As I was browsing Pinterest the other day I came upon this quilt tutorial. I can’t sew to save my life, but if you can, you could quilt yourself a cuppa! Or, if a full quilt seems daunting, perhaps a small mug rug?
Welcome back to Episode 31 and welcome to new viewers. Today I talk about my finished objects (and empty needles) and announce the winner of the 400-subscriber giveaway! Please come and join the Ravelry group. The Hat-a-long is in full swing! You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter and Instagram as Fluffykira,… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 31, Leftover’d
This past Saturday I attended another gathering of Mrs. Wilson’s Knitting Circle at the National World War I Museum. You may remember I attended the inaugural event in February. This time we discussed the role music played in World War I. We discussed the anti-war politics of music before we entered the war (with songs like “I… Continue reading Mrs. Wilson’s Knitting Circle, Part II
In our house The Big Bang Theory is a don’t miss half hour each week. So I was charmed by this tutorial to make yourself a set of Big Bang mugs.
I don’t know why I never get tired of the corny joke, but I don’t. Here is my favorite collection of “tea rex” items!
Recently I finished a knit where I spun the fiber and then knit up the resulting yarn into a shawl. Even though I don’t generally process or dye fiber, I feel like when I spin my own yarn and then knit it I am involved in the process of creating a garment beginning to end.… Continue reading Crafty: Spinning a Shawl
This past weekend I attended an event at the National World War I Museum here in Kansas City entitled Mrs. Wilson’s Knitting Circle. The event was open to local knitters free of charge to come and learn about the role knitters and knitting played in World War I. We received a pattern for a man’s… Continue reading Mrs. Wilson’s Knitting Circle
Just before Christmas I decided to splurge and get myself a cheerful little ceramic teapot. I ventured out to our local tea store and picked up a Curve Teapot in a bright red. Of course, a beautiful new teapot needed a cozy. I started thinking I wanted to make the Ribbed & Ruffled Tea Cozy… Continue reading Craftea: Cozy Cozy.
Previously I have posted tea time clocks, but I have never seen this: Created by Norwegian designer Siren Elise Wilhelmsen, this clock does one stitch every hour by itself. In theory, it will complete a two-meter-long (roughly 6 feet) scarf in a year’s time. You can learn more from the designer herself in this video:… Continue reading What time is it? Scarf time.
If you’re like me, you have quite the collection of teapots, teacups and mugs. I hate hiding these beauties in cupboards and am always looking for a way to display them. This post from Tidbits & Twine suggests adding a colored backdrop to best display a collection of varied items.