This week has flown by. I’ve enjoyed taking part, and especially enjoyed discovering new blogs and lots of fellow knitters/crocheters. Todays topic is looking forward to where we hope to be when KCBW rolls around again.
I recently conquered a long held goal to knit a pair of socks. I used to look at the beautiful socks on Ravelry, yet always felt intimidated, convinced that they were too fiddly, and with such fine yarn and small needles they would take too long to finish. I now no better, and have fallen in love with sock knitting :)
Now to look forward to my goals for the next 12 months. There a three…
1. Stranded knitting. I have my first project queued, the yarn in my stash, and surprise…it’s a pair of socks! They’ll be knit using Cascade Heritage yarn, in Blood Orange and Butter…
…I’ve had a little test knit, and this is incredibly soft yarn. I think the two colours will go well together. Another stranded knitting project I’d like to try is a cardigan with a little stranded work. I’ve seen some beautiful examples on Ravelry (such an enabler ;)) such as Edelwiss.
2. Lace. Once again I have the projects queued, both cardigans, Hampton and Myrtle.
3. Improving my spinning. I have been spinning on and off for a while now, but want to make it a more regular part of day to day life. I am also thinking about a spinning wheel. It is a major purchase, so more thought and research is required, and in the end, I make stick with my spindles :)
It will be interesting next year to see how we have all fared in achieving our goals.