I've been working on my crochet recently. Not only have I been using specialty yarn and trying out new stitches, I've also been working on amigurumi- crocheting small toys.
It's so much fun and so relaxing! I enjoy learning new skills and have been getting some really positive feedback on my creations.
I've decided that since I have so much yarn and want to get in more practice with "easy" toys before I start moving on to more complicated patterns, I'm going to go to a free craft show in June. There is no set up fee, so I am not really losing anything by going, other than perhaps wasting a day- but then again, is sitting around watching tv any less of a waste?
I buy most of my yarn when it is on sale and that is going to allow me to put very reasonable prices on my toys- I'm not expecting to recoup very much for my time. After all, I'm working on perfecting my technique so I'd be doing all of this anyway.
I am excited for this new venture! I need to set a goal for each week so that I can build a reasonable inventory. Maybe this will give me an opportunity to get rid of some excess jewelry I made a while back as well!