Ah, year end – time to take a look back and think about the coming new year. First, Christmas knitting – I did almost none this year and what I did do, I did not photograph because they were out the door as they were finished. I made a couple of these Scandinavian Santas and they turned out really cute. It’s a great, quick project and they knit up in just a couple of hours using yarn from my stash. I also ended up gifting my Wiggle Wrap which I think I’ve blogged about. I had posted a picture on Facebook of it in progress and my cousin really liked it so I decided to surprise him and send it to him for Christmas. He was very surprised and really happy so that was nice.
The most exciting thing about the Wiggle Wrap was I actually blocked it and as you can see in the picture it made a huge difference. I’m not a huge fan of blocking but sometimes you just have to bite the bullet.
I looked back to my 2014 New Year post to see how I did on the goals I set and I did pretty. I did yarn bomb my iron railing and it looks great. I’ve left it up and will probably flip it in the spring so it looks fresh again. I also did well with my blogging. I was pretty much faithful to the What’s on My Needles once a month and added the Yarn Club posts once a month.
I did not do much with developing new hats and I’ve been debating which direction to go in with that but more on that later. I also did nothing with my awesome puzzle piece pattern but maybe next year.
I have lots of thoughts floating around my head for next year. I went out and got a calendar system to attempt to organize me a bit more. I’ve made a list of all the knitting projects I know I need to get done – gifts, etc. I made another list of projects to work on for the blog and selling knitting. It’s nice to have everything listed out in one place so when I have time to work on something I can check the project list and get working. The biggest challenge will be making the time to get it all done – I need more hours in the day!
Happy knitting and happy travels to all in 2015!