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Yet Another Mail Day

I’ve definitely gone off the rails this summer with yarn mail. I shouldn’t feel guilty but being a frugal Yankee I sort of do.

This is the final package from the Camp Loopy Club and I am overjoyed. 185 more words


First Full Bobbin

Despite an influx of work, I finished my first bobbin today. It’s a Blackface and Corriedale wool blend, from the same fiber (1 lb.) as day-before-yesterday’s (and tonight’s!) finished yarn that was spun on spindles. 114 more words


Sock Update!

Today I finished my first sock that I’ve been working on.

It’s not perfect but it’s a fine first attempt. I’m planning on making three more socks with my remaining yarn in this colorway, so two of them will be more refined and one will be about identical. 66 more words


State of the Stash - Second Quarter

Thank you all for your kind comments on my latest FOs!  On the other side of the scale, I’m here today to talk about the yarn that’s come into my stash in the past few months.  316 more words


Caron Cakes: The Verdict

I am, by no stretch of the imagination, a professional crochet dabbler. I would consider myself somewhere in between beginner and competent. I enjoy using very basic yarns, mainly chosen for their gorgeous colour or appealing texture. 285 more words

Caron Cakes

Throwback Thursdays

Hi all,

This weeks throwback Thursday is looking back to when I very first started to explore the world of crochet.

I took up crochet as a hobby just over a year ago, I was suffering from a horrible cold and feeling pretty miserable and wanted something to take my mind of it, so I ordered some cheap hooks and Yarn from Ebay and then started to watch many many YouTube videos. 87 more words


Manage Bigdata with Ambari (Setting up Queues): Part-2

In the Previous blog post, we went through how to use Apache Ambari to manage Big data stacks.

Now we will see how to use Ambari as resource management dashboard and how to share a resource among running application stack on the cluster. 293 more words

Big Data