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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

Crochet, Patterns

South Australia Leads The Way

Here in South Australia, single use plastic cutlery and straws have been banned. Many cafes now use wood cutlery and paper straws, which are used once and discarded. A zero waste solution is to carry your own metal cutlery and straws.

Adventures Of Betsy

Adventures Of Betsy

Betsy and I hit the road on Saturday. Dropping ‘the working woman’ to Zest cafe in Clare for her shift before heading to Burra. After a lovely lunch in St Just Cafe in Burra I headed out to Red Banks. The old growth Mallee forest is beautiful and peaceful. There was only one other camper… Continue reading Adventures Of Betsy