Happy New Year! I have to say I've had the worst cold in my life and motivating to the computer has been pretty rough however I made it! 14 days into the New Year.....
The past few years I stopped making resolutions on New Years and instead would make them on my birthday in September, the beginning of my new year. However, this past year I saw something on tv that stuck with me. Most people of course end up not sticking with their resolutions, but it is still a great way to start fresh and make promises to better oneself. So I decided to make some resolutions. Now is the hard part, being realistic.
Why blog about resolutions? Well one of them is to try and finish what I start. Not wanting to fail I sometimes don't finish things. Knitting projects. I've been knitting off and on for 10 years. I learned when I started designing sweaters at Columbia Sportswear. It was a great reason to take knitting classes so I can learn gauge. This past December I signed up for a Herringbone Cowl class at Purl. I didn't realize it was an advanced knitting course. It's been difficult, to say the least. I have always had problems with understanding the knit stitches. I've worked on it slowly. In between I have knitted 2 hats for gifts. The herringbone cowl I find to be a tough project, the yarn which I love is slippery and the stitch is backwards. All in all, it hasn't been pleasurable. But I decided I should keep up with it. Also Sophia, the teacher and a friend, has been encouraging. So resolution one, finish my projects.
This is what I hope to accomplish.
|It's so buttery beautiful! Picture taken from the Purl Bee|
Do you do resolutions? What are some of yours?
Should I give myself a goal of trying to create 5 resolutions?