Predictions ’09

Crystal Ball, with socks in my future
Crystal Ball, with socks in my future
  1. Absolutely no resolutions around here!
  2. Undoubtedly ’09 will be the Year of Stash Busting
  3. A safe prediction therefore is that there will be socks. The sock yarn stash is sizable. Enough for a pair a month without having recourse to new purchases, that’s for sure.
  4. Otherwise, I predict a shift to multi-skein projects.
  5. Probably involving greater challenge
  6. I also see a move towards clearing the WIPs pile and having fewer live projects at any one time. This may be a whole-year project, but the pile will come under control at some point.
  7. There will be more spin-to-knit as there is fleece stash to bring under control, as well as yarn.

Socks I would like to knit next year include:

All depends on matching stash to pattern effectively, of course, and I fear I have insufficient solid yarns and also insufficient broad striping yarns to achieve most of these projects. I may be facing a year of “Simple Socks” !

Of course, I have socks on the needles for completion and I may not be rid of those for several months yet. There’s plenty of variety in those – Pomatomus, and Mingus in particular offer a few twists and turns.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

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It’s a reasonable day today and thus we have the back doors standing open. This means that Chloé can come and go as she pleases (she refuses to use the cat flaps and expects us to give her ingress and egress via the sitting room window). We were taking a coffee break in between sorting out the van, when we heard a strange Chloé-type noise. I did not like it. I wondered if she hadContinue readingThanks!

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

It has been a busy day, not much time for anything. We walked the dog this morning but I took no photographs until I decided to take a few potshots in the village on our way back.

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots