2 Knit Lit Chicks

Recorded on November 11, 2016

Book Talk Starts at 33:00

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 - be sure to check out the Bundles of pattern suggestions!

Amplitude pattern by Greg Cohoon – listen to the end of this episode to find out who won.

Current Giveaways:

1.  The givaway for an ebook copy of Grown by Kate Oates will run until December 1st.  Enter to win a copy of the ebook here.

2.  Giveaway for Helen Stewart's Curious Handmade Knitvent 2016 will run until December 1st.  Helen has kindly given us 5 copies to gift to the lucky recipients!

3.  Barb is giving away a Chinook Shawl Kit from Knit Picks in the white-to-black gradient color way.  The kit has never been opened.

This giveaway will last until December 15th.



Tracie has finished:

For Good Hat by Megan Williams in Berocco Vintage

Stashbusting Helix Hats by Jessica Rose

Barb’s FOs

Jayla's Christmas Bear using scraps of yarn

Intergalactic Shawl by Jan Heibert, using Knit Picks Stroll Tonal Fingering in the Pansy and Heartfelt colorways, and Knit Picks Stroll Sock Yarn in the Peapod colorway

Stashbusting Helix Hat by Jessica Rose, using 3 different colors of Encore Tweed Worsted

Fast & Easy Fingerless Mitts by Lisa Beamer, using Malabrigo Rios in the Azules colorway

Maize Mitts #3 by Tin Can Knits, using Malabrigo Rios in the Azules colorway

Waiting for Winter Mittens by Susan B. Anderson, using Noro Kureyon in the 381 colorway

Tracie has Cast-On

Terribly Simple shawl by Caitlin ffrench, using Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in the Cosmos colorway

Tracie is continuing to work on:

Water and Sky by Veera Valimaki in Tracie Too in the Quail colorway

Skykomish by Lee Meredith in Ella Rae Silkience

Vanilla Socks using Araucania Ranco Sock

Barb has cast-on:

Stashbusting Helix Hat by Jessica Rose, using scraps of worsted weight yarn

The Tupshin Socks, using leftover Knit Picks Stroll Tonal Fingering in the Pansy and Heartfelt colorways

Another pair of Waiting for Winter Mittens by Susan B. Anderson, using leftover Cascade Eco Plus in a brown colorway

Sweet-ish Fish (by Susan B. Anderson) ornament using leftover DK yarn

Barb is continuing to work on:

Grenadine by Amy Christoffers using Plymouth Mushishi

Wing Span by maylin Tri-Coterie Designs using Crystal Palace Mini Mochi 


Tracie Finished: 

Colonel Sandhurst to the Rescue by Marion Chesney

A Thousand Pardons by Jonathan Dee

Precious and Grace by Alexander McCall Smith

Barb Finished:

No One You Know by Michelle Richmond

Lost Among the Living by Simone St. James

Tracie is reading

Shirley by Susan Scarf Merrell

Pippi Longstocking byAstrid Lindgren

Barb is reading

Where They Found Her by Kimberly McCrieght

Adnan’s Story by Rabia Choudry

Movies mentioned (Movie trailers linked):

Girl on the Train

A Man Called Ove

Barb talked about a new Netflix series, Doctor Foster

Barb and Tracie discussed the audio podcast, My Favorite Murder


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