So since the weather is getting nicer, it’s hard to knit scarves and hats. But I am struggling to find warm weather projects to knit. I have some ideas of knitting things for my bike. It sounds odd, but I think it would be nice to have a personalized frame protector. I figure I can knit a rectangle with some buttons on the long side to attached it around the frame. I’ve never knit anything with button holes so this would be a great new skill set to pick up. Who knows maybe this will start a trend in bike accessories.
Aside form this, I plan on expanding my stitch repertoire and learn some new stitches. It’s about time I learned more than just purl and knitting. To do this, I plan on making a bunch of coasters. Each one in a different stitch. If all goes well, I’ll make coaster sets for friends as gifts this summer. I’ll also use this as a test to see how fast I can knit – give myself a new challenge.
Speaking of gifts, I just finished this great hat for a friend that asked for one. The pom-pom on top is quite luxurious – it’s rabbit fur.
So I need some summer projects to work on. I as I mentioned earlier, I want to try crochet, but I feel there is more so much more to I want to learn in knit-wise. I have yet to make mittens, which I feel are a right of passage for knitters. Making winter gear in the summer though doesn’t appeal – the last thing I want to do in 30 degree weather is to work with heavy wool and try on hats. Any ideas for what I should work on?