Whelp, it’s that time of year again – the first YOP post of the year which means a quick introduction to the items I have on my list.
Granted, this is not a complete list. I have thought a bit about what I want to make my family and friends this year for Christmas, but not much beyond that. I am tracking all my YOP items on my Pivotal Tracker (linked on the right) with the label yop2016. Easy enough, eh?
I currently have 8 items listed for YOP2016, although one consists of multiple items within it. Its a request to knit up some doll clothes. Considering the item isn’t “done” until all the doll items are done, I put it in as one item with a larger point value (that’s something agile methodology folks will get – but nothing I feel I have to explain deeper – maybe another blog, another time).
Anywhoozles – the list is:
- American Doll Clothes (5 items or so) (2 items complete, 1 in progress, 2 not started)
- A Baby Blanket for my friend’s first grandbaby – started
- 1 Pair of Mittens – not started
- 2 Scarves – not started
- Fox Pillow – not started
- A Teddy Bear – not started
- 1 Pair of Socks (huh?!?! just one!) – not started
Yes, only 1 pair of socks which should be a huge indicator that this list is not done. I am sure I will be adding some more socks, especially for Christmas to the list – and I think I would also like to get a couple more gift pairs out there for other holidays/birthdays – but we’ll see. I will say my sock yarn stash is lower than it has been in years simply because my sock knitting has increased drastically.
I finished the socks here last night – bad lighting, but done nonetheless. I cannot remember what yarn I used BUT it was stash yarn (which I’m trying to stash bust this year as well). I used my vanilla sock yarn recipe which I have personally challenged myself with writing up and getting posting – the decision I have to make is do I charge a little fee for it (maybe 50 cents?) or put it up as a freebie? Not sure…. thoughts? Most of my patterns are free but not all – paid or free? free or paid? Blah.
That stupid internal argument aside, I do think I can finish the list as it stands now easily in 2016 – but I am pretty sure the list will be growing in the next week or so as I really begin to think about what I want to make this year.