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Episode 80: self-love

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Episode 80 self-love

Welcome to the Yarnings Podcast, episode 80. Recorded Friday, Februrary 12, 2016. It's 54° in Vancouver, WA this afternoon, and drizzled on me when I was out.

starting off a holiday weekend (Valentines + President's Day) with a self-love day! plus, #ValentinesAllYear sweater and fabric purchases. very fancifully chattery with a yarnings Perfectly Posh party opened. all good <3s day weekend stuff!

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FO: Finished Object; WIP: Work in Progress; NAP: Needle Adjacent Project, soon to be cast on; SAP: Spindle Adjacent Project, soon to be spun up; Queue: a list of what's up next; KAL: knit a long; Stash: yarn I own waiting to be used.
  • Lifestories: been out and about today, more about that later. bathroom replacement woes. allergies hit, and making plans to be proactive to control the indoor ones. Trip to Jo-Ann's :)
  • Yarnings: Adventures in Knitting
  • Yarnings: Spinning a Tale:
    • WIP: blue jeans. Three Fates Merino Nylon (superwash). spinning downstairs with the tv.
  • Yarnings: Stitch Through Time:
    • english paper piecing secret project with smaller than before pieces. using templates from The New Hexagon, and still refining my skills from All Points Patchwork techniques. finished and in the mail!
    • purchased fabric for my lovely couch quilt. inspiration pattern Simplicity New Look S0266; and corresponding craftsy class, Sewing With Knits.
  • Yarnings: Knitting Community:
    • Listening to podcasts and thinking about events and getting excited for some other KALs in the knitting world:
      • Yarniac's Self-indulgent KAL through March.
      • Eliz-along with the Knitmore Girls for Elizabeth Doherty patterns.
      • SassyPantsKnitter's Don't Hoard the Precious (yearlong).
      • TreatYoSelf with In A sKnit through March.
      • Knitspiration with Cultivate and Create through February.
      • Actually Knitting's Broadway KAL maybe for a gift for a friend who loves the theater!
      • Zombie Knitpocalypse KAL using yarn from the marketplace and patterns designed by the showcase designers.
    • our new KAL: Tell me a yarning! I want to hear a story about a project you have finished this year so far. What kind of story? It can be about how you love the elements of the pattern + yarn combo, or a story about something you loved while you were knitting it (convokal-esque!) Open through the end of March. hashtag #YarningaTale
    • Sagas of Geekery: Now Playing: boardgamegeek:
      • no games played.
    • Sagas of Geekery: Now Watching:Alias. Agent Carter, Castle, and X-Files. disaster movie with Michael Vartan: Ring of Fire.
    • Sagas of Geekery: Now Reading: Armada by Ernest Cline, narrated by Wil Wheaton. I'm kdlb on goodreads.
    • Fanciful Chatter: my Perfectly Posh event is open through the weekend. wearing Creations by Uli necklace with added KnitCubby charm, and my Cladonia shawl with a LulaRoe pomegranate shirt.
    • Book of Cooking: Fried Chicken soup (a cream of celery soup with sweet curry powder). Heart Shaped PIZZA! Spaghetti and Meatballs (vegetarian meatballs from Trader Joe's).
    • Happiness Continues. my day out and about: give yourself a few extra moments of self-love too!



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