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My town calls my lawn a 'nuisance' - but I still refuse to mow it

Sarah Baker and her partner are taking a stand against mowing their lawn.<p>A mutilated garter snake, a sliced frog and countless slashed grasshoppers. …

Stop packing so much: The minimalist packing list

How to comfortably live out of a 26 litre backpack indefinitely<p>“And that’s all you own? In that bag?”. “Yes”, I answered. It was for the third time …

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> …

Mitali pattern by Dee O'Keefe

Mitali is a bottom-up, crescent-shaped shawl with a tailored ribbed border and deeply textured lace body accented by bands of garter stitch. The …

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Exterminate the Chill: Knit Doctor Who-Inspired Dalek Mittens

I have to admit that I’m kind of obsessed with these mittens. I mean, the design is absolutely perfect, and I’m utterly convinced that every geek within a twenty mile radius will sense their awesomeness and squee with joy every time somebody wears a pair outside.<p>Want to make a them yourself? Head …

The Huntress Cowl pattern by LollyKnits

This is a gorgeous cowl inspired by the badass archer heroine we all know and love. It’s postapocalyptic chic at its very best. Knitted in the …

Knitting

Térag pattern by Sarah Wylie

Published in<p>The Knitting Moon<p>Craft<p>Knitting<p>Category<p>Hands → Fingerless Gloves/Mitts<p>Published<p>December 2014<p>Suggested yarn<p>Rowan Pure Wool DK<p>Yarn weight<p>DK …

Tumbledown Cardigan pattern by Bristol Ivy

Bristol’s Tumbledown Cardigan begins with a half-circle “skirt,” an homage to Elizabeth Zimmermann’s Pi Shawl. The top of the cardigan is picked up …

Knit It: Outlander-Inspired Chevron Shawl

Are you geeking out over <i>Outlander</i>-inspired knitting? You’ll love this simple and cozy chevron shawl that’s based on knitwear from the show!<p>[<i>Outlander</i> Photo source]<p>The knitwear [seen in <i>Outlander</i>], which is largely comprised of wrist warmers, cowls and shawls is gorgeous, and it’s nice to see quality …

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The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Spying on your pet is now easy (and addictive) with Petcube

For one week, I became a helicopter cat parent.<p>I had just placed a Petcube, a palm-sized cube that contains a camera, speaker and laser-pointer, on …

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When it comes to gear for your cat, there are countless options available on the market. But here’s an opportunity to see the world through your …

DIY Custom Dog Bed

Need a gift for a four-legged friend this holiday season? Why not whip up a custom dog bed for them with this handy tutorial from Jessy of Making Jiggy!<p>Because this tutorial calls for memory foam, this bed is especially good for older dogs who have joint problems that make it difficult for them to …

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