This is just a quick post to explain why there have been no posts recently.
In September I started training to become a secondary school* science teacher. The course is as time-consuming as it is rewarding, leaving me with little ‘spare’ time to knit, blog, read books not on reading list, see friends, talk to family or do housework (ok no change there for the last one).
Top Row: Microbes 1. bacterium (e. coli), 2. fungus (penicillin), 3. virus (common cold), 4. bacterium (TB),
Bottom row: Invertebrates, extinct & extant 5. belemnite, 6. cuttlefish, 7. trilobite, 8. ammonite and belemnite
… or school-teacher-appropriate knitwear – my angostura is finally finished!
ravelry project page
And yes my classes did love the knitted fossils and mirco-organisms. I see the time spent making them an investment – hopefully I’m going to be teaching for lots of years so they will get a lot of use. Now I’m off to look for a mole pattern ….
* secondary school = high school, ages 11 – 16 (or 18)