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?

Education, knitting, reflections

Impractical and romantic

Baby booties ... sigh 🥰 As many mothers know, it’s almost impossible to keep baby booties on baby feet. Still after seven babies, it’s a gift I like to knit and give. And one I loved to receive, for the romance and promise of those tiny toes to come. Even though I know the baby… Continue reading Impractical and romantic

Dyeing, Education

Indigo dyeing

Rubber bands and rocks. Knit Spin Weave annual Christmas Party had a twist this year. I added an indigo Vat. There may have been a few cocktails had.. It was a lovely creative afternoon. I love that our little group is so diverse in age. Pauline regaled us with stories of her evacuation from London… Continue reading Indigo dyeing

Education, mental health, reflections

Just finish something !

So many projects almost finished. Shell be right I’m so frustrated with myself. I have all these patterns almost ready to publish and for some reason just can’t bring myself to do the last 5% of the job! Noah’s promise What to do? I’ve tried taking myself away in Betsy just to work on them.… Continue reading Just finish something !

Education

Saturday Studio Day

Studio Day Saturday is quickly becoming my favourite day of the week. From 1:30pm each Saturday it’s Open Studio! This week I made my Saturday Studio day a spinning one. Three of us took to our wheels. I tweaked Chris’s wheel to make it easier to spin. Rosemary had a lesson on fibre preparation, with… Continue reading Saturday Studio Day