2 Knit Lit Chicks
2 Knit Lit Chicks
Tracie & Barb
Episode 206: Just Because I Can, doesn't Mean I Should!
1 hour 10 minutes Posted Jun 14, 2020 at 10:54 am.
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 ACLU   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!   KNITTING 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   BOOKS 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
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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 ACLU   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!   KNITTING 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   BOOKS 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