Welcome to episode 377. Last week I finished a ton of projects, so that means this week I get to cast on new ones! I’ve got tons of knits and spins to share with you today… and in the middle of the episode I realize it will be be Tour de Fleece soon! Sipping: Bird… Continue reading Episode 377, A burst of creativity.
Late last year I heard about a new tea club that would be starting in 2017, Tea Runners. Tea Runners is the brain child of Jewel Staite and Charlie Ritchie. Each month Tea Runners sends out a box of 4 loose leaf teas along with tasting and brewing instructions. I was lucky enough to get in… Continue reading Drink Me: Tea Runners
Welcome to episode 90! Today I talk about my finishing frenzy and what’s next on the needles. Don’t forget that the Shawl KAL ends tomorrow. Knit like the wind and post your finished shawl in the FO thread! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram and Periscope as Fluffykira,… Continue reading The Corner of Knit & Tea: Episode 90, Finishing Frenzy
Another tea I ordered in my recent Teavana order was Sweet Asian Pear. From the label, the blend includes: apple pieces, white tea, oolong tea, pear pieces, rosehip peels, peach, jackfruit, papaya, orange slices and peels, pear pieces, orange petals, elderflowers, grapefruit, passionfruit pieces, passionfruit juice and lychee pieces. It is available in a variety… Continue reading Drink Me: Teavana, Sweet Asian Pear
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
A few months ago, one of the members of my Wednesday night knit group brought me a sample of some Teavana Rooibos Tropica tea that she had bought her son for Christmas. I’m happy to say that even though I’ve decided I’m not a rooibos enthusiast, this blend was really tasty! From the website, Rooibos… Continue reading Drink Me: Teavana, Rooibos Tropica
The fourth and final selection included in my Orchard Sampler from Adagio is Peach Oolong. From the website, the blend contains oolong tea, natural peach flavor, apple pieces, marigold flowers and apricots. It is available in several sizes: a sample pack for $2, 2oz for $6 and 16oz for $29. When I first opened the… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio, Peach Oolong
I know I posted about visiting the Tea Market, but I’m also still working through my box of samples from Adagio. Another of the teas I received in my initial order was Ginger Peach which is available in a sample size for $2, 3 oz for $6 and 6 oz for $19. From the website,… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio, Ginger Peach
I really like anything peach, from fresh peaches in the summer to peach flavored Jolly Ranchers and everything in between. So when I saw that Adagio had a White Peach tea I had to give it a try. From the website, the White Peach Tea includes white tea from China, apricots, natural peach flavor and… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio Teas, White Peach
I’m going to start with a tin of tea I actually bought a few months before starting this whole project. In October of last year, I was involved in an online swap through Ravelry, a social network site for knitters. The swap was themed around one of my favorite podcasts, Welcome to Nightvale. In one… Continue reading Drink Me: Adagio Teas, Glow Cloud.