What have I learned in the last year? Gosh, so much. I'm always learning new skills. Every time I design something, I also learn something. If I'm not doing something new, then I get bored, and I like each garment I knit to have some sort of challenge for me. Keeps the gray matter working.
I love designing. I love finding a yarn I've dyed, and then turning that bit of string into something pretty or elegant or practical. I've been on a shawl binge for more than a year, and I'm still learning and trying things out.
Here are some pics of stuff I've designed. I have 2 designs that are mysteries because they are for the Light and Dark Lace club, but I can tell you that I learned more than a minimal amount with them.
Here's what I am working on: actually writing up the design. I really hate writing it all up, but it's just gotta get done. So with a lot of cursing, I plod away on it. Why is it so easy to design and such a pain in the tush to write it up?