I probably only do one a week (I’m not very fast and I don’t have a lot of knitting time…sadly), but I figure any help for the homeless is better than none. Your soup sounds good, too. There are 88 yarn balls, but only 58 yarn balls are needed to 100% the game. Thanks for the soup recipe! January 2010 Suggested yarn St-Denis Nordique. It has been raining here for four days straight, and while I actually enjoy rain, the damp chill does seem to get under your skin and stay there. Just looked at the Bonfire pattern on Ravelry, it’s beautiful. It’s quick and delicious too, and also has chickpeas. When I’m done being the Mad Hatter, it’s time to dig out the sweater WIPs for Ravellenics. I think I’ll try your soup but with yellow split peas, mmmmm. I tried your soup recipe last night and LOVED it! I so want to try this hat, I have the bright orange Superwash wool. It’s entirely charming, knitting up quickly and delightfully not hatlike at all. If you dressed for cold it rained.If you dressed for rain it was cold and you were miserable. Hat → Beanie, Toque. I knit 6 or 7 hats in December, and I sort of hate them now. I love the Yarn Harlot and I have all of her books. Mmmm…. rating of 4.4 from 340 votes Never knitting another hat until you hear the forecast for tonight, though with eight hats, you may have those you love covered. It will be wonderful blocked. Your project is going to be gorgeous. Julie in San Diego, where we are praying for rain. for the 8-yr-old. Currently working on a Hitchhiker in a lovely colorway and some stripey socks. I’m planning on some for tomorrow. The Yarn Harlot; A Glorious Day; February 2009. Go wash and slice the carrots and potatoes. Swap? I think a bowl of soup made with good veggies would be very warming in damp cold weather and thanks for the recipe. I carry on with me whenever I am away from home (it’s one of those small folding ones in a Bright! That looks delicious! Somewhere, as you read this, I am trudging through the rain and cold, on my way to a meeting I don’t want to be at, or I have left the meeting, and am standing at a bus stop, as annoyed as you can imagine that it’s raining on me. Delicious! Wow! color). Rain stinks if you’re in it. Thanks for the recipe. Knitting needles and I have a tortured relationship. Thank you for mentioning this. She maintains a popular virtual home at www.yarnharlot.ca, and a less organized (and popular) actual home in Toronto, Canada. It looks delicious & I’m already formulating dinner plans around it. There are currently 5 types of yarns available. It is cold (somehow the cold rain knows the weakest part of my body) rain going down my back and I can’t get away from it. We are dipping down to the 40s for highs. My “done with” pattern is Monster Pants. I hate when the rain hits the back of my neck then trickles sloooowly down my back. It’s raining here too in Sydney, Australia but I LOVE the rain. I’m archiving your emergency soup recipe immediately. A couple of them will get donated to a veteran’s group or homeless shelter, they ended up rather large. Thanks for sharing it, I’m vegetarian too and find it hard to find a recipe that is meat-free and not tomato soup. She decided hats were the just the thing to finish out her Christmas list, so she paid me $20 each to knit several hats in a few days. I’m making that soup this week!! Somewhere, standing in the rain, feeling it soak through the pockets of my coat and through my wool hat, I am thinking about this soup, which I knocked together in 30 of the 40 minutes I was home, and then ate as fortification against the rain. . Born and raised here, expecting rain is like asking if the desert is going to be hot… You just expect it will be. Now I live in California and I have to laugh at how the locals get all excited about a little rain. I may need to knit a few of them Thanks, as always, for sharing. Middle Niece’s third son is due in March. Your brioche project looks wonderful and I love your yarn selection! I would like to follow you but I found nowhere to put in my info so here it is. It is not raining here, but instead, warm, sunny, and making me downright miserable. It’s mild 26ºC/80ºF here where we live and I’m using a light dress, drinking pineapple juice while I work. Something different… Matching? And then *A Stash of One’s Own* appeared under my tree, so thank you for your excellent