Ringing in the New Year: Knitting Resolutions

image_medium2Happy New Year! I can’t believe it’s already 2016. This is both my favourite and least favourite time of year. It feels like there’s so much promise, when the new year is just a couple of days old, but it also feels a little bit pressured. At least in my knitting resolutions, I see nothing but fun ahead for my new year.

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Getting Organised for 2016

¬†Even though Christmas hasn’t happened yet, my mind has moved past it already (blame working in the publishing industry; there I’m getting started on 2017). Potential New Years Resolutions are streaming through my mind, and knitting-wise, the same one pops into my head each year (just like the perpetual “I will lose weight this year!”): stop buying so much yarn and knit down the stash.

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Christmas, Christmas Time Is (Way Too) Near: Organised for the Holidays

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Tis the season for the mad dashes, the frantic knitting, and the rushing to post offices to get presents out on time. Just thinking about it now makes me a bit winded. But, for the first time ever in my knitting or otherwise adult life, I will not be in that mad dash. For the first time ever, I made it!

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Weekend Wrap-Up: A Couple of Yarn Stores and Some Acquisitions

Some lovely yarn

Some lovely yarn

My stash has grown just a teensy bit in the past two weeks week. I know, I should focus on what I have and not be buying more. There was a split second when I hesitated, but then I squished the yarn in my hands and surrendered. I’m just not strong enough to resist merino.

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Lunch Break WIPs: Spin Me Right Round

Nearly halfway done!

I’ve been busy not knitting at lunch! It’s been quite nice, actually, even when I consider how close Christmas is (46 days, if you wanted to know). With all the projects that need to be completed and sent out by the end of this month, you’d think I would focus more.

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