Now that Christmas is over it's time to start some new projects. I haven't had any non-Christmas projects on the go for the past month or two and it was a little strange to start in on something that was not a) intended as a gift or b) in red and green.
Last week I was at Michael's and saw a little notebook titled "Ideas". I almost bought it (it was only $1.50 after all) but then decided it would be a better idea to make my own, reusing some paper printed only on one side and perfectly fine for notes and scrap paper. I had my cover beautifully covered in chiyogami paper and everything was great until I tried to refold the pre-scored cover.
I obviously forgot to account for the fact that a scored piece of cardboard will be "bigger" when bent then when lying flat (which is how I applied the paper and let it dry.) Back to the drawing board on that one! The good news is I am planning a tutorial so you can learn from my mistakes!
Also in progress - or more like the planning stages - is a scarf made out of this "chocolate mint" wool.
I thought "knit a scarf" sounded so simple but I'm having trouble finding a pattern that I want to a) knit and b) wear. I'm going to knit a couple more swatches tonight and hopefully decide on a pattern!
What new projects have you been working on?