Fruits of Summer

These are the prettiest apricots I’ve seen this year. And they’re just delicious — sweet, a little tart, and perfect in every way. They come from Red Jacket Orchards in Geneva, NY; not exactly local, but in the same state, at least.

So, I didn’t begin another Baktus. Not this week, at least. This is Stephen West’s Herbivore. The yarn is String Theory Selku, which is a 50/50 Merino and Silk blend. The color is called Earthquake. I have a couple of skeins that I got at last year’s Knitters Review Retreat, and I don’t think this scarf will take more than one. I know, I’ll save the other one for a Baktus!

8 thoughts on “Fruits of Summer

  1. Hey! I've got one of those waiting to be blocked!I love String Theory yarn. (I even think that colorway is in stash.) And I have a new appreciation for earthquakes (of the minor variety!)

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  2. Adding Herbivore to my monstrous queue…Beautiful apricots…one of my favorites, no matter what the preparation (fresh, preserves, dried…just love 'em).

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