The Yarnings Podcast is a videocast that talks about fibery/crafty projects, including knitting and spinning. With stories of cooking, geekyness, girly giggles, and more. Listen as Kristine loves on her hobbies and grows in happiness!

part of the site.

yarnings on iTunes add to itunes
rss feed

Yarnings Podcast

« Episode 86: bggtherapy Episode 88: trip prep in full swing »

Episode 87: kcelebrates40

| No Comments | No TrackBacks

Episode 87: #kcelebrates40

Welcome to the Yarnings Podcast, episode 87. Recorded Monday, May 2, 2016. It's sunny and 82° in Vancouver, WA this afternoon, and the week will cool down a bit from here.

lots of knitting, spinning, and sewing; and happy to be celebrating my 40th over more than a single day!

find me as @kdlb on instagram and kristine on ravelry.

I am an Amazon affiliate and a Craftsy affiliate. clicking these links costs you nothing but helps support the show!

I'd love to know more about YOU, visit the "Introduce Yourself" thread and get to know other group members too.

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: lots of bday fun! Portland adventure, and then my annual Extravaganza. new playlist. Included paper source, lunch, container store, B&N, Sur Le Table, dessert. niece bday party.
  • Yarnings: Adventures in Knitting
    • FO: castles socks.
    • FO: Lady Meris - Meris by Elizabeth Doherty #elizalong in Marigoldjen. I need to block it, but got buttons at the Button Emporium!
    • WIP: reknitting my in-process design in MarigoldJen and Happy Go Lucky.
    • new WIP: sock blank socks in Alexandra's Craft blank I picked up on the Rose City Yarn Crawl this year.
    • NAP: Test Knit with a baby swatch. blue jeans. and some Sun Valley leftovers.
    • NAP: Omena.
  • Yarnings: Spinning a Tale:
    • WIP: kaylee - Hobbledehoy battlings in the Kaylee's Parasol colorway; two packages.
    • WIP: Rock and String Creations polwarth in Aura from Kentucky. on my new akerworks spindle!
  • Yarnings: Stitch Through Time:
    • FO: Frosted Pumpkin: The Bee Keeper. need to figure out a frame.
    • WIP: slowly piecing quilt. Using Quilt in a Day, which was what I used when I was a teen and making quilts for my sisters, but checked out from the library then - found it at Powells in the last year or so and grabbed it!
    • NAP: english paper piecing, next piece?
    • NAP: bought jersey fabric for tank. assessing pattern to figure out how to start cutting!
  • Yarnings: Knitting Community:
    • we need a new knitalong! I have some Posh prizes waiting, and a pattern donation.
    • joining in on some Maker-related challenges on instagram: MakerMay and MeMadeMay.
  • Sagas of Geekery: Now Playing: boardgamegeek:
    • Imperial Settlers, The Manhattan Project, Roll for the Galaxy. Sushi Go on my bday. Legendary with new Cap expansion. Trajan.
  • Sagas of Geekery: Now Watching: Person of Interest with E. Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice. Ant-Man.
  • Sagas of Geekery: Now Reading: listening to Rising Strong by Brene Brown. I'm kdlb on goodreads.
  • Fanciful Chatter: colourpop makeup. perfectly posh organized and reordered - if you need some, you can order with my shopfront at and I get a teeny bit back :). Trendiest Haircuts the year you were born - mine was the Dorothy Hamill!
  • Happiness Continues: #kcelebrates40








No TrackBacks

TrackBack URL: