Albus’s Socks

Being up north last weekend we were really enchanted by the Elements.

Being in nature brings to mind the magic of the natural world all around us, if we have eyes to see it.

Of course, having shelter from the elements also helps in appreciating them, for which I am always grateful.

All that magic around us even inspired us to jump over the fire,  using the traditional way to renew our wedding vows.

Albus's Socks

With Magic in the air, and one of my favorite wizards on my mind,  my newest sock pattern is Albus’s Socks, which is 25% off until June 7, 2015. What could be more classic then grey cables? I think these are what he had in mind when wishing for warm socks for Christmas.

Albus's Socks

 

These are made with the lovely Spud & Chloë Fine, in the color Hippo. Such lovely yarn!

Mithril and Erebor and the Headwaters…

Rock and Moss

It was a big week around here! Dan and I celebrated our 14th wedding anniversary by visiting one of our favorite places on earth, lake Superior. It was fantastic. Being out by that huge lake or hiking around the many trails is a completely restorative experience. We come home feeling refreshed and grounded again. Also pretty creative!

This week I released two sock patterns: Mithril, which is 25% off until May 31, 2015, no coupon code needed. I used an absolutely gorgeous yarn from Ancient Arts, BFL in the color Pieces of Eight, which could not be more perfect to me. It’s grey, or green or silver or a warm pale blue or all together somehow. It was a pure delight to work on and I am really proud of the socks!

Mithril Socks

Mithril Socks

I also published a sport weight pattern: Erebor, which is a really fun and quick knit. These are also 25% off until May 31, 2015.

Erebor Socks

And since I posted last, a quick hat pattern that works well with a single skein of some special hand dyed yarn: Headwaters Hat.

Headwaters Hat

I hope you had a nice week as well!

Braveheart

It’s been a busy weekend at Bunny Acres. What with a trip over to Art-A-Whirl on Saturday (support the arts),  a trip to Shepherd’s Harvest (can never have too much wool), and most exciting of all, a small litter of bunnies emerging from their nest right beneath our dining room windows (hours of entertainment).

We managed to sneak a video of the first time out (and back again):

Baby Bunnies - First Day Out

And, after running back into the nest for a bit, the one we’re calling Braveheart has now ventured forth, and, we think, hanging out under our deck. Fortunately, s/he didn’t have to hop very far for cover.

Braveheart

Be strong, little ones!

Brandywine

I missed updating the blog for a bit, distracted by Spring and all the fun to be had in the yard..

Fire and Wine

Since I last posted I finished two new sock patterns, the first: Asparagus Socks

Asparagus Socks

and just listed today Brandywine Socks. These are also sport weight and are 25% off until May 17, 2015

Brandywine Socks

This week I finished a shawl that was really fun to knit. I had never done a mitered square before and I got a little carried away playing with it.

Miter

Miter

In other news at Bunny Acres, it seems Fred is a girl, and a new mom at that. She has made a little nest right up against the house by her usual buffet spot. We look forward to watching the babies emerge!

 

Spinach and Tiny things

Tiny Spring
Dutchman’s breeches

Last weekend we celebrated our niece’s wedding and had a wonderful time! We are so happy for them and it was really great to spend time with my siblings, and of course there is nothing better then dancing at a wedding.

Tiny Spring
Wild ginger

Wrap
Citron

This week I finished a Citron shawl, which makes great car knitting.

Spinach Socks

I also finished a new Sport weight sock pattern: Spinach socks, these are on sale for 25% until April 30, 2015, no coupon code needed.

Spinach Socks

Spring is here, and there are daffodils beginning to bloom in the yard as well as many tiny wonders that begin the season for me.

Tiny Spring
Daffoldil

I hope you are enjoying the tiny, beautiful things emerging where you are!
Tiny Spring
Scilla
Tiny Spring
Hepatica

Tiny Spring