A Strong Advocate
The Thing About Summer

Sweet Days of Summer . . .

Click here for a soundtrack to accompany today's post.

I've always loved this song.  
(And not just because it features prominently in one of my most delicious junior high memories either.)

Summer breeze
Makes me feel fine . . . 

IMG_5141

Blowin' through the jasmine
in my mind . . .

IMG_5140

As you may remember, I started knitting this shawl (which is free, by the way) with Vicki's lovely yarn on my trip to Alaska.  I finished it up shortly after we returned home, but only recently did a "photo shoot" on the back deck of our cabin up north.  

It will always remind me of my vacation and those . . .  
sweet days of summer.

==========

(You can find the details on my Ravelry page.)

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Kat

Oh wow! That is so lovely! Summer Breeze indeed! (Great song btw... I will now be humming it all day!)

Vera

Great song (SO many memories!!!) and a gorgeous shawl. That turned out so nice Kym and looks like it will go with everything!

Bonny

Summer Breeze is just lovely and you chose the perfect place for a photo shoot! (If anything can tempt me away from Hitchhikers, this just might be the pattern!)

Debbie

What a lovely shawl...and a great song too! Enjoy!

margene

I looked at your Ravelry page and the shawl is bigger than I expected! Knit in Alaska and photoed "up north" this shawl has had a charmed life. It's gorgeous and I love Vicki's yarn. This project is a perfect matchup of pattern and overdye yarn.

kim in oregon

Love that one!

Carole

That's really lovely. And now I've got a nice song stuck in my head, too.

Chloe

Stunning shawl. Perfect yarn

jane

Such a lovely keepsake from your summer. And now an old favorite tune playing in my head and happy to have it. Pretty yarn in a great pattern.

Dee

Very pretty AND one of my favorite songs.

Sarah

That turned out so beautifully!

kathy b

What a finish!!! WOW

Vicki

I've been knee-deep in kiddos & tie-dye, with a side of knitting & sewing, so completely out of the loop. I love how this turned out, Kym! I love that it was your Alaska knitting, too.

Honore´

Your shawl is magnificent! Wear it in the best of health and proudly. Despite summer's not being my fave season (ranks on the bottom), "Summer Breeze" I love, especially the version by the The Main Ingredient!
Thanks for the trip down memory lane!
Cheers~

The comments to this entry are closed.