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Knitting Basics for Anyone

I’ve been working on a couple of projects with knitting and while in the processes realized that I must be doing something wrong with my purls.   163 more words

Knitting Patterns

3NBO Revisted Part 2 - knit-purl

Part 1 is here.

Today we’ll look at using a k1, p1 sequence for the 3-Needle Bind Off.

Step 1: Knit 1 st from the front needle together with 1 st from the back needle (usual 3-Needle BO step). 286 more words


Mustard & Grey Rib Man Scarf & The Importance of Blocking

In my ongoing effort to knit all of my Christmas presents I had to come up with some ideas for the men in my family.  Not easy, as any gift knitters will know.   578 more words


Four Integrated Marketing Trends

As technology develops and changes the way we do business, no longer is any one marketing medium considered king. Most campaigns now consist of several integrated strategies incorporating both print and online marketing; in fact, a recent Pitney-Bowes survey shows that 76 percent of small businesses say their ideal marketing strategy encompasses a combination of print and digital communication. 351 more words


still care? Still knitting...

I’m frantically knitting things to sell at Paraparaumu Playcentre Fair this coming weekend. So far. a “Scorch the Dragon” hat – and another started; baby ugg boots in green+purple Opal sock wool; purple mittens for my grandson which he won’t wear and might as well be sold; mittens in progress made of leftover blue Flutterby yarn (acrylic, so it doesn’t knit well or keep its shape, but cute) with some freebie blue yarn intertwined for strength. 83 more words

Art And Craft

How can I add impact to my direct mail campaign?

I have confessed on my blog before that I am a direct mail junkie.  But I really do believe that many companies that use direct mail don’t use it as effectively as they possibly can. 666 more words


Lace No. 8 Knit Stitch


sl1 kw = slip 1 stitch knitwise (as if to knit it)
psso = pass slipped stitch over and off the needle
yo = yarn over… 25 more words

DIY & Crafts