Author Archives: Betti

About Betti

I love to meditate, read, sew, and crochet. Most of all, I love to share what I have learned in my time on the planet.

How to join your yarn by making a double knot – YouTube

Originally posted on G-Ma Ellen's Hands – Adventures in Crochet and Knit:
This video tutorial will show you how to join a new ball of yarn to your knitting or crochet by making an invisible knot. This knot is…

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What is important is invisible to the eye.

That is my favorite quote from The Little Prince, written by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Check out a wonderful video captures the essence of this idea beautifully:

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Free Crochet Star Garland Pattern from MadePeachy

This is a cute and colorful pattern, thank you Laura! http://www.madepeachy.com/crochet-star-garland/  

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Control your own emotional state

In order to be content, we have to take charge of our own emotions.  A great challenge is not getting annoyed or upset when people around me are angry, complaining a lot, or gossiping.  When this happens, I take these 3 steps: … Continue reading

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Twinkie Chan’s Foodie Crochet Blog

Originally posted on UK Crochet Patterns:
Twinkie Chan’s amazingness This beauty has been doing the rounds of blogs and Facebook groups – the girl is mega talented and if you don’t already know about her, visit her site and you’ll…

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Homemade Thousand Island Salad Dressing

My husband loves this dressing, and I put it in recipes like Open Face Reuben Sandwiches(bread with dressing topped with sauerkraut, corned beef, swiss cheese, in that order, baked in a 325 degree oven until cheese melts) Ingredients for 1.25 … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Balsamic Salad Dressing – DIY

Last year I started making my own salad dressing.  It took a while, but I finally came up with a dressing for left over steak and greens.  I also like to add mushrooms because they are high in niacin, which … Continue reading

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