2 Knit Lit Chicks
Recorded Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Our Mother Bear KAL is ongoing until September 1, 2020!  Check out 2020 Mother Bear KAL Chatter Thread to find out everything you need to know.

Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here
We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s new pattern, the Ciara Shawl!  Enter to win here by July 1, 2020.  You can buy Ciara Kits at Rumplestilskin Yarn Shop in Sacramento.
Direct download: Episode_200_Part_1_-_6_28_20_11.16_AM.mp3
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Recorded on June 10, 2020

Book Talk starts at 40:25

Tracie and Barb support the Black Lives Matter movement and encourage you to add your voice to the fight for racial justice and police reform and demilitarization.  Please donate if you can:

Black Lives Matter

Southern Poverty Law Center

NAACP Legal Defense Fund



Our Mother Bear KAL is starting on June 1, 2020!  I have started a 2020 Mother Bear KAL Chatter Thread and you can find everything you need to know over there.


Spring Swap - mail-out-by deadline is June 15 - check 2020 Swap Thread for details


Virtual get-together via Zoom on Saturdays, 12 noon  PST - Details here


We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s new pattern, the Ciara Shawl!  I interviewed Fredi about her designs as well as her work as a life coach.  I apologize for the fact that my voice is difficult to hear on the interview!



Barb finished:

Mother Bears 210 & 211

Eco Duo Cabled Scarf by Shannon Dunbabin using a Caron Cake

Boyfriend Beanie by Expression Fiber Arts, using destash table yarn.


Tracie finished:

Bellora Tee by Samantha Kirby in Knit Picks Lindy Chain in Harbor and Thicket

2nd Lucy Hat by Carina Spencer in 

Mother Bears 216 and 217, a postal worker


Barb is working on:

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

Papillion /Butterfly by Marin Melchior, using Knit Picks Chroma in the Gray and the Pegasus colorways

Etude cardigan by Ririko, using Aussie SoxxiCast-on 


And has cast-on:

One-row Handspun Scarf by Stephanie Pearl McFee using a Caron Cake


Tracie continues to work on:

Hatteras Cardigan by Kate Saloman (Green Mountain Spinnery) in Western Sky Knits Merino 17 in bright sky blue

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

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.

Vanilla socks  in a Fish Knits sock gradient in greens



Barb read:

For Better and Worse by Margot Hunt - thumbs up

The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death by Corinne May Botz - thumbs up


Tracie read: 

The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s by Andy Greene - 4 stars

Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman - 4 stars

Barb Says Thumbs Up:  The Perfect Scam podcast by AARP

Thumbs Up -  the ChomChom Roller pet hair remover

Direct download: 2KLC_ep206_-_6_14_20_10.40_AM.mp3
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