“Tasty Tamarind” and Cozy Lavender

Tasty Tamarind designed by Johanna Lindahl of Mijo Crochet in Scheepjes Whirligig 204 Lavender to Teal and Whirligigette 252 Teal. When I started this blog, I intended to not write about work. But I also planned to write about the people, places, and things that I think about while I crochet, and for this project I was thinking about … Continue reading “Tasty Tamarind” and Cozy Lavender

Rachy Newin’s Melting Pot

Melting Pot Shawl designed by Rachy Newin in Claudia Hand Painted Yarns Addiction in Rock Creek, Scout's Honor, Collards & Greens, Kelp Beds, and Turquoise Jeans. This summer, I came across a wonderful designer, Rachy Newin. She has an extensive collection of designs with numerous shawls, my fave to make! She focuses on using hand-dyed … Continue reading Rachy Newin’s Melting Pot

What I Read: March And April 2019

Richard Powers, Overstory, is the heart-wrenching stories of a cast of characters (including trees) intertwined, directly and indirectly, by trees. I felt the love, joy, and pain of this book internally. This book recently won the Pulitzer Prize. Annie Proulx, Barkskins, is another tree-themed book - a sprawling 300-year saga about a family in the … Continue reading What I Read: March And April 2019