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Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Knitting Hat Patterns

The Plum Fedora - Super Duper Knit Hats for Beginners - book of fabulous knitting patterns for hat suited for beginners and professionals

Just kidding.  My editor wouldn’t let me title the book that – so I went with Super Duper Knit Hats for Beginners, and I am so happy to present it to you.

Super Duper Knit Hats for Beginners - book of fabulous knitting patterns for hat suited for beginners and professionals

What’s Inside

Inside you’ll find directions for these lovely hats

The Peaked Beret

The Peaked Beret - Super Duper Knit Hats for Beginners - book of fabulous knitting patterns for hat suited for beginners and professionals

The Plum Fedora

The Plum Fedora - Super Duper Knit Hats for Beginners - book of fabulous knitting patterns for hat suited for beginners and professionals

The Twisted Stitch Pom Pom Hat

The Twisted Stitch Pom Pom Hat - Super Duper Knit Hats for Beginners - book of fabulous knitting patterns for hat suited for beginners and professionals

And more!

Why You Should Buy It

Super Duper Knit Hats for Beginners has six original, fun and unique designs inside that are easy to make and quick to work up.  If you’re new to knitting, they are a great place to start!  If you’re a professional level knitter, these patterns are fun for you too!  

They’re all made with big yarn and big needles so they work up quick – and if you are anything like me,  you will appreciat the the instant gratification!  I like quick results, and I love great results, and you will also.

The lovely Penelope loves to model our latest designs, and thank goodness she is not camera shy!  I don’t know what I’d do without her.  You can follow her on Instagram at #penelopewearsitwell 

How to Buy It

Get your copy now Super Duper Knit Hats for Beginners ( just click on the link and it will take you to where you can download it from our shop ) and see what other goodies we’ve got listed in our Shop ( we’re always adding new things!) 

Check out our Etsy Shop and mark us as your favourite!

And oooh look! A Contest.

Our Good Life is sponsoring a giveaway of our book, and a hat from the book… enter here

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Green, Crafty & Creative:Natural & Recycled Activities for Kids

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Green, Crafty & Creative is a collection of activities that are suitable for kids and families. There are creative crafts for kids that feature recycled materials like egg cartons and cardboard tubes. There are wonderful green crafts that use natural materials found right outside your door such as leaves, pinecones and shells. The book also includes many innovative ideas on how to make your home more eco-friendly: from brilliant DIY cleaners to easy gardening and composting instructions. You and your family will love getting Green, Crafty & Creative

And do you know what the coolest thing in the world is?  That nifty little blurb right there above where you’re reading now, pretty good huh?  Yeah. I wrote that.  Green, Crafty & Creative is a collaboration between 10 likeminded Bloggers, all trying to help you and your families get Green Crafty & Creative!
And this post contains affiliate links – to a book that I co-wrote with my green and crafty friends! How awesome is that?
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Green, Crafty & Creative includes:

  • Over 70 crafts, tips and activities
  • 10 contributors
  • Full color photos for every activity
  • Fully indexed

Get Your Copies of Green, Crafty & Creative

The ebook is available from HERE – regular price $4.95 USD
And if you have a Kindle then we have you covered too! Get that HERE! for $9.14 CAD
Currently the paperback is not available in Canada – but will be in a few weeks.  Until then, feel free to order yours HERE (this link will take you to my co-author’s page, Craftulate, and you can order your copy from her.  Tell her I sent you 😉 )
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Hooked? Can’t get enough?

Check out all of our super fun crafts here, you’ll love our egg carton lady bugs and our all seasons tree craft.

Be sure to head to our gardening page also, for all kinds of great growing advice, and planting schedules.

 
Green Crafty & Creative ebook, Kindle and Paperback
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Gardening Books for Beginners and Experts

11 of the best gardening books for beginners and experts alike. Vegetables, flowers and herb gardening, container and square foot gardening and journalling.
There are a multitude of things to consider when planning out your garden. Generally speaking soil types, as well as sun vs. shade, and climate are top of the list.  However, plant hardiness, compatibility with neighbour plants etc are also key factors. Whether it be flowers, herbs or vegetables, knowledge is power, and knowledge often comes in books.  Here is a list of gardening books that you will find helpful, and informative. 
 
(For your convenience, this post contains affiliate links.)

11 of the best gardening books for beginners and experts alike. Vegetables, flowers and herb gardening, container and square foot gardening and journalling.

Gardening Books for Beginners and Experts

Perennials for Ontario by Alison Beck

This is the most used book in my garden library.  First, it’s packed with great information on perennials for Ontario, including but not limited to dividing plants.  Second, there are tips for what pests to watch out for. Third, and perhaps my favourite part of the book, the chart that allows you to find perennials by colour, height, hardiness and bloom season.

Annuals for Ontario by Alison Beck

Normally I’m not a big fan of annuals, but when you have a spot where you may want to experiment with colour and blossom variety – knowing what annuals have to offer is key.  

Flower Gardening by Reader’s Digest

 
For both the beginner and experienced gardener,  this book includes the newest flower species, plus the latest trends in flower gardening, including butterfly gardens, wedding bouquets, and dwarf and miniature gardens

 

A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants by Christopher Brickel

Comprehensive, detailed, and beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs, this alphabetical guide to some 15,000 ornamental plants is an essential reference for all gardeners and horticulturists

Canadian Encyclopedia of Gardening by DK

This  comprehensive gardening reference is packed with helpful advice. From  the growing popularity of green roofs and crevice gardening to an  expanded section on how to grow fruit and vegetables in containers, this  fully revised encyclopedia includes new photography and step-by-step  techniques.

Canadian Vegetable Gardening Guide by Douglas Green

Filled with  information on planting, growing and harvesting more than 50 vegetables and herbs, plus it includes full-color images as well as helpful maps and charts.

All New Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholemew

In this new volume, you’ll find discussions on one of the most popular gardening trends today: vertical gardening, as well as making gardening fun for kids, plus an expanded section on pest control. Rich with new full-color images and updated tips for selecting materials.

Seed to Seed by Suzanne Ashworth

A complete seed-saving guide that describes specific techniques for saving the seeds of 160 different vegetables. This book contains detailed information about each vegetable, including its botanical classification, flower structure and means of pollination.  Also, required population size, techniques for hand-pollination, and the proper methods for harvesting, drying, cleaning, and storing the seeds.

Container Herb Gardening by Rosita Burnette

In Container Herb Gardening, you’re given you all of the information that you need to get started with container herb gardening in your home or apartment. Not only supplies you’ll need and tips to get started, but also how to find the best herbs to grow.  

Herbs: the Complete Gardener’s Guide by Patrick Lima

 

Photographs and watercolor illustrations capture all the beauty and detail of these fascinating and practical plants, and the entertaining text is chock-full of clear information, helpful advice and wry anecdotes.

A Gardener’s Journal by Lee Valley Tools

A ten year chronicle style journal packed with extras.  This is totally worth the price, and you can and will keep it forever.

 11 of the best gardening books for beginners and experts alike. Vegetables, flowers and herb gardening, container and square foot gardening and journalling.

See all of our gardening posts here and don’t forget to get your printable Planting Schedule -Starting Indoors – for reference and to help keep you on track, and check out these other gardening posts to help you get the most out of your gardenStarting Seedlings , Laying out your Plot, Maintenance Planners, Journals, Planting Schedules for Direct Seeding, and Planting Schedules for Starting Seeds Indoors  

What are your favourite go to gardening books?