Baby Bear Hat - a knitting pattern by Little Red Window

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(If you need help, my favorite knitting reference book for everyone from beginners to advanced knitters is THIS ONE! )

Using long-tail cast on, cast on 72 stitches onto your circular needles. Join to knit in the round and knit 2 stitches, purl 2 stitches in a rib stitch for 5 rounds. Then knit all stitches until the hat is about 5 inches from the cast on edge.


Round 1: Knit...

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Chris Anderson - Leigh Bureau

What You Pay For -- The New York Times


"Chris Anderson's Free unpacks a paradox of the online marketplace -- people making money charging nothing. What was once just a marketing gimmick has morphed into the basis of a trillion-dollar economy."

-- Newsweek

"Anderson's timing couldn't be better. Free arrives as whole swaths of the economy are having to contend with consumers finding ways --...

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Book Review: Makers By Chris Anderson – AVC

I took two flights across the country this week so in addition to a lot of catching up on email, I read a book. It is called Makers and it was written by Wired editor in chief Chris Anderson . This is the third book that I've read by Chris. The previous ones were The Long Tail and Free .

Chris writes books about the same things I blog about and USV invests in. We are certainly in sync in terms of the themes and memes that we are...

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Wired 12.10: The Long Tail

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Sterling: Tomorrow's smart object is refreshingly dumb

Lessig: The Me Generation is burdening kids - and it's all our fault

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Hit-driven economics is a creation of an age without enough room to carry everything for everybody. Not enough shelf space for all the CDs, DVDs, and games produced. Not enough screens to show all the available movies. Not...

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The Long Tail

A team at Wharton did some Long Tail analysis on the Netflix ratings data the company released for its Netflix Prize. Although I don't agree with many of the conclusions in their paper (like some other academics, they got confused over definitions of "head" and "tail" and fell into the common trap of doing percentage analysis in an absolute numbers world), the data was interesting. They kindly...

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