Episode 159: You Should Have One!

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Recorded on May 19, 2018

Book Talk starts at 26:35

Our Never-Have-I-Ever Sock-along is over - great job, everyone! Listen until the end of the podcast to find out if you won a prize.

Get ready for our summer swap (slated to begin in late June), hosted by the wonderful Sandra (SweetSerendipity37). Check out this thread and vote to let Sandra know you’d like to participate.

Get ready for our next KAL! We will be hosting our annual Mother Bear KAL starting June 1, and ending on August 31, 2018. Any bears you have knit or crocheted in 2018 are eligible to be entered for prizes. If you want more information about the Mother Bear Project, please go here. Don't have a pattern? Please go here to order a pattern! It will be sent via US mail with a very short turn-around time.

KNITTING

Barb has finished:

Tailfeather cardigan by Heidi Kirrmaier, using Elemental Affects Cormo in a sage green color way

Malabrigo Hand Thingies by Anne Sahakian, using leftover worsted scraps

Gently Stirred Never Shaken shawl/scarf by Mac and Joe, using Baah La Jolla in 3 different colorways - Strawberry Shortcake, Deep Slate and Cotton Candy

Slable Hat by Woolly Wormhead using Knit Picks Hawthorne Speckle in the Cosmic Speckle colorway.

Mother Bear #131

Tracie has finished:

6th Fiddly Bits cowl by Jane Pihota from magic cake all in shades of green

Mother Bears 122 & 123

Barb continues to work on:

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

Misty Scarf by Kaffe Fassett, using Rowan Kidsilk Haze Stripe (now discontinued) in a pale blue and pale pink colorway and a darker blue, cranberry and hot pink colorway.

Mount Airy Socks by Mary Lucas, using Duren Dyeworks Awesome Sock Blank.

And has cast on:

Welcome Spring Cowl by Diane L. Augustin, using Stitch Together Dreamy DK in the This Pussy Grabs Back colorway

Fragment by Clare Mountain using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in the Blue Bell colorway

Tracie has cast on:

Simple Skyp Socks by Addrienne Ku in Invictus Yarns Master of My Feet in NoCKRs 2015 colorway

And continues to work on:

Leaf Press Shawl by Judy Marples, from a Craftsy Kit in Cloudborn Highland Sport in the Caribbean and Dolphin Blue colorways

Lake Effect by Amy Miller in Baah La Jolla in the California Poppy colorway

Knitting at the Library Cowl by Cori Eichelberger in Invictus Yarns Beyond Mini-Set in the Forest colorway

Bellora Tee by Samantha Kirby, using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in the Thicket and Harbor colorways

BOOKS

Barb finished:

A Death in White Bear Lake: A True Chronicle of an All-American Town by Barry Siegel

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

News of the World by Paulette Jiles

The Last Thing She Ever Did by Gregg Olson

Tracie finished:

Alternate Side by Anna Quindlen

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

The Glass Forest by Cynthia Swanson

Family Album by Penelope Lively

Barb is reading:

Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris

Knitlandia by Clara Parkes

Tracie is reading:

Light in August by William Faulkner

Beyond Obsession: The Shocking True Story of a Teenage Love Affair Turned Deadly by Richard Hammer

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