essay there, too. I’m glad I don’t have to slog around in the cold and the rain, but the soup is definitely going on the recipe list for next week, since the weather here is a little on the chilly side. I hate the cold grey rain of November, my least favorite month. The Luxury Limousine is ideal for the wedding trip or business tour. I would so love to have a bowl of that soup appear in front of me right now! The colors pooled in an amazing way. Now you’re adding souping inspiration to your knitting inspiration! A freezing cold errand running rain filled day is what I am having, too. It has never worked. Yup, also inspired to make soup when I got home last night. Where you have a wardrobe of knits, we have a wardrobe of umbrellas. I have resolved to only knit from the stash this year. Thanks for sharing. They look great. If you don't find the exact yarn you want, or would like a yarn recommendation, please call the shop directly at 800-441-9665 or contact us for assistance. That’s what I’m doing despite being given hand knit gloves by my mom at Thanksgiving. Other than that, no one else gets a hat: I will gladly knitt scarves, cowls, socks (well actually I kind of burned out on socks too) mittens, baby sweaters, blankets…but the hat quota must be served. I did smile at the ‘never knitting another hat’. But at least when I’m doing those, I’m not working on his (very basic) matching blanket in his parents’ uni colors. Yarn Harlot. Previously we lived in the Seattle area and it was the same way. For the inspirational photos. Yarn Harlot: October 2009 2723 15438 Rogue Roses: Feet / Legs → Socks → Mid-calf. Love the soup recipe. Oh, they both look fabulous. Blue Moon Fiber Arts: March 2009 363 651 Roll Brim Hat: Hat → Beanie, Toque. Hope you are home by now and settling in, warm and dry. At least I have knitted socks to go home to! And I’m making that soup, like, tomorrow. I knit nine hats as gifts this year, but I don’t have a hat…so at least one more. So I’m knitting another hat (for myself this time); but Bonfire looks pretty cool and everything else my get pre-empted while I learn two-color brioche so I knit this lovely thing! I live in CA and when the rain hits like that it is horrible. But I will say enough is enough. I also hate getting into the truck with a wet butt. All Wound Up: The Yarn Harlot Writes for a Spin Free-Range Knitter: The Yarn Harlot Writes Again Things I Learned From Knitting Whether I Wanted To or Not Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Casts Off The Yarn Harlot's Guide to the Land of Knitting Knitting Rules! Yay! I move like a heifer trying to get out of a vat of vaseline. It’s freezing at work, even with two space heaters going nearby. Uh-huh, that is until Elliot’s ears are cold and then Grandma to the rescue. But that’s just me. She meows to, but when I open the door for her she looks outside and looks at me and goes back to the sofa to curl up for yet another nap. (I don’t remember a day when it didn’t rain. So I spent the morning having hot cocoa with a good friend and knitting, and now I’m going to make your soup, because it sounds delicious and I have all the ingredients. It is raining here in (Ypsilanti) Michigan, too! Or at least I would be if it wasn’t so hot: 31 degrees (Celsius) yesterday, and dropping to 28 by 8pm. Don’t say that Steph! I see what you did there, Ishmael. Thank you for sharing this recipe! Katt. (Can’t you tell that I’ve done that before LOL!). (I always puree, but I have an immersion blender that makes it a snap.). Sorry but I asked for rain rather than snow. Hilarious – that’s how I feel about %$^&*()ng SCARVES that go on for 7 FEET! Unless it’s the rain / wind that is too strong to even open the umbrella and you just have to forge through it. You will enjoy them both after all the hats! I made it last night & it’s SO yummy! I too have been trying to remember the what I have as well as grieve what I’ve lost. Winter rain is no fun, but right now I wish for some to clean our windows that got really grimy from the dry storm we had a few days ago…, The lace looks beautiful. Lovely hats Steph. Especially the sideways ones are so clever, they are irresistible! Stephanie Anne Pearl-McPhee (a.k.a. I don’t go anywhere when I don’t want to, cause I’m retired! It’s now cold and we have had flurries and rain today. Oh, sure you will… as soon