2 Knit Lit Chicks

Book Talk Begins at 57:30

Recorded on Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Our Sweater KAL is ongoing!  You have until January 15, 2016 to complete an adult sweater and be eligible a great prize package that will include:

  • A 2015 NoCKRs retreat bag
  • A package of Yarn Cozies
  • A sweater’s quantity of yarn (thank you to SandyKnitsSocks!)
  • And more!

Tracie and Barb will be at Stitches West  - February 18-21, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  Come join us in the bar on Saturday afternoon for our meet-up with the Yarniacs and lots of other fun people!

Tracie and Barb will also be at 2 NoCKRs - the 2016 Northern California Knitting Retreat - registration is full.


Barb has finished:

*  Baa-ble Hat #1 and #2 (pictured here), using Plymouth Yarns Galway Worsted in various colors.

*  Zigzagular Socks by Susie White, using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in the Zombody Loves the 2 Knit Lit Chicks colorway.

*  Rachel's Rollers (Rose City Rollers socks) by Susie White, using GnomeAcres Fancy Gnome in the Aurora Gnomealis color way

Tracie has finished:

Tri-Peak hat by Woolly Wormed, using Classic Elite Yarns Waterlily in the 1938 colorway.

*  Two Little Hats - no patterns and she has no idea what the yarns are.

*  Perpendicular Cowl by Brenda Castiel using Cascade Elysian in the 08 colorway and Jojoland Splatter Dash in the 002 colorway.

*  Saddleback Cardigan by Jennifer Hagen in Valley Yarns Goshen

Barb is working on:

*  The Grandpa Cardigan by Joji Locatelli, using Cascade Yarns Cash Vero DK in a royal blue colorway (this yarn is discontinued).

*  Etched Rio Wrap by Sarah Smuland, usingCascade 220 Sport in the Charcoal Gray colorway.

Tracie is working on:

* The Starshower cowl by Hilary Smith Callis, using La Bien Aimee MCN Light in the Jon Snow colorway.

*  The Meditate cowl by Elizabeth Doherty, using Redfish Dyeworks Silk Sock.

*  Leap! fingerless gloves by Brooke Ramos in Fishknits Boot Strap in the Fat Tuesday colorway.

*  The Longstreet shawl by Nancy Totten using Abstract Fibers Temptation in The Gorge colorway.



Barb has finished:

*  Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology, and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige Hill - Barb recommends this book!

*  Forsaken by Andrew Van Wey - Barb was very "meh" about this one.


Tracie has finished:

*  Ferris Beach by Jill McCorkle - Tracie highly recommends this book!

*  The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine by Alexander McCall Smith - recommended.


Barb is currently reading:

*  The Far End of Happy by Kathryn Craft

*  The Admissions by Meg Mitchell Moore


Barb Did Not Finish: 

*  The Alphabet of Birds by S.J. Naude.  She just couldn't do it.


Tracie is currently reading: 

*  The Family by Marissa Kennerson

*  Double Life: The Shaterring Affair between Chief Judge Sol Wachtler and Socialite Joy Silverman by Linda Wolfe

*  The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

Tracie's Thumbs Up was Carrie Fisher - check her out in this great interview!

Carrie's dog now has his own Instagram account!  He's @garyfisher - the Chicks are following him now - you should too!




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