Summer Knitting and Adventures

 It’s definitely summer, and only took me until the end of June to get the wool sweaters packed away!

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Which makes organizing the light, summery things so much easier!

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I’m working on a summer tank top now, in a beautiful silk-cotton hand dye yarn from Anzula. The pattern is Nesol Tee by Miriam Felton:

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I’m also working on putting together some of Miss Babs Yummy 2-ply mini-skeins for a shawl project TBD. The set I bought were these,

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but I always hesitate, because the lavender is just not my thing. So I think I’ll be switching them out for the teals and blues, which are quite harmonious I think.

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I’ve finished 19 knitted knockers in a couple of sizes and turned them in to my local yarn store.

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I’m also working on a beret to match my cousin Marie’s Twigs and Willows cardigan, but it’s not at a point where a photo is going to be all that exciting.

But it was fun to have her down the last weekend of June to play. We went up to Kings Canyon National Park (and got her senior discount – yay!) for the day. We saw the gigantic sequoia trees,

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and amazing forest (the photo below shows the vast fire damage from last year’s fire) and the Kings River at the bottom of King’s Canyon too.

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Two more National Parks to visit that are almost next door: Sequoia (which is adjacent to King’s Canyon) and Yosemite!

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