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Knitting pattern | New Biscotte's Slippers

New Biscotte's Slippers for all the family<p>This knitting pattern, offered free of charge by Biscotte Yarns, is a new version of our very popular …

Farmhouse Kitchen Knitted Dishcloths - Just Be Crafty

Hello, hello! Hot off the press… I have a brand spankin’ new pattern to share today – the Farmhouse Kitchen Knitted Dishcloth! The modern farmhouse …

Floor Mat - Free Knitting Pattern

Pouf Knitting Pattern<p>Ever since I saw a knitted Pouf (or Puff) from Pinterest, I was so inspired and wanting to knit one for my fireplace this …

A new twist to a knitted dishcloth

Today's a fun one!<p>Sitting around the dinner table on Mother's Day the conversation turned to craft - <i>as it does</i> - and I was saying how I wanted to …

150-4 Little Red Riding Slippers pattern by DROPS design

DROPS 150-4<br>DROPS design: Pattern no ee-479<p>Yarn group E<p>Size:<br>US: 5/6½ - 7½/8½ - 9/10<br>EU: 35/37 - 38/39 – 40/42<br>Foot length: 22-24-26 cm / 8 3/4”-9½“-10 …

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How to Russian Join Yarn in 7 Easy Steps

Hate weaving in ends? The Russian join is an excellent technique for attaching a new skein of yarn or for changing colors. Best of all, it creates a …

The Baking Technique That Yields Soft and Moist Cakes All the Time

When <b>baking a cake</b>, the most common and familiar method of aerating the batter is <b>creaming the butter and sugar together</b>. When you beat butter and …

How To Become 20 Percent Happier Through One Mental Exercise

<i>This post was originally published on Techealthiest.</i><p>Do you REALLY want to know an easy way to find headspace and live a happier life?<p>After helping thousands of New Yorkers achieve success with their therapeutic goals, I've learned a shortcut or two for finding psychological lightness and increasing …

Google's algorithm for happiness

Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and the world more peaceful.<p>A few years ago, Chade-Meng Tan, one of the company's first engineering employees in Mountain View, noticed many of his colleagues were stressed out and …

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

5 Ways to Approach Online Dating From an Online Dating Success Story

I suppose in 2015, after 5 years of marriage, you can call yourself a success...maybe?<p>5 years in, and I can honestly say that marriage is hard work, it is a test of your ego, will, and patience, one that is harder than anything that you will ever experience.<p>But it is truly worth the work and …

DIY Temporary Colombré Hair

I. Am. Obsessed. Rainbow hair!!!!!! We’ve all seen the colored hair trend, the ombré hair trend and more recently the SAND ART (!) hair trend (I’ve …

13 apps to help you organize your life

Staying organized and motivated throughout the workweek can be tough. For those days when you just can't seem to get your routine going, these 13 apps will help you identify your priorities, set goals and get your schedule in order.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Track my Life</b><p>Have you ever looked at the clock, noticed it's 2 …

6 Body Language Secrets of Powerful People

The most powerful people in a group are not always the smartest or most knowledgeable. So, why are they the leaders? Often times, it is because of subtle body language that draws people to them.<p>I'll share six body language behaviors that you can use today to exude confidence and feel more</b> …

3 Creative Spins on Sun Salutations: Mix Up Your Next Sequence

45<p>SHARES<p>Ashtanga Sun Salutation C<p><b>Turn up the heat with a challenging sequence from Tim Miller</b><br>Ashtanga Yoga is already rich with Sun Salutations in …

Father's Day: 20 uplifting quotes

Budgeting becoming popular thanks to apps

Mobile bankers are becoming obsessed with budgeting.<p>The simplest money advice financial planners have extolled for years, but which surveys show many Americans do not follow, may finally be starting to stick thanks to the ease of smartphones, according to data out this month from …

Amazing Winter Staycation Ideas

View Gallery<p>15 photos<p>©Shutterstock.com<p>Staycations are a great option if money is tight or if you simply don't have time to jet off to a faraway land. …

Lenka Monochrome Photo App Launches on Android

Lenka, the black-and-white photo app by photographer Kevin Abosch that has taken the monochrome shooting set by storm, has now released an Android version.<p>The app, months in development after its debut on iOS, now runs on devices running Android 4.1 or later. Developing Lenka on Android was a …

7 Perfect Ways to Train Your Brain with the Help of Gadgets

The key to training your brain is to keep it active. Watching TV is not going to stimulate your brain enough in order to keep it active. Playing …

How to Use iPhone Wi-Fi Calling & Fix Problems With It

The Wi-Fi Calling feature of the iPhone solves a truly annoying problem: being in a place where the cellular phone signal is so weak that your phone …

The Perfect DIY Homemade Silly Putty for Kids - Cretíque

<i>Homemade Silly Putty!</i> That’s right, you can make that gooey, stretchy, elastic, and moldable stuff right at home instead of going to the nearest …

Egg Carton Animals

The Best DIY Face Mask Ever

Photo: Yuri Acurs / Getty Images.<p>When it comes to my skincare, I come down pretty heavily on the “do not DIY” side. I spend enough time cooking for …

How to Make a Terrarium (and Keep It Alive)

<i>As satisfying as a well-written recipe, a smart and thoughtful DIY is our kind of lunch break reading. Bonus points if it's an easy project AND teaches us how to make something beautiful.</i><p><i>Today: With advice from the experts at Pistils Nursery, Amanda builds a layered terrarium fit to survive a dry</i> …

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Make a Waterproof Bike Light from Soda Bottle Caps

This automatic bicycle light from recycled and found parts is about the most eco-friendly DIY bike light in the world. It uses an LED placed inside a plastic bottle cap, which activates when a magnet mounted on the wheel passes a sensor, similar to how a bicycle computer works.<p>If the LED is bright, …

Easy Baby Hat Knitting Pattern