2 Knit Lit Chicks

Recorded on April 24, 2019

Book Talk starts at 31:20

Our 2019 Colorwork KAL will continue until May 15, 2019.  Come join the conversation on the Chatter Thread, and post your finished objects on the FOs thread.

We draw the winner of  the Frost Heaves Cowl by Bronwyn the Brave at the end of this episode!  Coupon code for $2 off the Frost Heaves pattern: THELONGWINTER until April 30.

New Giveaway!  We have 2 new sock patterns from Jenn Sheelan: Dragon Toes Socks and Hit of Suspicion.  Comment on the context thread for a chance to win.  This contest will close June 30.

Tracie and Barb will be at Spinning at the Winery, Saturday, May 18 at Retzlaff Winery



Barb’s finished objects:

Helix Hat #8 by Jessica Rose

Vanilla socks using DVD Viso in Tea for Two color way

Gnome de Plume mystery gnome by Sarah Schira using scrap yarn

Fox Paws scarf by Xandy Peters, using the Craftsy kit in the Winter Night color palette.  Cloudborn Highland Sport in Black, Gray Heather, Lavender Heather, Dolphin Blue and White (photo)

Candy Hug Hat by Taiga Hillard Designs using yarn picked up at the NoCKRs destash table.

Mother Bear #157


Tracie’s Finished Objects:

16 Knitted Knockers  for 2019!

Sand Layers by Lisa Hannes in January Yarns Staple Sock in Lucky and Serendipidye King’s Mountain Sock in Acapandemonium

Judah Cardigan by Juliana Lustenader in Tahki Yarns Cotton Classic in Spruce

Mother Bears 151-155


Barb continues to work on:

Christmas Vanilla Socks, using The Yarn Jar Shop sock yarn in The Grinch colorway


She has cast on:

ZickZack Scarf by Christy Kamm - free pattern on Ravelry - 5380 projects!  Using Lang Yarns MilleColori Baby in the 51 and52 color ways

Fire Bird Hat Test Knit for Carson of Rage Knit for Choice moderator Carson, using Alpenglow yarn and Madelinetosh Tosh DK in the grasshopper color way

Zephyr Cardigan by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Malabrigo Yarn Rios in the Teal Feather color way


Tracie has cast on:

Dare to Dream by Boo Knits in Duren Dyeworks Heavenly Fingering in Cherry Pop


She continues to work on:

Confetti by Veera Valimaki in Anzula Nebula in Lottie and Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering Multi in Rockaway

Fiddly Bits #7 by Jane Pihota in sport weight yarns

Jewel Box Cowl in Stunning String Studios Stunning Superwash in Jewel Box minis colorway



Barb recommends: 

Beshert by Erin Gordon

Boy’s Life by Robert R. McCammon


She does not recommend: 

Tear Me Apart by J.T. Ellison


She is currently reading

Black Water Rising (Jay Porter #1) by Attica Locke

Greyhound by Steffan Piper


Tracie recommends: 

Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man by Fannie Flagg

Holding by Graham Norton

His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae by Graeme Macrae Burnet


She does not recommend:

The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag (Flavia de Luce #2) by Alan Bradley American Appetites by Joyce Carol Oates


She is currently reading

Tell Me by Lisa Jackson

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

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