Episode 198: Hanging Gloomily Over the Town...
Published February 25, 2020
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    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

     

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