2 Knit Lit Chicks

Recorded Thursday, July 22, 2021

Book talk begins at 25:06

Our annual Mother Bear KAL is on!  Any Mother Bear that you have knit or crocheted in 2021 is eligible to post in our FO Thread.  One post per bear please.  Please see all the rules and participate in the Chatter Thread. #2021MBKAL2KL

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s Let’s Shawl-a-Brate! pattern.  Leave a comment on the prize thread telling us how you feel about putting colors together - love it, get intimidated, or always buy the kit?  Thread will close August 15.

 

KNITTING

Tracie finished:

 

Barb finished:

Tracie cast on:
  • Fiddly Bits Cowl by Jana Pihota, using Tracie's handspun from fiber by Woolgatherings Polwarth/silk

 

And continues working on:

 

Barb continues to work on

  • Vanilla socks using Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock in the Concrete Sunset colorway
  • That's My Jam by Steven Fegert, using a kit bought from Learning Men Fiber Arts

 

She has cast on:

 

BOOKS 

Tracie read:

Barb read:

Leave the World Behind - 4 stars

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Recorded on July 7, 2021

Book Talk starts at 29:55

Our annual Mother Bear KAL is on!  Any Mother Bear that you have knit or crocheted in 2021 is eligible to post in our FO Thread.  One post per bear please.  Please see all the rules and participate in the Chatter Thread. #2021MBKAL2KL

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s Let’s Shawl-a-Brate! pattern.  Leave a comment on the prize thread telling us how you feel about putting colors together - love it, get intimidated, or always buy the kit?  Thread will close August 15.

 

KNITTING

Tracie finished:

Barb finished:

Tracie cast on:

And continues working on:

Barb continues to work on:

  • The Capitol hat by Hinterm Stein, using Baah Platinum in the Misty colorway
  • Vanilla socks using Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock in the Concrete Sunset colorway
  • That's My Jam by Steven Fegert, using a kit bought from Learning Men Fiber Arts

She has cast on:

Koko Bean Hat by JudithMarieKnits in some rando blue yarn that I found in my bear yarn.  I think it’s Red Heart Super Saver that I probably picked up from a destash table.

 

BOOKS 

Tracie read:

Still Learning by India Oxenberg - 2.5 stars

A Thousand Naked Strangers: A Paramedic’s Wild Ride to the Edge and Back by Kevin Hazzard - 2.5 stars

Barb read:

Bittersweet by Colleen McCullough - 4 stars

Fatal Charm by Carlton Smith - 3 stars

 

Barb recommends the K2 Savage Mountain episodes of the Against the Odds podcast

 

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Recorded on June 23, 2021

Book Talk starts at: 23:40

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

 

Our annual Mother Bear KAL has started!  

 

 

Any Mother Bear that you have knit or crocheted in 2021 is eligible to post in our FO Thread

One post per bear please.

Please see all the rules and participate in the Chatter Thread.

#2021MBKAL2KL

Let's turn out a record number of bears!  

 

 

Barb's Koko Bean Hat

 

KNITTING

 

Barb finished:

  • Mother Bears #239 & #240
  • Koko Bean Hat by JudithMarieKnits, using random worsted scrap yarn

 

Tracie finished:

  • Mother Bears 248 - 251
Barb is working on:
Barb has cast on:
Bankhead Hat #16 using random worsted scraps
 
Tracie is still working on:

Tracie has cast on:

BOOKS

 

Barb finished  2 books:

 
Tracie has finished 10 books:

Thumbs Up /Down
Tracie talked about some of her "Yarn Room" art that came from Knit Baah Purl
 
Barb recommended the podcast The Opportunist - she really liked Season 1, and also Season 2 which is going on now.
 
She also recommended the Peacock series Mr. Mercedes.

 

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Recorded on June 6, 2021

Book Talk starts at: 

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

Our Anything But Wool KAL has ended - 142 FOs!  Good job, everyone!  We will announce the prize winners in at the end of this podcast!


Our annual Mother Bear KAL has started!  

 

Any Mother Bear that you have knit or crocheted in 2021 is eligible to post in our FO Thread

One post per bear please.


Please see all the rules and participate in the Chatter Thread.


