Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Happy New Year!
Isn't this little guy cute? He came with my coffee on New Year's Day in Essen, Germany.
This year I learned a valuable lesson that I'm sure every first time Christmas present knitter learns: if you are knitting presents for Christmas, start them around Thanksgiving. I, of course, learned this lesson the hard way by starting all my projects about two weeks away from Christmas. This turned knitting into a stressful and time consuming endeavor which is silly since I really only like knitting because it is something relaxing and fun to do when I'm idle. Along the same vein, all my other down-time activities (like blogging) fell by the wayside as well, so I'm glad that Christmas has successfully come and gone and now I can get back to all my other fun hobbies. Please don't think I'm feeling down about this whole Christmas-knitting spree, though, because I was super happy with the results and I think that all my friends liked their presents so all is well that ends well.
Over the next week or two I will be blogging about the presents that I knitted for my friends for Christmas. In this blog, however, I will just be showing you these fun pictures of one of the gifts I gave for Secret Santa at work this year.
I'll be back soon with the aforementioned Christmas knitting blogs!