knitting, Patterns

My design process

I’m not an organised person. My brain does not work in a linear way. It jumps around in tangents and is very easily distracted. A new design I often lose track of projects and patterns. Many are half knitted. Some have made it to written patterns but not published. I get distracted by the next… Continue reading My design process

Crochet, dish/wash cloths, free pattern, Patterns

Free Crochet Blanket Pattern: Waffle Me This

Please consider a purchase to support my little shop. Materials: 4mm hook3 balls of King Cole Curiosity DK approx 1500mtapestry needlescissors Abbreviations: ch/s - chain/str - trebledc - double crochetst/s- stitch/esFptr - Front Post Treble Size: Blanket: 100cm square Design notes: To vary the size the starting chain needs to be a multiple of 3… Continue reading Free Crochet Blanket Pattern: Waffle Me This

Adventures Of Betsy, knitting, mental health, Patterns, reflections

She sells seashells by the sea shore.

I choose happy. It’s not easy to do at times. Life can throw challenges, that can test the best of us. Eyre peninsula Perlubie Beach The choice of happiness takes self discipline and practice. Learning to make better choices in how I react to events isn’t easy. It requires breaking a lifetime of ingrained patterns… Continue reading She sells seashells by the sea shore.

Family Heritage, mental health, reflections

Who are you?

Who are you? It’s a question that gets asked many a time in self help books. Who are you? A simple question but the answer can be quite complex. If you are like me, you often start with how you relate to others in the world. I would answer this question with, a mother, a… Continue reading Who are you?

mental health, reflections

Love where you are

I’m in the city this weekend. I don’t get down here very often. I’m not a city girl at all. I hate driving here. I choose places to stay where I can park the car and not get back into it until it’s time to go home. I grew up in Adelaide, it was smaller… Continue reading Love where you are