Earlier this week, a fan of the podcast sent me a wonderful link from The Salt, an NPR blog for eating and health, food and foodies, and what’s on your table. It appears that The Salt will now feature tea stories: With this story, we introduce Tea Tuesdays, an occasional series that will explore the… Continue reading In-tea-resting: Tea Tuesdays.
A few weeks ago I placed an order for a whole mess of samples from Harney & Sons. I’m excited to try them and share them with you. The first one I decided to try was their Chai. From the site, the blend contains Indian Black Tea, cardamom seeds, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and vanilla. It’s… Continue reading Drink Me: Harney & Sons, Chai
When I saw this mug I knew I needed one. For the comic book loving knitters.
Welcome back to Episode 28 and welcome to new viewers. Today I have a few finished objects and some progress on the big knits. Please come and join the Ravelry group. Stay tuned as we’re getting ready to do some more craft alongs! You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter and Instagram… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 28, A Crafty Week
I don’t know why I never get tired of the corny joke, but I don’t. Here is my favorite collection of “tea rex” items!
Today brings me to the third and final of the teas my sister brought me from Distinctly Tea – Apricot Black. From the label, the blend contains decaf Ceylon orange pekoe tea and natural apricot flavoring. I couldn’t find it on the site right now, but there are a number of other yummy teas that contain both the… Continue reading Drink Me: Distinctly Tea, Apricot Black
Last week I saw a new collection of patterns pop up on Ravelry. The Tea Collection is a new ebook of accessory patterns by Clare Devine. The hat on the cover, Earl Grey, is a wonderful cabled hat, and I love that pom pom. Perhaps my favorite pattern in the booklet, however, is Lapsang. I’m… Continue reading Knit-tea: The Tea Collection
Welcome back to Episode 27 and welcome to new viewers. Today I have a few finished objects and some progress on the big knits. Please come and join the Ravelry group and don’t forget that today is the last day to enter the Selfish Craft-a-long! You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 27, A little fiber talk.
Recently I finished a knit where I spun the fiber and then knit up the resulting yarn into a shawl. Even though I don’t generally process or dye fiber, I feel like when I spin my own yarn and then knit it I am involved in the process of creating a garment beginning to end.… Continue reading Crafty: Spinning a Shawl
As I said last week, at Christmas my sister brought me several teas to try from Distinctly Tea. The second one I decided to try was Vanilla Cream Black. From the label, the blend contains Ceylon black tea and bourbon vanilla pieces. I couldn’t find it on the site right now, but there are a number of other… Continue reading Drink Me: Distinctly Tea, Vanilla Cream Black