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Cast On, Knit, Purl & Bind Off

My sis bought me the first pair of 4mm straight needles and 4 balls of 8 ply acrylic yarns for me to start off with knitting. 91 more words


Finally finished my cushion cover

It’s been a while since I last blogged, I’ve been super busy with life in general and the changes I’m about to embark on, but more about that later. 52 more words

Using PURLs to integrate print with digital

Let’s be honest: Print and electronic media are often seen as completely different beasts, with the respective print and digital teams working in their own silos. 454 more words


Learning to knit at 1 a.m.

It’s totally normal to try to learn a new hobby in the wee hours of the morning.  Right?  Especially a hobby that is super frustrating, and uses tools that you can either gouge your eyes out with or hang yourself with.   400 more words


How To Work the Purled Cast-On

The purled cast-on is the less-popular sister of the knitted cast-on, but every bit as useful and attractive (it’s nice and stretchy, just like its sibling). 33 more words


St. John's wort knitting stitch pattern

Pattern for St. John’s wort knitting stitch:



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DIY & Crafts

Single twist knitted headband

Yet another knitted headband to add to the collection! This one is very simple, just one twist at the centre and two bands of contrasting purl stitch on both the left and right hand side. 97 more words