Posts filed under: Learning

My new stove arrived yesterday – be still my pounding heart!  A new stove is not generally what makes my heart pound – but this is the second new stove...
This afternoon we – Emily and I – will head out to Kiwi Cove Lodge to start this year’s Retreat – Brioche and Lace. This will be my and Mad...
Saturday I taught a class on the Cat Bordi Moebius Cast-on.  I have taught this particular cast-on a few times in the past. Once at the Retreat (2012) and a few times...
Of our Wet West Coast Winter! It has rained for the last two days.  Downpours of epic proportions, followed by more and then more.  Millstone River in Bowen Park is up –...
Yesterday I received the last parcel of yarn from Clara Parkes and the Great White Bale Project. I now mourn the ending of an interesting and informative project.  I have learned...
Yesterday evening as I sat idly thumbing through Facebook I was tagged!  I usually ignore tags for games or lists but this one intrigued me. List 10 knitting books that...
My son, his partner and my Dad came over for dinner this evening. And no this is not the start of a funny joke – even though it sounds like...
There are few things as beautiful as a rose. Rose of Texas is inspired by an old song The Yellow Rose of Texas.  Said to have been written in the...
Ria asked how I can take pictures and walk at the same time….. I stumble a lot.  I am so busy looking at what is around me that I don’t always...
I have been asked the best way to create a provisional crochet cast-on.  We will be using it several times with the Roses, Roses pattern.  I hope that this helps....