However, when I told Brianna that I do plan to have 12 pairs of socks finished at the end of the year, she smiled and suggested that they each have a theme for the month. I think it's a great idea! My January socks are Sunny Skies. In a way, they represent the roller-coaster of emotions that we are both going through. The ups and downs of realization that she will soon be out there on her own and I will be living alone for the first time in my whole life. The colors of the socks are cheery sunflowers against the vivid blue sky (this is a NerdGirlYarns colorway and it's even more bold in person).
Tour de Sock. Even though I know I won't likely finish each pattern in the time given, I do know that I'll have them all started and hopefully finished soon after the TdS ends. I'll be a sponsor again this year and have some awesome skeins to add to the prize pool.
I am currently working on a sweater for myself and will have that one finished by the middle or end of March. Strangely enough, I have a short story to go along with it and I'll share that with the final shot of the sweater.
MCT, then the school for her field). Well, at least she will have it for next winter.
On to the plan of the year:
- Twelve pairs of socks (at least 4 will be TdS)
- Dragon Scarf
- One sweater for Brianna
- One large shawl
- One sweater for me
- Embroider my bath towels
- Finish Brianna's blanket
- Embroider my own blanket
- Two rounds on the Universal Love blanket
- Finish and mail the Craft it Forward gifts
- Spin all the dyed fiber I have (leaving the bare stuff for a future plan)