Episode 50 – 2015 goals (shownotes)

Spinning:  I finished 2.3 oz of black rainbow rolags from Yarn Geek Fibers.  It is a 160 yd 2-ply skein…approximately sport weight.

WIPs:

  1. handspun Age of Brass & Steam shawl
  2. Wintersweet by Boo Knits
  3. Caesious by Hunter Hammerson.  This is from the new book Curls.
  4. Zombody likes Fruitcake socks
  5. Merry Merry socks

New Stash & Gifts:

  1. Desert Vista Dyeworks sock yarn…I’ve almost collected all of the zombie skeins!
  2. The Cyborg’s Craft Room yarn: Snowday and Wildflower both on the Associkilate base
  3. Hobbledehoy battlings in Galactus
  4. Curls by Hunter Hammerson
  5. The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook
  6. Magpies, Homebodies & Nomads by Cirilia Rose

2014 Goals in Review:

  1. Knit more socks than in 2013.  (I knit 12 pairs in 2013, and 11 in 2014)
  2. Knit more sweaters than in 2013.  (I knit 1 in 2013 and 1 in 2014).
  3. Spin more on spindle.  (I spun more than in 2013…but only because I had just purchased the spindle at the very end of 2013).
  4. Purchase a wheel.  (Purchased a Kromski Sonata on 2/15/2014)
  5. Stay consistently at 5 WIPs or less.
  6. Complete 1 quilt.
  7. Complete 1 cross-stitch.
  8. Knit over 5000 yds.  (I knit 32 projects totalling 10,372 yds)

2015 Goals:

  1. Finish at least 1 pair of socks per month.  Motivation for this is the DVD unofficial knitalong in the DVD Ravelry group.
  2. Spin 2 lbs.
  3. Knit 15,000 yds.
  4. Knit 2 sweaters.
  5. Stash Down:
    1. no yarn purchases until DFW
    2. Incoming yardage can only equal 1/2 of what is outgoing
  6. Create new products for the Suburban Stitcher shop.

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