Episode 22: Let There Be Love

Aplayfulday is kindly sponsored by Superknits, and brace yourselves because..... the stripes are here!

Aplayfulday is also kindly sponsored by NorthboundKnitting, uniquely hand dyed yarn, spinning fibre and modern knitting designs. Please show your support for our playful friend by clicking on the link above.

Aplayfulday is proudly sponsored by Candy Skein and is sharing the love with 10% off all purchases until 29th February 2012. Simply enter the code 'APLAYFULDAY' at checkout to claim your discount. 

Show notes:

I will be attending


at the end of February 2012 on both days. The podcaster meetup is happening in the East Wing, behind the Interknit booth at 11-12 on the Saturday as aprt of the Ravelry party. Please feel free to come and say hi on the Sunday but I won't be doing a meet and greet on this day!

Save the date-


is in April.

Mooncalf Makes

, purveyor of handmade tea accessories is offering 10% for all playful friends. Simply enter the code 'playful' at checkout to claim your discount. Offer ends 14th February 2012.

Off the needles

Cedar Leaf Shawlette

by Alana Dakos in

Silky Malabrigo DK

weight in the colourway Sand.

A stash liberation challenge for a design using SuperKnits soon to be announced Catherine of Aran-gorn.

On the Needles

After thought heel socks

by Laura Linneman in a mystery self striping of awesome- stay tuned!

Kai Mei


Cookie A

in Superknits

Mary, Queen of Socks

, colourway 'With my tv and CD collection of Bob Marley' 

Notes from a Cold Sheeper:

Joyful stashing opportunities from

Tactile Fiber Arts


The Uncommon Thread




Munch, Burp, Schlurp

A guest feature from the blogger and podcaster LGesin of the 'Blog Like It's The End of the World' podcast. Laura mentions the following resources

Veganise This




The Vegan Table

. Furthermore

Stuff Vegans Say

, and.....

Vegan Francaise Sauce

1/2 package silken tofu

juice of one lemon

1 Tbsp nutritional yeast


creole seasoning (or red & black pepper plus garlic salt if you don't have this but this is much better)

2 Tbsp canola oil

Heat the tofu in the microwave for 30 seconds.

Throw everything in a bowl, beat with immersion blender until smooth.

Throw back in the microwave for 30 seconds to a minute or until hot.

Pour over whatever!


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