I used to belong to a yahoo group called "Productive Knitters" or something like that; the exact name escapes my memory bank at this point. Every week you'd check in with a list of goals for the upcoming week (no more than 3) and update the list with how successful you were towards reaching that goal over the previous week. Nothing was too big or too small, so if you thought it likely you'd have a busy week without much knitting time, fine - have as your goal to knit 1 row on each project. I actually got a LOT of things done when I was a member of that list, and while I don't think I'm going to rejoin the group (no time to read long involved emails from tons of people), I decided I'd like to try to get back in the habit of keeping track of my projects and where I stand on them. So, with that in mind, I'm going to also try to get in the habit of posting every Wednesday with a WIP Wednesday report.
Project 1: Flatiron Clog Socks
I've had sock #1 finished for a while. This is a fairly easy pattern and I'm not really sure why I put it down other than the dreaded second-sock syndrome issues. Anyway. Sock #1 is done. Sock #2 is on the needles and I turned the heel on it last night.
Weekly Goal: Finish the heel gusset decreases.
Project #2: As-yet unnamed socks
I just started these and I'm designing as I go. The concept is a bunch of intertwining cables back and forth across the ribbing. I'm knitting these with a new superwash merino sock yarn I just got in, which is a lot like Louet Gems. The colorway is also a new one - "Mountain Glen" and while it is extremely hard to capture on film, it is a mixture of dark pine green and dark blues. Once I've got these done, I'm thinking a free pattern for the store will be in order.
Weekly Goal: Figure out what I'm doing with the cables on the leg/ankle portion and get that knitted.
Project #3: Bison Roving
No new pictures of this, because it currently looks exactly the same as the last picture, only now on a different bobbin. I've gotten bobbin #1 of singles spun up and started on #2.
Weekly Goal: Finish spinning bobbin #2 of singles.
I'm going to limit myself to 3 projects a week to post here, but if I finish my "homework" on these, I may work on other things. I also reserve the right to take a week off from one of the listed projects and substitute something else I'm working on (like Lizard Ridge squares) for a week or two (or more).
I'll be back tomorrow with an FO!
Edit: From the sounds of things, folks think this is a fine idea. I've thrown myself at Mim's feet to ask if she'll make a button for a WIP-Wednesday-Along and I'll post it here when I've got something together. If you want to participate, feel free to grab and save the button to YOUR server and check in on Wednesdays with your progress!
All for now.....