2 Knit Lit Chicks

Book talk starts at 36:55

Recorded July 18, 2016

Our Mother Bear KAL/CAL has started! 


The Mother Bear FO thread is open and awaiting your FO pictures.  Please post a separate picture for each bear.  Let's see if we can beat last year's total of 313 bears!


We can always use more prizes!  If you have anything you want to donate, please contact us at 2knitlitchicks@gmail.com.


Many thanks to

Halcyon37 – Ravelry pattern of the winner’s choice

From Jamies900 (Jaime) – 4 yarn gifts and a yarn bowl

K8erpillar – set of bear stitch markers

Sue of Invictus Yarns - 3 skeins - 2 worsted and 1 sock

Stephanie of The Happy Buffalo for donating 2 skeins of her sport weight yarn


Start thinking about sweaters!  Our annual fall Sweater KAL will run from October 1 to January 31.  All entries to our FOs thread will need to be an adult-size sweater with sleeves (short is okay!), cardigan or pullover.  Challenge yourself!



Barb’s FOs

Mother Bear #83, 84, 85 & 86

In Transit Hat by Krisluvswool using Cascade Heritage in the PastelMix colorway


Tracie’s FOs

4 Kitty Capes!

Hermione Loves Ron beanie by Christy Aylsworth (cable and lace beanie) in Mirasol Yarn Nuna


Mother Bears 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86 & 87


Barb’s WIPS 

Summer of ’16 tee by Nidhi Kansel using Blue Sky Alpacas Organic Skinny Cotton has been frogged - did not work out!

Added Elegance socks by Mary Lukas, using Unwind Yarn Twinkle Sock Crackerjack Cowl by Stacy Simpson Duke using 4 colors of Plymouth Merino Select DK

Christmas Vanilla socks using Wisdom Yarn Saki Bamboo Multis 


Barbs Cast-Ons

Molto Bella Shawl by Brenda Castiel, using NoCKRs yarn - Duren Dyeworks Luscious Fingering 

Hurricane Hat by Andrea Guldin in Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Solids, Heathers and Twists


Tracie’s WIPs

Just Autumn Cowl by Janina Bottger in Becoming Art Fingering

Rodeo Drive Poncho by Stacy Perry in Fonty BB Merino

Meris cardigan by Elizabeth Doherty, using Serendipidye Kings Mountain Sock 


Barb’s Finished Books: 

Wish You Well by David Baldacci

The Drowning Game by L.S. Hawker

Sphere by Michael Crichton

Never Coming Back by Tim Weaver


Tracie’s Finished Books

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler (author) and Maira Kalman (illustrator)

The Girls by Emma Cline

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen


Barb’s Current Books

Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman

Something Missing by Matthew Dicks


Tracie’s Current Books

Give a Boy a Gun: The True Story of Law and Disorder in the American West by Jack Olsen

The Nazi Officer’s Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust

by Edith Hahn Beer


Barb’s Thumbs Up - Loopy Ewe and their Loopy Rewards program!


Tracie’s Thumbs Up - Neutrogena Beach Defense Water + Sun Protection Sunscreen Stick

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