January 2015 Plans

I know I’m a little late posting plans for this month, but I needed to write up my plans for the year and do the UFO Inventory before I could articulate clear plans for this month.  I registered as a Student on Sabbatical (SOS) for this term of the Harry Potter Knitting / Crocheting House Cup due to anticipated events that did not come to fruition (thankfully).  I do plan to turn in at least one class per month in order to regain sorting priority (I didn’t turn in a class in November), but my plans for the next few months will be organized according to meeting goals for the year, rather than by HPKCHC activities.

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2015 Goals and Plans

I do not set crafting resolutions.  To me, the word “resolution” implies doing something drastically different than you had been doing before.  I’ve been a fiber crafter for a long time and that is not going to change.  Instead, I set goals and make plans.  Goals differ from resolutions in that goals are smaller, concrete, and incremental.  I already have a base of fiber crafting skills and I want to build on those skills.  There’s many things I have never done, especially with crochet, spinning, weaving, and dyeing as these are the skills that I have only acquired in the last two years.  Although I’ve been knitting for 20+ years, I spent many of those years knitting the kinds of projects where gauge is nearly irrelevant and so the list of things I have never done with knitting is longer than you might expect. I’m starting out the year by picking one or two skills to work on for each of the fiber crafts.

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Projects Finished in 2014

I did not expect to take time off from blogging during the holidays, but that’s what ended up happening.  The last six weeks have been a whirlwind of events with family and friends.  I’ve done very little crafting as a result.  However, I will be back to blogging regularly starting next week.  For today, I put together a short video compilation of all the projects I knit, crocheted, spun, wove, and / or dyed during 2014.  I hope you enjoy it!

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Spammers Gonna Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam

Yesterday I signed into my blog for the first time in a week and a half to find 794 comments awaiting moderation.  Every single one was spam.  Since I have the blog send me an e-mail every time I get a comment, that meant I also had 794 extra messages in my e-mail.

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June 2014 Wrap Up

June is over!  We are already halfway through the year!  It is time to review my crafting goals for June and see if I met them or not.  SPOILER ALERT: Not so great on the goals this month, but you probably guessed that from my lack of blogs for the last couple weeks.  I’m not totally sure what happened.  Let’s break it down.

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