Howdy friends and neighbors, it seems a new year has begun and that means big plans to fill the next 365 days! Oh the plans I have, not resolutions so much as grand plans for all the things that I want to get into in the next 52 weeks. Let’s see the list shall we?
- Find a year long KAL – any suggestions would be helpful by the way.
- Join KALs to meet even more amazing online knitters
- Finish a sweater
- Finish that lace beaded lace shawl.
- Find that perfect sock formula
- Stash bust 50% of my stash
- Actually spin things I want to share on the internet 😉
- Try my hand at designing more intricate things
- Try weaving – it looks like fun!
- Keep all my social media up to date. aka Ravelry, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr (my personal favorite), Tumblr and Instagram
- Be so much better about updating my Etsy store
- BLOG MORE!
But here is the one I am really, really excited for….
~ 52 Weeks of New Experiences! ~
I never make New Year’s Resolutions – they usually lead to disappointment. But this year I want to try something new, I want to try 1 new thing a week (or a total of 52 new things in a year). This can be knitting related or anything else my mind dreams up. Life is too short to not keep learn and trying new things. I already know what I want to do for week 1, which is really exciting!, but I am going to have to keep reading blogs, books, magazines and anything I can get my hands on to keep expanding as a person.
This is going to be a very full year indeed. So now I beg for your input friends and neighbors – what knitting are you doing this coming year? Heard of any good KALs? Seen something that tickles your fancy? Please share! I am here and sooo ready to listen!
Knitting Sarah on Word Press has a great year long sock KAL!!
I just saw that – and I really did it!
I want to learn ALL the sock techniques this year. I also want to use up my scraps (yarn and fabric). Your project looks like fun.
ALL the sock techniques? Yowzer boss, that’s intense! I have fallen in love with making socks but it may be a while be texture/cables come into the mix.
Good luck and I cannot wait to see how it turns out!
Thanks. I may even design a sock, watch out!
Oh! Do it! I can (try) to test knit if you ever need a guinea pig 😉
I will take you up on that, later in the year…
Oh! I picked up my Jayashri last night and I think I knitted it way to big. It sounds silly but I am a way better knitter (at least when it comes to fit) than I was when I started it. i am a little terrified that this thing is going to fit my hubby…with me in it as well!
We shall see what I can do to try to save it, I can be creative….occasionally at least.
I think your creativity is more than occasional, as evidenced by your blog. Good luck with the sizing.
Thanks….we shall see if I can overcome this silly sizing.
Happy New Year to you.. and Can’t wait to see all your knitting adventures.. 😀
Happy New Year to you as well – it should be quite a year *fingers crossed*!
Few. You are going to be busy. Good luck, i shall enjoy reading and learning from you. X
Hopefully it’ll go well!
I don’t knit but I like your idea of a new experience each week!
Sounds good right? Not too much pressure, just a slight push 😉
Happy New Year to you too! We are like minded in our goals! We shall meet them! I am claiming it for the both of us!
*CLAPPING IN AGREEMENT!*
I with you on the not making resolutions but I am planning on finishing things I start craft-wise and getting my Etsy store up and running! I like the thought of 52 weeks of new things but I may have to limit mine to 1 a month to fit everything in!
I snuck a cheat in there – 52 weeks or 52 experiences – just for this very reason. 😉 You’ll have to send me the link to your Etsy store when it’s all up and going! Good Luck!
I recently joined MySistersKnitter KAL/CAL on Ravelry. I love it so far.
Happy New Year! Good luck with your goal to trysomething new every week. That is a great goal.
Thank you and Happy New Year to you as well!
I have a new experience/challenge for you……
*runs off to evil lair in a hollowed out volcano* 😉
Okay, but seriously though. I really want to try out color work – it’s something I haven’t tried…any suggestions on where to start? You’re my knitting guru you know 😉
I have an idea that might work 😉 will PM you on Rav x
I look forward to it! 🙂