Posted by: Kate | June 1, 2014

Knitting at the Fire

You know the good weather has arrived when I am knitting by the fire.

serpentine1This is Serpentine Mitts, which I have had in my pattern selections for ages. Kathy over at WIP sent me this delicious yarn last year. It is Piedmont Yarn’s Hand Dyed Yarn 100% superwash wool, colour way (I think) Oakland Wildsocks. It is the perfect shade of green for me, and this winter I realized I needed some new, stylish fingerless mitts. Viola! First one was finished last night at the fire, and second one is already a few inches in to the cuff.

The night was beautiful, and we enjoyed our backyard fire very much. Hopefully we get a few in before any fire ban, which I think will be early this summer as we have not had as much precipitation as usual and the weeks ahead look pretty dry and warm.

fireplace collage

Welcome June!

 

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  1. fantastic kate! i wish i could have popped over to join you!!
    it was rainy here and lily had 4 ballet performances in 2 days, so not much opportunity for backyard knitting this weekend at my house!
    maybe next weekend! :)

    • One day we will sit around a fire together!

      Lily must be exhausted.

  2. I’ve never knit by a fire. How cozy.

    • I highly recommend it!

  3. Oh how lovely! There’s nothing so good as an outdoor fire and some knitting to be done! :-) Ros

  4. I love those mitts – the color and the cables! Beautiful. Summer has also arrived in Northern Michigan – I finally have tulips!

  5. I am envious of this scene and like Melissa, would love to be sitting there with you, knitting in hand. Waiting patiently for that day to come… ;)

    • It will, you know. One day we will make it happen.


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