A few months ago I stumbled on some beautiful photos of a shawl that someone had knit and overdyed with tea. I immediately began thinking I could easily try my hand at dyeing some yarn with tea right in my own kitchen. For those who haven’t dyed before, all you need to dye a protein… Continue reading Craf-tea: Dyeing yarn with tea.
Another tea I added to my last order from Teavana is the Peachberry Jasmine Sutra. Since I love both peaches and jasmine tea I hoped this would be a winner. From the label, Peachberry Jasmine Sutra contains Jasmine Dragon Phoenix Pearls green tea, green rooibos, hibiscus flowers, apple pieces, rosehip peels, peach pieces, kiwi pieces,… Continue reading Drink Me: Teavana, Peachberry Jasmine Sutra
The Flower: Forget Me Nots, picture courtesy of this site. The Knitting: Shipwreck Shawl pattern by Bethany Kok in Wollmeise Lacegarn in the colorway Hortensie (Forget Me Not blue) The Mug: Forget Me Not mug by Burton & Burton, available on Amazon.
I finally gave in last week and went and looked at the Teavana site. I had resisted before now because I had made one trip into their store and was really put off by the attitude of the sales people. However, I had enjoyed the samples I have tried and I was super curious about… Continue reading Drink Me: Teavana, Marshmallow Macaroon
I grew up in a neighborhood with lots of peacocks and I just love this teapot and teacup/saucer from the Edie Rose by Rachel Bilson Peacock Collection.
A few weeks ago, I shared that I had bought the Double Infusion Iced Tea Pitcher from The Republic of Tea. I’m happy to report that I have made a few batches of iced tea and enjoyed using the pitcher. Some of my combinations haven’t been all that I wanted them to be, which is… Continue reading ICED: Guava Green
Every knitter needs a bag to tote his or her projects around in. This one from KNerdShop made me giggle: Or there’s this cute bag from Society6: