Friday, June 29, 2012

Minions in the Sun

It has been hot hot hot here lately and very humid.  I've made no secret of the fact that I am a colder-weather person but I will admit that it's fun to watch the minions play outside in the Summer sun.

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For any of you out in Portland or in Chicago that are coming out to visit in August, I wanted to make sure you knew that you were going to have to step up and bring your A-Game (or stay away from the area completely if you expect to stay dry) because water battles/espionage/sabotage is taken very seriously 'round these parts....

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What I do like about Summer though, is the energy and the vibrancy.  Winters are so bleh sometimes, but the action/colors found in the Summer... it's a thing to behold.

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This brings me to an idea I had for the Shop.  I am still ironing out the details, but my thought was to dye up a set of colorways inspired by some of the photos I have taken over the years encompassing the Seasons of the Midwest.  I don't know that it will be a Club per se, but perhaps a limited quantity sort of arrangement.  I was also thinking about using some lace weight yarns as well as some silk.  If you have any input or ideas that you would like to share, please leave me a comment.  Otherwise, stay tuned for more info on those colorways!