2 Knit Lit Chicks

Recorded June 9, 2023

Book Talk Starts at 26.03

Our annual Mother Bear KAL began June 1, 2023, but any bears you have knit or crocheted in 2023 are eligible as entries for prizes.  To find out all about this wonderful charity, please go to Mother Bear Project website.  Talk bears with us in the Mother Bear Chatter thread and post your finished bears in the FOs thread.

We have a listener who has come up with 3 incentive prizes for increasing your bear count!  For more info, please check out the Mother Bear Incentive Prizes thread.


Virtual Knitting Group via Zoom


Tracie and Barb will be at:

Lambtown - October 7-8, 2023 at the Dixon May Fairgrounds in Dixon, CA

The TKGA Retreat 2023 - November 2-5, 2023 at the Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina


Tracie will be in New Zealand and Sydney, Australia this summer!  If you are near Auckland, National Park, Wellington, or the Marlborough region in NZ, or Sydney, and you’d like to try to meet up, please message Tracie at 2knitlitchicks@gmail.com or alittleposy on Ravelry.



Barb finished

3 bears (272, 273, 274)


Tracie finished:

Summer Sorrel by Wood & Pine in Despondent Dyes OMG Glitter! in the Even My Attorney Says “Let It Go” colorway

4 Mother Bears - 307-310

Gnome 26 - Never Not Gnoming by Sarah Schira in Neighborhood Fiber Co Rustic Fingering in Rock Creek Park and Psych Ward Yarns Hecka Fingering in Cable Car Red


Barb is working on:

Rock It Tee by Tanis Lavalee, using Anzula Breeze in the Fern and Gravity colorways

WYS Vanilla Socks, using West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4-ply Self-Striping in the Peacock colorway

Razzle Dazzle Scarf in Leading Men Fiber Arts Show Stopper Gradient Set in the Razzle Dazzle #22 colorway

6600K (Striped Hoodie) by Barry Klein, using 4 colors of Lana Grossa Ecopuna Degradé


Barb has Cast On

Mother Bear 275


Cast On:

Rift by Jacqueline Cieslak in Juniper Moon Farm Zooey

Experimental sweater - all mini skeins!

Mother Bear 311


Working On:

Marklee DK by Elizabeth Doherty in Knit Picks Comfy in Planetarium

Socks in Tosh Merino Light Glitter in T’Challa colorway



Barb and Tracie both enthusiastically recommend: 

Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver - 5 stars


Barb read:

The Liar’s Club by Mary Karr - 4 stars

The Year of Less : How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life is Worth More than Anything You can Buy in a Store by Cait Flanders - 3 stars


Tracie read:

The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell - 4.5 stars

Tracie recommends Onyx Professional Hard as Hoof Nail Strengthening Cream

Direct download: 2KLC_ep_269_-_6_12_23_7.54_AM.mp3
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