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What My Mother Failed to Teach Me

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 07.09.2013 | Women
Lita Smith-Mines

Needles were useless in my hands back then, but now, they are a connection to my mother that will never unravel.

Eddie Redmayne Was Doing WHAT Before Les Mis?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 03.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

He and Ryan Gossling have more than being hot in common.

LOOK: Well This Is A 'Die Hard' Fan

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 01.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Guess how many weeks--and stitches--this took her.

Ryan Gosling Reveals An Unlikely New Talent

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

Now we know he is perfect.

Amazing Gift Ideas That Will Rock Their World

CJ Arabia | Posted 02.19.2013 | Style
CJ Arabia

I'm going to give you some amazing gift ideas that I can personally vouch for because I actually own each of these items! These items are perfect for Christmas, Hanukkah, birthays, anniversaries or just about any other gift giving occasion you can think of. Check it out!

Fiber Arts Shine As Public Art

Hilary Harkness | Posted 02.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Hilary Harkness

Making things out of yarn used to be the realm of grannies, but fiber arts have evolved in the past few decades into a cutting-edge discipline.

Republicans Are Not Bird Killers

Mara Menachem | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
Mara Menachem

It has been said your own children teach you the greatest lessons. I agree. My sons teach me something new daily. In fact, my son Neal attempted to...

40 Is Not the New Anything

Susan Deily-Swearingen | Posted 09.23.2012 | Home
Susan Deily-Swearingen

I want my age to be my age. I've never been here before and I want to see what it's all about.

Magical Crocheted Sea Jellies

Posted 06.22.2012 | Arts

Few natural creatures have the ethereal grace of sea jellies, which float with weightless ease and an otherworldly glow. Those gelatinous bells that b...

Knitting Olympics Incurs The Wrath Of That Other Olympics

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Call it extreme trademark protection. For decades, McDonald's waged a legal battle against a family restaurant in Illinois called McDonald's Famil...

Bizarre Crochet Portraits

Posted 06.01.2012 | Arts

Personally, we're impressed when people can crochet a scarf. So when we stumbled upon Jo Hamilton's detailed crochet portraits we immediately fell in ...

Knitting Behind Bars

Bus 52 | Posted 07.21.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

As students and teachers settle into the quiet hum of the knitting circle, a cloud of relaxed calm falls across the group. Lynn and Sheila's knitting class is like many others across the country. Except theirs takes place in prison and their students are inmates.

WATCH: Could You Live Where You Work?

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

It's a special thing to do what you love. And, for Etsy seller and accessory designer Yokoo Gibraan, she can't imagine doing anything else outside of ...

A Knitting Cruise

Susan Fogwell | Posted 06.09.2012 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

On each sailing trip, 24 knitters gather on the 120-foot, two-masted schooner.

When Yarn Attacks!

Posted 01.25.2012 | Arts

Many people who take up crocheting do so not entirely for the product but for the process, the smooth rhythm of loop after loop, knot after knot, cont...

Artist Unveils Entirely Knitted Hotel Room (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

At the Hotel Pelirocco in the English seaside town of Brighton, guests can cozy up in an entirely knitted room. Dubbed "Do Knit Disturb", the sing...

Because I'm Addicted: Learn How To Knit

becauseimaddicted.net | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From Because I'm Addicted Years ago my grandma gave me knitting lessons and it was one of the best gifts I've ever received. With the economy in th...

PHOTO: How To Turn Down A Guy Without Ruining The Mood

Posted 08.01.2011 | Comedy

We've all been there: It's not that you don't want to hang out with your chiseled, model boyfriend, it's that you're SO CLOSE to finishing this scarf ...

Forgotten Women: Knitters and the National Women's Hall of Fame

Gerit Quealy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gerit Quealy

We're all a circle of knitters -- whether it be knitters of words into ideas, knitters of communities, knitters of families -- all forming the fabric of a society in flux, and weaving together our shared history.

Helping Others With A Hobby: Knitting Group Makes Hats For Homeless Kids

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

(CBS) WENATCHEE, Wash. - In the close-knit community of Wenatchee, Washington Aida Bound has found joy in knitting. But the 73-year-old social worker ...

Interwoven With Prayer: Learning To Knit And Give Thanks

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

As I understand it, our hands are supposed to be God's hands in the world. The works of our hands are marked by the fingerprints of the Divine. They are artifacts of God's love. I yearn to create, to make something beautiful with my hands.

Heartless About The Homeless

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lita Smith-Mines

I am firmly convinced that until the rest of us adopt a "we're in this together" attitude and press our elected officials to slow down foreclosures and speed up hiring, home values will keep falling and businesses will keep failing.

The True Cost of Cheap Cashmere

Susan Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Gibbs

The Chinese have drastically brought the cost of cashmere down by grazing far too many animals on far too little land. The result? The desertification of hundreds of thousands of acres of pasture.

Guerrilla Knitters Take To The Streets Of London

Treehugger | Bonnie Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We have heard of guerrilla gardeners, planting gardens in public spaces under the cover of night. Now we have guerrilla knitters and bring them on....

Love Babies? Help Knit for Good!

Jenny Yancey and Dan Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jenny Yancey  and Dan Siegel

Located in Santa Monica, Stitches from the Heart sends handmade blankets and articles of clothing to babies all over the United States.