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Continental Knitting Tutorial

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You have two hands, so there are two ways to hold the yarn when knitting. If you hold it in your right hand, you knit English-style, or throw. Knitters who hold the yarn in their left hand are continental knitters, or "pickers." The two methods are not linked to handedness--many right-handed knitter

How to Make a Portfolio Card

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If you like the look of portfolios, then you may like the challenge of turning a piece of card stock into a portfolio card. A portfolio card has three folded parts -- including a tab, a back, and a front. You place a message inside and then fold it up so that it is sealed like a package. Be creative

Straw Hats Craft Projects

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Straw hats are a creative element to use in craft making.straw hat image by Stephen Orsillo from Fotolia.comWhether you want to make decorations for your home or you are interested in creating a unique gift for someone, craft making is an ideal way to achieve either goal. Crafts can be...

Cable Knit Directions

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Knitting a cable may look complicated, but it isn’t. The twisted cable stitch is simply the result of rearranging the order that you knit the stitches. It doesn’t matter if you are making a complicated Celtic Knot, or a simple rope cable, the technique is the same. If you have never knit

Types of Foam Packaging

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Packaging is very important today. Whether you need to transport goods or just store them, they need to be protected. A very good protection if offered by foam packaging. Foam comes in different shapes for different products. It acts as a cushion, protecting goods from damages like deformation and c

How to Measure for a Doll Wig

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Creating your own dolls allows you to customize them for any occasion, including choosing their eye and hair color, as well as their clothing style. Doll wigs come in a variety of sizes and styles, and most of them are fitted with an elastic band customized to fit a specifically sized doll's head. M