2 Knit Lit Chicks

Recorded Thursday, July 22, 2021

Book talk begins at 25:06

Our annual Mother Bear KAL is on!  Any Mother Bear that you have knit or crocheted in 2021 is eligible to post in our FO Thread.  One post per bear please.  Please see all the rules and participate in the Chatter Thread. #2021MBKAL2KL

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

We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s Let’s Shawl-a-Brate! pattern.  Leave a comment on the prize thread telling us how you feel about putting colors together - love it, get intimidated, or always buy the kit?  Thread will close August 15.

 

KNITTING

Tracie finished:

 

Barb finished:

Tracie cast on:
  • Fiddly Bits Cowl by Jana Pihota, using Tracie's handspun from fiber by Woolgatherings Polwarth/silk

 

And continues working on:

 

Barb continues to work on

  • Vanilla socks using Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock in the Concrete Sunset colorway
  • That's My Jam by Steven Fegert, using a kit bought from Learning Men Fiber Arts

 

She has cast on:

 

BOOKS 

Tracie read:

Barb read:

Leave the World Behind - 4 stars

Direct download: Episode_229_-_7_24_21_11.43_AM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am PST

Recorded on July 7, 2021

Book Talk starts at 29:55

Our annual Mother Bear KAL is on!  Any Mother Bear that you have knit or crocheted in 2021 is eligible to post in our FO Thread.  One post per bear please.  Please see all the rules and participate in the Chatter Thread. #2021MBKAL2KL

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

We are giving away 3 copies of Fredi Baker’s Let’s Shawl-a-Brate! pattern.  Leave a comment on the prize thread telling us how you feel about putting colors together - love it, get intimidated, or always buy the kit?  Thread will close August 15.

 

KNITTING

Tracie finished:

Barb finished:

Tracie cast on:

And continues working on:

Barb continues to work on:

  • The Capitol hat by Hinterm Stein, using Baah Platinum in the Misty colorway
  • Vanilla socks using Western Sky Knits Aspen Sock in the Concrete Sunset colorway
  • That's My Jam by Steven Fegert, using a kit bought from Learning Men Fiber Arts

She has cast on:

Koko Bean Hat by JudithMarieKnits in some rando blue yarn that I found in my bear yarn.  I think it’s Red Heart Super Saver that I probably picked up from a destash table.

 

BOOKS 

Tracie read:

Still Learning by India Oxenberg - 2.5 stars

A Thousand Naked Strangers: A Paramedic’s Wild Ride to the Edge and Back by Kevin Hazzard - 2.5 stars

Barb read:

Bittersweet by Colleen McCullough - 4 stars

Fatal Charm by Carlton Smith - 3 stars

 

Barb recommends the K2 Savage Mountain episodes of the Against the Odds podcast

 

Direct download: 2KLC_ep_228_-_7_9_21_11.16_AM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:28am PST

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