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How Long Between FOs Until You are a Born Again Knitting Virgin?

Have I really not had a new FO since December of 2014?  Does that make me a born-again knitting virgin? I certainly haven’t knit much in the past year two years.   474 more words

FO: ZickZack (A Scarf for the Brave)

Ok, I do feel the need to clarify. This scarf is not difficult from a technical aspect. In fact, it would be a wonderful first scarf for a new knitter as it consists of literally the same row repeated over and over. 331 more words


Peach Melba Oceana Hat

I knit this Oceana hat for two reasons:

  1. Look at that beautiful diamond mesh stitching! The pattern is a winner.
  2. The pattern author, Cali (
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Dr Tijani devient le premier Secrétaire Nigérian dans la Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Français

Dr Tijani : un Nigérian dans l’exécutif de la FIPF

Une première : le nouveau secrétaire général de l’Association des Professeurs de français d’Afrique et d’Océan Indien, l’APFA-OI vient du Nigéria, pays anglophone. 853 more words


Ombudsmen back adjudicators in 90% of cases...

This story has just appeared on FT Adviser web site, but its not so surprising…FOS are quite open about this policy as can be seen from the clip below taken from a recent FOS Annual Review. 114 more words


Finished: Star Motif Sweater

I finished the vintage Fair Isle sweater for my partner’s Christmas gift. I’m sure it will look great on him when he finally wears it, but until then we’ll just have to admire it on the blocking rack, with very unfortunate lighting (yes, the main color is all the same, but the way the sunlight reflects on it it looks like it gets darker as you go down the sweater): 24 more words


FO Fest!

*waves* Anyone still out there? It’s been a busy, hot summer. We’ve had vacation, we’ve been on day trips and I have had finished projects languishing with no pictures. 110 more words