When I ordered iced teas from Republic of Tea, I also couldn’t resist adding something warm and spicy to my card: Cardamom Cinnamon. From the website, Cardamom Cinnamon contains cinnamon, ginger, carob, cardamom, chicory, pink peppercorns, star anise, cloves and cassia oil. I ordered the Tasters Tin which was $4.50 for 1oz, but the blend… Continue reading Drink Me: Republic of Tea, Cardamom Cinnamon
This weekend I had the pleasure and the privilege to attend the first annual Ply Away, an international spinning get together organized by Jacey Boggs Faulkner of Ply Magazine. I feel so lucky that it was located in Kansas City, my home! On Friday, I took a full day class with Amy King, owner of… Continue reading Spinning Retreat: Ply Away
Welcome to episode 85! Just a little bit of progress on my WIPs today, but the big news is the Ply Away spinning convention I attended this week. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram and Periscope as Fluffykira, and in my shop The… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 85, Ply Away
I decided with summer rapidly approaching (we’re already getting the humidity!) it was time to check out some iced teas. I placed an order with Republic of Tea, eager to try their Organic Strawberry Basil Green Tea blend. From the label, Strawberry Basil contains organic green tea, organic apple, organic sweet blackberry leaves, organic basil,… Continue reading Drink Me: Republic of Tea, Organic Strawberry Basil Green Tea
Every so often I find a new pattern that is wonderful for tea lovers. This one came across my Instagram feed a few days ago and is by the lovely Isabelle of Fluffy Fibers. She just published the lovely My Cup of Tea Mitts. These lovely mitts are based off of Robin Lynn’s My Cup… Continue reading Knittea: What to knit?
Welcome to episode 84! Today I have WIPs to show you – I’ve made a lot of progress on only one. Sometimes I guess it’s good to be monogamous? Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram and Periscope as Fluffykira, and in my shop… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 84, The floating bacchanal.
I’ve been on a ginger kick lately, so when I decided to place an order with Teapigs I added one of their Rhubarb Ginger samples to my cart. From the label, the decaffeinated herbal blend contains 50% rhubarb and 50% ginger. I purchased the sample size of 2 teabags for $2.50. There is also a package that… Continue reading Drink Me: Teapigs, Rhubarb Ginger
Many thanks to Ana over at the Well Appointed Desk for forwarding me this beautiful tutorial on illustrating teacups by Liz Steel.
Welcome to episode 83! Today I have an FO and yarn review, some knits and spins, a recap of the knitting convention and stash enhancement from last weekend and the winner of the Owl About Yarn giveaway. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 83, Second time’s the charm.
Almost two years ago, I purchase the Licorice Twist blend from David’s Tea and reviewed it here on the blog. Sadly, when I went to purchase more, I found it had been discontinued and I’ve been on the hunt for a good replacement ever since. So when I decided to place an order with Teapigs… Continue reading Drink Me: Teapigs, Fennel & Liquorice