Thursday, 5 January 2012

Happy 2012!

It's getting a bit late for Happy New Year, so Happy 2012 to all readers. Thank you for your support and interest during 2011. May I wish you health and happiness for the coming months. Wealth, I agree, would also be nice, but you know, I think the other two are more important.

So, I am going to look forward to the coming year. I am not going to discuss the unfinished projects, including the two Christmas presents for Mum and Dad. They much preferred their bought sweaters (shameful, I know). I am not going to think about the other goodness knows how many projects started and abandoned. I am going to think about the Fairisle hat I started and finished over Christmas. Photo here.

This is a pattern from Jamieson's of Shetland and I will be selling this as a kit pretty soon. It was easy to knit although I found the horrid dpn's that I had made it hard going on my hands. Once I was able to get my hands on some KnitPro dpn's it was all a bit easier. It looks better on, but today I don't have a model - Rex is too small. I have started an Alice Starmore cardigan in Jamieson's Shetland Heather, a lovely yarn which I hope to start selling soon. It is beautiful, not one of her most complicated designs by any means, but painfully slow. Still, I am aiming to have it ready by October so this might be achievable. What are you planning to knit?


Eleni said...

Happy New Year to you, too! I had planned to knit everybody a pair of socks for Christmas...but I ran out of time and so it turned out that only my sister got a pair! Still, she was disproportionately pleased with them (she cannot knit and so she thinks I am a crafting genius. I am not.)

Sharon said...

Anyone who finishes a knitted gift by deadline is a crafting genius in my opinion!