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Welcome to Neauveau Fiber Arts: How to Unravel a Sweater to Recycle Yarn

Welcome to Neauveau Fiber Arts: How to Unravel a Sweater to Recycle Yarn
This is the sweater we will be unraveling. Turn your sweater inside-out, grab a pair of sharp scissors and let's get started! There are good seams and bad seams. This is an example of a good seam. It looks like two tiny braids side-by-side. Newbie unravelers will want to cut the thread one bit at a time, which is fine. I've cut the seam from the bottom of the sweater to the end of the sleeve. At the top of the sleeve are little loops! FLASH FORWARD: See the pile of yarn ramen in this photo? When you unravel a sweater that is made of many colors, you will usually find a knot where the two colors meet. Here is the collar and shoulder seams of the sweater, still waiting to be unraveled. This is what a bad seam looks like. On a whim I pull the little thread. But what do we do about the bad seam on each shoulder? Here is the skein-measuring thing (I call it a "ghetto-knoddy" - a ghetto version of a niddy noddy you can buy online. Tips for specific yarns

The Incredible, Custom-fit Raglan Sweater A simple, fill-in-the-blanks method for making the incredible, custom-fit raglan--the sweater that is knit from the neck down in one piece, to fit anybody! By Pamela Costello, St. Paul, Minnesota Introduction The incredible, custom-fit raglan is a sweater knit from the neck down in a single piece on circular needles, and it can be made to fit any size from infant to adult. This form of raglan sweater is not my original idea. This worksheet will take you through the steps required to design and knit the custom-fit raglan. Materials The materials needed to design and knit this sweater are: What kind of yarn? This is your sweater, so choose any yarn you darn well please! How much yarn? It is impossible to calculate in advance the exact amount of yarn needed. This chart also gives approximations of the raglan measurements for each standard size. Measurements The following measurements are needed: Neck-size:_______ (measure snugly around the neck, or use an appropriate man's collar size) Casting on

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100 Ways to Cook an Egg According to legend (a.k.a. wikipedia), the folds in a chef’s hat used to represent the number of ways s/he knew how to cook an egg, with the vaunted 100-fold hat reserved for the heads of only the most knowledgeable culinary experts. But are there really 100 ways to prepare eggs? ES set out on an exploration across the food blogosphere to find out, and our answer is a decidedly delicious “yes.” We’re reporting back and presenting our 100 favorite ways to cook an egg. Presenting the comprehensive Endless Simmer guide to 100 ways to cook an egg: Click on the photos for full recipes. PS – What did we miss? Update! Sponsored Content

How to Make Boneless Chicken Wings You may be wondering how to make boneless chicken wings. Luckily boneless chicken wings are very easy to make and the truth is, there is really no such thing as a boneless chicken wing. Boneless chicken wings are simply breaded pieces of chicken breast. The first thing you are going to want to do is bread the chicken pieces and fry them. Cooking Instructions: Step 1: Heat oil in a deep-fryer to 375 degrees. Now, here are the sauces. Buffalo Wing Sauce- Ingredients: ¼ cup hot pepper sauce 1 tablespoon butter Step 1: Combine hot sauce and butter in a small bowl. Honey BBQ Wing Sauce- Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups ketchup 1/3 cup white vinegar ¼ cup molasses ¼ cup honey 1 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon chili powder Step 1: In a small saucepan over medium heat combine all of the ingredients. Parmesan Garlic Wing Sauce- Step 1: Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. Asian Wing Sauce- Step 1: In a small bowl mix cornstarch with rice vinegar.

Verbal Vomit: How to be a Hipster, Chapter 1 Hipster is a slang term that first appeared in the 1940s, and was revived in the 1990's and 2000's to describe types of young, recently settled urban middle class adults and older teenagers with interests in non-mainstream fashion and culture, particularly indie-rock, independent film, magazines such as Vice and Clash, and websites like Pitchfork Media.[1] In some contexts, hipsters are also referred to as scenesters. Do you want to be a Hipster? Do you wish you could join those sparkling beautiful people that you see pedaling past your house? Well, throw your TV's away, buy yourself a sturdy canvas bag, talk about joining the Peace Corp and read this short guide on becoming what you've always dreamed of: A Hipster. There's an art to finding acceptable Hipster clothing. If you live in a particularly hipster-infested area of the country like I do, and the thrift stores are all picked over, there are other options. I suppose you will have to settle for Urban Outfitters. a. b. c. 1. 2. 3.

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, you don’t need to wait a long time in order to see the measurable results that come from taking positive action. All you have to do is take small steps, and take them consistently, for a period of 100 days. Below you’ll find 60 small ways to improve all areas of your life in the next 100 days. Home 1. Day 1: Declutter MagazinesDay 2: Declutter DVD’sDay 3: Declutter booksDay 4: Declutter kitchen appliances 2. If you take it out, put it back.If you open it, close it.If you throw it down, pick it up.If you take it off, hang it up. 3. A burnt light bulb that needs to be changed.A button that’s missing on your favorite shirt.The fact that every time you open your top kitchen cabinet all of the plastic food containers fall out. Happiness 4. 5. 6. How many times do you beat yourself up during the day? 7. Learning/Personal Development 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.

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eat make read One of the many things that caught my eye in this month’s issue of Saveur was a recipe for homemade ketchup. Ketchup is one of those things I’ve never really thought to make before, but I was intrigued to see how different it would taste. So of course I gathered all the ingredients, or so I thought, and got to work. It’s pretty simple actually. Once everything was nice and soft, I took it off the stove and tossed it all in the food processor. I bet you’re wondering how it tasted. homemade ketchup from saveur 4 whole cloves 1 bay leaf 1 stick cinnamon* 1⁄4 tsp. celery seeds** 1⁄4 tsp. chile flakes 1⁄4 tsp. whole allspice 2 lbs. tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 1⁄2 tsp. kosher salt 1⁄2 cup white vinegar 5 tbsp. brown sugar 1 onion, chopped 1 anaheim chile, chopped 1 clove garlic *I didn’t have a cinnamon stick so I used 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon, which was too much.

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