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Easy stitch patterns

Blog > How To... > Easy stitch patterns: band stitch<p><b>Published on</b> April 22nd, 2015 | <i>by Amy Kaspar</i><p>Easy stitch patterns: band stitch<p><i>Band stitch,</i> …

The UpBeat: Quilting to change quality of life for those with dementia

Janice Henderson<p>What are touch quilts, and why do they matter?<p>Touch quilts are textured lap quilts designed for those who need sensory stimulation, …

Manly knitting: why more men should take up knitting

By Michael Julien – Multimedia Editor<p>If I had one piece of advice to give to every man it would be to start knitting.<p>The art of making things such as …

Knitting

Designer Spotlight: Oh, The Places You’ll Go Baby Blanket By Linda Thomas

Linda Thomas has always loved Dr. Seuss’s book “Oh, The Places You’ll Go.” When she discovered the baby version, “Oh Baby, Go Baby,” she was inspired …

Neaten Knitting Last Stitch

Knitting

Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ Yarn, Solid

Rated 4 out of 5 by Dar14 from Product looks good I purchased this for my daughter who wanted a blue color for a sweater. She thinks it's …

Why Knitting Is the Must-Have Life Skill

Growing up in Brooklyn, my no-nonsense German grandmother tried to teach me how to knit -- a life skill she believed was the key to happiness.<p>Like any adolescent, I rebelled and made excuses. "Tomorrow, Grandma, okay? Studying for a math test now, but I promise we'll sit down and you can teach me. …

Short Rows Knitting Online Class

Designer Carol Feller makes short rows easy! You'll learn four different techniques, plus how to use short-row shaping for better-fitting …

Knitting

The Lazy Quilters Quilt - No Measuring Required! - Tidbits

Shares 1K<p>I can count on one hand the number of quilts I’ve made in my lifetime. Being an avid sewer since my teen years, you would think I could at …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Designer Spotlight Post: Jen Hagan

Jen Hagan’s Glentrekker is a traditional cardigan made with Bare Naked Wools Breakfast Blend DK. You’ve probably seen at least one of her designs …

Knitting Patterns | Buy Knitting Books Online

Nurture your skillset with our array of knitting patterns and collections. You’ll find knitting books to suit all ages and abilities here!

'Death test' could predict chance of dying within 30 days

Health experts say a new test will prevent futile and expensive medical treatments which prolong suffering<p>A test to determine if elderly patients will die within 30 days of being admitted to hospital has been developed by doctors to give them the chance to go home or say goodbye to loved …

Medicine

The Ideal Work Schedule, as Determined by Circadian Rhythms

Humans have a well-defined internal clock that shapes our energy levels throughout the day: our circadian process, which is often referred to as a circadian rhythm because it tends to be very regular. If you’ve ever had jetlag, then you know how persistent circadian rhythms can be. This natural — …