So before I’ve made reading resolutions, general resolutions and food related resolutions but this year I want to concentrate on crafty challenges. It was something I’ve discussed with Sarah last year and in fact she’s made her own challenge post, check it out here.
Since last year I’ve gotten back into knitting and in general that has made me feel a bit more crafty. However I’m still a chronic pinner and want to get some of these pins done.
1. Do some cable knitting
I don’t know why this scares me a bit but it does. Maybe it’s the addition of a 3 needle? I love the look of cables though and totally want to give it a go.
2. Knit a pair of socks
Again, something else that scares me a bit but probably because of the tiny tiny needles used to knit with sock yarn! But I bought myself some really cool self striping yarn and I’m excited to give it a go.
3. Knit myself a garment
Not sure what but I bought ten balls of a wool, I’m sure I can find something to do! Plus, I need to be a bit more selfish and knit for myself!
4. Try crochet
I think I say this to myself every year! I’ve even tried from YouTube videos before but once I get a chain done, everything else seems super complicated, even though it’s probably as easy as pie.
5. Sew 6 new things
Yes, super vague, which I hope doesn’t become my downfall, but I just want to encourage myself to be better friends with my sewing machine! I do have some things in mind though, just don’t want to list them here in case I change my mind!
6. Try cross stitch a heart
Another thing I’ve never really done, I think I tried it once after getting on of those magazines that have a bunch of free stuff in first edition! I’ve got this pinned on Pinterest, I wanted to put down something a specific project here than try cross stitch.
7. Try more clay crafts
In the past I’ve enjoyed making magnets out of clay, so I still have quite a bit in my collection that I want to try and use up
8. Make a map of Ireland out of music sheet paper
I’ve seen something like this on Pinterest and want to give it a go myself
9. More stencilling and printing
I tried this out before Christmas, using stamps I bought and stamps I made out of craft foam so looking forward to perfecting my technique and printing some more thing.
10. Needle felt
Not sure I’ll have patience for this but I’ve seen some simple looking projects on Pinterest which could be fun.
Hopefully I’ll remember this list every time I don’t know what to do or feeling like I need some inspiration.
Do you have any resolutions, crafts or otherwise? Let me know below!