as one of the kids, or your granchild, or a friend, or someone close to you, looks at you with big eyes, and tell you their head is cold…. I hope you are warm and cozy now. It took quite a while before I was ready to knit hats again…, Never knitting another hat again… until Elliot needs a new one , Ooooh, can I relate. I think those Wild Wolves mitts need a matching hat. Hugs. I thought wool kept the wet out? $ 52.00. The range of falling water that goes from thick fog to mist to put-on-the-wipers to break out the ark. Yuck! I’m bookmarking this recipe! Craft. I have an extra one in the car that is rainbow colors. We only get 9-10 inches a year, so when it’s raining, we all smile and talk about the beautiful weather we’re having. hearty vegan soup Unless we get an inch or snow and then we can just give up and stay indoors. With that, Good Luck and I hope it stops raining now. Love Bonfire. Leftover turkey soup, with homemade noodles. Pretty out of character and pretty great!!! Give me a crochet hook ANY day. (Don’t laugh Canadians!!! I love Leek and Potato soup but the addition of the carrot and chick peas – lovely! Especially looking forward to whacking in the garlic! Your recipe sounds nearly as good. Hope you are keeping warm and not going to get the snowstorm heading our way today and tomorrow. The wheels are wet and cold and so are your hands. Add the chick peas, and cook, stirring for a minute or two. bjr. Add the stock and parsley (if you’re using it) and bring the soup to a simmer. It’s not often that I use the yarn a pattern calls for – I’ve got a big stash and I like to use it, but this yarn is so perfect for this pattern that I couldn’t imagine anything else. It makes such quick work of it and it’s so easy to clean. There’s this thing called an umbrella that you might like to try. 9:27 AM Great minds, and all that. I just put up 15 bean soup and a loaf of bread is rising right before I logged on to see this post. (-: Try living in Ireland. Since I live in Vancouver – and moved here voluntarily from Montreal because I hated the snow – I’m not in a good position to complain about the rain. I think I’m gonna make that soup of yours when I come back home. . Unlike some, I don’t like snow either. That soup looks delicious! And am rejoicing because it doesn’t have to be seamed up when the knitting is done. Have you tried Mollie Kazen’s gypsy soup? It only just stopped monsooning here in CT only after I got out my beef, potato, veggie and barley stew… My hat free life is so perfect. I ate it with a baking powder biscuit. But I would rather be knitting anything else except these particular socks. And the car project, a scrap afghan. I just finished two hats using the Freia sport yarn in Flare! In fact my kids luggage was filled with my work. I’m actually working my way thru Leafy Brioche and couldn’t be happier with the patterns. At 2 today I thought it was 6ish, Yep it’s rainy and cold here as well. I hope you are home and warm and cozy now. ( Well, Summer officially starts tomorrow but I’ll pretend it’s December ) That soup sounds amazing right now. In the fall and winter, I make a similar soup quite often. Now I want to knit her hat. I’m feeling that way about socks right now. Nothing beats that immersion blender. Stephanie Pearl-McPhee is known as the Yarn Harlot, and I know exactly what she means. It is raining here in the capital area of Michigan with predictions of this changing to snow and having 5-8 inches of heavy wet stuff by morning. I may have to try your soup. If you dressed for cold it rained.If you dressed for rain it was cold and you were miserable. Can’t wait to try the soup! That comment all by itself, will come back to bit you….on the head! 5 out of 5 stars (4,879) 4,879 reviews $ 3.95. Stephanie, The TV stations go on “Storm Alert.” People freak out. Thankfully, its not snowing yet here as that would be the end of my motivation to keep up with either school or work. I know how you feel; what a disgusting day it was. Stick a minus sign in front of those numbers and you will have MY weater, lol. I read this post about ten minutes before I had to think of what I was going to make for dinner and just bought leeks and potatoes. It seems like the perfect soup for a cold wet day. And my brain extraplolates so quickly: Only hat has been that one for Elliot, but a raft of hats? I love