Friday, December 31, 2010

2010 in Review

It's the time of year to reflect. There were some hard times, like losing my grandpa and aunt. Some achievements. Some disappointments. And many good times, especially taking trips to see family and friends, and pursuing "the fiber lifestyle". We were lucky to have business, unlike many builders in the area. K. loves his preschool and friends.


On a personal front I got back into cycling, running, and hiking. I also took a lot of photos. Photos of my city:

My kid:

Myself: And fiber:


K. took a bunch of photos. It's fun to see things from his perspective. I guess I'm wearing off on him because he takes pics of himself:

The things around him:

And me:

I'm not making any specific New Year's Resolutions beyond the changes I started last year and want to continue in 2011. Perhaps I will sign up for a 5K run.

On the fiber front I achieved the goal of buying no yarn in 2010. Thanks to friends and family I got plenty of lovely new yarn, though.

I must have made some crazy knitting goals, but I don't tag my posts very well so I couldn't find them, beyond my list of stash-busting ideas (4 of 13 done). According to my Ravelry notebook I knitted twenty-seven items this year.

I haven't set any knitting goals for 2011 but I have a few ideas:
  1. Knit sweaters this year: Wollmeise? Lett-Lopi? Handspun?
  2. Keep knitting socks. Handknit socks feel so good! Perhaps enter the SF One Sock a Month 2011 Hall of Fame?
  3. Finally finish that Fana Sweater.
  4. Continue working from stash
I also got more into needle felting and starting working at a fiber place.

Whether I make the knitting goals or not, I know 2011 will be a fulfilling fiber year. I'm already signed up for a twined knitting class at Stitches West on my birthday in February.


Happy New Year! See you in 2011.


Kristen said...

You have achieved a lot in 2010, and I especially admire your sticking to your exercise and no yarn buying goals. I'm going to try and knit up more stash this year too. Happy New Year!

Tracey said...

it's march now. just saying... ;)