I spent a lot of time this week thinking about the patterns I want to design in 2015, and I am pleased to report, first and foremost, that I have accepted my inability to create 276 new designs this year, mostly because my doctor has informed me that having four extra arms grafted to my body is not covered by Obamacare.
The other good news is that the 30 or so designs I am still insisting I can make (FANTASYLAND!) are going to be super exciting! For a host of reasons, however, I need to learn how to gather a skirt before I can dive in and get started. Yeah, that’s some crazy Home Ec nonsense, but trust me: It matters.
Knitting, of course, has a gathering stitch, but crocheting has none. So I’m experimenting. And I’ll give you a hint about who I’m designing while doing these experiments:
I’m hoping to debut her next week, so stay tuned!