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* Здорове життя * Рідний край * Мій рідний Ніжин * Погляди на Київ * Київські шляхи * Битви за рідну землю * Бабин яр * Походження Києва * Глобус України * Наші мандрівки * Наші Карпати * Люди * Родовід Лисенків та Біланів * Життєпис * Мой сын Олег, пилот * По следам Добрыни * Леонід Глібов * Станiслав Лем * Юрiй Лисянський * Георгiй Малаков * Олена Телiга * Вiктор Суворов * Карел Чапек * Ukrainian Aeneide * Ukrainian FolkArt * VirtualTourist Text of Alla FILATOVA, photographs by Yuri BUSLENKO © Ukraine illustrated monthly #2, 1991 The cosy apartment of Maria Zarembska, an embroideress, is full of books.

You can see them everywhere — on her desk, on the windtowsill and even in the kitchen. Maria quoted these lines before we began our talk. Is it possible to be brief about the creative powers of this artist? "It happens that I wake up during the night because of a wonderful drawing in my dream. Last-minute slouch. Knitting for last minute gifts is part of the holiday season and often unexpectedly fun. this year a slouchy hat using two luxurious skeins of eyre, for a close friend seemed just right. last-minute slouch ::: yarn :: madelinetosh eyre (225 yds (206 meters): “milk”, 2 skeins, madelinetosh tosh sock (395 yards / 361 meters) : “robin’s egg”, 1 skein. note : both yarns are held doubled throughout. needles :: one US 9 (5.5mm) 32” (80 cm) circular needle. change needle size if necessary to obtain gauge. notions :: 1 stitch marker for marking beginning of round and a darning needle for securing remaining sts. gauge :: 12 sts = 4 inches (10 cm) in stockinette stitch. here is what i did CO 80 stitches.

last-minute slouch

Work a K2P2 rib for 3 inches and cast-on one extra stitch before starting the pattern rows. Tutti Frutti - Éditeur indépendant de livre loisir créatif. Crafts From The Past: Rice Bag Tote. I hope you guys don't mind but I'm going to re-post one of my older crafts from when I first started blogging.

Crafts From The Past: Rice Bag Tote

I'm currently fighting a horrible flu and just don't have the energy to be crafting/writing. I'm keeping my fingers crossed I'll be back to normal my Monday. I made this handbag out of two rice bags. We buy the large bags since we eat a lot of rice here. My husband would beg to differ. Suppliestwo large rice bagsthreadrulerscissorssewing machine Here's one of the rice bags I used.

Hem the top of both large pieces of plastic. For the handles cut two strips of the rice bag to 16 1/2" by 3". Center handle to wrong side of bag and pin in place. Pin right sides of bag together. Cours de tricot. Les tutos, les tutos, les tutos... At Yarn's End. I've gotten a few requests for the Wager's Hat I made for my friend Pam for Christmas and so I'm going to post it here - the best I can remember.

At Yarn's End

I think I wrote it down somewhere (how many stitches to cast on and then increase but as usual, I can't find it!) But I'll give it a go! I think the stitch is based on Barbara Walker's Wager's Welt pattern but I'm not so sure. Wager Hat You will need: Bulky yarn (about 140 yards) I used a little more than half a skein of Lion Brand Homespun yarn since I didn't want Pam to have to worry about washing wool when she's got all that chemotherapy to worry about! Knitting needles Size 9 AND 10 16" circulars Size 10 DPN's Stitch Marker Repeat Pattern 3X, ending with Row 8 9: Knit 10: Knit 11: *K14, K2tog, rep* 12: Purl 13: *K13, K2tog, rep * 14: Purl 15: *K12, K2tog, rep * 16: Purl 17: *K11, K2tog, rep * 18: Knit 19: *K10, K2tog, rep * 20: Knit 21: *K2tog, rep * 22:Knit 23: *K2tog, rep * Gather and BO, weave in the ends.