2015 Craft Project List

2015I’m almost loathe to do this again, after I failed pretty miserably on completing last years list, but I’m going to try again anyway.

In 2014 I published my first Craft Project List for the year.

I made a mistake with that list.

I was OVERLY ambitious, considering I have a small child and 3 businesses to run, but I still had hope that I would find the time I needed to do all the things I wanted.

And then reality hit.

Life got busy.

Everything else needed doing and the housework and gardening don’t do themselves!

And it turns out that children need a LOT of attention! ; )

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Hand Dyeing Yarn With Food Colouring

hand dyeing woolAbout 6 months ago I started knitting again.

My mother taught me how to knit years ago but I didn’t have the patience or the desire (I was 13 and convinced I was much too cool to knit, I know better now) to really get into it.

But recently I decided to give it another go as I’ve been crocheting for a number of years but wanted to do other projects that weren’t possible with crochet.

So, I bought some needles and starting knitting and I confess that I’ve become somewhat addicted.

As much to the yarn, as to the knitting.

I already have a good stash of yarns to be used for goodness knows what projects but I just keep buying more.

And now I’ve found another reason to grow my stash even morel!

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