#2021MBKAL2KL


Let's turn out a record number of bears!  

KNITTING

Barb finished:

Tracie finished:

 

BOOKS

 

Barb finished 3 books:

 
 
Tracie finished 2 books:

 Interview with Joyce White Vance. 

Joyce was a Federal Prosecutor for the Northern District of       Alabama, nominated by President Barack Obama.  She is  currently a Professor of Law at the University of Alabama and an MSNBC Correspondent on legal issues.  She is also an avid knitter!  Barb and Tracie talk to her about a myriad of subjects including the law, her work on MSNBC, her chickens, podcasting, but most of all, her knitting.  She also participates in our Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down segment.
 
 She is one of the hosts of the podcast #SistersInLaw, in  
 addition to being a co-host of the Cafe Insider Podcast with         Preet Bahara.  
 
Joyce talked about her current knitting project, her Livia Cardigan.
 
It was so fun to interview Joyce - please enjoy!
 
Tracie talked about the Blue's Clues Pride Parade video


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Recorded on May 12, 2021

Book Talk starts at 30:15

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

Our Anything But Wool KAL has ended - 142 FOs!  Good job, everyone!  We will announce the prize winners in Episode 226.

Up next, Mother Bear KAL!   The FO thread will be open June 1 -September 1, but any bear made in 2021 is eligible.  Join the chatter here.

The winner of The Office project bag by Tracie is announced at the end of this episode.

Knitting

Barb finished:

  • Chunky Cabled Hat by by Christy Kay Morse, using Noro Furisode in 23 colorway.
  • Snow Day hat by Jerry Burch, using Noro Furisode in 23 colorway
  • Zephyr cardigan by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Malabrigo Rios in the Solis colorway.
  • Mother Bear # 236

Tracie finished:

Barb had a request from a listener to talk in detail about how she applies the grosgrain ribbon to the inside of her button bands to provide more stability.  She learned the technique from this very detailed video made by the Knitmore Girls, and the photos below show Barb's own examples.

Barb continues to work on:

And has cast on:

Tracie has cast on:

She continues to work on:

BOOKS

Barb read:

Tracie read:

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Recorded on April 27, 2021

Book Talk starts at 29:49

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

 

There are a few weeks left in our Anything-But-Wool KAL!  From You have until May 15 to complete a project of at least 200 yards of any yarn that does not contain wool - that means cotton, linen, cashmere, silk, soy, steel, milk, corn - even acrylic!  Join our very active chatter thread here, and post your FOs here.

 

Stay tuned to the end to find out if you won the Abington Mitts pattern by Jennifer Lassonde!

 

Giveaway for fans of The Office!  Tracie has made an The Office-themed project bag to give away.  Post in the giveaway thread telling us what your favorite episode is and why.  The thread will close May 15.

 

Andrew of the Fruity Knits podcast has passed away due a brain tumor.  The podcast was the family’s only source of income, so please help if you can.

 

How to contribute to Fruity Knitting:  

https://fruityknitting.com/contribute/KNITTING

 

KNITTING

Tracie finished

  • Tulip Tank Top by Purl Soho in Newton’s Yarn Country Linen Tweed - Brown Barberpole.  This one is a miss for a variety of reasons and has gone into the donate bag!
  • 2 Mother Bears (230 and 231), both in Louisa Harding Mariposa

 

Barb finished

  • Alaska Hat by Camille Descoteaux, using a kit from Knit Circus 
  • Abington Mitts by Jennifer Lassonde in Lil Weasel DK in the Porcelain colorway

 

Tracie has cast On:

Confetti by Veera Välimäki in Kelbourne Woolens Mojave - Sky Blue

 

And continues working on:

 

Barb has been working on

 

And has cast on

 

She frogged

 

BOOKS 

Tracie read

A Cold-Blooded Business: Adultery, Murder, and a Killer's Path from the Bible Belt to the Boardroom by Marek Fuchs - 3 1/2 stars

The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley - 4 1/2 stars

The Sunday Girl by Pip Drysdale 3 1/2 stars

The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver - 4 1/2 stars

You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories About Racism by Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar - 4 1/2 stars

 

