CH 56: Hello 2015

Curious Handmade Podcast

Today I’m talking about what’s in the WIP, planning for the year ahead and my word of the year, “Simplify”.

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What’s in the WIP?

Candlelit Shawl in Skein Australia Merino Cashmere – 60% complete

Husband Christmas Present blanket.

About to cast on Amy Herzog Custom Fit pullover.

New Year Planning

Working my way through the Do What you Love “New Year’s Revolution” workbook.

The Simple Things

Word for the year is “Simplify”

Some decluttering resources:

Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste

Project 333

Into Mind

Be More With Less


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