2 Knit Lit Chicks

Recorded on October 29, 2020

Book Talk starts at 32:00

The 2020 2 Knit Lit Chicks Fall Sweater KAL has officially started!  You can find all the details here.  Need some ideas?  Check out our BUNDLES!

πŸ‘‰ Beginner Knitted Sweaters

πŸ‘‰ Knitted Sweaters for Adventurous Beginners to Advanced

πŸ‘‰ Crocheted Sweaters

 

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

 

Our friend Dinaripper is making wonderful 3D masks with adjustable elastic ear-loops!  They come in lots of fun prints and are really comfortable and well-made.  Check them out here.  For free shipping on masks and anything else you order from her online store until Christmas, use coupon code 2KLCSHIP.

 

KNITTING

Barb finished

Bautista shawl by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Invictus Yarns YakLux in the Nockers 2020 colorway

Multidirectional Scarf #9, using a Caron Cake

Bear and a Bunny Suit by Susan B. Anderson, using 2 skeins of Plymouth Encore in an oatmeal and a turquoise

Octopus by Susan B. Anderson, using Knitpicks Felici Worsted in the Lost Lakes colorway

 

Tracie finished

Eyelet Messy Bun Hat #2 by Miranda Riley in KFI Luxury Collection  Indulgence Hand Painted in Cirque Royale

Little Unicorn by Lorraine Pistorio in Alexandra The Art of Yarn in Pendleton - Midnight colorway

Niamh by Isabell Kraemer in Miss Babs Katahdin in Smurf & Turf 

Dog Sweater test-knit by Fredi Baker in Plymouth Encore

 

Barb continues working on

Granito pullover by Joji Locatelli, using Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock in an unknown colorway

Union Table Runner by Joan Beebe, using Knit Picks Swish DK Bare

 

And has cast on

 Yowza Weigh It Shawl #4 by Susan B. Anderson, using Feza Yarns Viva Glitz in a pink and green colorway

Bankhead Hat  #12 by Karen Baumer

 

Tracie pulled out of hybernation

Bellefleur Cardigan by Valerie Hobbs in madelinetosh Silk/Merino in Mill Pond

 

And cast on

Kindling Hat by Helen Stewart in Alexandra the Art of Yarn Pendelton in Midnight

 

Books

Barb read

The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline - 4 stars

Snow Creek by Gregg Olsen - 3 stars

 

Tracie read 

In Her Skin by Alex Kiester

The Inn at Lake Devine by Elinor Lipman

Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

Say It Louder: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy by Tiffany Cross

The Couple Next Door by Shari LaPeΓ±a

 

Barb recommends the Canary podcast

 

Tracie recommends The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

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The 2020 2 Knit Lit Chicks Fall Sweater KAL has officially started!  You can find all the details here.  Need some ideas?  Check out our BUNDLES!

πŸ‘‰ Beginner Knitted Sweaters

πŸ‘‰ Knitted Sweaters for Adventurous Beginners to Advanced

πŸ‘‰ Crocheted Sweaters

 

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

 

Our friend Dinaripper is making wonderful 3D masks with adjustable elastic ear-loops!  They come in lots of fun prints and are really comfortable and well-made.  Check them out here.

 

Want a giggle and some fabulous yarn?  Check out Despondent Dyes, a duo of dyers whose tagline is "We Set Our Colors with the Acidity of our Bitter Tears..."  Their colorway names are hilarious, and their yarns are beautiful.

 

KNITTING

Tracie has finished:

Eyelet Messy Bun Hat #1 by Miranda Riley in The Violet Valentine Winsome Worsted in  Coral Fixation

Darling Darby Sweater by Jean Clement in tangerine acrylic

 

Barb has finished:

Mother Bears 230 & 231

Lineate by Elizabeth Doherty, using 3 colors of Knit Picks Palette - cream, dark gray and a pinky red

Vanilla Socks using and set of Fibernymph Dye Works Inversibles in blue and pink 

Holey Comfort Cardigan by Hinterm Stein, using Holst Garn Coast Uul Bomuld in the Ice Sea colorway

 

Tracie has cast on:

Eyelet Messy Bun Hat by Miranda Riley in KFI Luxury Collection  Indulgence Hand Painted in Cirque Royale

 

And continues to work on:

Fiddly Bits by Jane Pihota

Niamh by Isabell Kraemer in Miss Babs Katahdin in Smurf & Turf 

Little Unicorn by Lorraine Pistorio in Alexandra The Art of Yarn Pendleton

 

Barb is working on:

Bautista shawl by Celia McAdam Cahill in Invictus Yarns YakLux in the NoCKRs 2020 colorway

 Multidirectional Diagonal Scarf by Karen Baumer, using a Caron Cake

And has cast on:

Granito pullover by Joji Locatelli, using Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock in an unknown colorway

Union Table Runner by Joan Beebe, using Knit Picks Swish DK Bare

Bear and a Bunny Suit by Susan B. Anderson, using 2 skeins of Plymouth Encore in an oatmeal and a turquoise 

 

BOOKS 

Tracie read:

Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover & Me by Adrienne Brodeur - 5 stars

The Golden Child by Wendy James - 3.5 stars

Stay Up With Hugo Best by Erin Somers Finished Books - 2.5 stars

 

Barb read:

One Little Secret by Cate Holahan - 3 stars

Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff - 4 stars

Anxious People by Frederik Bachman - 5 stars

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