THE FIRST STEP TO KNITTING IS CASTING ON
This is the term for getting that first row of stitches on to your needle. There are numerous ways to do this, but for beginners, I like to teach the knit cast-on. I have taught many friends to knit. Inevitably, as they learn to knit, they get very good at the knit stitch. But by the time they are ready to start a new project, they’ve forgotten how to cast-on again. So I teach the knit cast-on because it’s so similar to the knit stitch, with just one twist.
Step 1: Start with a slip knot and put the loop on your left needle. Now insert the right needle into that loop from the front to the back and wrap your yarn around the back of the right needle.
When the Headache Hat first was sent to me I was going to write about it at the end of the week. Well, the holidays came and went and here we are. I am glad I waited to write a review until now because the Headache Hat helped me get through the holidays which is always a headache and migraine filled time.
First, what the Headache Hat is. It’s an “ice wrap that delivers long lasting ice, and a comfortable, adjustable fit.” When I first wrapped it around my head I was not used to the ice cube type design versus my traditional large solid packs. It grew on me quickly. I found that I could get specific cubes to press against my temple and secured it tight enough to squeeze and freeze one of my trigger points. There is a nice little cover to protect from direct…
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Sometimes I still dream….the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar Malaysia is out on the news stand and I’m so excited and thankful to share this article with you. I’m featured in Malaysia’s Most Stylish Women 2014.
I have to thank the team at Harper’s for my make up and styling. I have never looked this good!
Happy Thanksgiving. I have good reason to be thankful this year 🙂
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Examples of fantastic mosaic artwork with a cat theme:
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Nothing beats classic glamour … it’s timeless!