Thank you to everyone for a wonderful 2018! Through this community (and a little hard work) I’ve learned and experienced so much this past year! Much love to you all! In the spirit of lists-past and with an eye towards growing and changing and learning more, I present my 2019 To Learn list in all its promising glory:
- Keep and fill a design journal
- Launch my yarn label “Shorn” and intro my new logo
- Design 1 hat and 2 sweaters –AND release the patterns!
- Remember: less sample and test knitting and more pattern development
- Host a podcast KAL for pattern modifications!
- Gather and share local knitting book knowledge through the podcast
- Increase the number and regularity of video tutorials offered
- Revive the 1 Year 1 Blanket Tradition with 2(!!!) blankets:
- Northeasterly Blanket
- Knit Together Project
- Compete in the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Sheep to Shawl for a 2nd time
- Spin more . . .
- Check out a yarn shop in every city I visit ( . . . if it has a yarn shop)
- Meet more of you fiber folk out there in communities around the world
What’s on your list? Share a link or give us an update on your plans in the comments or over on the Ravelry group thread! Happy New Year to everyone!
Oh, and here is my 2018 list for good measure:
Design a sweater–yep, I said it out loud!DONE! Meet more of you fiber folk out there in communities around the worldDONE, and to be continued! Cultivate the podcast offerings and add more video tutorialsDONE, and to be continued! Complete the Re-Make-Along with all of you!!DONE! Work on a fun collaboration/test knit with LBHand KnitsDONE!
- Conquer the Geology shawl that thwarted me in the past — Sigh.
- Continue the one year, one blanket tradition! I’m talking about you, Persian Dreams Blanket in a worsted weight! — 2 x blankets next year coming right up!
Become more adept at drop-spindlingDONE!
- Spin 1-2 braids/month on my Ladybug — Maybe next year?
- Get my Matchless wheel tuned up and humming! — Maybe next year?
Check out a yarn shop in every city I visit ( . . . if it has a yarn shop)DONE, and to be continued! Buy less random yarn and fiber–aim instead for sweater quantities of soulful wool!DONE, and to be continued!