I was going to call this Knitting & Designing goals, but really, most are actual plans.
Knitting & Designing goals Plans
I want it to be ready for TNNA Spring 2013. Â I’ve been working on a timeline for the various patterns. Â Spring 2013 sounds a long time away, but when you’re talking around 18 patterns, it’s not.
I’ve completed the first pattern, a lacy beaded cowl, in some gorgeous Merino Silk 4-Ply SockÂ from Indigo Dragonfly.
The cardi is nearly finished — I just need to do the button band & shawl collar. Â I’ve completed the first pattern, a lacy beaded cowl. Â I’ve been swatching and sketching for other patterns. Â I have yarn support for nearly all the other patterns.
As noted before, Iâ€™m working on a small collection of three patterns for theÂ Malabrigo Freelance Patterns Project (MFPP).Â Malabrigo partners with indie designers to produce monthly ebooks; Iâ€™m Sept 2012. Â The first pattern, a squishy cabled cowl, is already being tested by some of my lovely test knitters.
I’m swatching for the cardi, and have charts for the fingerless mitts. Â I just have to decide when I want to actually work these up Â — i.e. put them in the schedule. Â I have to backwards plan to give enough time for tech editing, layout, testing & photography; Â I figure if the patterns go to tech editing by mid July I should be good.
This one falls under ‘goals’ in my mind, simply because it’s lowest on the list of priorities.
I have plans for one other small collection, inspired by a few Hitchcock movies. Â I’m planning 3 or 4 accessory patterns that I may release both individually and as an ebook, timeline next 4-8 months. Â I actually have yarn I can use for this, too.