When I placed my last order with Tea Embassy, I decided to order some unflavored black tea to review. I settled for the Capital Blend. From the website, the Capital Blend is a blend of Assam, Kenyan and Ceylon teas. They consider it a Scottish Breakfast Blend. Capital Blend is available in 1oz increments for… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Embassy, Capital Blend
The Fiber: Southern Cross Fibre, 50% South African Superfine Merino/50% Mulberry Stripe The Art: Skills by Karl James Mountford The Mug: Cubist Wonder, Society 6 The Yarn: You’re a Wonder
Welcome to episode 155! This week I have an FO, a few WIPS and LOTS of things I’d like to cast on. 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 Corner of Knit & Tea. Tea: Bigelow, Mint… Continue reading Episode 155: Fall Castonitis
The second tea I ordered in my recent order from T2 was their Chai. From the website, T2 Chai includes black tea, cloves, cardamon, star anise, cinnamon, ginger, natural and artificial flavor. Chai comes in two sizes: a 100g cube for $13.00 or 250g for $31.00. When I opened the package I was quite impressed… Continue reading Drink Me: T2, Chai
When Stitchcraft Marketing contacted me to see if I would be interested in knitting something out of Manos del Uruguay Alegria Grande I jumped at the chance. Alegria Grande is the worsted weight version of the Alegria fingering weight yarn that I previously reviewed. It has the same fiber content (75% superwash merino and 25% polyamide) and comes in 197… Continue reading Knit Me: Manos Del Uruguay, Alegria Grande
Welcome to episode 154! I injured myself while knitting this week, but seem to be surviving. I finished the cowl out of Alegria Grande and loved the yarn. Also more finishes and WIPs, both knits and spins! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram… Continue reading Episode 154: Knitting is dangerous.
Welcome to episode 153! This week I have a few FO’s, some WIPs and spins. I’m starting to think about all the shawls I want to knit too! Fall is almost here. 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 Episode 153: All the shawls on my mind.
About a month ago I read Stefanie’s post about T2 and decided that I needed to give it a try. For my first order, I selected two teas to try. Today’s tea is Creme Brulee. From the website, Creme Brulee contains Black tea, natural and artificial flavor, and hazelnut praline (sugar, hazelnuts). It is available in a variety… Continue reading Drink Me: T2, Creme Brulee
Welcome to episode 152! This week was super productive so I have lots of knits to show you, and more fall knits to talk about. I also have some spins. I’m trying to spin and keep up with all the fiber in the craft room. I’m afraid they’ll find me trapped/buried under fiber one day.… Continue reading Episode 152: They’ll find me under the fiber.