There is a new episode of Knitting Pipeline Podcast here or on iTunes. If you listen from the blog, just click on the title of the episode.
Sandy, I can't figure out how to respond to you personally about Brandywine, so here is my answer. Yes, there are YO's on the center stitch in Chart A. That threw me a bit at first also, but plough onwards. Those are meant to be there. The only glitch I found was on Row 37 where it seems to me that a YO/SSK is missing from the top of a diamond pattern.