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Go Ahead and Play Project Photos

A slide-show of photos of many of the piano’s from the Women’s Fund of Central Indiana’s “Go Ahead and Play” Project. Now that the pianos are out and about through the downtown area, check out some photos of the various

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Voyageur Cap

Source: Wayback Machine Archive, Charitable Crafters Site Author: Tina Shaddox Author Note: I did not write this pattern, it was an old pattern that I acquired and was written not only poorly but also incorrectly. It is a fun and

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Cool hand knits in The Hobbit

I really want this cowl and hood.

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Dear Men in Congress: If we knit you a uterus, will you stay out of ours?

If they have their own, they can leave ours alone! via Government Free VJJ | Dear Men in Congress: If we knit you a uterus, will you stay out of ours?. Knit or crochet a vagina or uterus Print a

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links for 2011-08-31

Ugly Guy, Hot Wife – Television Tropes & Idioms Nothing will make me turn the channel faster than this trope.   (tags: movies television tropes misogyny) Oak | Acne Navy Normandie Mono Crop Off Turtleneck Sweater Oak Couldn't be too

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Knitting books

Here are a couple of books we’re picking up for future projects. The Ohio Knitting Mills Knitting Book: 26 Patterns Celebrating Four Decades of American Sweater Style Cowl Girls: The Neck’s Big Thing to Knit And this is one we’re

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Our friend Judy’s Obituary

Our friend from knitting class, Judy Morris, died on April 2nd after a long battle with cancer. She was a warm, sweet, funny person and a very talented knitter. Here Judy is modeling a sweater she just finished, along with

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links for 2010-04-09

Introducing: The Snuggie for Geeks! | Bit Rebels Um… a… strange photos. yeah (tags: knitting funny technology) An Engagement Ring Is a Deposit on a Wife | Lindsay Beyerstein | Big Think Guys – if you cheat on your fiancee,

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links for 2010-04-01

Women invented beer claims academic – Telegraph Miss Peyton has conducted extensive research into the origins of beer for a new book, and discovered to her surprise that a woman's touch was found on beer throughout the ages. Nearly 7,000

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Super Swirl Scarf Pattern

This is a pattern that was handed out free at Mass Ave. Knit Shop. I took a photo because the print copies were all gone. Three balls of cotton (300 yards or so). Needles: Size 7 or 8 Cast on

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links for 2010-02-24

HTML email inline styler Converts your styles to inline ones for email purposes. Neato. (tags: tools email webdesign) Ravelry: discussion topic – Life-size Giraffe Not sure if you'll be able to see this furm discussion unless you're already a ravelry

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Want!

I believe the dog would also like this book.

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Valentine from my honey

Stephanie made me this cute little crocheted heart. Love!

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links for 2010-01-29

Twisted Drop Stitch Scarf Pattern « Kis*Knit Bookmarking because I needed this: "Create a twisted drop stitch: Insert needle into the stitch as if to knit. Instead of wrapping the yarn around the back needle to create a regular knit

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Knitting and Design and Flow

It struck me on the way in to work this morning that the reason I love knitting so much is because it’s design in almost pure form. With web design, there are so many hurdles you have to jump through

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links for 2010-01-16

Of Rats and Jen » From Childhood Toy to Fiber Art Ploy A yarn swift from tinker toys. That rocks. (tags: knitting howto tinkertoys) Progress Trackers in Web Design: Examples and Best Practices – Smashing Magazine Sweet – I'm in

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links for 2009-11-17

Free Knitting Pattern: Log Cabin Afghan Square (tags: knitting pattern logcabin) Knit Flix « hAMImono Movies with people knitting in them. (tags: movies knitting lists funny) Chicken Viking Hat by Sarah @ Aloha Misc. Media House (tags: knitting patterns) Fingerstaches

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links for 2009-11-07

Knitting Pattern Central – Free Toy Knitting Pattern Link Directory Ideas for the giant stash of yarn Stephanie picked up for a song. (tags: patterns knitting toys)

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links for 2009-10-09

atypically.knit – Hogwarts house scarves I made up my own pattern for mine and it came out well, but these are more polished that mind and I think I'll make one like this, too. (tags: knitting HarryPotter scarf) Yarn, Patterns,

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links for 2009-10-03

Wonkette : Deleted: ‘Peggy Noonan Will Educate The Young Princes, Now’ Ah, Wonkette, your commentors are a delight. (tags: funny) Where to buy? Battery for E-620 – Fourthirdsphoto Forum Bookmarking for future reference. I haven't run my current camera battery

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links for 2009-09-28

Barack Obama's amazingly consistent smile And Barack seems to have the same talent for consistent facial expressions in pictures (tags: photography posing Obama) YTMND – Paris Hilton doesn't change facial expressions (original sound) Animation illustrating how Paris Hilton has studied

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Yarnstorming: an introduction to Knit the City

If you’re wondering what “knitting graffiti” is, or how it’s created, here’s a video of yarnstorming in action…

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links for 2008-03-14

» wallpapers (tags: wallpaper) David Lanham : Hi Gloss (tags: wallpapers) Tubbypaws – papercraft ceiling cat! This is why I love the internets and the people that use them. People are awesome. (tags: papercraft lolcats) YouTube – Mr. Boddy Is

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Something to knit for Stacy’s Baby

Hey, mom… you should make this for the new grandkid: Here’s the link to the pattern online.

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Knitting For The Troops

One of the things my mom has been doing lately is knitting hats for the Ships Project, which distributes hand knitted hats and socks to soldiers stationed in Afghanistan, Iraq and around the world. I didn’t realize how cold it

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