Barb read

Dead in the Water by Penny Farmer - 5 stars

The Scandal by Nicola Marsh - 3 stars

The Coldest Case by James Patterson - 2 stars

The Sweetness of Forgetting by Kristin Hamel - 3 stars

 

Barb recommends: RABOM (Ribbons and Buttons Oh My!) for all your grosgrain ribbons needs  

 

 

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Recorded on April 7, 2021

Book Talk starts at: 35:50

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here


Our Anything-But-Wool KAL is ongoing!  From February 15 to May 15, knit or crochet a project of at least 200 yards of any yarn that does not contain wool - that means cotton, linen, cashmere, silk, soy, steel, milk, corn - even acrylic!  Join our very active chatter thread here, and post your FOs here.

Would you like to win a copy of the Abington Mitts by BostonJen? This lovely pattern is designed for DK weight yarn and would be a beautiful addition to anyone’s winter wardrobe.  Post on the giveaway thread to be entered to win!

New Giveaway for fans of The Office!  Tracie has made an The Office-themed project bag to give away.  Post in the giveaway thread telling us what your favorite episode is and why.  The thread will close May 15.

KNITTING

Barb has finished:

Mother Bear #235

Tracie has finished

1.  Sea Turtle by Galina Fedtchenko in ArtFibers Houdini

Barb has frogged:

River Ripples by Yumiko Alexander, using Hemp for Knitting Allhemp 3 in the Green colorway

Barb continues to work on:

1.  Alaska hat by Camille Descoteaux, using a kit from Knitcircus

2.  Zephyr cardigan by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Malabrigo Rios in the Solis colorway.

3.  One Splendid Skein shawl by Fredi Baker, using Hedgehog Fibers Sock in the Budgie colorway.

 

And has cast on:

 1.  Abington Mitts by Jennifer Lassonde, using Lil Weasel DK in the Porcelain colorway

2.  Cool Hemp Ponchette by Lana Hames, using Hemp for Knitting AllHemp3 in the Green colorway

Tracie has cast on:

Tulip Tank Top by Purl Soho in Newton’s Yarn Country Linen Tweed - Brown Barberpole

And continues to work on:

1.  Color Stacking Cowl by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee in Blue Heron Rayon Metallic in the Mossy Place colorway

2.  Snake River Poncho by Katy H. Carroll in Western Sky Knits Aspen Silk 600 in Downtown Colorway

 

BOOKS

Barb read:

1.  The Guest List by Lucy Foley - 4 stars

2.  A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult - 4 stars

 

Tracie read:

1.  Smart Women by Judy Blume - 4 stars

2. Beshert by Erin Gordon - 5 stars

3. Faithful Place by Tana French - 4 stars

4.  The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson - 3 stars

5.  What Lies Between Us by John Marrs - 4 stars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Book Talk starts at 41:25

Recorded March 22, 2021

 

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

 

Our Anything-But-Wool KAL is ongoing!  From February 15 to May 15, knit or crochet a project of at least 200 yards of any yarn that does not contain wool - that means cotton, linen, cashmere, silk, soy, steel, milk, corn - even acrylic!  Join our very active chatter thread here, and post your FOs here.

 

Would you like to win a copy of the Abington Mitts by BostonJen? This lovely pattern is designed for DK weight yarn and would be a beautiful addition to anyone’s winter wardrobe.  Post on the giveaway thread to be entered to win!

 

KNITTING

 

Barb has finished:

Sunset Highway pullover by Caitlin Hunter, using using Brown Sheep Wildfoote Luxury Sock in the Vanilla colorway, and Cloudborn Fibers Highland Superwash Twist Sock, in the Ocean and the Magenta colorways

Vindaloo Shawl by Melissa Schoschwary, using Cloudborn Fibers Highland Worsted in the Winter Sky colorway

Mother Bear #234

 

Tracie has finished

Noble Hill by b. Woolens in Plucky Knitter Sophisticate in Sugar Ribbon

1st of Four Cats by Kath Dalmeny

Zickzack Scarf (cowl) by Christy Kamm in Louisa Harding Amitola in the Hook and Dawn colorways

Kindling Mitts by Helen Stewart in Alexandra The Art of Yarn Pendelton in Snow for my friend Dawn’s birthday

 

Barb continues to work on:

River Ripples by Yumiko Alexander, using Hemp for Knitting Allhemp 3 in the Green colorway

Mother Bear #234 

 

And has cast on:

Alaska hat by Camille Descoteaux, using a kit from Knitcircus 

Zephyr cardigan by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Malabrigo Rios in the Solis colorway.

