Tuesday, 15 July 2014

So I let Crazy take a spin

The Year of Projects runs from July to June, and so I really need a new list.  Last year was partially successful, so I'm going to up the ante this year, and include slightly more projects, plus I'll almost certainly be doing a bit of sewing.

For me:

Finish the Wisteria jumper (not much to go)
Finish the Myrna cardigan (again, shouldn't be too hard)
Finish the other Peacock Mitten in time for winter
A Garter Yoke cardigan in that lovely blue
A Coraline cardigan in either that same lovely blue, or in the other blue I've just impulse bought
A Petrie top with navy and blue stripes
A knitted Coco (no link, because I am going to make it up and channel Tilly)
A pair of socks

For the girls:

Ringo and Elwood mittens in grey and brown
A cardigan for Hattie, probably this one
One of these for each of them
A pair of simple socks each

For Simon:

I am going to reknit one of his unwearably large jumpers.  Either this one or this one.  I was a terrible knitter when I made these, and I'm much, much better at it now.  So now he gets a recycled jumper.
More socks.


Owl Obsession for my new godson
Hexipuff Quilt (I'm aiming to get 250/500 done by the end of June 2015)
The Weather in the Streets (should probably be finished by June)
Finish the bloody Elephants blanket
A blanket for Lucy's 6th birthday, which is in September, so may well be sewn together stripes instead of something knitted

That looks do-able.  Probably.  Come back in a month.


  1. May I quietly infect you with Alabama Chanin fever?



    Wanders off, innocently whistling...

  2. The stuff is so beautiful; maybe once the children are bit less demanding!

  3. That looks doable :)

    1. My problem is that I can get a bit distracted by all the shiny new things!

  4. The list looks very good and probably very doable. Your family will be nice and warm this winter with all those knitted goodies.

  5. Oh I just love the idea of re-knitting sweaters. Seems to me I've got an unwearably large one in my cupboard :)

  6. It's the only way the ungrateful so and so will wear it. So I have to. Plus, you know, I want people to realise that I got better at knitting!