Friday, July 5, 2013

Shades Of Red

After the holiday yesterday, I'm tempted to coast into the weekend . . . but there are orders and deadlines and dye pots.  We're in the grips of a heat wave.  Summer at its worst.  I was brave and glanced at the weather forecast, but there's no relief in sight until the middle of next week.  

My biggest challenge with the heat is maintaining my knitting.  I have a schedule to keep and hazy, hot and humid can throw me off course. Yesterday I was lucky.  I found a relatively cool spot and stayed put for a few hours.

At the end of the day I had almost finished the yoke for a wee sweater.  Today I'm ready to pick up where I left off, but I'll chip away at that to-do list first.  A friend is visiting this weekend, and there's talk of knitting and coffee and AC.

The season for local strawberries is winding down, but they were part of our holiday party yesterday.  My color inspiration for the week.

Still sweet and juicy.


Anonymous said...

Lovely color of red. What yarn/colorway is it? Thnx

Stephanie/Dirty Water DyeWorks said...

I'm sampling a new Blue Faced Leicester sport weight in an unnamed colorway. Sorry I don't have many details, but I think it's a keeper. Stay tuned . . .