Thursday, January 03, 2008

New year, new yarns.


I'll save my vacation story for next post, let's talk about the new year for now, shall we?
My year started off with an idiot splashing wine at me, then drunk guy at a bar. It wasn't too bad, but not exactly a great start I'd hoped for either. However when I got back to London on the first day of the year, I found a parcel waiting for me at home.

These amazing yarns are from a dear friend, Van. I can't imagine a better way to start the year, can you?

Then on the second day of the year, I stopped by at Liberty at found this at almost half price off.

I've been wanting to try all these yarns FOR EVER.
I have a feeling it'll be a good knitting year, don't you think?

I have(had) a habit of writing a new year resolution. Last year I had about 50 in my list, with about 1 or 2 that I kept up the whole year but couldn't remember. This year I haven't had the chance to write one yet, but I thought I'd share my knitting resolution here with everyone with the hope that it'll give me the push to keep them up.
So here goes:

1. Do at least one colourwork project.
2. Get rid of stash yarn that I don't even like.
3. Stop buying yarn I'll never use just because it's on sale.
4. Blog about ALL my projects.
5. Deal with UFOs.
6. Actually wear my FOs.
7. Attend a knitting meetup.
8. Do more designing/thinking in my knitting.

Phew! That's all I could think of, for now at least. I'm quite sure I've said those same things before, but let's hope it's actually happening this time! You all are welcome to laugh at me when I crash and burn.
Well, at least if I do I'll still have all my beautiful yarns.


opportunityknits said...

Happy New Year Yuvee! Your new yarns already promise that the year is going to be a good one :)

Queen of the froggers said...

That parcel is the best! I like the felted tweed too.

peri said...

Happy New Year to you.

Cool parcel!

amanda said...

Great, great resolutions. Very smart. Here's to success with them in 2008!

Mimi said...

Happy New Year! Nice way to start the year with beautiful yarn! ;)
I would like to have the same knitting resolutions! The main would be to buy less yarn, if i could...

R a i n said...

Happy New Year! What a great package to ring in the new year. Hope it's as fabulous as you hope it'd be!

kessa said...

Nothing like a package of yarn in the post to start off the new year! I look at those felted tweed and wish that we have those sales in Singapore too. Anyway, have a good knitting year ahead!

bluey said...

Happy New year!!

The yarns are lovely. *envy envy*

Laura.Y said...

Gorgeous gorgeous yarns :) Great way to start the new year. Happy New Year!

Rina said...

Happy New Year Yuvee.
Your yarns always make me envy. *sigh.

Here's to good knitting in this year.