This was my vacation knitting for Grand Cayman Island.
I did actually knit a wee bit on the beach. I always, even on vacation, begin each day with some knitting and coffee. And I do like to end the day with some knitting and maybe some wine. With a total of six flights and four layovers, I had a lot of hours to knit.
The TSA officially allows knitting needles (however, any individual TSA officer may take them away if they feel that they are a threat). I have taken knitting like this on planes many, many times and have not once been questioned. Two things that I do, though, are to put my scissors and backup needles (in the same sizes) (just in case) in my checked-in bag, as well as any extra yarn I might need.
I was kind of proud of myself that I fit a whole lot of knitting, on two different projects, in a very small bag.
The yarn for both projects is Schulana Kid Seta (70% mohair and 30% silk). (Purchased at The String Thing Shop.) It is lace weight and light as air.
The first project was the two 'neckline frills' (307 stitches x 3.5", and 245 stitches x 2.75") for my Agatha pullover named Timeless. This is the smaller of the two. (Since I have been home, I have already attached the larger frill to the sweater.)
The second project was my Thundercloud Cowl, which is now roughly halfway finished. (This project will take a very long time.)
It is pretty, though. But not easy to get that in a photograph.
I had one challenging project...the 40 row lace pattern with beads. And one mindless project...the almost endless rows of stockinette. I think I did a great job packing for my trip! And the clothes I packed were just fine, too.