2 Knit Lit Chicks

Recorded on April 27, 2021

Book Talk starts at 29:49

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

 

There are a few weeks left in our Anything-But-Wool KAL!  From You have until May 15 to complete a project of at least 200 yards of any yarn that does not contain wool - that means cotton, linen, cashmere, silk, soy, steel, milk, corn - even acrylic!  Join our very active chatter thread here, and post your FOs here.

 

Stay tuned to the end to find out if you won the Abington Mitts pattern by Jennifer Lassonde!

 

Giveaway for fans of The Office!  Tracie has made an The Office-themed project bag to give away.  Post in the giveaway thread telling us what your favorite episode is and why.  The thread will close May 15.

 

Andrew of the Fruity Knits podcast has passed away due a brain tumor.  The podcast was the family’s only source of income, so please help if you can.

 

How to contribute to Fruity Knitting:  

https://fruityknitting.com/contribute/KNITTING

 

KNITTING

Tracie finished

  • Tulip Tank Top by Purl Soho in Newton’s Yarn Country Linen Tweed - Brown Barberpole.  This one is a miss for a variety of reasons and has gone into the donate bag!
  • 2 Mother Bears (230 and 231), both in Louisa Harding Mariposa

 

Barb finished

  • Alaska Hat by Camille Descoteaux, using a kit from Knit Circus 
  • Abington Mitts by Jennifer Lassonde in Lil Weasel DK in the Porcelain colorway

 

Tracie has cast On:

Confetti by Veera Välimäki in Kelbourne Woolens Mojave - Sky Blue

 

And continues working on:

 

Barb has been working on

 

And has cast on

 

She frogged

 

BOOKS 

Tracie read

A Cold-Blooded Business: Adultery, Murder, and a Killer's Path from the Bible Belt to the Boardroom by Marek Fuchs - 3 1/2 stars

The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley - 4 1/2 stars

The Sunday Girl by Pip Drysdale 3 1/2 stars

The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver - 4 1/2 stars

You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories About Racism by Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar - 4 1/2 stars

 

Barb read

Dead in the Water by Penny Farmer - 5 stars

The Scandal by Nicola Marsh - 3 stars

The Coldest Case by James Patterson - 2 stars

The Sweetness of Forgetting by Kristin Hamel - 3 stars

 

Barb recommends: RABOM (Ribbons and Buttons Oh My!) for all your grosgrain ribbons needs  

 

 

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Recorded on April 7, 2021

Book Talk starts at: 35:50

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


Our Anything-But-Wool KAL is ongoing!  From February 15 to May 15, knit or crochet a project of at least 200 yards of any yarn that does not contain wool - that means cotton, linen, cashmere, silk, soy, steel, milk, corn - even acrylic!  Join our very active chatter thread here, and post your FOs here.

Would you like to win a copy of the Abington Mitts by BostonJen? This lovely pattern is designed for DK weight yarn and would be a beautiful addition to anyone’s winter wardrobe.  Post on the giveaway thread to be entered to win!

New Giveaway for fans of The Office!  Tracie has made an The Office-themed project bag to give away.  Post in the giveaway thread telling us what your favorite episode is and why.  The thread will close May 15.

KNITTING

Barb has finished:

Mother Bear #235

Tracie has finished

1.  Sea Turtle by Galina Fedtchenko in ArtFibers Houdini

Barb has frogged:

River Ripples by Yumiko Alexander, using Hemp for Knitting Allhemp 3 in the Green colorway

Barb continues to work on:

1.  Alaska hat by Camille Descoteaux, using a kit from Knitcircus

2.  Zephyr cardigan by Celia McAdam Cahill, using Malabrigo Rios in the Solis colorway.

3.  One Splendid Skein shawl by Fredi Baker, using Hedgehog Fibers Sock in the Budgie colorway.

 

And has cast on:

 1.  Abington Mitts by Jennifer Lassonde, using Lil Weasel DK in the Porcelain colorway

2.  Cool Hemp Ponchette by Lana Hames, using Hemp for Knitting AllHemp3 in the Green colorway

Tracie has cast on:

Tulip Tank Top by Purl Soho in Newton’s Yarn Country Linen Tweed - Brown Barberpole

And continues to work on:

1.  Color Stacking Cowl by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee in Blue Heron Rayon Metallic in the Mossy Place colorway

2.  Snake River Poncho by Katy H. Carroll in Western Sky Knits Aspen Silk 600 in Downtown Colorway

 

BOOKS

Barb read:

1.  The Guest List by Lucy Foley - 4 stars

2.  A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult - 4 stars

 

Tracie read:

1.  Smart Women by Judy Blume - 4 stars

2. Beshert by Erin Gordon - 5 stars

3. Faithful Place by Tana French - 4 stars

4.  The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson - 3 stars

5.  What Lies Between Us by John Marrs - 4 stars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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