Over the next couple weeks I would like to introduce my yarn to you a bit more. As I mentioned previously, each yarn name is based on a small-food course from a culture I love. I make no claims of being an expert, I just want to share my joy that that region and food gives me. The way that I can express it is … Continue reading Introducing Aperitivo – Lace Weight
…to an Etsy store near you: Above is a sampling of what I have been busy with. Lots of dyeing. Lots of yarn. Tags are still being created, but we will go live beginning of August, right after I’m back from Food Nirvana (also called Sardinia and Turin). I have really fallen in love with Alpaca yarn – it is so soft and squishy! Warmer … Continue reading Coming soon…
As a kick-off (and to celebrate that I’m getting back into the swing of things), I am offering a 20% coupon code for my Blog readers on my patterns on Ravelry! This runs through the end of June 2019. Just use the coupon code BlogBlog upon checkout. Are you looking for a cowl to use up lots of leftover sock yarn (perhaps from an Advent … Continue reading Pattern Promotion
Finally! My Along the Giessen Cowl is ready! I’ve had some fantastic testers who helped a great deal making it possible. It’s been a while coming, but I wanted it to be tested properly. There’s a stream that runs through my neighborhood called the Giessen, which means to pour or water in German. It’s a defining feature of the area, filled with flora and … Continue reading Along the Giessen
Where are the recipes? Where is the cooking? Where is everything??? Oh, I’ve been cooking like crazy for the past couple weeks, but sadly no time to photograph anything, or write anything up. Everything has been a bit ad hoc and chaotic really. Every year, starting in September or so, a great pressure to Get Things Done washes over me – usually overwhelmingly so. Often … Continue reading Never Ending Knitting
So here I am after more than a week of not posting at all – things have been super busy, and I kept saying to myself “self, tomorrow I will post something amazing” and then didn’t…because stuff and things. Then I *just* read over on the Yarn Harlot her post about the French Lesson (long story short – it’s hard to get out of a … Continue reading Back in the saddle?
And we are ready for testing! I hope to have a final pattern to release mid-December. A cowl that is a quick, but interesting knit, inspired by the nature outside my door. Continue reading Blocked and ready to go!