Thursday, June 22, 2017

What to knit while on vacation?

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So, summer is here. The sun is shining and the humidity is high. The kids are out of school (yay?!) and it’s time to hit the road for your summer fun-filled vacation. If you are like me, your knitting and crocheting doesn’t take a break when the weather turns hot (or hotter).

As we prepare to go to away to spend some quiet family time at a cabin in the mountains of New Hampshire I am busy planning which projects I will bring. Of course, these need to be small projects I can put down and pick up, often, as well as work on while in a group having a conversation.

There are considerations for projects to work on in the car, project for sitting by the lake, projects to take on hikes, and on and on.

Do you see my dilemma? Based on my calculation on all the projects I will need, the back of the SUV will be stocked with just my yarn rather than stuff we’ll need to survive a week. 

The truth is, I know I won’t work on half those projects, but it’s such a comfort to have my yarn when I’m away from home.

That’s one of the reasons I created Vacation Knits - Vol 2: Summer Out and About. With this collection, I scratch all those vacation itches. These are fun shawl pattern that are easy for travel, hanging out in a group, or just being alone on a beach. Get your copy Vacation Knits - Vol 2: Summer Out and About here at the INTRODUCTORY PRICE.

So, tell me. What are you stitching on now that the weather has warmed up? How do you plan your vacation stitching? Leave a comment below and share.


 Click here to get your copy >>>> Vacation Knits - Vol 2: Summer Out and About.

The Ansonia Shawl is the first and Mescal Shawl is the second of an upcoming 4-shawl pattern e-book (coming July 1 for $16).
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Until next time... Stitch on!

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Tian Connaughton is a knit and crochet designer, technical editor, and coach. Her mission is to help aspiring designers to develop their ideas, build confidence, and live the life they've always dreamt.

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