One Splendid Skein shawl by Fredi Baker, using Hedgehog Fibers Sock in the Budgie colorway.

 

Tracie has cast on:

Sea Turtle by Galina Fedtchenko in Artfibers Houdini

 

And continues to work on:

Color Stacking Cowl by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee in Blue Heron Rayon Metallic in the Mossy Place colorway

Jewel Box Cowl by Cindy Garland in Stunning String Studio Stunning Superwash (kit)

2nd Cat from 4 Cats by Kath Dalmeny using Alexandra The Art of Yarn Pendleton and Paintbox Yarns Simply DK, etc. 

Snake River Poncho by Katy H. Carroll in Western Sky Knits Aspen Silk 600 in Downtown Colorway

 

 

BOOKS

 

Barb read:

In the Dark by Loreth Anne White - 3 stars

The Murder of Marion Miley by Beverly Bell - 4.5 stars

 

Tracie read:

His Favorites by Kate Walbert

The Secret Place by Tana French

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Recorded on March 3, 2021

Book Talk starts at 36:43

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

Announcing our Anything-But-Wool KAL!  From February 15 to May 15, knit or crochet a project of at least 200 yards of any yarn that does not contain wool - that means cotton, linen, cashmere, silk, soy, steel, milk, corn - even acrylic!  Join our very active chatter thread here, and post your FOs here.

Our friend Fredi Baker has released the latest pattern in her one-skein shawl series!  The One Splendid Shawl is now available on Ravelry, and we have 3 copies to giveaway.  Post here to be entered to win.

Would you like to win a copy of the Abington Mitts by BostonJen? This lovely pattern is designed for DK weight yarn and would be a beautiful addition to anyone’s winter wardrobe.  Post on the giveaway thread to be entered to win!

KNITTING

Barb has finished

Hearten Cowl by Helen Stewart, using random mini skeins and Knit Picks Palette from my stash

Heart Scarf by Jacques Cartier Clothiers, using 100% Quiviut (217 yds. Lace weight) in a deep purple/blue color

Tracie has finished

Table runner in my handspun (Chameleon Fiber Co Merino/Silk)

Cannon Bandana by Adventure du Jour Designs in Louisa Harding Mulberry Hand Beaded in the Rocket colorway

Cannon Bandana in Trendsetter Yarn Victory in copper

Cannon Bandana in Grandma’s Hand Dyed Merino/Cashmere dyed for Grandma’s Spinning Wheel in Tucson, AZ

Vanilla Socks in Apple Fiber Studio McIntosh in Happy Hammock

Barb is working on:

Sunset Highway pullover by Caitlin Hunter, using Brown Sheep Wildfoote Luxury Sock in the Vanilla colorway, Cloudborn Fibers Highland Superwash Sock Twist in the Magenta and the Ocean colorways

Vindaloo shawl by Melissa Shaschwary, using Cloudborn Fibers Highland Worsted in the Winter Sky colorway 

And has cast on:

River Ripples by Yumiko Alexander, using Hemp for Knitting Allhemp 3 in the Green colorway

Mother Bear #234

Tracie has has cast:

Color Stacking Cowl by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee in Blue Heron Rayon Metallic in the Mossy Place colorway

Out of Hibernation!

Jewel Box Cowl by Cindy Garland in Stunning String Studio Stunning Superwash (kit)

Continues working on:

 4 Cats by Kath Dalmeny using Alexandra The Art of Yarn Pendleton and Paintbox Yarns Simply DK, etc. 

Snake River Poncho by Katy H. Carroll in Western Sky Knits Aspen Silk 600 in Downtown Colorway

Noble Hill by b. Woolens in Plucky Knitter Sophisticate in Sugar RibbonBOOKS

 

Barb read:

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty - 4 stars

Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker - 3 stars

Tracie read:

Dead Reckoning by Caitlin Rother - 4 stars

The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, Age 83 1/4 by Hendrik Groen (Peter de Smet)

Tracie recommends Revlon Salon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer

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Recorded on February 15, 2021

Book talk starts at 25:00

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

Announcing our Anything-But-Wool KAL!  From February 15 to May 15, knit or crochet a project of at least 200 yards of any yarn that does not contain wool - that means cotton, linen, cashmere, silk, soy, steel, milk, corn - even acrylic!  The chatter thread has opened here.
 
