For years now I have wanted to go to Rhinebeck, or the New York Sheep & Wool festival held in the Rhinebeck Valley in New York in the fall. Late last year Ana and (sadly blogless) Beth and I decided that 2016 was the year. In our flurry of preparations, we have each been talking… Continue reading Rhinebeck Sweater
Welcome to episode 101! I’m feeling better and have lots to show you today. Also I announce the winners of the 100th episode giveaway! 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. Tea: Yogi Egyptian Licorice Jennie the Potter… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 101, Ready to Travel for Yarn
In the past, I have mentioned that I subscribe to The Salt, a food newsletter from NPR, and often find inspiration in their Tea Tuesday posts. This week the post was about America’s only commercial tea plantation, the Charleston Tea Plantation, owned by the Bigelow Tea Company. Check out the article here!
Last week when we were in Garden of the Gods, I found a package of Colorado Prickly Pear Tea and picked it up to try. The package is scant on details – there are no ingredients and I can’t figure out who the manufacturer of the tea is because it’s all under the Garden of… Continue reading Drink Me: Colorado Prickly Pear Tea
Last week my husband and I took a week off and went to Colorado. The real purpose was so that he could do the Run the Rockies Half Marathon Trail Run, but we planned a week full of sightseeing while he acclimated to the elevation. We started off in Colorado Springs. The first day we… Continue reading Colorado 2016
I have posted about the wonderful Jennie the Potter and her fabulous handmade mugs before. I have a small collection, which is quite impressive given how coveted they are. Jennie vends at all sorts of knitting festivals and the lines for her wares often begin the moment the event opens. I managed to purchase one… Continue reading Teaccessories: Jennie the Potter
Welcome to episode 100! Today I filmed the first part of the podcast on our vacation in Colorado, and I show you the knits and a little stash enhancement. Then I come home and talk about the 100th episode giveaways! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram as… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 100, A big milestone!
Last week I wrote about an order I placed with Arbor Teas. Another tea I decided to try (having never heard of it before) is Holy Basil. From the website, Holy Basil is organic Indian Holy Basil, also known as Tulsi. Holy Basil is available in a variety of sizes: sample for $3.95, 1.5oz for… Continue reading Drink Me: Arbor Teas, Holy Basil
Last week I decided to place an order with Arbor Teas. I was especially delighted that Arbor Teas offers sample sizes, which means I can buy several small selections to try. The first one I was excited about trying is the Organic Plum Oolong. From the website, Organic Plum Oolong contains organic Chinese oolong tea, organic… Continue reading Drink Me: Arbor Teas, Organic Plum Oolong
A few months ago I was contacted by the nice people over at Stitchcraft Marketing to see if I would be interested in knitting something out of Briggs & Little yarns. Briggs & Little is Canada’s oldest mill. This year it is celebrating the centennial of ownership by the Briggs & Little families and the mill has actually been in… Continue reading Knit Me: Briggs & Little Durasport