Sweet Days of Summer

Ahh the Sweet Days of Summer have arrived here on the farm. I love being able to walk outside and breathe and not have the desire to rush back inside where the AC is cranking away.  Last week I caught this little lady spinning a lovely web over by the woodpile. If you’re not up…

Late Summer’s Local Abundance

We had a beautiful day yesterday at the Cherry Street Farmers Market in Tulsa. Here are a few photos of the wonderful things and people that you can see at CSFM on any given Saturday during a late Oklahoma summer. Wheat grass and mums – one for the body the other for the beds. Cosmetics…

Now on Facebook!

I finally took the plunge and created a Facebook identity for LostCity Knits this week. Yes, that’s LostCity (without a space) Knits. Why Facebook? It’s a good place to enjoy community with like minded folks. I’ll try not to clutter up your newsfeed too much, but will have relevant blog posts, festival dates, and even…

Good Mail!

 I love when knitting goodies show up in the mail and last week two of the prizes I won on Seasons of Lace arrived. Ivar gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-xxxxxx-x”);pageTracker._trackPageview();First up is the book Knitting Lace by Barbara Abbey. It’s wonderful…

Three Short Letters

Dear Newly Dyed Yarn, I love you madly and want to dye more yarn the same color as you. You are Anything But Drab. In fact, you are so lovely that I couldn’t resist designing a New Scarf to show you off. We’re going to make a smashing threesome. Your friend,The Dyer Dear Chart A…

Time to Reconnect

For weeks I’ve been off kilter. First I was ill, then we were on the road. Then we came back to another week of 100+ degree temperature. I felt disconnected with myself and the farm. While we were away the rancher who leases the pastures for haying had been through and cut the tall native…