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Luck and Determination

October 23, 2012

magazine prize

I was lucky enough to win a copy of the latest Somerset Workshop this past week. I’m looking forward to getting some down-time when I can relax and read through it. Is it really luck when I enter a lot of contests online? Not sure, but entering sure increases my odds. You can visit the Stampington & Company blog here –> Somerset Place.


tamdoll socks

I am determined to finish this 2nd sock. It’s been laying around since the summertime, and all I need to do is a few more inches of the cuff. So, I’ve decided that 10 rows a day should get me done pretty quickly. Sitting down last night to get my 10 done & I managed to do about 30… so now I’m even more motivated to keep at it. It wasn’t enough for me to want to get it done, or to give myself a deadline – but a very specific daily to-do is what did the trick. Ten rows a day isn’t much but it will get me where I want to be! What am I doing while knitting – listening to these fun and motivating podcasts: Skein after Skein, and CraftyPod.

Any thoughts on luck? Getting things done?


  1. Congratulations on the win!
    10 rows a day makes perfect sense. Even when you have very little time, this is an attainable goal.
    pretty sock, by the way!

  2. Love the colors of your socks! Congrats on your win.

  3. Congrats on your win!
    Love the colors in your socks :)

  4. Funny thing, I have been setting similar daily goals. And you are right! it works!

    I am loving your socks. Absolutely my colors. Just beautiful, Tammy.

    I have a half finished pair waiting patiently for me as well - but they will have to wait just a bit longer - it's the season and socks are not on the agenda right now!!!


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