In their own words is a new series -- I've invited artists, designers, and creators I know to share what drives their big projects. This time we hear from C.C. & Dami Almon; they talk about what inspired their newest book, Tickled Pink. There are extra photos of their adorable cat, Pink Purl Almon. … [Read more...] about in their own words: C.C. & Dami Almon
Books are always crossing my path. Some I stop to read and review, others I let go on. Today's duo are two I'm happy I stopped to get to know, at first glance I wasn't sure about either of them. The first, Wool Studio : The knit.wear Capsule Collection, features modern and sophisticated garments and … [Read more...] about two new knitting collections
Late last month I sat down over virtual coffee with C.C. Almon, a knit designer, podcast host, and retreat coordinator currently living in Edinburgh. So without further ado, let's jump right in: little acorn:You are always busy, it seems like you need all that coffee. What lead you to start … [Read more...] about a chat with C.C. Almon
I'm powered by coffee and tea and wear hand-knit socks year-round, when C.C. aka javapurl asked if I'd be interested in reviewing her collection Coffee with C.C., I almost spilled my mug in my rush to reply, yes! This collection of seven patterns, six socks and a shawl does not disappoint. What … [Read more...] about knitting collection review: Coffee with C.C.