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knittingkeri
Chatty Knitter

197 Posts

Posted - 12/10/2005 :  10:18:24 PM  Show Profile Send knittingkeri a Private Message
Does anyone else out there have knitting related New Years Resolutions? Mine is to buy no more yarn until I have finished all lapsed projects, and sold off the yarn I am not using. Love to hear yours!!!

jaymeKnits
Permanent Resident

USA
1350 Posts

Posted - 12/11/2005 :  12:08:41 AM  Show Profile  Send jaymeKnits a Yahoo! Message Send jaymeKnits a Private Message
There are a few of us who already posted on this a little bit ago:
http://www.knittersreview.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=47399

Mine as it says is to knit more for others throughout the year so that it isn't such a crush at Christmas.

Jayme
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Marg in Mirror
Permanent Resident

Canada
3205 Posts

Posted - 12/11/2005 :  09:56:21 AM  Show Profile  Visit Marg in Mirror's Homepage  Send Marg in Mirror a Yahoo! Message Send Marg in Mirror a Private Message
I'm a soul sister to the person who wrote:

  • 1. Knit down my stash;
  • 2. Knit down my stash;
  • 3. Knit down my stash!!


-- Marg (I'm knitting as fast as I can) in Calgary

TLWKOTB
http://knitsonthebus.blogspot.com
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Sticks and String
Permanent Resident

USA
1113 Posts

Posted - 12/15/2005 :  3:06:59 PM  Show Profile  Visit Sticks and String's Homepage Send Sticks and String a Private Message
2005 was my year to finish ALL unfinished projects. I'm proud to say that as soon as I sew bead eyes on the last felted fish...I've done it! Even the baby blanket I started for my youngest son, who is 12 now (horrified look) is done. I guess it will keep for a grandchild. lol

Keri, you can do it, too! I'm pulling for you!

So in 2006 I take on learning to knit gloves, mastering entrelac techniques and knitting for myself more. Oh, DH just reminded me that 2006 is also the year I finally knit a sweater for him. It really isn't that *I* was unwilling...it was about him not being able to settle on a pattern!

Jo

If you love not the noise of bells, why then do you pull the ropes?
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WendyB
Permanent Resident

3262 Posts

Posted - 12/15/2005 :  8:16:10 PM  Show Profile Send WendyB a Private Message
I resolve not to stay up so late knitting, and to get to bed earlier (wish me luck).

WendyB
Knit to your heart's delight.
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Bullmonty
Seriously Hooked

814 Posts

Posted - 12/15/2005 :  8:20:47 PM  Show Profile  Visit Bullmonty's Homepage Send Bullmonty a Private Message
I resolve to spend more time knitting.
Suffering from stress in 2005 coz I wasn't knitting enuf...

http://designsbyhuileng.blogspot.com
[img]http://www.bensonassoc.com/pct/p09/mom_baby.gif[/img]
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azknitter
Honorary Angel

5539 Posts

Posted - 12/15/2005 :  8:37:42 PM  Show Profile Send azknitter a Private Message
New Years resolutions...hmmmm. Well, to knit more of course. To win the lottery...so I can buy more yarn...so I can knit more.

To learn to use my stupid fabulous new digital camera.

...and most importantly, to find a way to knit while eating Godiva chocolates, not exercise and still lose weight.

I'll let you in on the secret when I figure it out!

Trish
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yarnlover
Permanent Resident

1752 Posts

Posted - 12/16/2005 :  08:16:10 AM  Show Profile Send yarnlover a Private Message
I have an ongoing resolution - get my entire life in order. Been working on this over the past year.

This includes organizing my yarn and spinning wool, and as Marg said: "knit down my stash," or sell the excess. And make time to practice hand embroidery and needle felting and I want to sew up a jacket from a great pattern I bought at the sewing expo.

I won't even mention the work-related projects or the home maintenance and improvement projects..........

See My Stuff: Here

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ladyblue
New Pal

6 Posts

Posted - 12/20/2005 :  9:25:09 PM  Show Profile Send ladyblue a Private Message
1. Knit more
2. spin more
3. organize my wool/fleece referrance book
4. work up my fleeces
5. find a 12 step program for fiber addiction
6. visit my sister in AZ
7. get healthy 100 percent
8. cherish every moment

Lisa
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pinkroses
New Pal

Vatican City
22 Posts

Posted - 12/30/2005 :  2:20:17 PM  Show Profile Send pinkroses a Private Message
I will try to finish my quilt I've got to finish basting and then into the hand quilting. It takes me almost a year to complete it cause I make full size quilts. inbetween the knitting, crocheting, tating , sewing and cooking and cleaning and writing Chrirstian poems, short stories and devotionals. pinkroses in Va. Looking to Jesus always.
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VickiKK
Seriously Hooked

935 Posts

Posted - 12/30/2005 :  4:11:32 PM  Show Profile Send VickiKK a Private Message
hmm, I always vow to finish UFO's, but then one of you mentions a pattern, a fabulous yarn, a new process(to me), or an accessory that I probably can't live without and those vows go out the window as I scramble to buy and do.
Maybe I need to vow to stay away from here until I get some things finished? Nah. Go ahead - enable away!!!
Vicki near Seattle
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ikamouse
Warming Up

USA
50 Posts

Posted - 01/03/2006 :  1:39:51 PM  Show Profile Send ikamouse a Private Message
I'm with Sticks and String. Finish all projects! I've lost count of how many projects I have lying around. I also have to join those trying to knit down their stash. I think the first will help with the second, though.
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