Anyway - setting up a blog was one of the them ... and that I have achieved as here I am blogging to the world at large with no idea who it is reaching and who is reading my ramblings!
The second to-do was to knit a pair of socks! Aaaah! Why did I feel the need to achieve this? I really don't know! There has just been something in the background of my crafty head saying that I needed to do this. So, anyway, back in March I cast on! I decided to go with one of my favourite forums on Ravelry and do the knit-along with them. Two patterns had been chosen - an easy and a not-so-easy lacy pair. Of course, my heart says way-hey lets go for the lacy ones and then my head says uh-oh ... you need to think about this sensibly and go for the pattern that you are more likely to achieve the first time round.
I do have this habit of either choosing something perhaps a little beyond my capabilities or - like the previous post - making two things at the same time!
Anyway - this is my progess so far ....
I'm still working on sock number one.
I have, as always, been working on other projects as well. So this isn't bad progress really for me. I did have a little panic as I had one 100g skein of yarn and it seemed to be going down pretty rapidly. So I had to find where it had come from (it has been part of a birthday swap I took part in last year from a lovely lady called Jenny in Colorado Springs) and then order another skein in. It was purchased from an etsy shop called A Hundred Ravens (http://www.etsy.com/shop/ahundredravens). A lovely 100% Merino wool called Iachos : Tardis - an apt shade for a Doctor Who fan like me!
So I have now definitely got enough yarn to finish both socks.
I have also totally committed myself by having it down as a project on my Ravelry page! http://www.ravelry.com/projects/LucyMc96/basic-ribbed-socks
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