The yarn is Pediwick by Knit One crochet too and is 66% bamboo and 34% nylon:
I'm sure there is a lot of great summer knitting going on with the Ravellenics during the Summer Olympics and here are a few lovely projects that caught my eye as I browsed through Ravelry.
This is Summer Flies by Donna Griffin:
Here's a version done by Marni from Alano Yarnies:
Just saw this cute shawl on Ravelry. It's called Summer Blooms by Amanda Leggat:
Am I the only one not knitting the Color Affection shawl? Last I looked there were over 17,000 people knitting this on Ravelry.
It's getting great reviews from easy to knit garter stitch pattern to a shape that drapes beautifully around the neck and stays in place. I got to make one. I think this is the inspiration I've been looking for!