Well, not necessarily plaid but hopefully some sort of patterning. Once I get going.
Remember my wild and cray-zay New Year's Resolutions?
Remember the one about learning to crochet?
Well, I'm edging closer!
After having bought a beginners' guide months ago and then forgetting to go back to the store for the yarn* or hooks I have joined Ravelry to get extra inspired with patterns and the like and will soon begin trawling YouTube for lovely little 'how to' videos so I know what all the short-hand in the patterns means.
I also now need to learn how to knit because the internet has patterns for Jayne Cobb's hat...
... and I want one.
Because it's Jayne Cobb's hat and he's the hero of Canton don't cha know!
I want one so badly I can almost taste it!**
I expect my first project will be an almost unbearably sad-lookin' scarf that I'll not want to wear but we've all got to start somewhere and my fumble-fingers will have to learn discipline in cruddy scarf boot camp before they get a shot at crocheting little squiddies or vampires or knitting bad-ass space cowboy beanies.
You have to earn a hat like that and seeing as I was born too early to join the Browncoats in their struggle or have a hand in the liberation of Canton, I'll have to earn it the other way - through arts and crafts!
*well, cotton yarn substitute... stupid allergy to wool.
**it tastes fluffy