I'm not going to waste time on all my WIP's and some projects that didn't even get off the ground last year...those are still hanging around but for this first edition of YOP2014-2015 I am going to focus on the new and trending...for me anyway. (another drum roll and more music fanfare).
YOP 2014-2015 Official List of
Areas of Operation are:
3. Special Occasions
6. Skills and Techniques
Those are my categories and not all of them will have an entry but I like to use them as they help me remember people and things I don't want to forget such as pets, anniversaries, and me! LOL!
Also, there are specific items I want to make such as; this year there will be (hopefully) more socks and a shawl which I've never done and more toys, as I am really enjoying those and I can't leave out a new blanket as you know how I love me a new blanket! It's been quite the project just to organize and narrrow down as I make almost all gifts so that means I need to know what everyone is going to get for Christmas, birthdays, etc.
I tagged my projects this year in my "favorites" as 201415 so that I can easily see what lies in my future! As I begin each project they will be moved to my "project" page. There are 51 projects which means about 1 per week...well....we know that's not going to happen but in my defense I have duplicate patterns of (for example) hedgehog mittens as I haven't decided which pattern I am going to use.
I will also be doing some projects from the following books but since those aren't on Ravelry, I will document those as I go. Here are the books I will be knitting/crocheting out of (excluding one from last year that I couldn't lay my hands on at the moment):
This book has the pattern that I will be using for my daughter and son-in-laws blanket that I was making for the 5th time from a pattern she chose that I just could not work with the Homespun (yarn from hell). I am trying this pattern in this book as I have done several blankets from it in the past and loved it.
As for skills and techniques I want to learn: 1) double knitting, 2) stranded colorwork, 3) designing, 4) faster knitting as in continental, and tunisian crochet.
So, I really did try to narrow things down but you know how that goes...........so many projects....so little time!
Happy Trails! I'll be over later to see what the year ahead is going to be like for the rest of you YOP'ers