2018 was a good year; a busy one with a new schedule but enough time to create a few projects.
I’m always excited to create blankets and wee hats for babies! I love the waffle stitch and used it for a few projects because it’s so simple yet it has such an impact. And I adore the classic chevron it just called to me when deciding how to use those oh so soft yarns.
I only made a few but love the amigurumi that I tried this year. Both patterns are from the same designer. A friend loved my little sleeping bunny so much she asked that I make twin bunnies for her. I’ll share more about the Abominable Snowman later. I was pleased with how he turned out but I did have to substitute a different yarn. Kudos to Spin-a-Yarn for her incredible perseverance in using the pipsqueak yarn!!
And naturally I had to make a few scarves! the off white set is sooooo fluffy it’s like having a cloud wrapped around you. The dragonfly scarf is also very soft and currently my only (how did that happen?) #wip !!
I’m very pleased to say I finally finished my sidewalk shawl. So much so that I’ve actually decided to model it to show here!
I’ve also made my first cardigan but the photos are hiding! It took me a while to work up the nerve to make something to wear. Since my weight loss journey was near it’s end I decided I could invest some time into a big project. I’ll just have to take some more photos and make a whole new post!
My last big project of the year was a table runner for my sister. She and her hubby go all out decorating their house for Halloween and they LOVE Disney! So when I saw this pattern I altered it a wee bit to add the hidden Mickey ❤
What is ahead for 2019?
Humm, I’ll finish my dragonfly scarf and make a few more because I love my growing collection of scarves ❤
I’ve had some black and red yarn and an idea about creating a Mickey blanket for years now. Perhaps this is the year to finally pick a design? I’ve seen a few C2C patterns that just might work!
I wish you kindness and creativity for 2019!