Small projects

Here are my 2015 goals on the knitting front. It’s not a lot but I want it to be realistic, right?

1. Produce more small projects like socks, hats, slippers – check!!!
2. Practice my spinning and take an advanced workshop;
3. Try more dyeing;
4. Do more gift knitting and prepare for some Christmas knitting;
5. Keep my stash under control and only add what I take out. Right, I never said I would diminish my stash 🙂
6. Think more about the wearability of my projects. In order to reach that I would like to make less shawls (I tend not to wear them) and I will try to stay true to my preferred color palette of blue, grey, golds and a tiny bit of red.

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Wow, it seems like I’ve already fulfilled my first goal with this great pair of slippers. I think the Christmas knitting could be a bit of a struggle, but goals need to be challenging so I’ll leave it in.

It’s so rewarding to make projects you can finish in a day or two.
Very often it are also the ideal projects for using up some of your leftovers. My slippers were made with Lopi leftovers from my nordic sweater.

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These slippers were so much fun to make. It’s a free download and you can find it here.

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4 thoughts on “Small projects

  1. I love those slippers. And could definitely use a pair with our subzeto temps lately. I need to actually do the opposite of your #1–I seem to only knit 1-3day projects. Happy New Year Knitting!

    • These slippers are just great! I made 4 pair already and my kids love them. It’s such a welcoming change to my BIG projects. I’m working on a dress for my daughter now, so how much BIGGER can one go? But I’ll try to stick to my plan of slipping in a small project here and there 🙂

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