Friday, January 4, 2008

Whoops. Stash happened.

I've always thought my stash was small, especially compared to the legendary stashes one hears about all over the kitternet. It's mostly purchased for specific items, with a few early exceptions when I was new and made very stupid yarn purchases.

So after my resolutions yesterday I sat down and created a list of projects that I have the yarn ready and waiting for. A sweater started and put down so Christmas knitting could start. Another sweater's worth of yarn - birthday gift from DH. A few pairs of socks.

And then I started thinking about the non project random yarn. And all of the green yarn I bought for Wicked, that was absolutely the wrong shade of green. And I came up with a list of at least 16 items, some big, some small, that I can make from my current stash. And I guarantee you that I can make more than those 16 since some projects will mean leftovers. Ouch.

The good news is, I can absolutely make it until I go yarn shopping with Tracy.


Joan said...

We all start the year so honorably, with the pledge to knit from stash. I'm in with you, it's my stash all the way EXCEPT for some undyed sock yarn that I want to dye. Bought 2 books on dyeing.

Happy New Year, Kate to you adn DH and the pup. ;-}

Missy said...

Bring. On. The. Yarn.
I'm with you.
No yarn till June.
No sleep till brooklyn.
I make no sense.

Ilix said...

Sounds like you are off to a great start! You know what you have! rockin! Did you join the stash down group on Ravelry?

a friend to knit with said...

i love that you went through your yarn and sort of documented it!
i should do that. but, i really want to buy more yarn. :)