I can't believe it's February already, so I guess you get the last 3 weeks of January crammed into one post. Not that there's all that much to tell really.
So far the "no goals" thing is going well, although as I mentioned before, you'd be surprised how hard it is NOT to set goals. It's made me realize how often I set little goals and make bargains with myself..."if I do X, then I can do Y".
On the knitting & spinning front, I've enjoyed just working on whatever I feel like in the moment. It means that I didn't finish a lot in January and I have a lot of works in progress (WIPS), but that's o.k. The flip side is it means that I'm actually enjoying working on whatever I'm working on at that moment, and not feeling like I just "need" to work on it because I haven't in a while, or I have to finish it for a deadline, or some other reason.
Carolina Fiber Frolic in March, so hopefully I'll get better.
Water for the Elephants socks in the exact same yarn & colors as I knit them before. I wrote here about the laundry tragedy that killed my last pair, so I won't repeat it now, but fortunately I have more of the same yarn, so they can be recreated! Ann, one of the Carolina Fiber Girls recently started knitting herself a pair, and it inspired me to get started remaking mine. So far I have a little of one leg done.
That's about all my crafting since my last post. I spent the weekend sick, and didn't knit a stitch or spin at all. I still didn't feel 100% this morning, so I took the day off in the hopes that a little more rest, Vitamin C and ibuprofen would get rid of the last of the icks. I felt a lot better by this afternoon so I did one productive thing and washed the pile of handspun that has been accumulating since sometime in October. It's a crappy picture, but you can see I'm not kidding when I say PILE of handspun.