Tuesday, February 18, 2014

185: Stitches Dreams


It's Mother Bear CAL/KAL time! We are off to Stitches West to meet Mother Bear! We are Bears #40, 41, and 42.

Post pics of your finished bears here to compete for our prizes.

Mother Bear Project will be at Stitches West!! BOOTH 709 -no more than 3 bears per person! PLEASE REMEMBER to bring $3 per donated bear to help ship them to their new homes.

Deadline is APRIL 1, 2014!

CFR 6 is coming! Oct 14, 2014!
More information here!

Celebrating our listeners who have joined the CogKnitive 25 – , 50 –, and 75 – Bear Clubs for MBP. You can see who they all are right here. Great work!

Have YOU completed 25, 50, or 75 bears for Mother Bear Project? Send me your snail and a link to your Ravelry projects page, and CogKnitive will send you a special wristband to celebrate with you.

Add yourself to our CogKNITive Listeners Map.

We have a website at http://www.cogknitive.com/. You can find older episodes there.

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What's On My Hooks, Needles, and Spindles:

Not yet finished:
The OHM Shawl by Michelle Miller .
One Row Lace Scarf

Lagoon Socks--praise to the Regia DKtweed sock in Lagoon colorway


Dizzy Blondes: 

No spinning, due to sinus issues.


Look at life's big picture and stop interfering with your own happiness. Don't block your own happiness by staying caught up in anger or bad feelings. And you have to make decisions about this for the long run: will a short-term gain be worth a longer-term loss? Or vice-versa?

Put a Lid On It:

Pickled beets in process. Nom nom nom! Layer any hard root veggie--turnips, beets, rutabagas--in the crock pot over night with a puddle of water in the bottom on low overnight. Then cook  any way you like.

Aw Shoot!

FINALLY back to running and planking. Down 19 pounds.

Something I Really Like:

Pic's Peanut Butter from New Zealand. Ohhhhhhhh yeeessss.

The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle Earth. Find the app in the Mac online app store.


A class on Skype! Life is sunny! I killed my Fitbit and replaced it.

Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic on March 23rd!

Summer Mindfulness Retreat in Camarillo, CA--looking at June. $50 to attend.
Game plan:
Limited to 10-15 people
Mindfulness lessons, meditation, self-hypnosis training by the ocean.
Road trips to local yarn shops.
Road trips to local high-end outlet malls.

It's Mother Bear CAL/KAL time again! Details above.

Stitches West!

Booth: Owner:
1001 Fickle Knitter Designs. Of course!
1048 Forbidden Woolery. We love our newest friend of CFR!

1140 Alpenglow--We LOVE CURLIE! Sunday at 11 is our listener gathering there!
1146-8 Yarnover Truck YAY!

709: MOTHER BEAR PROJECT!! Look for me there on Friday especially and frequent check-ins
718: LISA SOUZA! I unashamedly love the Souzas. Great couple, yarn-to-die-for
738: Slipped Stitch Studios! More cool stuff than is legal!

804: Purlesence--everything I love
822: Sacred Laughter--Best. Pins. Ever!
827: Carolina Hone Spun--Everything a spinster yearns for!

906: Dizzy Blonde--we love them at CFR!
920: Ranch of the Oaks! Faboo! Beloved of CFR fans.
404-504: WEBS. Yep. Love ‘em.
1039: Abstract! Colorififfic!


And here is another of my bears in its forever home with Mother Bear Project! Her person lives in Kenya!


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