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.

Free Bottle Cozy Pattern – Instant Download

I developed this quick and easy pattern using chunky yarn with instructions on how to make one and attach it to a stroller, walker, manual and motorized wheelchairs, and crutches.  The one for a motorized wheelchair can be carried over … Continue reading

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Expand Your Happiness

I began this 21 day meditation challenge yesterday, and I highly recommend it for anyone who wants to find peace and contentment.  Sitting for 20 minutes a day meditating is not for everyone.  Some people like to walk a maze, … Continue reading

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Should You Carry the Yarn Along the Side or Cut It? | Lion Brand Notebook

Originally posted on G-Ma Ellen's Hands – Adventures in Crochet and Knit:
? I found this article pretty interesting, and I feel it might lend some useful information to those who question this subject as often as I do…I…

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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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