Sunday, 22 July 2007

Links for 2007-07-20 & 21[]

  • joybucket: Peek-a-Boo Bunting Tutorial
    found via Craftzine, a tutorial for a baby quilt that attaches to a stroller so the baby can't kick it off. Excellent idea!
  • Mandela turns 89 and launches 'a robust force for good' | Guardian Unlimited
    Nelson Mandela marked his 89th birthday today with the launch of a group of world-renowned leaders who plan to use several Nobel peace prizes and "almost 1,000 years of collective experience" to tackle global crises that governments are unable or unwilling to confront."
    Using their collective experience, their moral courage and their ability to rise above nation, race and creed, they can make our planet a more peaceful and equitable place to live," said the former South African president.
  • perfect pikelets ~ My Way or the Highway » Wear it. Eat it. Deny you are responsible.
    Mmmm, pikelets.
  • By request. on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
    A great knitted top (cardigan/jacket) seen at flickr. I think this would make a great garment for a nursing mother -- may need to make myself one!
  • Your Gamete, Myself - Egg Donation - Reproduction - In Vitro Fertilization - Infertility - Women - Peggy Orenstein - New York Times
    An interesting look at the implications of egg donation.
  • Magazine Box Tutorial - a photoset on Flickr
    found via Craft
  • Snicket Socks - MagKnits, your friendly online knitting magazine
    "These socks were inspired by the dress Violet Baudelaire (Emily Browning) wears in the movie Lemony Snicket – A Series of Unfortunate Events. I wanted to translate the net-like sleeves into knitting.
  • BBC NEWS | From Our Own Correspondent | Losing the taste for China's delicacies
  • BBC NEWS | Health | Healthy weight link to longevity
    "Keeping a healthy weight may help people live longer by limiting brain exposure to insulin, say US scientists."
  • Celtic Braid Socks: Tuulian omia juttuja:
    Another sock pattern, this one with a nice celtic looking cable pattern
  • Black Dog Designs
    A collection of knitting patterns from the blogger of the blog Black Dog Knits
    . Quite a few I would like to try sometime, probably going to stick with the socks for now (and there are several sock patterns that caught my fancy there.
  • Shetland Lace Rib Sock Pattern: Stitches of Violet
    And, yes, another knitting pattern for socks!
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