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An Early History of Knitting

Knitting Tutorial Sweater

Knitting is something we are all familiar with, but surprisingly we know little about when and where the art of hand knitting started. This is because yarn fibers are biodegradable. One thing we do know is that the oldest form of knitting (crossed knitting) was practiced since before the birth …

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Knitting

Knitting Crochet beginner tutorial

The Jury has returned, Knitting is Good for You! The therapeutic benefits of knitting have long been known to ardent fans of this ancient craft but recently research has been undertaken which has given a resounding thumbs up to knitting, with the conclusion that it is very good for you. …

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Top ten tips for camping during pregnancy

socks knitting with skewers

You may be pregnant and still participate in many of the outdoor activities that you enjoy. Camping is a great opportunity to get that much-needed exercise and relaxation needed during pregnancy. As your pregnancy progresses, you should avoid any activity that puts you at risk of falling or increases the …

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Baby booties – perfect for your child

Baby socks tutorial

Baby slippers are coverings for the baby’s feet. They have become more popular over the years, but seem to be on the rise again. What are they? It’s not quite socks and not really shoes. They can look like socks and they can look like shoes. They are made to …

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