The Beginning of Autumn

Like I said on Monday, summer is officially officially over in Seattle. It’s dreary, rainy and cool.  I’m wearing my slippers for the first time since spring, and last night I broke out my winter PJs.  This morning, when I drove my husband to his bus stop, it was so overcast that I had to turn the headlights on.

I love it.

Everything is quiet and everyone is getting ready to snuggle up for the cold, damp months.  My yard is getting greener.  And, I can start wearing my thick winter sweaters and wool socks.  Heaven.

It’s the perfect time of year for wearing oversized, stripey sweaters.  Sweaters like these:

I love the feminine detail of the wide V-neck on this sweater.  Paired with the super-casual shape and wide stripes- I think it might be perfect.

on the beach by Isabell Kraemer2016-06-19_medium21I love this sweater, too.  The narrow/wide stripe pattern is great!  It reminds me of an old-fashioned French sweater, but slightly more modern.  (I’d probably wear it with jeans, though.  It’s too cold for shorts.)

Clarke Pullover by Jane Richmondimg_0142a_medium21This sweater is high up on my list of Favorite Sweaters I’ve Never Made.  It just looks so stinking cozy.  I love the huge stripes, and the band of color across the belly.  Too cute.  Someday, sweater, you will be mine.

Tea with Jam and Bread by Heidi Kirrmaier

7998272272_097f92a727_z1I’m off to make a pot of tea and put on a second pair of wool socks.  Yay fall!

How’s the weather in your neck of the woods?

3 thoughts on “The Beginning of Autumn

  1. Carrie

    As a lifelong Pacific northwesrerner, I love the cooler temperature and am hoping it doesn’t change with surprise hot weather.

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  2. chrisknits

    Still hitting 90 during the day here. Typical Southern Indiana summer, not far off of your Illinois memories. Hoping the eminent move 3 hours north, to Indy, will mean cooler temps, but know it won’t. Drats!

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  3. Sue

    LOVE on the beach! That is going to be my first sweater!
    Sunny in L.A. but a break in the heat–only 85-90 instead of the triple digits we’ve had for awhile-a slight change but much welcome!

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