Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Knit From Your Stash 2007

I don't have a particularly huge stash, but I certainly have enough to last me through 2007. And in the spirit of paying a mortgage, paying off consumer debt, and keeping my wife, I pledge to follow Wendy's rules:

1. The Knit-From-Your-Stash-a-Thon will start January 1, 2007 and run through September 30, 2007 -- a period of nine months.

2. I will not buy any yarn during that period, with the following exceptions:
2a. If someone asks for a specific knitted gift that I really and truly do not have the yarn for, I may buy yarn to knit that gift.

2b. If I am knitting something and run out of yarn, I may purchase enough to complete the project.

2c. I get one "Get Out of Jail Free" card -- I am allowed to fall off the wagon one time, but cannot spend more than $40 while off the wagon
3. I am allowed to receive gifts of yarn. [hint, hint...]

If I fall off the wagon, don't dust me off -- please kick me. Promise?

ETA: I tightened the rules.


Anonymous said...

Kick you? Oh boy, is this going to be fun! I'm still debating on whether I want to get on this "band wagon" ... do I dare?

Anonymous said...

Wow. That's quite a commitment. I love all the caveats though - between those and the Nicoderm-style yarn patch I assume you'll be buying, I'm sure you'll have no trouble at all!!!

maryse said...

you know...those rules are similar to my yarn diet rules. my yarn diet rules could be even more strict

Hannah said...

Great rules! (Oooh, I have to hurry up and buy some yarn before Jan 1st so I'll be ready....)

Anonymous said...

Good luck! I keep waffling... I think I'm just going to go with my UFO challenge, though.

Anonymous said...

Wow. That is some yarn diet badassery there. Good for you for doing it! I'm not sure I've quite got the grit for it.

Though man... I really should give it a try. And sock yarn is still free... hmm.

Anonymous said...

I am seriously considering this. I would need a good substitute for 2a, as I am not a sock knitter.

somebunnysloveDOTcom said...

I am going to pledge the same when I re-join Stashalong next month/week. I am dreading what I need to do to decrease my stash though!