This module moved on to Afghans. I have never had much patience for large projects and have only completed a few. My favourite of which is the 5 point star blanket from The Crochet Crowd. After a rather (I feel) unnecessary paragraph explaining that an afghan and the tunisian crochet stitch, also referred to as … Continue reading Crochet Diploma: Module 10
Intro to Design. This module guys, oh my goodness. So much math. This module introduced the idea of creating your own patterns and provided equations for working out where to place increases and decreases. The first parts were about finding inspiration and working with drape. All good so far. We created some swatches of different … Continue reading Crochet Diploma: Module 8
The next module is called Basics I and covers how to hold hooks and yarn as well as the basic stitches. Now here was where I knew I would run into trouble. This UK course was entirely in UK Crochet terminology (duh) - I have always crocheted in US terminology and translate UK patterns to … Continue reading Crochet Diploma: Module 2
$8 alphabet puzzle. A cheap and visual tool for helping preschoolers with their literacy.
We just did our first ABC Reading Eggs lesson and Little Lottie is happily writing 'm' all over her notebook at the kitchen counter. She's turning 3 in a few weeks but loves singing the alphabet, pointing out letters and loved Jolly Phonics at daycare so I thought I'd give her a go at the preschool … Continue reading ABC Reading Eggs – Learn to Read program 3-7yrs