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Double decreases, redux

A while ago I was dithering about what abbreviation to use for the double decrease that’s a mirror of slip 1, k2tog, pass slipped stitch over. 265 more words

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Octopus population grows while number of fishes decreases

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The octopus population is growing while number of fishes is decreasing
Octopuses are sea animals famous for their rounded bodies, bulging eyes, and eight long arm… 6 more words

Stitch markers, double decreases, and reading your knitting

I’ve been writing a lot about how to keep track of where to place a line of double increases. The flip side of the problem is keeping track of double decreases, which is to say,  three stitches worked together together to make one stitch. 489 more words

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Study Guide: Reviewing “HUNGER FOR GOD”

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TITLE: Reviewing “HUNGER FOR GOD”

SERIES: IGNITE

ROOT SCRIPTURE: Philippians 3: 10 – 14… 505 more words

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Antarctic snow gaining faster than losses -- for a few more minutes of climate time

A new NASA study says that an increase in Antarctic snow accumulation that began 10,000 years ago is currently adding enough ice to the continent to outweigh the increased losses from its thinning glaciers.

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Some knitting experiments are only successful because I learn from them.

A while ago I was trying to improvise knitted netting, and was only half successful. (I’m still quite happy about even that level of success.) I’d been thinking for a while of trying out the decreases I’d improvised there for use in regular knitting, and this week’s post is about the resulting swatch. 232 more words

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