The shop had a hat called “Barley” made up with the yarn and I just had to get me some! The pattern is free on Ravely and it really is easy to work up. A few knit rows, a few purl rows and the hat is coming together!
Summer in Philly is now doing that thing where there are days when the humidity is not quite as hellish and the days can be, dare I say it, pleasant! This means that evenings after work makes me want to grab a chair, settle somewhere there is a breeze and work up a few rows.
Splurge, as defined at Dictionary.com, is to indulge oneself in some luxury or pleasure and today I have splurged. Evenings and weekends are no longer for complaining about getting ready for work or for doing something that I am just going to fuss about.
Knitting and crocheting can be such a solitary act that it’s easy to knit alone somewhere and be in your own head. WWKIP Day a specific day to get out of your house and go to a local event (with your knitting in tow) and hang out with likeminded people.
I needed something quick and adaptable for summer fashion but practical for cool nights. The Bee started talking about a poncho I made for her when she was “so much younger” (her words) and I decided that was the project.