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Old 02-10-2007, 03:25 AM   #1
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What do you knit in the spring/summer?
it's oold here right now~~ but spring will come and then summer~~

What are knitters supposed to be knitting when it's not cold outside???
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Old 02-10-2007, 08:25 AM   #2
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I knit at the pool all summer...and I do things that don't puddle in my lap. Hats, socks mostly. Bags...
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Old 02-10-2007, 09:21 AM   #3
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I'll knit anything, even blankets since I usually have to start on my Christmas presents that far ahead of time to get them all done!!!!
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Old 02-10-2007, 09:40 AM   #4
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I like to knit tank top or sundresses for my little girl..along with socks and dish rags... I really don't change to much I don't guess.. cause I only do baby afghans get bored with anything larger... and then I only do them for showers so not that many...
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Old 02-10-2007, 02:47 PM   #5
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I actually usually switch to crochet in the summer, you can made lovely lacy crochet tops to where over tank tops, very popular. I understand that you can convert crochet patterns to knit patterns though I have never tried. I usually do my summer things in a very light cotton or cotton acrylic. I made a darling crochet dress for my niece last year. You could look in the crochet magazines and then see if you can covert the patterns!
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Old 02-10-2007, 06:18 PM   #6
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Lace is the best thing to knit in summer! Light weight and very airy.

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Old 02-11-2007, 05:41 AM   #7
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I like to knit blanket/afghan squares! Good stashbusters!

I throw a boatload of stash yarn into a big, lidded Home Depot crate...toss in 2 or 3 choice afghan SQUARES books...my KP Options...and leave town for the mountains! For a week minimum!

Under the sun, chillin' in the mountain breeze...feet up...let those creative knittin' juices flow!
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Oh, and after 3 pm...you can toss an Alaska Amber in the picture, too!
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Old 02-11-2007, 09:18 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by MaryS
Lace is the best thing to knit in summer! Light weight and very airy.

Mary
ooooh! Good idea!

I've noticed that I don't actually knit much during the summer. I guess I find the wool too hot to knit. I keep going through spring with cotton yarn, but just stop complete once it gets really hot. It must be a "comfort" connection for me.

But lace knitting might keep me motivated.

Thanks for the suggestion!
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Old 02-11-2007, 05:09 PM   #9
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I actually enjoy summer knitting more than winter, I make a BUNCH of summer tops, tanks, short sleeves, etc. And sometimes some purses. I've always preferred cotton, silk and linen knitting to wool though
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Gonna do more socks. But I llike the idea of making afghan squares. Small and portable and sew 'em together in the fall. Great idea Artlady!
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