The end of a beautiful year is upon us. In 2014, I had some wonderful adventures. I started a blog! I didn’t realize how awesome it would be to dive into the knitting blogosphere! I’ve read some awesome blogs (hop over to my Blogs I Read page for more…in fact I have a few to add) and had the opportunity to connect with some great people through the internet. I’ve been inspired to tackle all the knits. I’ve been encouraged when things aren’t quite going the way I want. And I’ve felt a huge sense of belonging to such a fantastic group of people. I knit my first garment(s)! Earlier this year, I blindly knit a top as a shop sample for McNeedles. I followed the directions and knit stockinette for miles. My only complaint? I couldn’t try it on because it was the smallest size! After I finished that bad boy up, I came across several posts on blogs talking about a “Summer Sweater Knit-Along.” I had to play along! I bought yarn, swatched, and then it hibernated. I was inundated with trying to finish baby blankets and didn’t even cast on the crazy “summer sweater” until August? Not to mention I didn’t finish those million rounds of stockinette until October. But I love my Whispers top and look forward to wearing it more in the spring! I moved to an awesome city! St. Louis has been magnificent! We are closer to family and have gotten to go to some awesome Cardinals baseball games and drink some of the tastiest beer. I was blessed with a new niece! My brother graduated college! And I’ve knitted my fingers off! I think I’ve finished like 35 projects this year! I’ve managed to whittle down my current WIPs to 8 and I’m nearly done with the Array Cowl. I can say that I’m incredibly grateful for such an awesome year and I’m definitely looking forward to the new year! I’ve got some fun new things I want to talk about in the upcoming year and maybe a few changes to the look of the blog. So Happy New Year to you and yours!
v’s & bumps,
Linking with Tammy for her Stitch Along Wednesday & Ginny for Yarn Along & Nicole for Keep Calm Craft On.
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That cowl is gorgeous! I can’t wait to see it finished. It seems like all the cool kids were starting knitting blogs this year. I can’t wait to see what 2015 has in store.
Thanks! I’m also looking forward to a new, fun 2015!
Wow, well done on finishing so many! And that cowl is totally gorgeous! Such lovely rich colours!
Thanks! I may have a hard time parting with it!
Sounds like you had an awesome year with loads of knitting. I love the colours of that cowl. Happy New Year!
Thanks! Happy New Year to you too!!
Hooray for all your great accomplishments! You are so talented. I hope your new year is off to a wonderful start!
Thanks! Happy New Year to you as well 🙂
Happy New Year to you as well! Hope 2015 brings you many more adventures and discoveries!
Yay! Thanks! Adventures and discoveries are what make this blogging thing fun! 🙂