2 Knit Lit Chicks

Our Mother Bear KAL/CAL ends in just a few days. We have almost 300 bears! 

Next KAL?  Fall Sweater 2015 KAL!   This will run September 15 – January 15.  To enter to win, you must knit or crochet an adult-sized sweater with sleeves (even if they are short).  We will have some suggestions for beginner sweater knitters in our chatter thread.

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

Barb finished:

Kitty Whiskers socks using Fishknits Strong Heart yarn in the Kitty Whiskers colorway

Nordic Trail Vest by Elizabeth Smith, using Cascade Ecological Wool in a brownish/gray colorway

Tracie finished

5 Mother Bears 63, 64, 65, 66 & 67

Vanilla socks in Lisa Souza Dyeworks Deluxe Sock in Flahriddah

Barb continues to work on:

The Crackerjack cowl by Stacy Simpson Duke, using 4 colors of Plymouth yarn DK Merino Superwash.

The Last Frost scarf by Julia Trice, using Bee Mice Elf Sock in the Apple a Day colorway.

Barb cast on

Wild Goose  Shawlette by Paula Emmons-Fuesle, using GnomeAcres Fancy Gnome (MCN blend) in the Aurora Gnomealis colorway.

Her second Dodgson by the Berroco Design Team, using Berroco Boboli in the Strawberry Jam colorway.

Perpendicular Cowl by Brenda Castiel, using Knit Picks Swish Worsted in 2 colors – Orange and Coal

Tracie continues to work on:

The Persimmon cowl by Jane Cochran, using Desert Vista Dyeworks Voir in the 2 Knit Lit Chicks Teal colorway.

The Longstreet shawl by Nancy Totten, using Abstract Fiber Temptation in The Gorge color way.

The Endearment cardigan by Hanna Majiejewska, using Jill Draper Makes Stuff Esopus in the Sapphire color way.

The Wanda Estelle poncho by Debbi Stone, using Kollage Yarns Fantastic in Slate Green.

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sender

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

The Last Bookstore in America by Amy Stewart

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

 Tracie and Barb DO NOT recommend Because She Loves Me by Mark Edwards

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

Jacob I Have Loved by Katherine Paterson

CivilWarLand in Bad Decline by George Saunders

Cicada Spring by Christian Galacar

Faith by Jennifer Haigh

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosch

Before He Finds Her by Michael Kardos

Nature Girl by Carl Hiaasen

Direct download: 2KLC_ep_97.mp3
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