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04/28/2020

Little Lessons: Weaving in your ends in garter stitch

Tips n’ Tricks
https://youtu.be/mmxlrVgnaik

A neat way to tidy your ends when working in garter stitch. Whether you've joined in a new colour, finished a ball of yarn, or it's your cast on tail, this m...

[04/20/20]   Long YouTube, but interesting rip through the history of knitting.

https://youtu.be/LDHWsg-uYz8

knithacker.com 04/19/2020

Free Video Tutorial: DIY Crochet Face Mask How-To With Jonah Larson

Too cute, this guy.

https://knithacker.com/2020/04/free-video-tutorial-diy-crochet-face-mask-how-to-with-jonah-larson/?utm_source=KnitHacker+Alerts&utm_campaign=f821271696-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_04_19_11_26&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7719c577f8-f821271696-103039821&mc_cid=f821271696&mc_eid=35d68e5296

knithacker.com Jonah Larson of Jonah’s Hands walks you through an easy crochet face mask pattern. For more patterns and yarnspirations from Jonah, visit Hat tip: News 8000 * Disclaimer: Handmade masks are n…

mailchi.mp 04/13/2020

Introducing: The DropShip Project of the Week!

Call Don!
https://mailchi.mp/berroco/dropshipnorahafghan?e=52dac203a2

mailchi.mp

theconversation.com 04/05/2020

Sheep and bacteria are helping in the fight against coronavirus – here's how

Interesting- thanks Mara.

https://theconversation.com/sheep-and-bacteria-are-helping-in-the-fight-against-coronavirus-heres-how-135123

theconversation.com The science of making reagents, the chemicals needed for the COVID-19 finger-prick test.

04/03/2020

Some Good News with John Krasinski

In case you need some....

https://youtu.be/F5pgG1M_h_U

John Krasinski highlights some good news from around the world, including an interview with Steve Carell to mark the 15thanniversary of THE OFFICE, as well a...

[03/30/20]   FYI to all our knit and crochet friends:
Don is at the store every day (feverishly((oops- not literally)) working on the new website)and will take orders over the phone and deliver to the parking lot. Lots of new Malabrigo, the Moonshine is as snuggly as ever and a new needle and notions shipment has arrived.
🎶 WE WILL SURVIVE 🎵

masks4humanity.org 03/29/2020

Masks for Humanity

Help if you can-
https://masks4humanity.org/?link_id=16&can_id=e3c6115d2628c8cd0efc558639c78ed5&source=email-masks-for-humanity-a-project-from-the-pussyhat-network-to-help-ppe-shortages&email_referrer=email_762390&email_subject=pussyhat-presents-masks-for-humanity-you-can-help

masks4humanity.org Masks for Humanity is the hub that connects people who need handmade face masks with people making handmade face masks. There is a national shortage of N95 and surgical masks, and the CDC is recommending scarves and bandanas. We want to protect the people taking care of us. Our Mission Here is a ....

cdc.gov 03/20/2020

CDC Works 24/7

Dear Customers,

We want to assure you that we take the health and well-being of our community, customers, and associates very seriously. Like you, we're closely monitoring the quickly developing effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we will practice social distancing.
We will continue to be open. You can order by phone and we will be happy to deliver to your home, have orders ready for you to pick up, or we can mail orders. You can call the store (505-995-9649), send an email ([email protected], or call Don on his cell (660-9087)

We hope to have our new website up and running in the next couple of weeks, so stay tuned. Let us know if there's any way we can help.

We are all in this together. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will follow guidance from public health officials and government agencies, so we can continue to support our customers and communities as needed.

For more information about COVD-19 and what you can do to keep healthy and safe, visit the Centers for Disease Control at cdc.gov or your local health department's website.
Sincerely,

Kay and Don
Looking Glass Yarn & Gifts

cdc.gov As the nation's health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health, safety, and security threats.

masondixonknitting.com 03/14/2020

Techniques in Depth: Cabling Without a Cable Needle - Mason-Dixon Knitting

Tips n’ Tricks-
Cabling without a cable needle!

https://www.masondixonknitting.com/techniques-in-depth-cabling-without-a-cable-needle/?utm_source=Mason-Dixon+Knitting&utm_campaign=e3b1ecb8af-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_13_07_11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9864e8db53-e3b1ecb8af-164251869&mc_cid=e3b1ecb8af&mc_eid=10cff1b2e2

masondixonknitting.com Look, Ma—no needle! This is one of the cleverest little techniques we know.

[03/05/20]   From the newsletter

Activities
Stitching Group 2-5 pm Tuesdays
Spinning Group 3rd Sunday 2-4 pm
Sunday Knitting noon to 4 pm
Crochet Group 2nd and 4th Saturdays 2-4 pm‌

Classes
Bead Crochet $35 includes materials fee
MONDAY March 9
 10 am to 12:30 pm

Learn the basics and make a bangle.

