So, I’ve decided that I’m going to throw out some fiber goals for 2013. Up until now my fiber-y life has been pretty disorganized, unfocused, whatever. The goal for 2013 is to change all that by:
- Organizing My Stash: This doesn’t just mean my fiber and yarn, but all my crafty things (embroidery supplies, fabric, etc.). For my yarn it means making sure everything has the proper tags. That my handspun and recycled yarn is cataloged by fiber content, weight, yardage and wpi. For my fiber, it means I know where I bought it, how much I paid, and notes on any plans I may have at the time.
- Selectively De-Stashing Synthetics: This is something I’ve wanted to do since my first project with 100% wool yarn. After that going back to acrylic was painful, but because I’m a woefully poor college student, inevitable. Now that I’m graduating and heading out into Big-Girl-Land, I want to ditch most of the synthetics in my life, especially the all-acrylics. I might finish my acrylic WIPs, it would seem wasteful not to, then file that away into the “beginning” chapter of my knitting and switch to all natural fibers (or at least blends).
- Finishing My WIPs: In reality, at the time of writing this, I only have 2 or 3 WIPs that have been languishing for ages. I need to either finish them or frog them, to make way for new things.
- Make More Things: Pretty self explanatory. Maybe have 1 project a month or something, so I can feel accomplished and have 12 new things at the end of 2013.
So, those are some of my 2013 Fiber Resolutions, happy new year everyone! I’d love to hear what goals you have for all your yarn and fiber-y goodness in 2013.