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I-Cord

The I-cord is a tube knitted in the round with two double-pointed needles. Elizabeth Zimmermann named it the Idiot Cord in honor of her accidental …

Attached I-Cord

The pink edge in the image above above is an Attached I-cord. Attached I-cords are a great way to finish a knit edge. They’re a clean alternative to …

Kitchener Stitch

Kitchener stitch is a technique for invisibly weaving together live stitches.<p>Knitters tend to shy away from learning this stitch because it seems …

Provisional Cast On: a Two-Step Method

A provisional cast-on keeps cast-on stitches “live” so that they can be knit later. It’s a very useful technique when you’re not sure what kind of …

Knit Tote

I don’t know if it’s just a New York thing, but it seems as though the appearance of muslin tote bags is as sure a sign of spring as blooming flowers …

Knitting pattern: baby shoes

Made using moss stitch and simple shapes, these charming shoes can be made in just an evening. A button fastening is added to ensure a firm fit.<p>Measurements<p>To fit 1 to 3 months<br>Sole measures approx. 8cm / 3in in length<p>Yarn<p>Deramores Baby DK (45% nylon, 55% acrylic; 170m / 185yds per 50g ball)<br>1 x 50g …

Attic24

This is my pattern for a very simple teeny tiny star. Very quick and easy to whip up and beautifully versatile, they can be used for all sorts of …

Tunisian Crochet Washcloths

I worked in our store for years before I finally learned the story of the weirdly long crochet hooks that kept getting tucked away in a forgotten …

I-Cord Necklaces

It’s back and it’s everywhere! I’m talking about all things hand dyed, from tie dyed and dip dyed to Japanese Shibori dyed and Batik dyed. This …

How to make yarn from old t-shirts

Leggi questo post in: Italiano<p>last week i started a new project with this lovely homemade “yarn”. and what did i make it out of? old t-shirts!<p>there …

Upcycle Style: Braided T-shirt Rug

I love making projects that involve at least one of the following criteria: decluttering, upcycling, sewing and a need. This <b>Braided T-shirt Rug</b> ticks …

34 Adorable Things To Do With Leftover Bits Of Yarn

Busting stashes, taking names.

Pinwheel Purse pattern by Frankie Brown

Based on a traditional origami design, this little purse measures 5cm / 2”². It opens up when you pull the top apart and then snaps back closed when …

10 Crochet Tips I Wish I Had Known From The Start

This list is essentially everything I wish I knew when I started out. It is largely inspired by an email I received asking for tips and advice for …

Crocheted Balls

They may not be able to walk, talk or parallel park, but one thing babies are very good at is playing with balls! Like cavemen inventing the wheel, …

Zippers in Knits

One of our regular (and favorite!) customers, Sheri, came in to Purl the other day with an immaculately knit sweater in one hand and a ready-to-go …

Knitted slippers for beginners, free knitting video for unisex slippers for men or women.

Boyfriend Hat

In Levis, flannel button downs, canvas sneakers, and grandpa cardigans, a friend of mine and I used to laugh that rather than dressing for the boys …

Lee Gant Knits

KNITFreedom - Russian Grafting: How To Join Live Stitches With A Crochet Hook

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Google's self-driving cars can circle the equator 5 times an hour

You think your commute is bad? Google’s self-driving cars are doing 3 million miles every day, according to the company’s January report.<p>As it stands, the cars have clocked up more than 1 million miles driving autonomously on public roads, but using simulators, the vehicles are racking up 3 million …

Autonomous Cars

Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Recipes

Vegetarian dishes can be just as filling as their meaty counterparts. Feast your eyes on some of our favorite slow cooker vegetarian entrées.<p>1 of …

Vegetarian Soups and Stews

Serve up a bowl of comfort with one of these delicious and healthy vegetarian recipes.<p>1 of 22<p>Healthy Vegetarian Soup Recipes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 22<p>Smoky …

17 Days of Vegetarian Comfort Food

The trouble with some vegetarian recipes is the meat substitutes can look (and taste) scary. If seitan, tofu, and tempeh are a few of your not-so-favorite things, allow these meatless recipes to be a breath of fresh air. Nuts, legumes, mushrooms, and pseudograins (aka quinoa) sub in for meat in …

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15 Vegetarian Super Bowl Recipes

Soft Pretzels<p>Think soft pretzels are too difficult to make at home? Think again. The dough comes together quickly in the stand mixer, and you’ll have …

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Vegetarian Ramen Bowl with Spicy Brussels Sprouts

I’ll preface this recipe by saying I’m horrible at cooking eggs. The eggs in these photos? Not good ramen eggs (but these are!) I was about a minute …

17 Make-Ahead Vegetarian Casserole Recipes to Enjoy on Meatless Mondays

If there’s a one-dish answer to all those #MeatlessMondays when you just don’t have enough time to cook after work, vegetarian casserole recipes are it. That’s right, no more dissatisfied Monday nights spent eating potato chips in bed because that stir-fry just didn’t cut it. Vegetarian casseroles …

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Anti-Munchies Trick

Tonight all I want to do is eat. My solution?<p>Eating peas…or corn…or beans…with chopsticks. I get the satisfaction of putting something in my mouth</i> …