Episode 149: There Are Decorative Pillows

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Recorded on December 6, 2017

Our Fall Sweater KAL is ongoing October 1-January 31! To enter to win a prize, complete an adult sweater with sleeves - start a new one or continue with one less than 50% done, and post in the FOs thread.

Giveaway Time!

Enter to win a skein of Duren Dyeworks Self-Control Fingering (100% BFL SW) in the Barbie Time colorway by leaving a comment here. The thread will close December 15.

Thank you to Diane of Dinaripper Creations for sending Pussyhat project bags to Barb and Tracie! Check out her shop for cute project bags, handknit items and other good things

We have 2 Knit Lit Chicks merchandise! Please go here to see all the choices available!

EVENTS:

Sacramento Knitting Guild, February 1, 2018 - Barb and Tracie will be the featured speakers.

Stitches West 2018 - February 25-28, 2018

KNITTING

Barb has finished:

Added Elegance Socks for Ann, using Knit Picks Felici in the Nassau colorway

Mother Bear #123

Whinstone hat by Chrissy Graham, using Berroco Vintage in the Dungaree colorwa

Tracie has finished the Top This Puppy Hat, using a DMC Creative World Top This Kit

Barb is currently working on:

Will's Christmas Socks, a vanilla sock with a Fish Lips Kiss Heel, using Patons Kroy Sock FX in the Clover colorway

The Medaki Cardigan by Kristen Johnstone, using Duren Dyeworks Joy DK in the Royalty colorway

Barb didn't work on, but hopes to get back to:

Tale as Old as Time Cowl by Anne Vally, using Must Stash Yarns & Fiber Perfect Self-Striping Sock in the Beauty and the Beast colorways

Beagle by Norah Gaughan, using Berroco Vintage in the Forest Floor colorway

Marklee by Elizabeth Doherty, using Wollmeise Pure in the Magnolia Medium colorway

Voyager MKAL by Rachel Roden, using Lorna’s Laces Shepard Sock in the Voyager colorway, and Lorna’s Laces Mini-Skein Voyager Quintet

Tracie is working on:

Rachel by Jose Paquin in Alexandra’s Crafts Timberline Ice in the Ruby colorway

Her 5th Fiddly Bits cowl by Jana Pihota

She didn't work on but hopes to get back to:

Redford pullover by Julie Hoover, using Lisa Souza Hardtwist Merino in the Monteverde colorway

Peer Pressure shawlette by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Miss Babs Hot Shot in the Hot to Trot color way

BOOKS

Tracie has finished:

Serpentine: The True Story of a Serial Killer's Reign of Terror from Europe to South Asia by Thomas Thompson

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

The Cows by Dawn O'Porter

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

Barb has finished:

How My Book Club Got Arrested by Leslie O’Kane

River Road by Carol Goodman

Tracie is reading:

Cartwheels in a Sari: A Memoir of Crowing Up Cult by Jayant Tamm

Both Barb and Tracie are reading The Child by Fiona Barton and will discuss it together in Episode 150.

Barb is reading:

When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales from Neurosurgery by Frank Vertosick

Other podcasts mentioned:

Done Disappeared

Young Charlie

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