kitchen aid

Posted on 26 CommentsPosted in designing, food and garden, projects

the fall weather is really upon us now—brilliant blue skies during lovely days that begin crisp and cool, turn warm for just the right amount of hours, then slip back into evenings early and chilly enough for lighting a fire. nice. great sleeping weather, terrific knitting weather—sweaters are on my mind BIG time; i’ve got […]

portlandia indeed

Posted on 23 CommentsPosted in book reviews/events, projects

hello everyone, i’m back from portland and have finally cleared my email box and a little space in my day to write. i missed you! i landed in portland last tuesday afternoon, where i met up with cookie and janel. our plan was to spend a couple of days back in eugene at janel’s place, working […]

Squish Me Into Fall

Posted on 10 CommentsPosted in designing, projects, yarn and dyeing

Happy first day of Fall! Are you enjoying the day with a cup of festive hot tea and a crisp apple? Are you baking, canning or  roasting veggies? Or maybe taking a nice stroll through the neighborhood enjoying the sights of a new season? Or are you looking for a way  to celebrate? What better […]

sparrow song

Posted on 8 CommentsPosted in patterns

in a couple of days, fall will officially be upon us and in many parts of the world, temperatures are dipping into the 40s and 50s at night. that early-morning dash to the office can be a chilly affair indeed, especially if you rely on public transportation. which makes it the perfect time to introduce […]