Two Color Brioche Knitting in the Round: The Video

This week, I began a Beginning Brioche class using the Channeled Colors Cowl to learn two color brioche knitting in the round. Doesn’t that sound crazy? Beginning brioche is two color in the round? However, this technique is the simplest way to learn brioche knitting. Each round is knitted using […]

Two Color Brioche Knitting in the Round

Little Yellow Farmhouse: Refreshing the Starter

During my time in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, a dear friend gifted me with a jar of sourdough starter. This magic beast is a jar full of a simple dough teeming with wild yeast. Starter forms the basis of sourdough bread (and pancakes and biscuits and rolls), and can be used […]


Itchy Planting Fingers: How My Sweetie Recycled Plastic Boxes into Mini-Greenhouses

On Saturday, my sweetie and I planted the marigolds and nasturtiums! You see, when the deck was being constructed… Wait, did I tell you about the deck? I didn’t tell you about the deck! We have a new deck! In the very last week of April, my sweetie got these […]

Greenhouse Boxes

Travelling Stitches with the Flores Hat – a Tutorial

After my little informal poll yesterday, I’ll be using these colors for my Happy Midwinter’s Eve hat. The red lost out. (Since two people voted to leave the pink out, I know it came across as too pink in the photograph.  The teal shows up really blue in this one.) […]

Travelling Stitches Tutorial 9

Giving Thanks – Day One: Knitting

Over the weekend, I realized that as I started this headlong rush into Christmas, I hadn’t taken time to enjoy Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving, for me, means rejoicing in the abundance of the season. I celebrate the harvest and feel thankful for the gifts of the past year. For the next five […]

Knitting Class