2 Knit Lit Chicks

Book Talk Begins at 30:15

Recorded on August 5, 2016

Our Mother Bear KAL/CAL is ongoing!  You have until August 31st to post a picture of any bear you have knit or crocheted in 2016 in our FO thread.  Lots of prizes, but your best reward is knowing you have given a child comfort.

Thank you to new prize donors:  DCAlaneKnitsredsknitsBostonJentmkr, and dptemple.

Our annual fall Sweater KAL will run from October 1 to January 31.  All entries to our FOs thread will need to be an adult-size sweater with sleeves (short is okay!), cardigan or pullover.  Challenge yourself!  Soon we will start a chatter thread, and create a Ravelry Bundle of patters.


Knit Companion for Android is coming soon!  Please go to Knit Companion for Android thread to find out all about it - and to join in the fun with weekly puzzles/games.  Anyone can play - both IOS and Android users.  


EVENTS:

Lambtown at the Dixon Fairgrounds, Dixon, CA is October 1 & 2, 2017.  Tracie will be attending.


Cogknitive Fiber Retreat in Tehachapi, CA on OctoberOctober 8th.  Both Barb and Tracie will be attending.


KNITTING

Tracie has finished:


* Mother Bears #88 - 94

Rodeo Drive Poncho by Staci Perry, using Fonty BB Merino in Brun Scooby Doo.

 

Barb has finished:


* Her Added Elegance Socks by Mary Lukas, using Unwind Yarn Company Twinkle Sock in the Graffiti colorway

*Christmas Vanilla socks using Wisdom Yarn Saki Bamboo Multis in the Crayon Box colorway

Declan Hat by Samantha Kirby using Vanna's Choice in the Colonial Blue colorway

*Hurricane Hat by Andrea Guldin in Lion Brand Vanna‚Äôs Choice Solids, Heathers and Twists

 

Tracie is currently knitting:

*Meris cardigan by Elizabeth Doherty, using Serendipidye Kings Mountain Sock 

*Just Autumn Cowl by Janina Bottger in Becoming Art Fingering

Allegra Cami by Svetlana Volkova, using Euro Baby Cotton 


Barb is currently knitting:

Crackerjack Cowl by Stacey Simpson Duke, using 4 colors of Plymouth Yarn DK Merino Superwash

Molto Bella Shawl by Brenda Castiel, using NoCKRs yarn - Duren Dyeworks Luscious Fingering 

Whippet by Ankestrick, using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in the Blush colorway

Wingspan by Mayan Tri'Coterie Designs, using Crystal Palace Mini Mochi

 

READING

Tracie has finished:

*  Give a Boy a Gun: The True Story of Law and Disorder in the American West by Jack Olsen

*  You Must Remember This Podcast by Karina Spencer - Charles Manson's Hollywood.  12 episodes, starting with episode 37.

Barb has finished:

*  Dark Corners by Ruth Rendell. 

*  Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman

*  Something Missing by Matthew DicksBear in the Back Seat I: *  Adventures of a Wildlife Ranger in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Carolyn Jourdon & Kim DeLozer

*   Missoula: Rape and Justice in a College Town by Jon Krakauer

Tracie is currently reading:

The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust by Edith Hahn Beer & Susan Dworkin

Vertical: The Follow-Up to Sideways by Rex Pickett

Barb is currently reading:

Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

 

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