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  1. Toddler & Child
    Having hobbies is a part of life, and something that even young children can do. Important for personal growth, hobbies can even help children's brains develop. We have a few fun suggestions! Experts believe that children who have hobbies benefit in so many ways. They learn the value of...
  2. Arts & Crafts
    Pixie Faire is a really good site. Right now through Cyber Monday, they're giving away one of their new Holiday craft tutorials. And each Friday, they give away a pattern-- the Friday Freebie. Voting on each one starts Wednesday. Website is here-- http://www.pixiefaire.com I have the first...
  3. Arts & Crafts
    I feel like i am missing a quick and easy answer on this one....My family name is 'Murphy' and i have a young niece (she'll be 1 in April - very petite!) and i want to make her an Aran Knit sweater ....i even found the 'Murphy Pattern' - at this website ...
  4. Arts & Crafts
    I love to knit on knitting looms and do counted cross stitch in my spare time. Even my niece, Brianna, who's a toddler, likes to watch me knit and wants to learn how to do that someday. She always tells me what colors she wants for socks, hats, scarves, and even washcloths. I even cross...
  5. Arts & Crafts
    Someone asked to start a new thread.... here ya go ladies.... Day one...
  6. Arts & Crafts
    I am knitting a hat for a co-worker's baby. She does not know the sex of the baby, or the name. My last baby gift hat turned out great with a monogram of the baby's initials. But not knowing this baby's sex or name, not sure what to put on the hat as a design. The hat is a nice earthy brown...
  7. Arts & Crafts
    When I was a kid I used to do a lot of needlework like cross stitch, embroidery, needlepoint, etc. I had always wanted to knit and thought it would be fun to learn with my dd. She is showing a lot of interest in knitting and sewing and has been beginning to learn sewing in school. My dd is only...
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    Had the pattern book for about 4 days and went to the restroom and in that time my 3 year old daughter got an ink pen that she hid and scribbled all over the patters to where I cannot read it. Is there anyone that has a copy of the book that can send me the pattern. I can show a pic of the...
  9. Arts & Crafts
    I love hand knit and hand crochet items and would love to see pics! I have not yet developed these skills so I live vicariously through you. Share please!
  10. Arts & Crafts
    I would like to make this poncho, but can't find the pattern for less than $7 and I guess am too cheap to pay that much (though I plan to use nice yarn, which isn't cheap). Does anyone have a similar pattern I can have for free? I would prefer knitting this, but am ok with crochet too. Thanks!
  11. Arts & Crafts
    I need something productive to do for my little one due in Feb, so I want to start making cloth diapers. I made some 5-6 years ago for my older kids and liked the Very Baby AIO pattern but I added gussets. I used diaper flannel and organic hemp fleece. Any thoughts on those? I'm sure there...
  12. Arts & Crafts
    Hello, I have just posted a free tutorial on my blog for how to do waldorf doll hair, including how to knit a wig for any sized doll. Thought this might be of interest for someone out there :-) http://nestledunderrainbows.blogspot.ie/2013/04/knitted-waldorf-doll-wig-tutorial.html hugs Laura
  13. Arts & Crafts
    see this link: http://www.pickles.no/puff-daddy-knitted-stool or http://www.flaxandtwine.com/2012/04/tweed-pouf-easy-chunky-knit.html 42 stitch's in garter stitch, rectangle shape; stitch together both ends of the rectangle creating a cylinder then spool knit a cord to bind the sides...
  14. Arts & Crafts
    I want to knit a blanket for my son, who will be here late November, but I have NEVER knitted before and don't have much confidence in learning to needle knit for starting out. Any recomendations for knitting with looms or boards so I can make a baby blanket?
  15. Arts & Crafts
    I am very pleased with how this turned out-- the dog-- not so much. ha ha! Free pattern: http://www.drdesigns.net/darlingdarbysweaterjul2010.pdf Dog http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i22/usamma/IMG_0119.jpg http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i22/usamma/IMG_0121.jpg
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