Another tea I picked up on my last trip to Shang Tea is Tangerine Blossom Premium Red Tea. Tangerine Blossom Premium Red Tea contains organic white tea and tangerine blossoms. Tangerine Blossom is available in a variety of sizes: sample for $4.00, 2oz for $18.00, 4oz for $35.00, 8oz for $68.00 and 1lb for $135.00. When I opened… Continue reading Drink Me: Shang Tea, Tangerine Blossom Premium Red Tea
When I last left off I had just finished the singles for Velvet Waistcoat from Owl About Yarn. The final measurements were 3.4oz and 306yds and this one is available in the shop. Next up on the wheel I decided to spin the black Shetland from the sampler pack. I ended up with 2.2 oz… Continue reading TDF 2016 – the final wrapup
Welcome to episode 98! Today I talk about a finished knitting project and the last of my spinning for Tour de France/Tour de Fleece. Also be sure to check out the Ravelry group for this week’s giveaway! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram as Fluffykira, and in… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 98, Le fin du Tour
Many months ago I wrote about a wonderful local Chinese tea shop, Shang Tea. This time I decided that I wanted to sample their Jasmine White Tea Classic. From the site, Jasmine White Tea Classic is quality white tea infused 4-5 times with jasmine blooms. Not everyone is a jasmine fan, but I really like it.… Continue reading Drink me: Shang Tea, Jasmine White Tea Classic
Welcome to episode 97. This week I talk about current and future knits, and lots of spinning. 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: Tea Market, Berryade Knitting: In progress: Garter Rib Baby Blanket by Orange Flower,… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 97, Never enough hours in the day.
I left off last week on my plying adventure. On day 8, I plied the Wooly Wonka Fibers and the Fat Cat Knits. Bazinga! came out to 4.2 oz and 327 yds and is available in my shop. The Smoke was 2 oz and came out to 143 yds. Next up on the wheel, on… Continue reading TDF 2016: Week 2 Recap
A few weeks ago I went to my local tea shop, Tea Market. Another summer blend that I wanted to try was Berryade. Berryade contains black tea blended with cranberries, raspberries, raspberry leaves, lemon zest, freeze dried lemon and a hint of basil. You can purchase Berryade tea for $4.60 per ounce. When I first opened the… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Market, Berryade
Welcome to episode 96. This week is a little long – I go visit my friend Liz and we just knit and chat about knitting and spinning. 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: Peppermint Iced Tea… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 96, Surprise Visit!
As of today we are a week into the Tour de France and my favorite Tour de Fleece. I’ve more or less been keeping up with watching the stages, and I’ve definitely been keeping up with my spinning this week. The tour kicked off on July 2, and I was excited for a full day… Continue reading TDF 2016: Week 1 Recap
In my neverending quest to find a licorice tea that I love, another selection I added to my last Teapigs order was their Liquorice and Mint tea. This blend contains liquorice root and peppermint leaves. That’s it. I love the simplicity of these teas. Liquorice and Mint is available in a sample size for $2.50, 15 tea… Continue reading Drink Me: Teapigs, Liquorice and Mint