park here

Posted on 8 CommentsPosted in Bare Naked Wools, book reviews/events, designing, lace/shawls

what a difference a week makes! i’ve been away in colorado to film a new craftsy class, which will launch in the middle of march (more on that in a day or two). anyway, when i left, the view out our window was something like this every branch surrounding the house was laced with snow and […]

Perfect We Got

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Once a month we get a shipment of yarn from our good friends and AMAZING mill owners Robbie and Carrie Davis. They run America’s Natural Fireworks and Blessed Criations Alpaca Ranch right here in Ohio! We love them and really appreciate the time and energy they put into their business; it makes for such high […]

A Promise Fulfilled

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Alas, an opportunity to tell you about our big kitchen renovation, actually a bit more than just the kitchen. It incorporated several other rooms, namely the dining room, relocating our shared office and half of the central hallway (traditional colonial house). I’ve held steadfast not blogging until the  renovation was totally complete. Just this last fall […]

eve in eden

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eve in eden was the first pattern designed for our recent ENVY club and i know many knitters who were not members have been anxiously waiting for its general release, so here it is! this asymmetrical wedge-shaped shawl, rich in twining leaf and vine motifs was an immediate hit, due in no small part to the […]