The final fall blend that I ordered from David’s Tea was Cranberry Orange Muffin. From the packaging, this blend contains: cranberries, dandelion root, pineapple, cinnamon, orange peel and pieces, hibiscus, and mango. It is available in multiples of 2oz for $9.50. When I first opened the package I could smell the cranberries and the orange.… Continue reading Drink Me: David’s Tea, Cranberry Orange Muffin
Earlier this year one of the club colorways from the fabulous Southern Cross Fibre was named for Lady Grey tea. I couldn’t resist spinning it up and pairing it with my favorite tea. Perhaps a mug will complete the collection? The fiber: Southern Cross Fibre, 75% Bond/25% Tussah Silk in Lady Grey The tea: Twinings… Continue reading Spinspiration: Lady Grey
A reader of the blog sent this delightful sale item to my attention: the Crafty Kitty kit from KnitPicks. The kit includes a Great Catsby mug, a white Danica teapot, a coaster and dishcloth pattern, and 8 skeins of their dishie yarn in coordinating colors. Tea and knitting all in one place!
Halloween is fast approaching and I am enchanted by Gary Jackson’s Ghoul Collection. I believe they are only available at his shows, but what fun!
I am beyond excited today to announce the release of my first pattern design, Lost at Sea. Lost at Sea is a 2-color shawl designed to be knit with handspun yarn. The shawl is knit on the bias with alternating sections of squishy garter stitch designed to show off variegated handspun yarns and a lace… Continue reading Lost at Sea
This year I decided to join The National NeedleArts Association‘s huge spinning event, Spinzilla. Basically the goal is to spin as much as you can in a week, this year from October 5 to October 11. I eagerly joined Team Louet North America and pulled out my fiber to spin! On Day 1, October 5,… Continue reading Spinzilla 2015
Welcome to episode 58! Today I have very little knitting, but lots of spinning to share. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter and Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my shop The Stashbuckler: Adventures in Yarrrrrrrrn. Sipping: The Tea: Downton Abbey Christmas Blend, Republic of… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 58, Spinzilla
Another new fall offering from David’s Tea that I couldn’t resist trying is Caramel Corn. From the package, Caramel Corn contains apple, cinnamon, pineapple, caramel, currants, almonds, beetroot, coconut and popcorn. While I just ordered this one, it doesn’t appear to be available on the site right now. Perhaps it was popular? When I… Continue reading Drink Me, David’s Tea, Caramel Corn
You know I love a good comfy shirt. Now that it’s fall I’m reaching for my lightweight raglans from Look Human, and I found a new one to add to the collection.
Welcome to episode 57! Today I have a few knits and lots of fiber to spin for Spinzilla! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter and Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my shop The Stashbuckler: Adventures in Yarrrrrrrrn. Sipping: The Tea: Twenty Herbs, Republic of… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 57, Spinzilla Eve