The last time I ordered from Stash Tea I was tempted by The Portland Blend. From the website, the blend boasts coca nibs, Rose Congou black tea, natural raspberry flavor, and blue cornflower petals. It sells in 100g size for $7.50. When I first opened the package I could smell the cocoa and the raspberry. As… Continue reading Drink Me: Stash Tea, The Portland Blend
Last week a friend sent me a link to this beautiful iPhone case. What better way to carry the things you love with you than to embellish the objects you’re never without? Perhaps this beautiful stack of teacups? Or some argyle? And the case that adorns my work phone:
Welcome back to Episode 24 and welcome to new viewers. Today I show my two knitting projects in progress and a recent spin that gave me some trouble. Please come and join the Ravelry group and the ongoing Selfish KAL! You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter and Instagram as Fluffykira, and… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 24, A bit of a short one.
The weather has been bitterly cold in Kansas of late, and I finally broke down and bought something I’d always wanted: a hot water bottle. Once it arrived, I knew it would need a cozy. A quick turn through Ravelry and I found the perfect pattern: Handspun Hottie by Laurie Claire. Then I went diving… Continue reading Crafty: Cozy Cozy Part II
I took a visiting friend to Tea Market a couple of weeks ago and couldn’t resist trying a new tea for myself. I picked up an ounce of White Vanilla Grapefruit. The blend boasts “white teas infused with vanilla and grapefruit” and was available for $4.35 per half ounce. When I opened the package I… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Market, White Vanilla Grapefruit
Just before Christmas I decided to splurge and get myself a cheerful little ceramic teapot. I ventured out to our local tea store and picked up a Curve Teapot in a bright red. Of course, a beautiful new teapot needed a cozy. I started thinking I wanted to make the Ribbed & Ruffled Tea Cozy… Continue reading Craftea: Cozy Cozy.
Welcome back to Episode 23 and welcome to new viewers. Today I show all the cozies I have knitted, my progress on the Leftovers Cowl, a recent spin and some bonus footage of my spinning wheel. Please come and join the Ravelry group and the ongoing Selfish KAL! You can also find me on Ravelry… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 23, Cozy ALL THE THINGS
This week I organized my collection of teas and found one that I had not reviewed yet: Adagio Teas Blood Orange. This blend contains orange peels, rose hips, hibiscus, and natural orange flavor. It is available in the following sizes: sample size for $2, 3oz for $7 and 16oz for $24. When I opened the… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio, Blood Orange
For the most part I knit my own sweaters, but I couldn’t resist this sweatshirt. I know my husband would testify that I say this quite often!
Welcome back to Episode 22 and welcome to new viewers. Join me as I sip a tea, and talk about my knits and spins. Please come and join the Ravelry group and the ongoing Selfish KAL! You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter and Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my shop The… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 22, Hats hats hats.