Sounds dramatic, doesn’t it? Today, Day 3, the sourdough starter was HUGE! Apparently, we have some serious yeast in the air, since I was supposed to “see some activity”. Hmmm….in any case, lots of bubbles, and a roasted pear-like aroma. Sweet. So now, for the next 3 or 4 days, twice a day, I need to feed the starter. As I am fairly lazy when … Continue reading Feeding the Beast
Thank you one and all for so much fun at the Swiss Yarn Festival! I had a blast meeting everyone and am feeling so thankful for such positive feedback. My Etsy Shop will be open again as soon as do an inventory check from the Festival. A few things that I learned from speaking to everyone: Deutsche Übersetzung von Mustern. Mein Es Schneielet wird bald … Continue reading Thank you! Merci! Danke! Grazie!
Just a quick update on things to come: I’ve been busy baking all day, perfecting and refining my Floral Cookies. They’re pretty little things that taste of orange zest and look like Springtime. They’ll be even prettier when there are more edible flowers to be had. They will be the featured recipe for my latest pattern, Beryl Berry – a Child’s Sweater. Knit seamlessly, from … Continue reading Testing, 1, 2, 3…
Preparations are underway for the Swiss Yarn Festival, at the end of this month! I’ve been busy dyeing up yarn, winding skeins, and trying to figure out how to display everything! A couple things of note: I’ve put my Etsy shop on “vacation” until after the festival. I’ll reopen once again after I’m back, at the beginning of March. Hopefully, I will be able to … Continue reading Swiss Yarn Festival 2020…and Meat
Let’s start from the beginning: I have some new yarn in stock! I have been waiting for months and months and months for my supplier to get their alpaca sock yarn back in stock – they had a whole shippment that they lost due to water damage, and it took them a while for their farmers to restock suffiencent amounts. But anyway, after a very … Continue reading New Yarn! Food! Tree! Squash!
Happy Days! As mentioned yesterday, I will be an exhibitor at the Swiss Yarn Festival 2020 in Glattfelded, CH. It runs on the the 29. February and the 1. March 2020 in the old Spinnerei that is now a hotel/conference center. I went last year as a visitor, and just fell in love with the location and the festival. This year looks to be even … Continue reading Sweater Sets!
A LOT has been going on lately. Which is partly to blame why I have been AWOL. New yarns are hitting the shop (hurray alpaca sock yarn! – more on this later), knitting kits for the Swiss Yarn Festival KAL (more on this later), a new pattern just in time for planning your Advent shawl (more on this later), a cowl pattern will (hopefully) be … Continue reading More on this later…