2014 Review

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First knit of the year: Boyfriend Cardigan
A hangover knit from 2013, but the 1st item finished.

Waning Winter 2

Favorite knit: Waning Winter
Actual pattern is Autumn Blush. Yarn is souvenir yarn from our
20th Anniversary trip to Maine in June.

GNG 1

Biggest knit: Chevron Baby Blanket for our Great-Niece.
680 yards of Ella Rae Superwash

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Smallest knit: Preemie Hat
43 yards Baby Cashmerino

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Longest knit: Autumn Tam, 5 months 22 days

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Shortest knit: Arm Knitting Cowl, 30 minutes

Last Knit:

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Lomond Hat
Actually finished Jan 1 at 1:00pm

Starting Totals:
73,472 yards, 419 skeins
Ending Totals:
71,979 yards, 399 skeins

2013

  • Knit 17,838 yards and 102 skeins
  • Bought 17,896 yards and 116 skeins
  • Spent $770.00
  • Finished 51 items

2014

  • Knit 14,761 yards and 80 skeins
  • Destashed 1,637 yards and 10 skeins
  • Bought 12,511 yards and 62 skeins
  • Spent $550.00
  • Finished 77 items

At least I spent less and acquired less this year. Sure wish my knitting totals had been higher. I can take solace in the fact I bought less than I knit this year. Last year? Not so much.

Goals for 2015? I try not to make them, because I never keep them. I always endeavor to knit only for me, but that falls by the wayside very soon into the new year. So, no resolutions. I will just try to be true to my knitting and stay the course with my Library Challenge, to knit from the patterns or books I have on hand and not buy new patterns or books. I will call it a success if I knit at least 1 item from my pattern stash.

So, what’s you year in review look like and how are you looking to the future?

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4 thoughts on “2014 Review

  1. Den says:

    I don’t even want to THINK about what I spent on yarn last year and that would be with my discount. EEK

    I love the Waning Winter – what is the yarn? 🙂 And the tam! And how was the arm knitting? I’ve been curious about it.

    I’m going to have so many hang over knits this year. Sigh.

  2. Paula says:

    There’s no way that I would track what I spent on yarn. You’re much braver than I am! That’s a nice collection of finished goodies. The Autumn Tam’s my favorite.

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