2 Knit Lit Chicks

Recorded on August 15, 2019

Book Talk starts at 35:00

Our annual Mother Bear KAL is winding down, so finish up those last few bears!  Any bears you have knit or crocheted on 2019 are eligible to post in our FOs thread. Each bear is an entry.  Come join the Chatter thread here!


And on to our Fall Sweater KAL!  It will run September 15 all the way to January 15 to give you plenty of time to finish a garment.  Join the chatter thread, and check out our sweater bundles, and challenge yourself!


Stitches West registration?  Catalogue out on Aug. 23, registration is 9/3



Lambtown - October 5-6 in Dixon, California

Studio 49 Retreat - October 18-19 at Tuolomne Trails family camp



Barb’s FOs:

Mother Bear #175

July DVD Socks in the RadioActive Zombody color way


Tracie has finished:

Kick Up Your Heels by Sarah Shoo in Western Sky Knits Magnolia DK

Mint chip vanilla socks in Anzula Nebula and KnitPicks Hawthorne

The V-Back Tee by Jamie Hoffman in Greenwood Fiberworks Simply Sock in Apricot, Invictus Yarns Beyond in Flame, and Baah! La Jolla in Georgia Peach and My Sweet Valentine


Barb continues to work on:

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

Sunnydale Cowl by Katy H. Carroll (Katinka Designs), using Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo in the Anniversario colorway

Nightshift  by Andrea Mowry using a kit from Dragonfly Fibers


And has cast on:

August DVD socks using DVD Viso in the Inuit Art color way.  Making the Shell Cottage socks by Helen Stewart

Trail Hoodie by Marly Bird, using Western Sky Knits Magnolia Sock in the Wisp color way.

Opal Sock Yarn Bunny by Susan B. Anderson, using Regia Yarn in the Star Night color way


Tracie has cast on:

Ilse Sock Set Cowl by Heather Boos (Yellow Ribbon Knits) in Invictus Yarns Reward in Olive and Greenwood Fiberworks Star Dust in Earthen Hues gradient set

Gridlines by Susanne Sommer in Cloudborn Fibers Merino Superwash Sock Twist in the Caribbean colorway


And continues to work on:

 ZickZack Scarf by Christy Kamm, using Louisa Harding Amitola in the Hook and the Dawn colorways

Fiddly Bits #9 by Jane Pihota

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




Barb says thumbs up to:

Winter Solstice by Rosamund Pilcher 

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris 

No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy


And thumbs down to:

She Was the Quiet One by Michelle Campbell


Tracie says thumbs up to:

A Daughter's Deadly Deception: The Jennifer Pan Story by Jeremy Grimaldi

Chemistry by Wang Weike

Big Sky (Jackson Brodie #5 by Kate Atkinson

The Three Miss Margarets by Louise Shaffer


And thumbs down to:

The Pupil by Dawn Goodwin


Barb is reading:

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep

The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray



Tracie is reading:

Murder on Birchleaf Drive: The True Story of the Michelle Young Murder Case by Steven B. Epstein

Before I Met You by Lisa Jewell

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