2 Knit Lit Chicks

Book Talk starts at: 29.15

Recorded on April 21, 2020

Our Poncho Knit Along is humming right along!  Join the Chatter thread and post your finished poncho in the FOs thread.   This KAL will run until May 1, 2020.We have 2 new giveaways!

1.  Our own Dinaripper has made 25 knitting-themed face masks!  They will be given away to the first 25 people that comment on the giveaway thread that will go up on APRIL 28, 2020.  

2.  For fans of the My Favorite Murder Podcast only!  We are giving away 3 Stay Out of the Forest hat patterns by the fabulous Jennifer Lassonde.  Please comment in the thread in Ravelry.  This contest will end on May 20, 2020.

Spring Swap - If you are participating, please visit the 2020 Swap Thread to keep up with questions at least once a week.

KNITTING:

Barb has finished

1.  Mother Bears #203 & #204

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

3.   Fibonacci Waves Scarf by Carolyn Greenwood, using a Simply Sock Mini set in the Speckled colorway  

4.  1-Color Brioche Scarf (no pattern) using a Caron Cake

5.  Bankhead Hat #11 by Susie Gourlay

Tracie has finished:

1.  Vanilla socks in Mountain Colors Crazyfoot - Chinook colorway

2.  25 Knitted Knockers

3.  Sunnydale Cowl by Katy H. Carroll in Marianated Yarns Practicality 75/25 in Melted Box of Crayons

4  Mother Bears #205, #206#207, #208

Barb is still working on:

1.  Zweig pullover by Caitlin Hunter, using the yarn from my frogged Trail Hoodie, Western Sky Knits Magnolia Sock in the Wisp colorway, and in the Sage colorway.

And has cast-on:

1.  Stoa scarf by Anne Ginger, using Blue Heron Cotton Rayon Flax Metallic in the Denim color way

2.  Mother Bear #205

3.  Super-secret hand knit for my swap partner!

 

Tracie is continuing to work on:

1.  Effortless Cardigan by Zabeth (Lion Brand) in my SpinJones Merino/Mulberry Silk orange handspun

2.  80-26 Poncho Air Lux in Leading Men Fiber Arts Show Stopper in Wind Chill

Tracie has cast on:

1.  That's My Jam shawl/wrap by Steven Fegert, using Leading Men Fiber Arts Monologue in the London Fog colorway, and LunaPurl Una Merino Mini Skeins in the Drops of Jupiter colorway.

2.  Vanilla socks  in a Fish Knits sock gradient in greens

BOOKS

Barb read:

1.  The Deep Deep Snow by Brian Freeman - 3.5 stars

2.  Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting - 3 stars

3.  Wild Game: My Mother, her Lover and Me by Adrienne Brodeur - 5 stars

Tracie read:

1.  The Making of Us by Lisa Jewell - 5 stars

2.  She Lies in Wait by Gytha Lodge - 4 stars

3.  This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel - 4 stars

4.  Degrees of Guilt by HS Chandler - 2 stars

5.  Alice and Gerald: A Homicidal Love Story by Ran Franscell - 3.5 stars

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Recorded on April 2, 2020

Book Talk Starts at 30:35

Our Poncho Knit Along is humming right along!  Join the Chatter thread and post your finished poncho in the FOs thread.   This KAL will run until May 1, 2020.

 

Sunnydale Cowl giveaway - we draw for winners at the end of the podcast

 

Spring Swap - If you are participating, please visit the Swap thread to keep up with questions at least once a week

 

KNITTING

 

Barb has finished

Mother Bears 201 & 202 (such a difference in size!)

Rodeo Drive Poncho by Staci Perry, using Blue Moon Fiber Arts Twisted, in the Stormy Weather color way

 

Tracie has finished

2 Never Not Gnoming Gnomes in my handspun for nieces’ birthdays

Socks in Night Owl Fibers Self-Striping Superwash Merino & Nylon Sock in Koi Pond

 

Barb is still working on

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

Zweig pullover by Caitlin Hunter, using the yarn from my frogged Trail Hoodie, Western Sky Knits Magnolia Sock in the Wisp colorway, and in the Sage colorway.

Fibonacci Waves Scarf by Carolyn Greenwood, using a Simply Sock Mini set in the Speckled colorway  

 

And has cast on 

1-color brioche scarf (no pattern) using a Caron Cake 

 

Tracie has cast on

Effortless Cardigan by Zabeth (Lion Brand) in my SpinJones Merino/Mulberry Silk orange handspun

Vanilla socks in Mountain Colors Crazyfoot - Chinook colorway

 

And continues to work on:

80-26 Poncho Air Lux by Fil Katia, using Leading Men Fiber Arts Show Stopper in the Wind Chill colorway

Sunnydale Cowl by Katy H. Carroll, using Marianated Yarns Practicality 75/25 in the Melted Box of Crayons colorway

BOOKS

 

Barb read

Tell Me Lies by J.P. Pomare - 3 stars

The Making of Us by Lisa Jewell - 4 stars

 

Tracie read:

Bad Kid: A Memoir by David Crabb - 3.5 stars

Blacklands by Belinda Bauer - 4 stars

Liars, Inc. by Paula Stokes - 3.5 stars

 

Thumbs Up - Pluto Living and SGN with John Krasinski

Face Mask How-tos from Huffington Post

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