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Awesome Wrap from a Stash Blast: Bohemian & Funky

Sometimes, the most ridiculous mistakes result in the most awesome creations!  I made a few silly mistakes with this project…but in the end, I think it’s pretty funky wrap! 373 more words


Fruit Loop: Hood River, Oregon

We spent some time in Oregon last week and stayed a night in Hood River. The Hood River County Fruit Loop is about one hour from Portland located in the Columbia River Gorge. 464 more words

foraging for mushrooms and yarn

Yesterday I had a road trip of the best kind… with blue skies and rolling green hills dotted with sheep and cows and trees. My hubby… 287 more words


The Day I meet Susan Crawford and some Alpacas......

It’s not very often that Knitting Royalty come to this area of the world, but today I got to attend a talk by Susan Crawford, and a very good talk it was to. 446 more words

Have you eaten an alpaca?

I know I know, they are cute and furry and have these big doe eyes. But what do they taste like?

To find out, I went down to The Berry Hotel, funnily enough at Berry, and tried their Alpaca Burger. 132 more words


Baby it's cold outside

It’s dipped down below freezing the past couple nights here in Huancayo.  By below freezing I mean -1 C / 30 F.  None of the homes here in the city have any sort of indoor heat source (save natural heat from the sun, which can feel about 70 degrees if you’re standing in its direct path outside from about 2-4 pm when the sun is at its strongest), so most locals just pile on the layers and huddle up under alpaca… 236 more words


Whither Shall I Follow, Follow, Follow, Whither Shall I Follow, Follow Thee

So much exciting stuff is happening, I can’t stand it! The new blog at http://www.knitpurltink.com is coming along nicely. I’m working on some of  the graphics stuff at the moment, but I know I’ll have it ready by the 1st of August. 498 more words