Fresh Cut Coconut Drinks at Fresh Produce on Aloma
Cat on Desk
Backyard crochet + crystals
Car was crochet
Appalachian Baby Blanket + crystals
Floridian Bowl from Soho Juice
Gratitude Coffee Shop Opens!
Black Bean Deli
The Heavy in Winter Park
Florida Cactus Inc.
Crochet + Krungthep
McMullin Fiber Co. Pin
My Summer Break has officially come to a close (I’m a teacher.) I didn’t go anywhere new or cool, but I did accomplish my goal of knitting and crocheting like crazy. I binged on Netflix’s Jessica Jones (it’s sooooo gooood!) I finally finished the Appalachian Baby Blanket that took me an entire year. Other cool activities included:
-The opening of Gratitude Coffee Shop in College Park! Still the best cold brew and so reasonably priced. I actually had a dream some big company bought her out and was charging $7 for a cold brew but everyone still gladly paid it.
-The opening of The Heavy in the old Lombardi’s spot. While the aesthetic is supreme, it’s mostly overpriced plants and pots. I’ll stick to my trusty Florida Cactus Inc. in Apopka. While it’s a bit of a drive and there’s no coffee bar, it’s a whole experience that can’t be duplicated.
-32789 lunches that include Black Bean Deli, Mediterranean Deli, and my new favorite, Soho Juice that whips up heavenly smoothie bowls that stay on your mind.
-and of course… more crystals because I’m officially obsessed.
Took a break from the very useful, yet very boring-to-knit cotton dishtowels and cranked out this adorable kid’s hat in like, an hour. It’s the Knit Collage Gypsy Garden yarn I got at the Four Purls yarn truck a few weeks back using Purl Bee’s Fun Kid’s Hat pattern. The only modification I made was knitting it on size 15 circular needles rather than the instructed size 17 dpns. It worked out fine, with a very small ball of yarn leftover. I still need to add a pom pom, still contemplating the color.
Car knitting with the amazing Fringe Supply Co. Field Bag as my sidekick. Working on another dish towel in cotton and another slouchy hat. I can only do a few rounds at a time before I start to feel car sick. Does this happen to anyone else?
Took my first sick day this year due to an accidental caffeine overdose (this has happened before). So naturally I spent the day knitting and busting into the La Colombe Draft Latte that I ordered online and have been looking at longingly sitting in the fridge. It’s a smooth magical blend of coffee, milk, and delicately sweetened. Also, no after taste all those canned coffee drinks have. It was the only caffeine that day, I swear.
Working on a matching set of grey dishtowels and coasters my mom requested for Mother’s Day. This Sunday was the last soccer knitting weekend for a while, as the team won the championship.