2 Knit Lit Chicks

Book Talk starts at 33:45

Recorded on July 22, 2015

Our Cardi, Tank or Tee-Along is almost over – get those last few items off the needles and up on our FOs thread by August 1.


Mother Bear KAL – Any bear knit in 2015 will qualify!  We have 220 bears in the FOs thread – wow!!  Let us know if you would like to donate a prize.


Tracie and Barb will be at the CogKnitive Fiber Retreat – Oct 10, 2015 – La Quinta Inn, Tehachapi


Tracie has finished Mother Bears 565758 and 59, (all crocheted), and her Gilda by Twisted Sisters in Fiesta Yarns Linnette in the Clematis colorway. 


Barb got a lot done on her Alaska trip!  She finished:

Mother Bear #58, #59, #60, #61#62, #63, #64. #65, #66

Radiance Shawl by Helen Stewart using Highland Handmades Mountain Laurel Lace in the White Brook colorway

Autism Awareness Socks using Undead Yarn Vampyre in the Autism Awareness colorway


Tracie is still working on:

se[ven]circle by Kristin Johnstone in Universal Yarn Classic Shades Sequins Lite


Longstreet by Nancy Totten (of Front Range Bagsin Abstract Fiber Temptations in The Gorge colorway


Endearment (not Enchantment!) by Hanna Maciejewska in Jill Draper Makes Stuff Esopus in the Sapphire Colorway


Wanda Estelle by Debbi Stone in Kollage Yarns Fantastic in Slate Green


Two pairs of vanilla socks – one in Lisa Souza Dyeworks Deluxe Sock in the Flahriddah colorway, and one for Will in Berocco Sox


Barb is working on:

Crackerjack Cowl by Stacy Simpson Duke – using Plymouth Select Merino DK in orange, black, white and gray.

 Woodfords Cardigan by Elizabeth Doherty using Cascade Heritage Sock in a camel brown colorway

Classic Cardigan by Sandi Prosser, using Noro Maiko (a silk, wool and mohair blend that feels like a cotton/linen blend) in a crème color.


And she has cast on:

Last Frost Scarf by Julia Trice, using BeeMiceElf in the Apple a Day colorway

Socks using Fishknits Strong Heart yarn in the Kitty Whiskers colorway

Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner using leftover Undead Yarn Vampyre sock in the Autism Awareness colorway.



REVIEW: Top Down: Reimagining Set-In Sleeve Design by Elizabeth Doherty 


Enter to Win a Copy here


Tracie recommends:

Nutcracker: Money, Madness, Murder: A Family Album by Shana Alexander


Barb recommends

 A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

Fire and Ice by Dana Stabenow

They Never Came Home by Lois Duncan

 The Hollow Ground by Natalie Harnett

A Man Called Ove by Frederik Bakman

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Manson:  The Life and Times of Charles Manson by Jeff Guinn

The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson


Barb does not recommend Second Glance by Jodi Piccoult


Tracie thought the following books were decent, not great:

Keep Your Friends Close by Paula Daly

A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee


Tracie is reading

Norman Bray in the Performance of His Life by Trevor Cole

Bitter Almonds: The True Story of Mothers, Daughters, and the Seattle Cyanide Murders by Gregg Olsen


Barb is reading:

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

A Cold Day for Murder by Dana Stabenow

The All -Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg


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