I like the idea of hiking on a holiday, and here we are - Wissahickon Park, a patch of wilderness in the middle of Philadelphia:
It has a river, to keep the pup happy, and many trails, to keep the humans happy:
I tried to be all artsy and take colorful pictures, but the truth is the palette is rather limited, and Knitting Iris I am not.
As for the knitting, I am becoming quite obsessed with the Rowan book. Bought for inspiration earlier this Fall, when I was in such a knitting funk, it has certainly served its purpose. I've even been flirting with the idea of using the precious Artfibers Sylph for a Garbo camisole:
Unfortunately, while the fabric is beautiful, the gauge is way off...