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'Huawei': A foreshadowing name?

Chinesepod's Carlie discusses the meaning of the name 'Huawei' in light of the recent national security concerns of the Whitehouse

Since 1998 Pure Handknit has been celebrating the art of knitting with handmade knitwear. Every piece of their collections is made with 100 percent cotton and knitted by hand. They finish off their beautiful handknit designs with shell, oversized coconut, hand-punched tin and exclusive ceramic buttons. Pure Handknit creations are made by 4500 women knitters in Chiang Mai, Thailand, working under ethical conditions. These women receive health care, maternity leave, and a chance to improve themselves through paid continuing education. This spring, Pure Handknit offers a variety of beautiful and colorful handknit jackets, cardigans, pullovers, vests and tanks, and wraps. Summer Home Sweater Enjoy smooth sailing in a sweater that's sweatshirt-comfy and cruise ship worthy all at once. Single knit. Always white(09) stripe & any fashion color body. Greenscape Cardigan Ladylike and wonderfully soft, this button-up cardi is the perfect transitional layer Single knit. Always with white buttons + white(09) trim stitch Juniper Tunic Glamorous little sweater with lots of style savvy, from the roll collar to the hook-and-eye closure. 3/4 length sleeves. Patch pockets. Single knit. Cliff Crochet Tank Fall in love with our cozy and textural cliff crochet tank. It's hand knit of cotton in a melange of stitches. Crochet. ( Sunray Wrap Light up a room in our sunray wrap. Double knit. Always in cream(07) with any fashion color. Find all these and more at