Thursday Beginning Knitting $25
Learn and practice the basics.
Thursdays 2-4 pm Seats available

Saturday Morning Drop-in Class 10-11 am $10

[03/05/20]   We are continuing to implement a lot of changes including upgrading our website. We are finally keeping track of your customer appreciation points along with the new point of sale. Thank you all so much for your patience with our growing pains.

Celebrate the Green all month, 10% off all Juniper Moon Farm yarn.

knithacker.com 03/01/2020

Learn How To Do Swiss Darning With This Short Video Tutorial

Tips n’ tricks
Swiss darning- aka Duplicate stitch.

https://knithacker.com/2020/02/learn-how-to-do-swiss-darning-with-this-short-video-tutorial/?utm_source=KnitHacker+Alerts&utm_campaign=f67ab7b70d-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_02_29_09_29&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7719c577f8-f67ab7b70d-103039821&mc_cid=f67ab7b70d&mc_eid=35d68e5296

knithacker.com Aha! Source link: Free Knitting Patterns Check out these mending books for more techniques: * This post contains affiliate links.

cnn.com 02/07/2020

Yarn made from human skin could soon be stitching up your wounds

Eeewwwww.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/05/health/human-textile-yarn-study-scli-intl-scn/index.html?utm_source=CNN+Five+Things&utm_campaign=3f584ec0ee-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_02_06_04_37&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6da287d761-3f584ec0ee-83336473

cnn.com It may sound like a gruesome detail from a dystopian movie, but a team of scientists believe yarn grown from human skin could soon be used to stitch up surgical patients and repair organs.

cnn.com 02/07/2020

Yarn made from human skin could soon be stitching up your wounds

Eeewwwww.
https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/05/health/human-textile-yarn-study-scli-intl-scn/index.html?utm_source=CNN+Five+Things&utm_campaign=3f584ec0ee-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_02_06_04_37&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6da287d761-3f584ec0ee-83336473

cnn.com It may sound like a gruesome detail from a dystopian movie, but a team of scientists believe yarn grown from human skin could soon be used to stitch up surgical patients and repair organs.

publicbooks.org 01/26/2020

Raise Your Needles: In Defence of Public Knitting

Read this! Long but fun and so worth it.
http://www.publicbooks.org/raise-your-needles-in-defence-of-public-knitting/?utm_source=KnitHacker+Alerts&utm_campaign=e340d87750-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_01_26_10_38&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7719c577f8-e340d87750-103039821&mc_cid=e340d87750&mc_eid=35d68e5296

publicbooks.org It was a triumph bagging the last table on the busy rooftop bar, especially so late ...

mailchi.mp 01/21/2020

🌿Our Spring/Summer Collection is Here!!

Berroco Spring is here!

https://mailchi.mp/berroco/spring-summer-2020?e=52dac203a2

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knithacker.com 01/12/2020

You Think It’s Yarn … Look Again, It’s Cake!

https://knithacker.com/2020/01/you-think-its-yarn-look-again-its-cake/

knithacker.com This is amazing! So well done! Source: Satin Ice See more of Luke Vincentini’s cakes via Bored Panda and Buzzfeed.

cocoknits.com 12/27/2019

How to Pick-up Stitches for a Button Band or Collar

https://cocoknits.com/blogs/knit-tutorials/how-to-pick-up-stitches-for-a-button-band-or-collar?utm_source=cocoknits+newsletter&utm_campaign=a64d625d57-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_06_17_06_54_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e673c09d0a-a64d625d57-110348445&mc_cid=a64d625d57&mc_eid=958ae31f0f

cocoknits.com Use a skinny circular needle (I prefer a size US 0 / 2 mm 40'' [100 cm] circular needle) to pick up stitches along the front for button band/collar. First pick up the stitches as described. Then count your stitches and figure out if you need to add or subtract stitches to get to the stitch count giv...

yarnsub.com 12/09/2019

Center-pull balls

Tips n’ Tricks - center-pull ball
And read all the way to the end for a Christmas surprise......

https://yarnsub.com/articles/techniques/center-pull-balls/

yarnsub.com A description of the knitting technique: 'Center-pull balls'. The article includes photos.

knithacker.com 12/01/2019

You NEED a Pair of Warm Socks – It’s Now Scientifically Proven

Everything you always wanted to know about SOCKS but were afraid to ask.
https://knithacker.com/2016/11/you-need-a-pair-of-warm-socks-its-now-scientifically-proven/

knithacker.com I caught a great episode of Shift this morning (on CBC, Canada’s BBC/NPR) all about the science behind warm socks! Can you guess what kind are best for keeping those tootsies toasty? Listen n…

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