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In Episode 108, Greg and Pam discuss Atlanta, Asheville, and a disorganized KAL.
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- Greg is working on his Christmas socks with yarn from KnittyAndColor. In order to avoid second-sock-syndrome, he knits the second sock first and he’s done with that, now! So just one more sock to go.
- Greg is (not) working on Frog and Toad by Kristina Ingrid McGowan. His wife’s birthday has come and gone, so he can work on it without being secretive now.
- This year’s Romi’s 2021 Spring Mystery Shawl KAL started and Greg recovered from the carnage caused when he destroyed some yarn by crushing beads. He is using yarn from A Verb For Keeping Warm.
- Pam is working on the Namaste Yoga Socks by Brenda Castiel. She is using Ice Yarns Print Sock.
- She worked on her Spinning for Socks Socks. She is basically using the Vanilla Latte Socks pattern by Virginia Rose-Jeanes.
- Pam worked on her goals blanket using the Cosy Stripe Blanket by Attic24. She started with a Double Crochet Foundation (actual term) and used this tutorial. She is using Stylecraft Special DK.
- Pam’s cousin Lisa is making the Granny Stripe Blanket from Attic24. She is using KnitPicks Mighty Stitch.
- We are in between books right now and are taking a brief “summer break”. When we start up again, our book club book will be The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn by Clara Parkes.
- Some of our community members started a disorganized KAL for making sweaters/tops/vests… any kind of torso garment. There is some great discussion in the thread!
- We mentioned the Black Mountain Yarn Shop in Black Mountain, NC.
- We mentioned the Chocolate Fetish and French Broad Chocolate in Asheville, NC.
- Greg enjoyed having a CityPass when he was in Atlanta.
- Greg’s family enjoyed milkshakes from The Yard.
- We mentioned the duet Curt Smith and his daughter, Diva, performed of “Mad World.”
- Pam is reading the book The Knitting Circle. She is watching Anne with an “E”.
- Greg is continuing to enjoy The Expanse series of books.
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