Harvest Advent Shawl

It’s here! My latest shawl design: The Harvest Advent Shawl!  Days are short and nights grow cold; the air is cool and crisp and the fields turn to gold.  Autumn is my favorite time of the year, and running through the surrounding wheat fields is one my my favorite fall activities.   The Harvest Shawl is inspired by these fields that stretch across the rows … Continue reading Harvest Advent Shawl

Apples, picked and preserved

Nine Years.  That’s how long I have been living in Switzerland.  What a twisty, turn path it’s been!  It has had its ups and downs and sidesteps, but overall I am quite happy to call this country home.  I can’t say there has been culture shock here, but rather cultural refitting.  So much was similar to the US, but so much also slightly different.  Little … Continue reading Apples, picked and preserved

Banana Bread

Oh, what a week.  My in-laws have been visiting, my husband working long hours, and we’ve all been trying to recover from a never-ending cold.  Not much has been done on the cooking or knitting front sadly.  This week our extended, gorgeous autumn has finally ended.  All the ski lifts closed down this past weekend, but the weather prevented us from even trying for one … Continue reading Banana Bread