New Years? Already?
I am in denial.
I already told you what I hope to knit this year, but I didn’t tell you how. I have resolution, knitters. Brace yourselves.
Knit the stash.
Yawn. Ya. Ya. Every knitter’s worst knitmare (not a typo). True nonetheless. I think I have enough yarn stashed away in the hall closet to get to me to my birthday at the end of April when I typically stock up for the year. Yarn stores be warned: I am not coming.
Buy a Swift and Ball Winder
Because I have to buy something related to knitting, even if it isn’t yarn. And, seriously. Enough is enough. All this winding over the back of a chair? It’s ridiculous.
Why don’t (all!!!) yarn companies just sell their yarn pre-wound? For knitting’s sake…
Start a Knitting Group (Again)
This was my New Year’s resolution in 2012. I actually did it. For a while. Until I was too pregnant to keep hosting and organizing. Given I live in the middle of nowhere, it was quite the feat. There are more knitters in the sticks than one might think. (We are everywhere! Mwha ha ha!!!) I aim to give it another go. But not at my house.
Meditation has never been my thing. I invariably get stressed at the end of a yoga class when you lie down, close your eyes, and just are. Who has time for that?!? I just think about all the things I should be doing…dinner, dishes, laundry, yada yada. A wise friend told me I can knit and meditate. Just focus on the stitches and think of nothing else. No chores. No future knits. No problems. No dreams. Just, well, nothing. The stitch. I am going to try. It’s my only hope.
What are your New Year’s Resolutions?