2 Knit Lit Chicks

Recorded on August 28, 2019

Book Talk Begins at 27:50

 

Our annual Mother Bear KAL is finished!  If you put a picture of a finished bear on our FO thread, then you won a prize!  Prizes announced at the end of the podacast.

 

 

 

And on to our Fall Sweater KAL!  It will run September 15 all the way to January 15 to give you plenty of time to finish a garment.  Join the Chatter Thread, and check out our sweater bundles, and challenge yourself.  

 

Stitches West registration?  The Catalogue is here, registration is 9/3/2019.

 

Events

Lambtown - October 5-6 in Dixon, California

Studio 49 Retreat - October 18-19 at Tuolomne Trails family camp

 

KNITTING


Barb has finished:

*  Mother bears # 178 and 179

*  Opal Sock Yarn Bunny by Susan B. Anderson, using Regia Yarn in the Star Night color way

*. August DVD socks using DVD Viso in the Inuit Art color way.  The pattern is the Shell Cottage Socks by Helen Stewart

*  Nightshift  by Andrea Mowry using a kit from Dragonfly Fibers

Barb wearing her Nightshift Cowl by Andrea Mowry

Barb discussed the excellent face embroidering video tutorial by Susan B Anderson:

Tracie has finished:

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

Tracie's Dare to Dream by Boo Knits!

 

 

Barb continues to work on:

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

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

Trail Hoodie by Marly Bird, using Western Sky Knits Magnolia Sock in the Wisp color way.

 

Tracie has cast on:

* Bulky Top Down Pullover for Men by Knitting Pure and Simple

 

Tracie continues to work on:

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

Fiddly Bits #9 by Jane Pihota

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

Ilse Sock Set Cowl by Heather Boos (Yellow Ribbon Knits) in Invictus Yarns Reward in Olive and Greenwood Fiberworks Star Dust in Earthen Hues gradient set

Gridlines by Susanne Sommer in Cloudborn Fibers Merino Superwash Sock Twist in the Caribbean colorwayBOOKS

 

BOOKS


Barb has finished and says thumbs up to:

 

 

Tracie has finished and says thumbs up to:

 

Tracie did not finish:

*  Before I Met You by Lisa Jewell

 

 

Barb is reading:

 

 

 

Tracie is reading:

*  How to Build a Girl by Caitlen Moran

*  Dead by Sunset: Perfect Husband, Perfect Killer? by Ann Rule

 

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Recorded on August 15, 2019

Book Talk starts at 35:00

Our annual Mother Bear KAL is winding down, so finish up those last few bears!  Any bears you have knit or crocheted on 2019 are eligible to post in our FOs thread. Each bear is an entry.  Come join the Chatter thread here!

 

And on to our Fall Sweater KAL!  It will run September 15 all the way to January 15 to give you plenty of time to finish a garment.  Join the chatter thread, and check out our sweater bundles, and challenge yourself!

 

Stitches West registration?  Catalogue out on Aug. 23, registration is 9/3

 

Events

Lambtown - October 5-6 in Dixon, California

Studio 49 Retreat - October 18-19 at Tuolomne Trails family camp

 

Knitting

Barb’s FOs:

Mother Bear #175

July DVD Socks in the RadioActive Zombody color way

 

Tracie has finished:

Kick Up Your Heels by Sarah Shoo in Western Sky Knits Magnolia DK

Mint chip vanilla socks in Anzula Nebula and KnitPicks Hawthorne

The V-Back Tee by Jamie Hoffman in Greenwood Fiberworks Simply Sock in Apricot, Invictus Yarns Beyond in Flame, and Baah! La Jolla in Georgia Peach and My Sweet Valentine

 

Barb continues to work on:

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

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

Nightshift  by Andrea Mowry using a kit from Dragonfly Fibers

 

And has cast on:

August DVD socks using DVD Viso in the Inuit Art color way.  Making the Shell Cottage socks by Helen Stewart

Trail Hoodie by Marly Bird, using Western Sky Knits Magnolia Sock in the Wisp color way.

Opal Sock Yarn Bunny by Susan B. Anderson, using Regia Yarn in the Star Night color way

 

Tracie has cast on:

Ilse Sock Set Cowl by Heather Boos (Yellow Ribbon Knits) in Invictus Yarns Reward in Olive and Greenwood Fiberworks Star Dust in Earthen Hues gradient set

Gridlines by Susanne Sommer in Cloudborn Fibers Merino Superwash Sock Twist in the Caribbean colorway

 

And continues to work on:

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

Fiddly Bits #9 by Jane Pihota

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

 

BOOKS

 

Barb says thumbs up to:

Winter Solstice by Rosamund Pilcher 

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris 

No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

 

And thumbs down to:

She Was the Quiet One by Michelle Campbell

 

Tracie says thumbs up to:

A Daughter's Deadly Deception: The Jennifer Pan Story by Jeremy Grimaldi

Chemistry by Wang Weike

Big Sky (Jackson Brodie #5 by Kate Atkinson

The Three Miss Margarets by Louise Shaffer

 

And thumbs down to:

The Pupil by Dawn Goodwin

 

Barb is reading:

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep

The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray

 

 

Tracie is reading:

Murder on Birchleaf Drive: The True Story of the Michelle Young Murder Case by Steven B. Epstein

Before I Met You by Lisa Jewell

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