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Adventures Of Betsy

OUTBACK ADVENTURES

Stunning vistas Betsy and I headed off for an adventure. We hit the road heading for Hawker in the Flinders Rangers. On the way we visited historic sites. Kanyaka Homestead is north of Quorn, a reminder how isolated this country was prior to motorisation. The water hole was lovely and still used for watering stock… Continue reading OUTBACK ADVENTURES

mental health, reflections

Celebrating the small

I painted these!! One of my goals this year is to try new things. I started Activation Therapy, I didn’t stick with it. 🙄 I did however get a couple of takeaways from it. 1. Setting small achievable goals is important for improving mental health. Even the smallest step forward is a step towards getting… Continue reading Celebrating the small

colour, Crochet, Education

Why Batch?

Noah’s Promise When working on repeating blocks. I like to complete the first one. Then I batch the rest. Batching blocks I find batching to be a faster way to work. Eliminating the need to search out the next colour. And in more complicated blocks, I find it’s easier to keep the pattern in my… Continue reading Why Batch?

knitting, Patterns

FINGERLESS MITTENS In the round

Hand dyed Tekapo Yarn Materials Yarn: Merino Magic 50gms Needles: 3.25mm double pointed needles. 4.00mm double pointed needles Notions: Scissors, tapestry needle. Gauge 22st to 10cm Using stocking stitch Abbreviations St, sts - stitch/esSl - slipKk - knitPp - purlKfb - Knit front and backRnds - rounds Cuff Using 3.25mm needles Cast on 40 sts,… Continue reading FINGERLESS MITTENS In the round

Adventures Of Betsy, mental health, reflections

Adventures of Betsy

Yunta SA After work Friday I headed home and picked up Betsy and we travelled north. I drove to Yunta, arriving after dark. I stayed at a free park next to toilets. I settled down to some crochet for the night. No Optus coverage so listened to podcasts I had downloaded. After a peaceful sleep… Continue reading Adventures of Betsy