My go word in the new year is proactive. This is an overarching goal to guide me through the year, and it fuels all those New Year's Resolutions I mentioned in an earlier post.
And here's your mission, should you choose to accept it: Join in 2011's first Crochet Me crochet-along, a proactive venture.
Often I start working on a project when a new issue of Interweave Crochet comes out (well, OK, maybe I start a few weeks before the issue comes out). Say, that fabulous Aspenglow Jacket from the Winter 2010 issue. I'm swatching it now. I figure given the intensity of the pattern and my available crochet time, I might finish it by mid-July, maybe August. And I'll be toting it in a bag to a cold movie theater so I can wear it.
I want to wear summer crochet in summer! So, I've perused the Summer 2010 issue and narrowed down five great projects to make (full disclosure: I've actually started some of these projects, but set them aside when the weather turned cool. See how that happens?)
Take a look and see what you like. Each pattern has a particular technique focus, in case learning a new technique is on your resolution list.