Happy New Year! This is the beginning of the 7th year for the Wind Rose Fiber Studio Blog. My very first post was on January 5th, 2008. Back then blogging was new and strange, at least for me, but now it feels like part of my everyday life. It's comforting like a journal sitting on a bedside table. It's always here, waiting and available, just in case I have something to share.
I happy to be able to begin the new year with a new pattern. The Talkin' Revolution Circular Scarf Pattern is complete and available for instant download either on Etsy or Ravelry. I already blogged about it on December 19th, so today I'll just say how happy I am to have another pattern written and ready!
My next project takes me out of my comfort zone. I had a follower on Etsy ask me about how to make my Oversized Tatted Necklaces. I started to teach myself how to tat in 2010, and though I've made a fair number of projects, I have never written a tatting pattern. Because tatting is less widespread than knitting and crochet, I'm considering writing it up in more of a longhand for people who have never tatted. I am also studying up so I can write it up as a true tatting pattern, but that is also challenging as there is more than one way to say the same thing in tatting. It's a knew language for me to learn and I am sure to make some novice mistakes.
Well, that's what I'm up to in this new year. I this post finds you happy and hopeful for a 2014 full of inspiration and creativity!