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A pause for a good cause

A quick stop on my knitting to make a dress to my adorable daughter! Read more

Vogue Knitting Live Jan 2012

How to explain the experience of participating on a knitting event like this?

Knitting is really interesting for me: I enjoy the calmness, the concentration that evolves into a kind of meditation, the colors, textures and all the synesthetics aspects. Read more

Brazilian Knitting Congress: let’s go!

 

For details, visit the Congress’s website! Let’s go?


The amazing knitting stores from Bay Area!

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!

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Ceres Cowl!

I’m super fan of this knitter writer (or maybe writer knitter? Not sure?!) and I’m grateful for her inspiration on this project! We met in São Paulo last month and she was looking for some yarn to knit the Boho cowl! Working with some math here and there I ended up creating a new cowl…. Ceres’s cowl, of course! A super fast accessory to knit in lace pattern that only takes one ball of bulky yarn. Read more