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#FreeYourSkeins2015 Day 114: 'zombie viXen' by Susan Claudino

Mitts for surviving the apocalypse

The ‘zombie viXen’ mitts by Susan Claudino is a great free pattern for these stylish fingerless mitts. The cabled detail adds interest and it would be a good project for a beginner new to cabling. 67 more words

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Good News Everybody! Cosplay Patterns!

A lot of us use patterns to make our cosplays. We either make our own or we purchase them at craft and sewing retailers. McCall’s, which started as a magazine in 1870, has come a long way. 364 more words

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#FreeYourSkeins2015 Day 113: 'Nattering' by Maria Larraga

Lovely detailed cowl

‘Nattering’ by Maria Larraga is a great project for a cowl that goes a little beyond the usual simplistic design. With plenty of lace detail, it’ll be as interesting to knit as it will be to wear. 65 more words

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Sarah D. Sparks (Education Week) | Scientists find learning is not 'hard-wired'

In contrast to the popular conception of the brain as a computer hard-wired with programs that run different types of tasks, said Dr. Jay N. Giedd, a neuroscientist at the National Institute of Mental Health, brain activity has turned out to operate more like a language.

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Melbourne 365: Day 34

Something about the delicate play of light and shade, gently dancing across such clinical, unforgiving surfaces, caught my eye. It’s all pattern recognition I suppose – some patterns are easier to see than others.

 

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Knitting is more than just a hobby.

Hello my fellow knitters, and anyone else who finds knitting blogs interesting!

Where to begin. That is a task in and of itself. I am currently working on an 8 strand cable scarf (pictured below), and a size 10 sweater for World Vision Knit for Kids sweater. 590 more words

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