Final 2011 Resolution Complete - Yarn Bombing!
I can guarantee every single one of you would have been laughing your heads off if you saw my shaking hands and nervous glances over the shoulder as I attempted my first yarn bombing this morning. Sheesh. I decided to give it a try when I noticed it was the only resolution I didn't complete for 2011. So, last night I gathered some scrap bits of yarn, got out my giant knitting needles, and knit up something chunky and fast. When I got to this little fence I started stitching my piece up right away flinching at the sound of every car that drove by. Then...there it was! Something I knit, something representative of my colorful and yarn loving self, sitting out there for all the world to see. Ok maybe not all the world...but hopefully it will make the people who pass by stop and smile. :)
2011 has been an amazing year. I can't believe I completed all of my resolutions:
- Increase confidence in myself:
I definitely achieved this goal! Through my Blogging for Confidence series I took little steps outside of my comfort zone that had huge results. I am finally feeling comfortable in my skin and boy does it feel good.
- Take more time to create:
I am so proud of the new additions I made to the shop this year like my granny square cowls and crochet bows!
- Apply to a craft fair:
I had the most amazing time at my first craft show, the Etsy Dallas Jingle Bash! I can't wait to enter another show and go through the craziness all over again.
- Submit my work to blogs and magazines:
I am so humbled to have my work featured on Craft, Frankie Magazine, and Lion Brand Yarn's blogs this year. Thank you to all of the bloggers who took the time to write about my blog or shop. I appreciate it more than you know.
- Increase my social network stamina
I am finally getting the hang of Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest...all that jazz. I wonder what new form of social media I will have to master this year!
- Attempt some yarn bombing
I did it! Yay!
- Be happier!
Check. Check. Check. This year I found my voice and I will never let it go silent again.