H. Carroll - Katinka Designs Ravelry Store

Katinka Designs on Instagram

Snake River Poncho

Sunnydale Cowl

Join Katy’s Ravelry Group here

Enter to win a copy of the Sunnydale Cowl pattern here

KnitBaahPurl

The Yarn Guys

La Laine Biscotte Bis-Sock

Plucky Kniter

Canon Hand Dyes/Dragonfly Fibers/White Birch Fiber Arts

Direct download: Episode_199_-_2_27_20_11.31_AM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:55pm PST

Recorded on February 19, 2020

Book Talk starts at 32:15

Our Poncho Knit Along has started! Haven't picked a poncho to knit or crochet yet?  Get thee over to our Poncho Bundle already!  Join the Chatter thread to join in on the fun of planning!!  This KAL will run until May 1, 2020.

Be sure to listen to the episode to find out who won in our Zephyr pattern giveaway!  

 

We have our 200th episode coming up soon!  We are going to answer your questions during this episode.  Please go to this Ask Us Anything thread to post your questions.

 

KNITTING

Barb has finished

1.  Mother Bears #198#199, & #200

2. Bankhead Hat #10, by Susie Gorley, using Caron Cake leftovers

3.  6 Knitted Knockers

4.  Multidirectional Scarf #8 using a Caron Cake

5.  Be Kind Hat #6 by Karen Baumer, using Caron Cake leftovers

 

Tracie has finished:

1.  A total of 12 Knitted Knockers

2. The Stripe-on-Stripe Shawl by Fredi Baker in Speakeasy Yarns Shady Lady Gradient in Oasis and Malabrigo Sock in Light of Love

Barb continues to work on:

1.  Sunnydale Cowl by Katy H. Carroll (Katinka Designs), using Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo in the Anniversario colorway

2.  Beech Hill by Leah McGlone, using Berroco Remix in the Strawberry color way

 

And has cast on:

1.  Rodeo Drive Poncho, using Blue Moon Fiber Arts Twisted in the Stormy Weather colorway

2.  Pioneer Braid Scarf #6 by Catherine Ryan, using Loops and Threads yarn

3.  Classic Ribbed Hat by Purl Soho, using a sport-weight yarn by Rising Moon Farm.

Tracie continues to work on:

1.  Rachel by Josee Paquin in Fyberspates Vivacious 4-Ply in Slate

2.  Bellefluer Cardigan in Madelinetosh Silk/Merino in the Mill Pond color way


Tracie has cast on:

1.  80-26 Poncho Air Lux by Fil Katia, using Leading Men Fiber Arts Show Stopper in the Wind Chill colorway

2.  Socks in Night Owl Fibers Self-Striping Superwash Merino & Nylon Sock in the Koi Pond Colorway

3.  Sunnydale Cowl by Katy H. Carroll, using Marianated Yarns Practicality 75/25 in the Melted Box of Crayons colorway

BOOKS (ratings are out of 5 stars)

Barb read

1. Lying Next to Me by Gregg Olsen - 3 out of 5 stars

2.  My Antonia by Willa Cather - 4 stars

3. Cut and Run: A Light-Hearted Dark Comedy by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker - 2 stars

4. The Child Next Door by Shalini Boland - 3 stars

 

Tracie read

1.  If I was Your Girl by Meredith Russo - 3 stars

2.  Sticky Fingers short story collections 1, 2, & 3 by JT Lawrence - 4 stars

3.  The Running Girl by Sarah Bledel - 2 stars

4.  The Lost Child by Ann Troup - 3 stars

Tracie talked about Talkspace, an online counseling service

 

Direct download: 2KLC_ep_198_-_2_25_20_12.49_PM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:05pm PST

Recorded on January 29, 2020

Book Talk starts at 33:30

Our next KAL will be a Poncho Knit Along. Start thinking about what you want to knit or crochet now.  We have a Poncho Bundle already!  Join the Chatter thread to join in on the fun of planning!!  This KAL will run from February 1 to May 1, 2020

Celia McAdam Cahill has given us three copies of her Zephyr cardigan pattern to give away - and one of them includes the yarn to knit it!  

Please post a comment in this thread to be entered to win.

We have our 200th episode coming up soon!  We are going to answer your questions during this episode.  Please go to this Ask Us Anything thread to post your questions.

KNITTING

Barb has finished

1.  Mother Bears 193194, and 196

2.  Bankhead Hat #9 using Caron Cake leftovers

3.  6 Knitted Knockers

4.  Multidirectional Scarf #8 using a Caron Cake in the White Truffle colorway

Tracie has finished:

1.  Vanilla Socks in West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4-ply in the Rum Paradise colorway

2.  5 Knitted Knockers

3.  Wurstwarmer by Pamela Wynne in High Fiber Diet in Mermaid Mess and Dizzy Blonde Studios Dizzy Color in Delete

Barb continues to work on

1.  Sunnydale Cowl by Katy H. Carroll (Katinka Designs), using Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo in the Anniversario colorway

2.  Beech Hill by Leah McGlone, using Berroco Remix in the Strawberry color way

And has cast on

1.  Be Kind Hat by Melissa Simpson, using leftover Caron Cake yarn

2.  Multidirectional Diagonal Scarf by Karen Baumer using a Caron Cake in the Key Lime colorway

3.  Rodeo Drive Poncho, using Blue Moon Fiber Arts Twisted in the Stormy Weather colorway

Tracie continues to work on:

1.  The Stripe-on-Stripe Shawl by Fredi Baker in Speakeasy Yarns Shady Lady Gradient in Oasis and Malabrigo Sock in Light of Love

2.  Rachel by Josee Paquin in Fyberspates Vivacious 4-Ply in Slate

3.  Bellefluer Cardigan in Madelinetosh Silk/Merino in the Mill Pond color way

BOOKS (ratings are out of 5 stars)

Barb read

1.  Roommates Wanted by Lisa Jewell - 4 stars

2.  Blood and Money by Thomas Thompson - 5 stars

Tracie read

1.  Poison Orchids by Sarah A. Denzil and Anna Taylor -  2 1/2 stars

2.  Persuasion by Jane Austen - 5 stars

3.  Chomp by Carl Hiaasen - 4 stars

Barb recommends 2 True Crime podcasts:

1  Catch and Kill podcast with Ronan Farrow

2. Chasing Cosby podcast

 

Direct download: Episode_197_-_2_1_20_1.39_PM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:04pm PST

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