Episode 167: Lots of Mother Bear KAL Prizes!


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Recorded on September 25, 2018

Book Talk starts at 25:40

Our Summer Swap is coming to and end - the mail-by date was October 5!

Our Mother Bear KAL has ended - prizes are announced at the end of this episode.

Our Fall Sweater KAL has begun! Join our chatter thread and post your finished sweaters in the FOs thread.

The One Perfect Skein pattern by Fredi Baker has been released, and we are giving away 3 copies! Please leave a comment on the prize thread telling us what yarn you would use to knit it to be entered to win.


Barb finished:

Never Not Gnoming by Sarah Schira

Tracie has finished:

2 more Never Not Gnoming gnomes - one for my friend Judy and one for my niece Jayla

for my swap partner: Glam Cowl by Jacqui Harding in Fiberspates Scrumptious Lace in the Jen S Green colorway

test knit: One Perfect Skein by frediknits in Dragonfly Fibers Pixie in the Low Tide colorway

Welcome Blanket in 3 colors of Cascade Bentley - welcomeblanket.org

Barb is still working on:

Archer by Elizabeth Doherty, using Forbidden Woolery Fortitude in the Pixie Hollow colorway, and The Farmer’s Daughter Squish Fingering in the Are You Sure Hank done it That Way? colorway.

Thank You Sarah socksby Heidi Nick, using Leading Men Fiber Arts Showstealer( MCN) in the London Fog colorway.

F829 Girls' Poncho by Plymouth Yarns, using Premier Yarns Sweet Roll In the Pixie Pop colorway.

She has cast on:

Suburban Wrap by Joji Locatelli, using Lisa Souza Dyeworks Deluxe Sock and Hu made Made Twist

Socks for Will using Opal yarn.

Tracie left at home:

Zephyr cardigan by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Cascade Hollywood In the Walnut colorway

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

She has cast on:

Sand Layers by Lisa Hannes in January Yarns Staple Sock in Lucky and Serendipidye Kings Mountain Sock in Acapandemonium

Archer by Elizabeth Doherty in Dizzy Blonde Studios Dizzy Color in Delete and Shaggy Bear Farms Merino with Superwash and Tussah Silk LF in cornflower blue

She is still working on:

Fiddly Bits #6 by Jane Pihota


Barb has finished:

Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown

Tracie has finished:

The Echo by Minette Walters

The Party by Elizabeth Day

Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen

The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F***: How to Stop Spending Time You Don’t Have with People You Don’t Like Doing Things You Don’t Want to Do by Sarah Knight

Where We Went Wrong by Andi Holloway

Barb is currently reading

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

A Town Like Alice by Nevil Schute

Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

Tracie is reading:

To Die For by Joyce Maynard

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