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Granny squares: the final blanket-ing

It’s done! It’s really, really done. Last week when I was still a bit drained from travelling and didn’t really have many brain cells firing all at once, I did manage to finish out the final round on the border of my granny square blanket. 986 more words

Fearless Knitting

Cobblestone Pie Afghan/Washcloth

Cobblestone Pie Afghan/Washcloth

The weight yarn and size needles you use will determine how this turns out. Baby yarn (Fine:3) on a US 8 or 9 needle knit to about a 3-foot diagonal measurement will be a light and lacy baby blanket. 231 more words


National Geographic 'Afghan girl' arrested in Pakistan

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) – An Afghan woman immortalised on a celebrated National Geographic magazine cover as a green-eyed 12-year-old girl was arrested Wednesday (Oct 26) for living in Pakistan on fraudulent identity papers. 443 more words

Current Affairs

Bluebird's Granny - Part 1

Welcome to Part 1 of Bluebird’s Granny, my second crochet along which will run from now until 6 December.  I cannot stress enough that there is no right or wrong colourway which is why I do not make any suggestions on when you change colour in this crochet along, do what suits you and the yarn you have chosen. 109 more words

A Case of Returning Refugees

According to the statistics collected by the United Nations, the number of Afghan refugees returning to their homeland from Pakistan, this year, has crossed the figure of 350,000. 562 more words

Video tutorial Demelza - rectangular panel

We have almost completed all the elements making up our beautiful Demelza blanket. Today is the second last element, the rectangular panels surrounding the center square. 491 more words