If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.William Morris.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Yarn Along - Is A Stash Buster




I can say that these projects are being made with yarn I had left over form previous ones.
I have wanted to try making sock two at a time. 
So I'm using 2 Socks at-a-Time, Toe-Up, Magic Loop by Very Pink Knits.
Here is a link to a youtube video



I haven't gotten very far as you can tell.
I also started some slipper using a new pattern and the yarn leftover from "the little dudes"
slippers, just didn't take a picture yet. I'll tell you more about this pattern and another one next week. There is more to it then just the pattern and I would like to get all my facts straight and such.

Now for what I'm reading. It's not a novel or biography (which I love) No this is something that pleases my geek side. I had heard about this on TV and just knew I had to find it. 
And I have already used a few of the tips already.


This book if full of tips and trick you can use whether it's your phone, tablet, computer or camera and others.
here is what amazon said;
Did you know that can you scroll a Web page just by tapping the space bar? How do you recover photos you’ve deleted by accident? What can you do if your cell phone’s battery is dead by dinnertime each day?
When it comes to technology, there’s no driver’s ed class or government-issued pamphlet covering the essentials. Somehow, you’re just supposed to know how to use your phone, tablet, computer, camera, Web browser, e-mail, and social networks. Luckily, award-winning tech expert David Pogue comes to the rescue with Pogue’s Basics, a book that will change your relationship with all of the technology in your life.
With wit and authority, Pogue’s Basics collects every essential technique for making your gadgets seem easier, faster, and less of a hassle. Crystal-clear illustrations accompany these 225 easy-to-follow tips.
Tips include:
Make the type bigger on your screen · Bring a wet phone back from the dead · The fastest way to charge an iPad · The 10 best apps to put on your phone · How to type symbols · Bypass annoyingly long voice mail instructions · Use map apps on your phone without an Internet connection · Sign a contract electronically · See what’s in a file without opening it · The 12 best free services on the Web · Turn off automatic bullets, lists, and links in Word · Protect yourself from online scams and viruses · Set up an automatic backup system on your computer · What to do about junk e-mail · Send photos so that they don’t bounce back · Print or email articles without ads · How to get money for your used electronics · Rename a bunch of files in one fell swoop · Make YouTube videos sharper · and much more.
At last, you can lose that nagging, insecure feeling that you’re not the master of your own gadgets. The tech tips in Pogue’s Basics are all you need—the shortcuts to a happier technological life.

Be a great gift for the geek in your life, if your not one.


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2 comments:

  1. Sounds like a great book, it would be perfect for me I am not the greatest with technology.

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  2. Sounds like a very useful book!

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