 
Katy H. Carroll aka Katinka Designs will be hosting a KAL for her cowl designs!  Use the promo code COWLABUNGA to receive 50% off any of her cowl designs for the next few weeks, and then plan to knit along in March.  Check out Katy's cowl designs here, and look for details in her Ravelry group here.
 
 
Our friend Fredi Baker has released the latest pattern in her one-skein shawl series!  The One Splendid Shawl is now available on Ravelry, and we have 3 copies to giveaway.  Post here to be entered to win.

 

KNITTING

Barb has finished:  

1.  Mother Bear #233

2.  Ran House Book Hat by Jennifer Lassonde, using scraps of leftover Caron Cakes

3.  Bankhead Hat #14

 

Tracie has finished:

Vanilla Socks in Apple Fiber Studio McIntosh in Happy Hammock
 

Barb continues to work on:

1.  Sunset Highway pullover by Caitlin Hunter, using Brown Sheep Wildfoote Lusury Sock in the Vanilla colorway, Cloudborn Fibers Highland Superwash Sock Twist in the Magenta and the Ocean colorways

2.  Hearten Cowl by Helen Stewart, using scraps and mini-skeins from her stash

3.  Vindaloo shawl by Melissa Shaschwary, using Cloudborn Fibers Highland Worsted in the Winter Sky colorway 

 

Barb has cast on

1.  Heart Scarf by Jacques Cartier Clothiers, using 100% Qiviut (217 yards of lace weight) in a blue-purple colorway

 

Tracie has cast on:

1.  4 Cats by Kath Dalmeny using Alexandra The Art of Yarn Pendleton and Paintbox Yarns Simply DK, etc.

And continues to work on:  

1.  Table runner in my handspun (Chameleon Fiber Co Merino/Silk)

2.  Snake River Poncho by Katy H. Carroll in Western Sky Knits Aspen Silk 600 in Downtown Colorway

3.  Noble Hill by b. Woolens in Plucky Knitter Sophisticate in Sugar Ribbon

 

BOOKS

Barb read:

1.   The Widow's House by Carol Goodman -  2.5 stars

2.  Out of the Silence: After the Crash by Eduardo Strauch Urioste - 4 stars

 

Tracie read:

1.  The Playground Murders (The Detective's Daughter #7 by Lesley Thomsen - 2.5 stars

2.  Squeeze Me (Skink #8) by Carl Hiaasen - 4 stars

3.  Possessed: The Infamous Texas Stiletto Murder by Kathryn Casey - 4 stars

4.  Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. - 4 stars

5.   Good Riddance by Elinor Lipman - 4 stars

 
Tracie recommends the Easy View Anti-fog Cloth - it really works to keep your glasses from fogging up when you wear a mask!
 
 

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Recorded on January 28, 2021

Book Talk starts at 23:29

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here

Our Fall Sweater KAL has ended - listen to the end of the episode to find out if you are a prize winner!

Announcing our Anything-But-Wool KAL!  From February 15 to May 15, knit or crochet a project of at least 200 yards of any yarn that does not contain wool - that means cotton, linen, cashmere, silk, soy, steel, milk, corn - even acrylic!  The chatter thread has opened here.

KNITTING

Barb has finished:

Multidirectional Scarf #10 by Karen Baumer using a Caron Cake

Create Your Own Adventure shawl by Fredi Baker, using an Invictus Yarns Beyond kit bought at Stitches 2019.

