(1) Color(work). Not only could my wardrobe use some splashes of color, but my knitting skills could be stepped up by working with a variety of colors in one project. High on my list of must.knit.now patterns are My Favorite Things Infinity Cowl and the Pine Bough Cowl. I've been wanting to knit both these projects ever since they were released (December 2012 and February 2013, respectively). It's time ....
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(3) Design. I'm planning to design small accessory projects throughout the year mainly to satisfy the creative side of my brain. The challenge here won't be so much the designing but everything that comes after. Having written a couple of hat patterns in the past, I know how much patience it takes to knit (and test knit) a new pattern to then be able to actually write it out. Still, I have so many ideas floating around that my needles are ready!
I'm really optimistic that 2014 is going to be a growth year for me in so many ways, and I'm looking forward to this little blog going along for the ride.