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111118 ALL THE HAND KNIT SWEATERS

10:00 having a slow morning
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12:00 taking a shower // It’s *kinda* cold enough to wear a hand knit sweater, so of course I do!
12:30 knitting on Weekender sweater & finishing it! // only a few ends left to weave in
14:00 planning & getting files from my old MacBook transferred to my new iMac
15:00 reviewing long-term bizz plans with my four-month calendar // download the nov-feb version here, you’re welcome
16:00 starving, so having a late lunch
16:45 starting on a big text editing order
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19:15 baking banana bread & having dinner // and doing laundry in between, hoppaaa!
20:45 quickly checking email
21:00 doing a bit more of that text editing order
22:30 checking personal finances
23:30 winding down, tidying up, doing skin care, etc.
00:00 bed time // late enough, don’t you think?

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MY 5 CURRENT FAVORITE YOUTUBE CHANNELS TO BINGE WATCH

Nothing like some good ol’ TV watching while knitting, right? Or Netflix. Or YouTube. Because the options are endless these days. If you’re a knitter yourself, or if you find yourself in some other situation in which you can use some visual inspiration every now and then, read on. Today I’m sharing my current favorite YouTube channels. And no, they’re not only knitting podcasts. When I’m watching YouTube videos, I wanna be inspired in some kind of way. So even though some channels are knitting related and make me wanna pick up my needles asap, others are business-, productivity-, beauty-, or fashion-related. It depends on my mood, but I’m interested in all these topics, because I think they all play a part in running a business like Chain Twenty. Without further ado, here are my 5 current favorite YouTube channels!

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101118 EVERYTHING TAKES A LONG TIME TODAY

09:30 having a shower & breakfast
10:30 doing groceries with the boyfriend // this is always so much nicer to do together
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12:30 knitting on TEXTURIZADO scarf in BLANCO (undyed)
14:00 having lunch while watching Friends
14:30 journaling & planning
15:30 answering e-mails & posting on Instagram
16:30 writing a blogpost about my current favorite YouTube channels // HOW COME this took me three hours!?
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19:30 cooking & having dinner // I’m making this vegan bulgur salad (for the Dutchies amongst you)
22:00 sorting photos
22:30 finishing up // ending this blogpost, tidying up, skin care, etc.
23:00 going to bed

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091118 MISCELLANEOUS

09:30 slow morning // coffee in bed, breakfast, shower, everything at a Sunday-morning pace
11:30 tidying // much needed surface wipe, laundry, organizing clothes, etc.
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12:30 knitting // on the second Weekender sweater sleeve
14:00 lunch
14:30 vacuuming
15:00 planning // catching up on my Bullet Journal and Calendar that I haven’t touched in what feels like ages
16:00 e-mail & socials
17:00 call from a friend // oopsie, that took a lot longer than expected
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18:00 dinner
19:00 pack & ship orders
20:45 organize iMac // tidied up all my contacts (that had remained unchanged since high school)
22:15 tidy up & cool down // brush teeth and everything…
23:00 bed time

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051118 I’M BACK WITH AN IMAC!

07:00 knitting // on Weekender sweater
08:45 breakfast
09:15 journaling & planning
10:15 playing on new iMac // got a bit distracted by all the things I want to set up and install etc.
11:00 yoga
11:30 shower
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12:00 lunch
12:15 vacuum & mop // I hate hate hate this so much tralalee tralaloo
13:15 phone call // with bestie who just got engaged on her holiday!
14:45 e-mail & socials
15:30 text editing // finished an order 🙂
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18:45 dinner & Netflix // we’re still on Mad Men
20:00 walk // plus watching stars from a car park, haha!
21:30 home, chill, reading, sleep

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241018 THE DAY BEFORE GOING ON A TRIP

08:30 breakfast
09:00 morning pages
09:45 blog // yesterday’s time schedule post + Insta graphic
10:15 shower
11:00 planning // Bullet Journal + Google Calendar
11:45 yarn labels // forgot I need to make more to be able to pack yarn orders
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13:00 pack orders
14:15 lunch
15:15 shop online // random stuff I need in NL
16:30 ironing
17:30 email + socials
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18:45 ironing again // gotta split this shit up
20:00 pack suitcase // where did dinner time go?
21:45 bed sheets
22:00 ‘dinner’ // just a slice of bread and an orange, haha
22:15 manicure
23:00 shop listings // only checked the stock, I’ll make listings another time
23:15 blog // finishing up this post + Insta graphic
23:30 bed

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231018 FIRST PHOTO OF THE TEJEDA SWEATER

09:30 morning pages
10:15 breakfast
10:45 tidying
11:45 Bullet Journal + Google Calendar
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12:15 email + socials // had some emergency things to arrange
13:15 ordering random stuff // gotta make the most from being in The Netherlands
14:15 lunch
14:45 shop my closet // making ads to sell my clothes in NL
17:00 dye hair
17:30 dinner
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18:00 photoshoot // of the TEJEDA sweater, eeeeeks! <3
20:00 movie time // The Truman Show
23:00 bed

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221018 DYED YARN, BANANA BREAD, AND TEJEDA SWEATERS

10:30 morning pages
11:30 breakfast
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12:00 shower
12:30 Bullet Journal + Google Calendar
13:30 bake banana bread
14:00 set up for yarn dyeing // dyeing in between other tasks
14:30 email + socials // took me a long time, since I neglected this for three days
15:30 lunch // banana bread, of course!
16:00 continue with email // + yarn dyeing
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18:00 dinner
18:30 TEJEDA sweater // weaving in ends + blocking
20:00 yarn order
20:30 finish up yarn dyeing
22:00 chill
23:00 bed

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181018 A LOT OF PEOPLE PROBABLY GOT MARRIED TODAY

10:30 morning pages // I’m working in the afternoon + evening today, hence the late start
11:15 planning
11:45 breakfast // making pancakes with le BF
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12:45 shower
13:30 bed sheets
13:45 clean shower
14:30 set up for dyeing yarn // and do this in between all other tasks
15:00 personal finances
16:15 sort photos // I’m on a roll today!
17:15 book ticket // I’m visiting The Netherlands soon!
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18:30 dinner
19:00 vacuum & mop // finish what the boyfriend didn’t get around to before work
19:30 knitting // on second sleeve of a TEJEDA sweater in ARENA VOLCÁNICA black
22:00 finish up yarn dyeing

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171018 ORDER AFTER ORDER

07:00 knitting // Weekender sweater body is done and fits like a dream!
10:00 breakfast
10:30 planning
11:00 shower // + makeup today, because I have to actually leave the house
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12:00 quick tidy
12:30 pack orders
13:30 lunch
14:00 post office + vet // and they closed the highway, so it took me a bazillion years to get back home
16:30 dye yarn
17:30 coffee + ice cream @ the beach // with le boyfriend + another friend
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20:00 dinner + Netflix
23:00 bed

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