1. Sunstruck - a blond twist on my favorite brightly colored Harmony wood needles!

For the KnitPicks "Endless Summer" project: "Sunstruck - a blond twist on our beloved Harmony wood needles!

10. Favorite summer sport? Watching the 2012 Olympics, especially the women's indoor team & my brother-in-law's cousin, Tama Miyashiro, server! Go USA! And they came home with the SILVER!!!

Watching the 2012 Olympics, especially the women's indoor team & my brother-in-law's cousin, Tama Miyashiro, server!

6. Favorite summer food? Home-grown, vine ripened tomatoes! And I get a huge crop of tomatoes using container gardening.

Our Tomato Success Kit is garden-tested and guaranteed. The most convenient, foolproof way to grow your own delicious tomatoes! Self-watering to provide a steady supply of moisture.

5. Beach scene: St. Augustine, Florida. I love being back on the East coast with history & thunderstorms.

St Augustine Ghost Tours in a haunted vintage hearse. Our St Augustine hearse ghost tour is famous for our vintage funeral coach, an experience in and of

11. Retro Ways: A Vintage Summer. Remember when life was easy & friendships were all that mattered?

11 Vintage summer picture - even before my time (but not by much)! Retro Ways: A Vintage Summer

2. My favorite Shine Sport yarn - not just for summer in Florida! I've used worsted & sport for socks, mittens, beanies, baby beanies, booties & sweaters. With family in Southern California & Florida & a daughter & soon-to-be son-in-law in Minnesota who won't wear wool, machine washable & dry-able Shine is a big favorite at my house! And I love the vibrant colors!

Shine Sport Yarn - Pima Cotton, Modal® natural beech wood fiber Sport Knitting Yarn, Crochet Yarn and Roving

9. Summery place to travel? Cruise the Caribbean -- Western, Eastern, Southern -- it doesn't matter to me, it's all beautiful & relaxing! Find a little corner or balcony to enjoy the view, the weather & read or knit!

Summery place to travel? Cruise the Caribbean -- Western, Eastern, Southern -- it doesn't matter to me, it's all beautiful & relaxing! Find a little corner or balcony to enjoy the view, the weather & read or knit!

3. Favorite summer knitting pattern: Little Rowan's Miss Muffet, perfect for my sister's first grandchild's first birthday in Southern California, substituting Shine Sport.

Little Rowan is a new book of baby and children's knitting patterns for babies and toddlers. Containing bright, cheerful knits by Martin Storey, you'll find

8. Favorite summer wear? T-shirts! And in memory of my original MacAddict T-shirt saying, "Real designers don't do Windows," I've added a new one to my collection.

I don't do windows! T-Shirt

And in memory of my original MacAddict T-shirt saying, "Real designers don't do Windows," I've added a new one to my collection.

12. Vibrant summer colors! My favorite colors anytime of year, Shine Sport in Cosmopolitan along with Citrine, Serrano, Pageant, Clementine, Dandelion, Platinum & French Blue, are the PERFECT economical substitution for my favorite summer knitting pattern.

12. Vibrant summer colors! My favorite colors anytime of year, Shine Sport in Cosmopolitan along with Citrine, Serrano, Pageant, Clementine, Dandelion, Platinum & French Blue, are the PERFECT economical substitution for my favorite summer knitting pattern.

4. Favorite summer activity? Mysteries! Sometimes, I have to breakdown & knit & read at the same time. Maybe not a chart, but it works fine for the flat, straight part of feet & legs on socks! Or the body of a sweater knit in the round.

Sometimes, I have to breakdown & knit & read at the same time. Maybe not a chart, but it works fine for the flat, straight part of feet & legs on socks! Or the body of a sweater knit in the round.

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