Nobody said the pair had to match

I managed to finish a pair of socks in February.

But my definition of pair is liberal enough that I’m not worried about the fact that it isn’t actually a MATCHED pair.

Some people make up rules about their crafting that I just couldn’t abide by. If I were being strict about “a pair a month” — I would have failed. Well, I would have failed in January, because the January socks didn’t get done until February 4th. And all of you that have your UFO projects or your stash counting or any other rule-based crafting proposition, bless you all: I couldn’t stand to put so many rules and parameters around something that is supposed to be enjoyable.

The photo project is the same way. I’ve decided that I can’t be all or nothing about it: becuase I would fail. I’m following a list of prompts, but I can count on about 2 hands the number of days in the last 2 months taht I’ve actually taken a photo that fits the prompt.

Obviously, some people do well, and enjoy working within constraints like that, don’t get me wrong, I’m not trying to say that I disapprove, but I know for me, the more rules I impose, the less likely I am to get anything done.

Now, I do play games with myself occasionally, like…sometimes I will I want to start a new project, but I make myself finish something else first. I play pretty fast and loose with the word “finish,” too.

Finished might mean one sock out of a pair done before I start a new pair of socks…you know, like I did this month….