|Source: Crafts from the Cwtch|
I've seen A year of project posts all over my favorite blogs the past year and I always wanted to join the fun but I somehow never did. All was new for me in blogland back then, so I guess my attention was drawn my too many things.
This year however, I will definitely join. I started this blog with some crochet love, but after seeing the Beekeeper's quilt I knew I had to start knitting. That was when things changed.
I have had a big change of heart the past year and this will be my theme for A 2nd Year of Projects.
I was all about crochet, knitting was complicated for me. When pattern browsing on Ravelry, I only looked at crochet patterns. One of my first projects were baby booties.
Cute as they are, I now discovered the knitted booties and they are all too cute. So, first up the list is to make a knitted version of baby booties and I found just the pattern:
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Next to these tiny little booties, I also still need to make my first real pair of socks. A year ago I would never wanted to make socks, they didn't appeal to me at all. But now I can't wait to have my first grown pair finished.
Maybe this pattern will do:
|© Erica Lueder|
I also never wanted to make wearable things, I thought I would never be able to make something that would really look good on me. The past year I've made a couple of accessories but not a something like a sweater or jumper. So I bought myself a pattern book with lots of sweaters to knit and I also have a hoodie pattern from Tiny Owl Knits so I have 2 on the list:
|© Tiny Owl Knits|
I really want to make a little dog sweater, but it is far to warm now for our little furry friend to wear something wooly. So I'll remind myself in autumn to make something for Puck by putting this pattern on the list:
Shall I Shawl?
What is the magic about shawls and scarfs? I never understood, until recently. I'm not sure what it was that changed my mind about making shawls, probably all the gorgeous ones that I saw on other blogs. So a shawl is on the list to. Maybe on of these three:
|© Martina Behm|
Something I've wanted to try for a while now, adding beads to knitting. I think it looks stunning. For example take this pattern:
Since this is a year list, there should be some Christmas knitting. I tried to make them last year, but it didn't work out. Better luck this year on these cute Christmas balls:
A great way to learn some fair isle knitting and I also might add some beads to them.
It is also time for some new techniques like illusion knitting. I've seen many gorgeous patterns and I want to try this scarf:
Looks like a normal stripy scarf this way, but when you look at it from a different perspective it looks like this:
Well, those are the patterns that are on the list. Yes, I know. These are not the most original choices, many of you already knit these patterns. But this way you can support me ;-).
Can't wait to see everybody else's list!