This week I've really been looking at summer knits on Ravelry-I always struggle with summer clothes. I tend to just wear the same outfits year round, and add or subtract tights and cardigans as appropriate. And as much as I love my cardigans, and always will, I definitely sometimes feel like I get into a style rut. Plus, I feel bad that I don't really wear any of my knits during the summer. Finishing my Ella cardigan last year really made me appreciate that knitting can be appropriate for warm weather-even for me! So I've been off in search of tanks and tees that can be knit from lightweight cotton or linen blends. Seems like working on Battleship might have started something :)
Speaking of summer knits, I also started on my next design project-a tee made from Knit Picks Shine Sport. I'm hoping it goes quickly-I'd really like to get some serious wear out of it this summer. I had hoped that this would be knit more in spring than the start of summer, but I really wanted the idea to finish solidifying before I started knitting. Part of my slowing down for April included not feeling rushed creatively, and giving myself time to allow the conceptualization process to happen as organically as possible. I'm really excited about the concept for this one though, and I hope to have some great progress photos soon!