fimmtudagur, ágúst 03, 2006

Too hot for knitting!

Knitting in the garden
Well, so it was yesterday. Sitting outside in the sun made my hands sweat! I had to put down the woolen sock but was not in the mood to pick up the supposedly cooler bamboo yarn. I defenitely missed a call there because today everything was back to normal: rain, rain, RAIN!

However, strolling through town I stopped at an open-air photo exibition displaying historical photographs of some remarkable places in Reykjavik. This one was a special eye catcher while enjoying tropical temperatures.
Arnarholl, Reykjavik around 1900
[Arnarhóll, early 20th century]
Arnarholl, Reykjavik 2006
[Arnarhóll, early 21st century]

How much fun to capture a moment almost as rare as horses downtown these days. No, I don't mean sunglasses, a sleeveless top or shorts. It's the bike!

13 ummæli:

Risë sagði...

I love seeing your pictures of Iceland. What was the temperature while you were out there knitting?

Stephanie sagði...

Wow - those pictures are awesome. I love now and then photos like that.

Laura sagði...

if it was too hot to knit in iceland, we are all in serious trouble. ;)

really, what's too hot?

Courtney sagði...

Those photos are great! I like that sock yarn a whole lot too.

Allison sagði...

Ack, it's hot in Indiana too. But your sock is lovely!

Nancy sagði...

Ok, I know what the temperture was in Reykjavik and really I am not feeling much sympathy for you;) We were at 103 degrees which is like 39 celsius here in NYC.

I keep telling my cousin that while everyone else retires to Florida, I am retiring to Iceland, because I hate the heat!

amanda sagði...

I can't believe it ever gets too hot to knit in Iceland. After all Ice-land. And great pics btw!

Judy sagði...

I agree with Nancy! If 18 C is too hot, what would you do with 36 C, whcih is what we have today? It's awful, I'm telling you! Thank God for air conditioning!!

Teyani sagði...

great pictures.. wow.

Theresa sagði...

Even in Iceland? Crazy!

Lolly sagði...

Thanks for showing the pictures! It makes me want to come to Iceland even more!

Lovely sock ;)

Betty sagði...

I love your blog! I found it looking for pictures of Regia sock yarn. Love the kitty! Love the socks! Love the photos of Iceland! Love your knitting!

Wanda sagði...

That sock is an odd sock the way it is knitting up (the Trekking, I mean, of course), but I do love it. So neat to see some of the old pics of Iceland too.