Tracie has finished

Vanilla socks in Western Sky Knits Smooth Sock in Concrete Sunset

Scintillation by Hunter Hammersen - just playing with this, making stars in different yarns and sizes

Barb continues to work on:

Sunset Highway pullover by Caitlin Hunter, using Brown Sheep Wildfoote Lusury Sock in the Vanilla colorway, Cloudborn Fibers Highland Superwash Sock Twist in the Magenta and the Ocean colorways

Hearten Cowl by Helen Stewart, using scraps and mini-skeins from her stash

Vindaloo shawl by Melissa Shaschwary, using Cloudborn Fibers Highland Worsted in the Winter Sky colorway 

And has cast on

Tan House Brook Hat by Jennifer Lassonde, using Caron Cake leftovers for a color blocking effect.  

Tracie has cast on:

Noble Hill by b. Woolens in Plucky Knitter Sophisticate in Sugar Ribbon

Vanilla Socks in Apple Fiber Studio McIntosh in Happy Hammock

And Continues to work on:

Girl Cat by Julie Williams in Alexandra The Art of Yarn Pendleton and Paintbox Yarns Simply DK

Table runner in my handspun (Chameleon Fiber Co Merino/Silk)

Snake River Poncho by Katy H. Carroll in Western Sky Knits Aspen Silk 600 in Downtown Colorway

BOOKS

Barb read:

Drowning with Others by Linda Keir - 3 stars

A Keeper by Graham Norton - 4 stars

Tracie read:

Lakewood by Megan Giddings - 4 1/2 stars

Troubled Blood (Cormoran Strike #5) by Robert Galbraith - 4 stars

To learn about the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, check out the American Scandal podcast

Verizon Call Filter

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Recorded on 1/13/2021
Book Talk starts at 34:34
 
The 2020 2 Knit Lit Chicks Fall Sweater KAL runs until January 15!  This episode was recorded on January 13th, so please plan on listening to Episode 219 to find out if you won a prize!
 
The Chicks are mulling over ideas for our next knit-along...stay tuned!
 
Virtual get-together via  Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here
 
KNITTING

 

 

 
Barb has finished:
1.  Dalki hat by Gillian Harkness, using leftover yarn from a Caron Cake

 

 
 
Tracie has finished:
1.  Moon of My Life pullover by Nadia Cretin-Lechenne in Invictus Yarns Reward in the Christmas Chaos colorway, and Serendipidye Silken Sock in the Papaya colorway

 

 
 

Barb has frogged:

Moondrip Swoncho by Dragon Hoard Designs, using Brown Sheep Wildfoote Lusury Sock in the Vanilla colorway, Cloudborn Fibers Highland Superwash Sock Twist in the Magenta and the Ocean colorways

 



 

Barb continues to work on:

1.  Multidirectional Scarf #9 by Karen Baumer, using a Caron Cake
2.  Create Your Own Adventure shawl, using a kit made up of Invictus Yarns Beyond yarn
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And has cast on:
1.  Sunset Highway pullover by Caitlin Hunter, using Brown Sheep Wildfoote Lusury Sock in the Vanilla colorway, Cloudborn Fibers Highland Superwash Sock Twist in the Magenta and the Ocean colorways
2.  Hearten Cowl by Helen Stewart, using scraps and mini-skeins from her stash
3.  Vindaloo shawl by Melissa Shaschwary, using Cloudborn Fibers Highland Worsted in the Winter Sky colorway
 
Tracie has cast on:
1.  Table runner in Tracie's handspun (Chameleon Fiber Co. Merino/Silk

                              

And continues to work on:
 
1.  Vanilla socks in Western Sky Knits Smooth Sock in Concrete Sunset
2.  Snake River Poncho by Katy H. Carroll in Western Sky Knits Aspen Silk 600 in Downtown Colorway
 
BOOKS

 

 

Barb read:

1.  Yard Work by David Koepp - 5 stars

2.  Love Lies: A True Story of Marriage and Murder in the Suburbs by Amanda Lamb - 3.5 stars

3.  Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere by Poe Ballantine - 5 stars

4.  Disloyal: The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump by Michael Cohen - 4 stars

5.  The Dinner by Herman Koch - 4 stars

 



 
Tracie read: 
 
1. My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell - 5 stars
 
2.  One True Thing by Anna Quindlen - 4 stars
 
3.  Victim: The Other Side of Murder by Gary Kinder - 4 stars

 

 

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