2 Knit Lit Chicks

Recorded on Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Book Talk starts at 32:07

Our next Knit-Along will be our annual Mother Bear KAL!  Any bears you have knit or crocheted on 2019 are eligible to post pictures of in our FO thread (which will be started after June 1, 2019).  Come join the Chatter thread here! 


What?  You say that you have never knitted or crocheted a Mother Bear but would like to join the fun?  All the information to get you started is in the first post of  The Chatter ThreadThe rules for the KAL and all the information to get 


The winners of the 2 new sock patterns by Jenn Sheelen (Dragon Toes and Hint of Sophistication) will be announced at the end of the podcast.


Barb and Tracie attended the annual Spinning at the Winery event a Retzlaff Winery in Livermore, CA.  A good time was had by all!

Tracie recommends the audio podcast Craft Cook Read Repeat






Barb’s finished objects:

1.  Mother Bears #160 and #161

2.   If They Kill Daryl Socks using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in the If They Kill Daryl colorway


Tracie’s Finished Objects:

1.  Mother Bears #167 - #172

2.  Confetti by Veera Valimaki in Anzula Nebula in Lottie and Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering Multi in Rockaway


Barb continues to work on:

1.  Christmas Vanilla Socks, using The Yarn Jar Shop sock yarn in The Grinch colorway

2.  ZickZack Scarf by Christy Kamm - free pattern on Ravelry - 5380 projects!  Using Lang Yarns MilleColori Baby in the 51 and52 color ways

3.  Zephyr Cardigan by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Malabrigo Yarn Rios in the Teal Feather color way

4.  Yolks Pullover by Natalie V, using a Craftsy Kit with Cloudborn Fibers Pima Cotton DK in the Magenta Colorway


She has cast on:

1.  Sunnydale Cowl by Katy H. Carroll (Katinka Designs), using Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo in the Anniversario colorway

Barb has frogged:

1.  Poulia cowl by Hilary Smith Callis, using Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo in the Anniversario colorway


Tracie has cast on:

1. Another Never Not Gnoming gnome in the large size

2.  ZickZack Scarf by Christy Kamm, using Louisa Harding Amitola in the Hook and the Dawn colorways

She continues to work on:

1.  Judah Cardigan by Juliana Lustanader in Valley Yarns Goshen in the Pacific colorway

2.  Fiddly Bits #7 by Jane Pihota in sport weight yarns

3. Dare to Dream by Boo Knits in Duren Dyeworks Heavenly Fingering in Cherry Pop

4.  Vanilla Socks, using Lollipop Yarn Quintessential in the Wide Awake colorway

Tracie has put in to Hibernation:

1.   Jewel Box Cowl in Stunning String Studios Stunning Superwash in Jewel Box minis colorway




Barb has finished:

1.   The Demon Next Door by Bryan Burrough (Thumbs Up)

2.  To The Bridge by Nancy Rommelman.(Thumbs Up)


Tracie has finished:

1.  A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki (Thumbs Up)

2.   Death on the River: A Fiancee's Dark Secrets and a Kayak Trip Turned Deadly by Diane Fanning (Thumbs Down)

3.  The Mystery of Alice (Audible Original) (Thumbs Sideways)


Barb is currently reading:

Tracie is currently reading:

1. In the Dark (DI Adam Fawley, #2) by Cara Hunter

2. Bad Monkey (Andrew Yancy, #1) by Carl Hiaasen


Direct download: Episode_182_-_6_2_19_12.33_PM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:43pm PDT