We had a bit of a heat wave here in Seattle in the last couple of days, so I spent the weekend on the couch watching Mad Men and knitting. I started this Lacy Baktus in Manos Serena on Friday at knitgroup, and have already finished about 75% of it. I'm hoping to bust out the rest of it in the next few days.
I knit one of these as a sample a few years ago when Serena first came out, and have been planning to make another ever since. Serena is a really interesting yarn: it has the hand of cotton and the warmth and fuzziness of alpaca, and it takes dye in the subtlest of ways. This is one of my romantic multicolors, and I love how it's knitted up. It's pooled a little bit here and there, but the overall effect is like a watercolor painting of wildflowers - appropriate, since the colorway name is Wildflowers!