finding new (vegetarian) soup recipes because when Fall comes, I get the urge to make soup. I should add that to my list of things I want to learn this year. I so love this! Everything else takes forever. Morning, noon, night, hats, hats, hats. They look dorky. Thanks for the soup recipe. for the top and I was enamored. And deliberately or not, your soup matches it. I was so desperate to knit less of them I taught my husband (a fledgling knitter) my pattern so he could help. Stay Dry . I started too look forward to the reward knits so much that I worried that maybe I was making too much of it. My favorite soup is potato leek (pure and simple) so I’ll have to try this variation! Yarn weight Sport (12 wpi) ? Here in Vancouver in the winter you don’t leave home without one…although today so far it’s been dry. I was eating soup as I read this! Sorry my rant. Five hats later, I am rewarding myself with a baby blanket. 1,491 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from ‘yarnharlot’ hashtag Glad I did, but no more mittens, fingerless or other wise! Thank you for the soup recipe. Since I knit for a “Hat for Sailors” group on Ravelry… Thanks for sharing it! I hope you’re getting to have a warm dry knitting evening, with your beverage of choice! I don’t think I’ve seen one in that color before. . The Yarn Harlot's Bag of Knitting Tricks Yarn Harlot: The Secret Life of a Knitter At Knit's End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much Sorry to hear you are probably cold and miserable somewhere out there. I just made this soup for our supper, thanks for the inspiration! I enjoy the blog. All this to say, thank you. Wow, I like the way you write recipes. I read this post earlier today, and I thought the soup was such a good idea that I’m eating a bowl of it right now! What is a heck anyway?) Though I had other things planned for dinner tonight I have decided to make soup as well (lentil, mmm) because it is just as miserable here (central Ohio) as you described and I think my family deserves a warm bowl of soup tonight. Sounds perfect. Yum! It looks so yummy! It is WAY early for any snow here in N. AL. Thanks for the soup recipe! Yarn Harbor. I also enjoy reading your blog, Carol. (Two of those are New York Times best sellers, which both Stephanie and her mum are really proud of.) No longer just a fad or a hobby, knitting has advanced to a lifestyle. Oh – that soup sounds delicious! You’re such a many faceted blessing in my life! All Wound Up: The Yarn Harlot Writes for a Spin Free-Range Knitter: The Yarn Harlot Writes Again Things I Learned From Knitting Whether I Wanted To or Not Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Casts Off The Yarn Harlot's Guide to the Land of Knitting Knitting Rules! Have to take car to the mechanic to get the power steering fixed on it. The Yarn Harlot's Bag of Knitting Tricks and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Noooo, that’s what I’d do, that’s not the Harlot’s game. I, on the other hand, am knitting a hat – the 1898 hat. Your email address will not be published. As for rain soaking into winter coats…that’s what they make umbrellas for. Thank you for the receipe! Brioche is on my list of techniques I’d like to learn – and that pattern is luscious. This whole winter thing is a bust. Man, that is gorgeous. Apt, since this blog is always a bright spot in my day.). I love to knit or spin while watching movies, and either make soup, bake something, or have something cooking all day in the crock pot. My idea of comfort food. Sounds yummy, will definitely make that. Note: There is a zero tolerance policy for trolling, spamming, bullying or harassment of any kind. Hope the weather turns for the better up there! A baby outfit for my new granddaughter is on th needles. Yarn is an item needed in order to stitch Hats. Gauge. I also LOATHE cold winter rain. My “like a Dad to me” passed away on Christmas day. I can’t believe you managed to bust out that soup in just a half hour! Just about to go out in a similar rain to get my kids from school–and maybe stop for some leeks and chickpeas to try that fabulous soup. Wow! Have you added a new cat to your household yet, Stephanie? Hate this kind of weather with a passion. Thank you for sharing the recipe! I have the perfect white alpaca waiting. 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