A KAL with a name and last name? Yeap! With 2 projects and lots of fun as well! Read more
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There’s something about San Francisco’s Bay Area that always make me feel inspired! I’m positive that a big part of this is related to the Tibetan Buddhist retreats and voluntary work at Nyingma organizations, which have been nourishing my life for the last 12 years.
And, of course, there’s an “extra topping” at those enchanted feelings: some amazing knitting stores! OMG!There’s something about San Francisco’s Bay Area that always make me feel inspired! I’m positive that a big part of this is related to the Tibetan Buddhist retreats and voluntary work at Nyingma organizations, which have been nourishing my life for the last 12 years.
The airport ride announcing the beginning of precious teachings. The memory of last minute shopping at Berkeley’s Andronico’s, Whoole Foods or at Elephant (that do not exist anymore), rushing through the hills, for some special ingredients for the TAP (Tibetan Aid Project) Fund Raise Dinner, Or at Downtown Berkeley working at the finishing touches for the Dharma Publishing Bookstore opening with my dearest sangha friend Magda! Definitely, those memories activate my deepest appreciation for the Bay Area!
This week I saw at Facebook a note about the I Love Yarn Day next October 14. I had no idea that there was actually a day for loving yarn and it made me laugh because I tend to celebrate yarn every day when I’m at the computer or just dropping by my LYS!
The Craft Yarn Council is suggesting something bigger than that! The idea is to engage people to celebrate yarn trough teaching somebody to knit or crochet, doing something for charity, giving yarn as a gift, knitting or crocheting in public and so on.
A few months ago, Valesca and Clara, friends and owners of Tricoteiras.com have arranged a KAL for the TIC cowl. It was like an experience from another planet: so much fun! Most of us follow the website and participate at an online community for knitters called Crazy Knitting Ladies. We are in contact almost every day and during this period we share knitting experiences that goes from the choice of yarn to a ideal cast off a project! The previous KAL was a total thrill! As I opened my eyes every morning, I checked my email to see the news shared by the participants!
We were chatting the other day and the idea of doing a KAL over at Tricoteiras.com came up! This time we are going to knit the Dalilah shawl and two smaller versions that were created as a request from knitting friends! Read more