Welcome to episode 358! I hope you had a lovely Christmas if you celebrated it, or just a wonderful weekend. Also Happy Kwanzaa. Today I have the last of the scrappy hats and a finished pair of socks to share, plus some new cast-ons, including some wild Christmas handspun socks. I wish you a happy,… Continue reading Episode 358, Happy Holidays!
Welcome to episode 163! This week I knit a ton of hats, most of which I show you here. I’m still working on my Opal Advent blanket and loving it, and I’ve got 3 more hats to cast on this week! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry… Continue reading Episode 163: Hat Trick
Another tea I added to my last order from Capital Teas was Christmas Cookie. From the website, Christmas Cookie contains organic crystallized ginger (organic cane sugar, organic ginger), organic cinnamon, organic apple pieces, organic ginger, organic star anise, organic licorice root and organic barley malt. It comes in a variety of sizes: 2oz for $8.95,… Continue reading Drink Me: Capital Teas, Christmas Cookie
I didn’t grow up celebrating Christmas, which might explain my enthusiasm for it as an adult. This year I was excited to pull out the tree and the ornaments and make the house festive. As I unpacked the ornaments and stockings, my husband remarked that we didn’t own a tree skirt. I’ve only put a… Continue reading Crafty: Last gasp of Christmas.
The final holiday themed tea I ordered this year was Adagio Teas‘ Candy Apple. I might add that Adagio had all sorts of holiday teas and I look forward to ordering and review others in the coming years. Candy Apple includes black tea, apple pieces, caramel flavor and cinnamon bark. It is available in the following… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio Teas, Candy Apple
If you’re looking to sip tea and enjoy Christmas eve in the glow of your twinkle lights, might I recommend one of these teapots in red?
Last week I featured the holiday wreaths, but if you’re looking for something small to knit for the holidays, either as a gift or to jazz up your own home, might I recommend the following? And my personal favorite, especially for leftover handspun scraps:
Are you feeling crafty and in need of some holiday decor? I’ve been drooling over the yarn ball wreaths that are posted on Pinterest and I found this great tutorial at Cherished Bliss: A few others that caught my eye… Not feeling knitty? How about a tea wreath? You can use this tutorial… Continue reading Craftea: Christmas Decor
Since this is the month for all things holiday, I was thrilled when I stopped in at Tea Market a few weeks ago and found their winter blends available. I was totally intrigued by “Vintage Christmas.” While Tea Market doesn’t have an official ingredient label, I know this tea contains chocolate, mint, sprinkles, silver balls… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Market, Vintage Christmas
I found myself at home unexpectedly yesterday afternoon, and what better way to enjoy an afternoon free from work than with a cup of tea? It is finally what I consider Christmas season (I don’t start until after Thanksgiving) and I have a few great holiday teas to share in the upcoming weeks. This afternoon… Continue reading Drink Me: Republic of Tea, Downton Christmas Blend