2 Knit Lit Chicks

Recorded August 12, 2017

Book Talk starts at 1:07:54


This episode features my special guest, Celia McAdam Cahill, aka PinotNoir on Ravelry!  Celia is the designer of the Peer Pressure shawlette and many other designs for Cast-On Magazine, as well as being certified as a Master Hand Knitter by the Knitting Guild Association.  Her most recent design is the Wayfarer cardigan. 


Come join our casual Hitofude KAL!


We hope you are participating in our Mother Bear KAL/CAL!  Things to know:

*The KAL will run until August 31, 2017

*Any bears knit or crocheted in 2017 are eligible for entry into the Mother Bear FO thread. 

*Please go to the Mother Bear Pattern Page to order your pattern - they have patterns in "knit flat", "knit in the round" and "crochet". 

*After July 1, post a separate picture of each bear in a separate post in the FO thread.

*We need prizes for our Mother Bear KAL!  If you have a prize or prizes to donate, please contact either Tracie or Barb.  

*Be sure to note in your FO post if this is your first Mother Bear.


Tracie & Barb will be at 

Lambtown 2017  - Dixon May Fair Grounds, October 7-8.  We will let you know which day we’ll be attending closer to the event.


Stitches West 2018 registration opened July 20 - rooms at the Hyatt and Hilton are long gone, but you can still register for classes!  Be sure and leave some free time on Saturday afternoon to come to our meet-up in the Hyatt bar.


Thank you so much to Jimmy Beans Wool - we had a fabulous time on the very first Biggest Little Bus Tour!  


Celia has finished:

Hey Teach by Helene Rush

Lotus Gradient, her own original design



Tracie has finished:

Mother Bears 114, 115 (Emerald Jade-Kelly), and 116 (Anne Elliot)  

3rd Fiddly Bits by Jane Pihota

Scalloped Shell Shawl by Kimberly Gintar



Celia is working on:

Vanilla Latte Socks by Virginia Rose-Jeanes in Schachenmayr Regia Pairfect in the 7122 Black/Tan colorway

Peer Pressure by Celia McAdam Cahill in Neighborhood Fiber Rustic Fingering in Kalorama Circle

A new design for the Winter issue of a Cast On Magazine with the working name Caprice: a standard fitting pullover with confetti color lower arms and bodice, with chevron duplicate stitching in Invictus Yarns Beyond


Tracie has cast-on:

Fiddly Bits #4 by Jane Pihota


And continues to work on:

Peer Pressure shawlette by Celia McAdam Cahill in Miss Babs Hot Shot in Hot to Trot

Sport-weight Stashbusting Helix Hat (now with slipped stitches!) by Jessica Rose in SF State colors

New Wave Cardigan by Mary Annarella in Invictus Yarns Reward in Olive

Iðunn by Ragga Eiríksdóttir in Istex Lettlopii


Celia finished reading:

Al Franken: Giant of the Senate by Al Franken

Return and Regret: A Novel Inspired by Jane Austen’s Persuasion by Tracie Kluver Bezerra


She did not finish:

The Reporter Who Knew Too Much: The Mysterious Death of What’s My Line TV Star and Media Icon Dorothy Kilgallen by Mark Shaw


Tracie has finished:

In a Dark Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Captain Wentworth’s Diary by Amanda Grange

Evelyn, After by Victoria Helen Stone

Murder in Room 305 by Gary C. King

Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977-2003) by David Sedaris

Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher


Celia is reading:

Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens by Eddie Izzard


Tracie is reading:

Night Film by Marisha Pessl

The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robothom


Thumbs Up:  Freeway Service Patrol in California

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