Another tea I picked up in my last Tea Embassy order was their Secret Garden blend. From the website, Secret Garden contains Pai Mu Tan, Darjeeling and Chinese green teas, sencha, dragonwell, gunpowder, jasmine jade pearls, candied mango bits, candied pineapple bits, orange peels, strawberry bits, red currants, sour cherry bits and apricot bits. Secret… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Embassy, Secret Garden
The Fiber: Blue Faced Leicester in Hummingbird via Hello Yarn. The Infuser: Hummingbird Tea Infuser via Amazon. The Mug: Mint Green Bird Cage via GilliattCeramics. The Yarn: Hummingbird via The Corner of Knit & Tea.
Welcome to episode 142! Today I have way too many WIPs and I also show you all the spins I have planned (I hope!) for TDF. Also this is the last week to enter the Sock-a-long so finish your socks and get them entered. There’s still time to joint TeamCKT for TDF – come join… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 142, Prepping for TDF.
When I placed by last order with Tea Embassy, they slipped in a sample of their Snow Flake tea. From the website, Snow Flake contains black tea, almonds and coconut rasps. It is available in a variety of sizes: 1oz for $3.25, 2oz for $6.50, 4oz for $13.00, 8oz for $26.00 and 1lb for $52.00.… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Embassy, Snow Flake
This past week I became smitten with a gorgeous sweater called Assam. It turns out it is the newest release from Tabetha Hedrick and is part of the new Sweet Georgia collection of patterns called High Tea. The full collection which includes an additional sweater, a shawl, and a hat (for a total for 4… Continue reading Knittea: High Tea Collection
Welcome to episode 141! Today I have my finished Camp Loopy project to show you as well as more socks! Also some spinning and a quick discussion of the events going on in the Ravelry group. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 141, All the socks.
A few weeks ago I decided it was time to try a new tea provider and I placed an order with Tea Embassy. I ordered several selections, but today I’ll be reviewing the Fancy Formosa Oolong. From the website, Fancy Formosa Oolong contains white-tipped oolong from Taiwan. It is available in a variety of sizes:… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Embassy, Fancy Formosa Oolong
Even though summer doesn’t technically start until the Summer Solstice later this month, I measure my seasons by crafting milestones. Summer has arrived when Camp Loopy starts and Tour de Fleece looms on the horizon. This month I completed my first Camp Loopy project in record time. The theme this year is dinosaurs and the… Continue reading Camp Loopy 2017 – Project 1
Welcome to episode 140! Today I have mostly WIPs – Camp Loopy, my next pair of socks and my ripple scrappy afghan. Also some spinning and a quick discussion of the events going on in the Ravelry group. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram as Fluffykira, and… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 140, WIPitis
Lately I’ve been a sock knitting machine. Part of it has to do with the fact that I’m running a sock-a-long over in my podcast group on Ravelry. Part of it has to do with the fact that I have a bulging stash of sock yarn that I need to use! A few of the… Continue reading SOCKS!