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Outerwear for Women This Winter

Leather and animal prints are huge high-end outerwear trends this winter, but faux animal skins and fur achieve the same effect as the real thing. Leopard print is still big, especially in womens coats, and short jackets are a great way to wear leather, whether real or fake. If you …

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How to Read a Knitting Pattern

Knitting patterns are, for the most part, pretty straightforward. This article is designed to break down and define each section of a knitting pattern so you'll know what information to expect in what section. Not all patterns follow these guidelines, but most do. Usually the page will start off with …

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Premature Baby Charity Knitting Patterns

Do you want to knit for a good cause? Wondering where to start? Is there a need? Yes there is! Whether you are nutty about knitting or an eager novice with your needles paused there are lots of charities to choose from. Knitting for charity can definitely be fun, but …

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Baby Gifts That Are Always Appreciated

When a new baby arrives, everyone is excited and thrilled for the new parents. Nearly all new parents appreciate anything that people give them to help out with their newborn. The gift you choose will be loved no matter what it is. However, if you want to be sure that …

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How to Make Amigurumi – Materials and Basic Techniques

Amigurumi are crocheted or knitted stuffed toys, usually worked in the round. Amigurumi is a compound word made up of the Japanese words 'ami' (knit, crochet or braid) and 'nuigurumi' (literally 'sew and wrap' – refers to many kinds of sewn stuffed toys). Amigurumi are most often dolls or animals, …

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