2 Knit Lit Chicks

Recorded on November 12, 2015

Book Talk starts at 35:16

Our Fall Sweater KAL is ongoing until Jan 16.  Post your FO in the FOs thread to be entered to win one of 4 fabulous prize packages that will contain:

A 2015 NoCKRs retreat bag

A package of Yarn Cozies

A sweater’s quantity of yarn (thank you to SandyKnitsSocks!)

And more!

Listen all the way to the end of  the podcast to find out if you won:

One of the two project bags donated by Daisy of Art Institchtute of Chicago 


The new pattern  A View from the Charles, designed and donated by Jennifer Lassonde


Tracie and Barb will be at Stitches West  - February 18-21, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  Come join us in the bar on Saturday afternoon for our meet-up with the Yarniacs and lots of other fun people!


Tracie and Barb will also be at 2 NoCKRs - the 2016 Northern California Knitting Retreat - registration is full.


Barb has finished:

Test knit: Meditate Cowl by Elizabeth Doherty

Nordic Trail Vest #2 by Elizabeth Smith

Classic World War II  Watch Cap by Helen Waitts.  Barb highly recommends this free pattern if you have someone with a really large head to knit for.


Tracie has finished a lot of hats!

Berry Baby Hat by Michele Sabatier

Garter Ear Flap Hat by Purl Soho

Plum Tree Slouch by Alana Dakos

Third Grade from Elementary Hats by Leslie Gordon


Barb’s Current Knitting Projects: 

Zigzagular Socks by  Susie White, using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in the Zombody Loves the 2 Knit Lit Chicks colorway (free)

Over & Over Cowl & Infinity Loop by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas, using Duren Dyeworks


And she has cast on:

Etched Rio Wrap by Sarah Smuland, using Cascade 220 Sport in a dark gray colorway ($9)

Tappee Hattee by Allison Britt, using Dizzy Blond Studios Superwash DK in the Camilla colorway (free)


Tracie is working on:

Perpendicular Cowl by Brenda Castiel, using Cascade Elysian in the 08 colorway and Jojoland Splatter Dash in the 002 colorway.

Longstreet by Nancy Totten (Front Range Bags), using Abstract Fiber Temptations in The Gorge colorway

Saddleback Cardigan by Jennifer Hagan, using Valley Yarns Goshen.

She has cast on:

Leap! fingerless gloves by Brooke Ramos (free pattern) in FishKnits Boot Strap in Fat Tuesday Colorway


Barb has finished:

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

People Who Eat Darkness:  The Fate of Lucie Blackman by Richard Lloyd Parry

The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin 

The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St. James


Real Happy Family by Caeli Wolfson Widger

Don’t Try to Find Me by Holly Brown

The True History of the Elephant Man by Michael Howell


Barb is reading:

Stranded by Jeff Probst and Chris Tebbetts

The Alphabet of Birds by S. J. Naude


Tracie is reading

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Endangered Species by Nevada Barr

Bad Blood by John Sanford


Barb says thumbs up to Pumpkin Spice cream cheese


Tracie says thumbs up to the Fargo tv series - Season 1 is available on Hulu Plus, and Season 2 is in progress on FX


Direct download: 2KLC_ep_102.mp3
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