Welcome to episode 361. This week I did tons of crafting, but I’m working on larger projects so I don’t have as much to show. It got me thinking more about how I’m a product knitter and I always get such a mood boost from finished objects. What kind of knitter are you? Thanks for… Continue reading Episode 361, Sweaters in progress.
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
You might imagine I could get behind a company whose slogan is “Drink more tea, read more books.” The Literary Tea Co. is a purveyor of organic teas “inspired by literary geniuses.” Why not try a cup of William Shakespeare Tea, a blend of black tea with orange peels and rose petals? https://img0.etsystatic.com/060/0/10128914/il_570xN.695573854_3zzc.jpg Or perhaps… Continue reading Literary Tea Co.
Another new fall offering from David’s Tea that I couldn’t resist trying is Caramel Corn. From the package, Caramel Corn contains apple, cinnamon, pineapple, caramel, currants, almonds, beetroot, coconut and popcorn. While I just ordered this one, it doesn’t appear to be available on the site right now. Perhaps it was popular? When I… Continue reading Drink Me, David’s Tea, Caramel Corn
The third and final sample in the package of teas from Argo is the Limonello blend. From the website Limonello contains lemongrass, lemon peels and dried apple. It is available in a 3.2oz canister for $10.95. When I first opened this one I love the tart lemony smell. I was curious what the dried apples… Continue reading Drink Me: Argo Tea, Limonello
Welcome to episode 52! Today I have a finished sweater to show you, as well as some fun socks and a spin. I also talk about differences in dye lots. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter and Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my shop… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 52, Variations
Two weekends ago I spent the weekend in Chicago with my sister and her family. As a treat, I took myself to one of the Argo Tea Shops there and purchased a few goodies to sample at home. The first of those was the Charitea blend. From the website, Charitea includes hibiscus petals, dried cherries… Continue reading Drink Me: Argo Tea, Charitea
Welcome back to Episode 45! This week I have a few finished projects to show you, and I talk about my July cast-ons and Tour de Fleece! Please come and join the Ravelry group. There are only a few days left in the Spring into Summer craft-along! Entries must be posted in the thread by… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 45, Love Wins
The final tea I received in my Teavana order was a sample of Blueberry Bliss/Pineapple Kona Pop. From the packaging, the blend contains rock sugar, apple pieces, green rooibos, blueberries, candied pineapple, raisins, black currants, rosehip peels, beetroot pieces, hibiscus flowers, rose blossom leaves, rosebuds, marigold blossoms, and orange blossoms. It is available in a… Continue reading Drink Me: Teavana, Blueberry Bliss/Pineapple Kona Pop!
Another tea I added to my last order from Teavana is the Peachberry Jasmine Sutra. Since I love both peaches and jasmine tea I hoped this would be a winner. From the label, Peachberry Jasmine Sutra contains Jasmine Dragon Phoenix Pearls green tea, green rooibos, hibiscus flowers, apple pieces, rosehip peels, peach pieces, kiwi pieces,… Continue reading Drink Me: Teavana, Peachberry Jasmine Sutra