Episode 8: Slow
Anne and Stacie talk about the tension between going fast and slowing down. We share our strategies for slowing down and rebalancing and invite you to share your tips and ideas. We also share what we’re knitting and preview new yarn that will be debuting at Stitches West and DFW Fiber Fest.
Little Skein shop: https://www.littleskein.com/
Must Stash shop: https://muststashshop.com/
Anne is wearing Into the Wild in Little Skein’s exclusive Viola yarn
colorway, Time Traveler. Stacie is wearing the Ohlala cardigan by Joji Locatelli.
Things we mention:
- Gretchen Rubin & her “The Days are Long, but the Years are Short” video: https://gretchenrubin.com/2014/03/the-days-are-long-but-the-years-are-short/
- Eat that Frog by Brian Tracy: https://www.amazon.com/Eat-That-Frog-Second-Procrastinating/dp/0792754840
WEAVING IN THE ENDS
What do you think about going fast and going slow? How do you rebalance? What’s important to you? How do you make these choices?
Tell us more here on the YouTube channel or leave a comment
- Ravelry thread:
- Little Skein blog:
WHAT WE’RE MAKING
Sock Arms sweater: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sock-arms
Sample socks in a to-be-released colorway (new collection “Affirmations” debuting at DFW Fiber Festival in April)
Put the Kettle On by Amy Miller: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/put-the-kettle-on
A Simple Hat by Hannah Fettig
IT’S A DOG’S LIFE
Duke doodled a skein of Dark Side yarn.
A great resource for the positive training methods Anne is using with Molly: Patricia McConnell http://www.patriciamcconnell.com/theotherendoftheleash/
IN THE STUDIO
In person at Stitches West (February 22-25 | Santa Clara, CA)
New colorway: You’ve Gotta Give ‘Em Hope, inspired by Harvey Milk
Great Reads collection will be available at Stitches West in the Little Skein booth
In person at DFW Fiber Fest (April 5-8. 2018 | Irving, TX)
Sock Arms kit preorders will be closing soon https://muststashshop.com/collections/sweater-kits
The Yarn Harlot is knitting Martian Rainbow socks, and you can order some, too: https://muststashshop.com/collections/all-products/products/martian-rainbow-perfect-sock-self-striping-ocd