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1 hr ago | Simply Socks Yarn Co. Blog

What you're knitting

Heather,your awesome SSYC shop manager, knit another modified Ease . In FOUR DAYS.

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1 hr ago | Nake-id Knits

Will wonders never cease: A new finished object

When we last left our heroine, she was blathering on about skincare. And why not? When there hasn't been anything knit-worthy to report in low these many months.

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1 hr ago | Courier News

Another poncho for fall

I finished two more purple baby hats with the Red Heart Boutique self-striping yarn. This is a one-ply yarn, which is rated No.

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3 hrs ago | The Drinks Business

Napa wine train sculpture 'yarn bombed'

An "iron vineyard" sculpture housed at the Napa Wine Train's in California was "yarn bombed" by a group of stealthy knitters. A group of women snuck into the depot last month armed with their crafty creations with the aim of giving the Napa Wine Train its first run in with "yarn-bombing", described as guerrilla knitting in which yarn creations are stealthily placed in public places as a form of street art.

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4 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

Reading is Apparently Good For You

Slow reading advocates seek a return to the focused reading habits of years gone by, before Google, smartphones and social media started fracturing our time and attention spans. Many of its advocates say they embraced the concept after realizing they couldn't make it through a book anymore.

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7 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

Knitting group makes more than 500 items for poorly youngsters

The charity for women over 50, known as Precious Germs, only had a handful of members when it was set up in Kearsley last March. But now the knitting and arts and crafts group has more than 50 members and has just opened its second project in the borough.

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7 hrs ago | PezCycling News

Interbike '14: Round #1 Gear

The PEZ Interbike 2014 coverage kicks off as the dust settles on another show season - but we've got lots to come, starting with helmets & shoes from Scott , socks from Defeet , and a brand new bike from Devinci Cycles . With eleven Interbikes under my belt, I'm happy to report that I'm still finding ways to make being inside for 48 hours better each year.

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8 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

Creative Camp slated for Oct. 17

This year's Creative Camp, scheduled for Oct. 17-18, will feature classes on basketmaking, making your own laundry detergent, candymaking, scrapbooking, crocheting, cooking, weaving, knitting, candle wicking, tatted lace, painting and many other crafts/artisan skills. "There will be a wide variety of crafts taught in the classes.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Scrapbooking, Crochet, Painting, Arts, Crafts, Parkersburg, WV

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Courier News

In Stitches: Knitting lace doesn't have to be hardIn Stitches:...

In Stitches: Knitting lace doesn't have to be hard In her new book, Heather Zoppetti makes knitting lace enjoyable enough for everyday wear. Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1u5mfBM I met a woman at the Garden State Sheep and Fiber Festival a couple of weeks ago who relaxed by knitting an intricate lace shawl.

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Ukiah Daily Journal

Mendocino County Fair & Apple Show: Sheep dog trials, livestock judging ... and a parade

It's a little after 10 on Sunday morning, and with the sheep dog trials just under way, the fairway at the 90th County Fair & Apple Show in Boonville looks almost deserted: rides quiet, no concession lines and few people. There are, however, some random mooing sounds coming from the livestock area.

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Fibre2Fashion

Miroglio debuts integrated textile supply chain service

Italian Miroglio Group has launched a service which offers complete services ranging across the textile supply chain beginning from raw material sourcing to printed woven or knit fabrics; in apparels from patterns to stitching and finally also logistics. Miroglio whose legacy goes back over 70 years says these services unveiled under the name of Miroglio Industrial are offered as a complete supply chain or in bits and pieces as per the requirement of the customers.

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Lucky

25 Perfectly Plush, Chunky Sweaters To Snuggle Into This Fall

Fall is upon us! It's time to start raking leaves, baking cookies and-most importantly-wearing chunky knit sweaters. Click through to shop some of the most plush and luxurious picks available this season! Like most other NYFW -goers, this past weekend I dedicated most of my time to some major R&R-no, not spa appointments, mani-pedis and facials, but rather brunch, Netflix anda knitting? It may have been somewhat of an unconventional combination of weekend activities for a lady of my age, but the rather sudden shift in temperature threw me into a fall frenzy.

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Fetch Your News

Check It Out at the Gilmer Library, Week of 9/18

Teen Knit and Crochet Thursdays @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Next Session: September 18 Learn the basics or if you already know how to knit or crochet come work on a project with us - bring our own knitting needles or crochet hook and yarn - ages 12 years and up. Gilmer County Master Gardeners Plant Math 101 Saturday, September 20 @ 10:00 AM The Master Gardeners will be teaching another amazing class on gardening.

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PennLive.com

Fort Hunter Park to host annual Fort Hunter Day celebration of historical activities, entertainment

Fort Hunter will host the annual Fort Hunter Day celebration on September 21, ushering in another celebration of crafts and amusement from days gone by. Attractions at the event will include historical entertainment such as quilt displays, children's games, lives music from the Susquehanna Folk Music Society, and rides of the hay, pony, carriage and Victorian bicycle varieties.

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OregonLive.com

Sales at Wool 'N Wares and Happy Knits; Tigard Knitting Guild marks 20 years: Knitting events

There are many reasons to attend this month's Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival. Among them: the opportunity to make new friends.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Patch.com

Knit for a Cause

Teens! Complete 10 hours of community service by knitting a winter scarf to be donated to a local charity. The scarves will be created by knitting/crocheting rectangles in assorted colors, then stitching them together to make one-of-a-kind creations.

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Courier News

The turnout at Bridgewater Library was small but dedicated at the Knit-In on Saturday.

These are two of the members of Library Loopers who came to the Knit-in on Saturday to make more purple hats. On Saturday morning, I sat and knitted for a couple of hours, gave a knitting lesson to one librarian and chatted with Lynette, whom I met years ago at a knitting group that used to met a Border's in Bridgewater.

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Phillymag.com

Your Fall Just Got a Whole Lot More Crafty: Occasionettea s Workshop is Open

It's hard to believe, but gift-giving season is right around the corner. And whether you've already pounded out your first round of knitted goods or are still doling out apologies about last year's gifts, this can bring on emotions ranging from glee to anxiety.

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The Courier

Church group makes blankets for cancer patients

Mary Evans, Emma Jernigan and Tiffany Brandon love sharing their talents to help others. Recently, they donated dozens of beautifully crafted fleece tie-blankets to Saint Mary's Cancer Center to benefit cancer patients undergoing radiation and chemotherapy treatment.

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County 10 News

Free festival unites fiber arts vendors and artists Oct. 4 in Riverton

Fiber arts enthusiasts will get a chance to shop and learn about new crafts during a free event October 4, in Riverton. Fiber Fest, sponsored by the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild, will include classes, door prizes, homemade refreshments and vendors from around the state, including Wyoming Wool Works of Dubois.

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