my kingdom for an oven

Posted on 21 CommentsPosted in book reviews/events, designing, food and garden, lace/shawls, projects

i’ve mentioned a few times that the peaches in our area are spectacular this year. i’ve purchased several batches and have been bagging them up to put in the freezer, but the last batch i had was too green to do right away. so i cleared a corner in our temporary “kitchen” and laid them […]

BNWs Features Birchleaf

Posted on 11 CommentsPosted in designing, patterns, projects, yarn and dyeing

Another design has popped up on ravelry in Bare Naked Wools! Bonnie Sennott, designer behind Blue Peninsula, fell in love with the fiber combination of Breakfast Blend Fingering and knew it would be perfect for a cowl. When her design was released it was an instant favorite in the Bare Naked Wools ravelry group. Anne […]

pickled pink

Posted on 195 CommentsPosted in book reviews/events, food and garden, projects

the fact that we’d have no kitchen this summer led us to forego planting the garden as well—it was a good choice considering how busy we are and how much added work there is when undergoing a major home renovation. we are very relieved not to be worrying about watering and weeding or where the […]

mrs. lincoln’s lace

Posted on 17 CommentsPosted in yarn and dyeing

please join me in welcoming to the flock our newest yarn, mrs. lincoln’s lace, which was our bare naked wools club selection in june. received with great enthusiasm by our membership, it’s been trending strongly on ravelry as well, appearing in the top ten picks on yarn board for much of the summer. with good […]