Well I fell off the bandwagon something fierce this past year what with my move and starting a job where I constantly have overtime. but I'm determined to stashbust! I joined another crafting stashbusting group on FB and it has a unique setup that I wanted to share with you ladies! Hey everyone! This is my Introduction and my goals post! My name is Malisa I'm 27 and I work full time 3rd shift at a casino so my life is ALWAYS hectic. I knit, crochet, sew, cross stitch, and also dabble in painting and dyeing yarn. I am saving up to either go to Reinbeck in October or Maryland's Alpaca and Fiber fest in November. So my goal is to clear out some spots in my yarn stash for what I will bring home and also have a decent sized chunk of money allotted (I will also be putting the money that I don't spend into an actual jar to keep and save for that purpose!)
I'm giving myself a crafting budget of $25 for each month.
For yarn usage because I do a lot of little projects or really big projects like blankets; instead of getting a credit for each crocheted or knitted thing I finish I'm going to give myself 50 cents- for using 50% or less of the original skein of yarn (at the start of this endeavor i.e. if I have a partial skein weighting 80 grams and I use less than 40 grams of it) $1- for more than 50% of the skein (same analogy more than 40 grams) 25 cents- for each project finished in yarn.
Any crafting that I finish that isn't knit or crocheted:
$1- if it took me less than 15 hours to complete it.
$2- if it took between 15 and 50 hours to complete it.
$5- if it took more than 50 hours to complete.
I will post my scores as normal on here and then at the end of the month I will share how much I spent or saved!
Feel free to join me in this savings attempt I'm excited. (though if you don't have the means or desire you don't also have to save back the money for real)