As I blogged about last year, July marks the Tour de France and, for us fiber spinners, the Tour de Fleece. Tour de Fleece is probably my favorite part of summer. I really enjoy watching the Tour de France, and I spend countless hours spinning at my wheel. I love that I spend three weeks… Continue reading Tour de Fleece 2016
Welcome to episode 94. This week I talk about the best laid plans… and what ends up happening to them. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my shop The Stashbuckler: Adventures in Yarrrrrrrrn. Sipping: Teapigs, Liquorice and Mint Knitting: Finished: Mini Cobblestone Socks by… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 94, Not as I expected
This week I went into my wonderful local tea shop, Tea Market. I was interested to see the summer seasonal flavors and see if they had anything particularly geared towards preparing iced tea. I ended up getting a seasonal sampler with 5 teas intended to be served iced. I’ll review them in the coming weeks.… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Market, Iced Tea Blend
Earlier this week a friend posted some delightful looking mugs from Stuff You Love. I had to go check it out for myself. These are my favorites!
Welcome to episode 93. I do a quick podcast out on my deck today. I have several FO’s, a couple cast-ons and a spin. 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 Stashbuckler: Adventures in Yarrrrrrrrn. Sipping: Mount Rushmore Tea, Detox Knitting:… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 93, It’s getting hot out here.
As you know, I recently ordered a few teas from Plum Deluxe. Another tea in this order was Strawberry Orange Herbal Tea. This tea is actually from their “blooper” section and is offered at a sale price. The reason it is a blooper is because a large customer ordered a special blend and then didn’t… Continue reading Drink Me: Plum Deluxe, Strawberry Orange Herbal
Sometimes when a knitting pattern gets published it captures my attention and I have to cast on as soon as I see it. This was the case with Hylda by Bristol Ivy. Hylda became available in early February of this year and I cast on for my version on February 19. I even had what… Continue reading Hylda
Welcome to episode 92. It’s been a little over a week since I last recorded and I have TONS of knitting to show you along with a little spinning. The name of the game right now is instant gratification! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram and Periscope as… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 92, Instant gratification
A few months ago I received a lovely package from Plum Deluxe and I was hooked. I went ahead and joined their Tea of the Month club which I have been enjoying quite a bit. I haven’t shared those teas here, however, since they are unavailable to those outside the club. With the coming summer… Continue reading Drink Me: Plum Deluxe, Hammock Blend Black Tea
The Fiber: The Topeka Twister, Merino Silk in Citrus Blackberry Tart The Tea: Tea Gschwender, Blackberry Tea The Mug: Pink Burgundy Mug by Sarah Welch Pottery The Yarn: Handspun by me, available in my shop