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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


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


#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


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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Emergence Cognition Design

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.



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