This free video knitting lesson offers a complete demonstration of a left-leaning decrease—the SSK (slip, slip, knit)—shown in the continental style. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this decrease stitch in your own knitting projects, watch this helpful video guide
If you've proven yourself beautifully adept at making snug and cozy granny squares (usually used as coasters), then why not add some spice to your crafting by adding different colors to the mix?
Okay, so just to be clear, this is not a crochet tutorial for crocheting a stitch that resembles your new Blackberry Pearl (though, admittedly, that would be pretty damn awesome).
Don't worry, this tutorial isn't for tying a knot around a snake. Rather, this particular knot is based on the undulating, serpentine curves of a snake.
This video shows us how to make a shawl when knitting on a large knitting loom. Here are the following steps:
In this video, the author teaches us how to cast on with serenity: wrap your material around twice, grab the back and then up (around your fingers) forming a slipknot. To start off, we will focus on the inside of the loom, pulling the material towards the outside (using a grochet hook). Take needle between two pegs, pulling material through and put the needle down and pull up (rotating towards you) and repeat. This forms a tier duct and if this is done properly, you should be able to do this ...
Want to know how to close a hole in a crochet circle? It's simple. So simple, in fact, that a complete and thorough overview of the process can be presented in just over a minute's time. Seal holes in crochet circles with this free video crocheting lesson from the crochet experts at CraftMastery.
The person in the video demonstrates how to do a front post and a back post double crochet. First she shows you what a post is. The body of the previous row of double crochet is the post. To do a front post double crochet, you should loop the thread over the hook and put the hook under the post through the hole before it and bring it out from the hole on the other side of the post. Then you can loop the thread over the hook again and pull the hook out through the same way it went in. Then you...
Crochet loopy granny squares will indeed remind you a little bit of your Gran Gran's favorite knitted coasters that she collected en masse throughout her lifetime. But the snuggly, historical and vintage quality of these granny squares is exactly what makes them so delightful.
This video shows you how to make a double crochet cross stitch. Working from left to right you loop the yarn over on your finger. Then skip one stitch and go through the next stitch. Then you make a double crochet on your finger. Then loop the yarn over once again on your finger, go back in through the stitch that you skipped, pull the yarn out of that stitch, and then loop pull the yarn over again on your finger. Finally you make another double crochet. Keep on repeating this process along t...
Learn how to cast on to knit using a circular loom. Start at the beginning with an empty loom and wrap your yarn around the beginning peg. Working to the right, wrap the yarn behind each peg, and around in a clockwise fashion. Do the same on the next peg, until you have returned to the beginning again. Repeat this process for the second row. Take your tool, which will come with the loom, and lift the bottom stitch over the top stitch and off the peg. Work all the way around the loom to the be...
Are you having trouble ending the round when you are crocheting? Shred Betties shows us how to crochet a slip to end the round. You will need the following: crochet hook, yarn. Procedure: Use a slip stitch to end a row. Insert the hook in the middle of the third stitch of the chain that started the row yarn over and finish round 2 by pulling the yarn through the loops on the hook. Follow these steps and you will no longer have trouble ending the round the next time you crochet.
Learn how to make your own sock blockers with this video. • Trace your sock with extra spacing. • Cut out the template. • Take 3MM foam sheet. • Trace the template onto a foam sheet. • Extend and cut off the traced foam sheet to desired length. • Cut the form with the scissors.
Elizabeth Zimmermann demonstrates knitting on circular needles. She also gives us tips on how to deal with twisted stitches.
This knitting demonstration is showing you a knit involved in the bee stitch cloth pattern. It calls for a stitch that you would knit into the stitch below. This is commonly referred to as k1b or knit 1 below.
Follow this quick video demonstration to see how to knit a shaker rib stitch. The shaker rib is also known as the half fisherman, and that's because it's not as bulky as the fisherman rib. During this process, you'll even see how you can knit one below, or k1b.
This how-to crochet video offers a simple pattern and instruction for stitching your own cute and easy crocheted hat. Knitted hats don't have to be for winter. While a cozy hat will protect you from the cold, a lighter yarn can add some style in warmer months as well. Check out this video d.i.y. arts and crafts lesson and learn how to crochet your own lightweight beanie skull cap.
This instructional video demonstrates how to knit a fabric stitch, also known as the linen stitch.The linen stitch is a nice, firm knitting stitch pattern that looks similar to the woven fabric called linen. It's a great reversible pattern perfect for bags, scarves and just about anything else you can think of.
This instructional knitting video demonstrates how to how to change to a different yarn on a circular knitting machine. Simply cut the yarn when you want to switch to a different color an tie a slipknot to the next type of yarn. It's easy!
Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a galaxy stitch. This crochet method creates an intricate snowflake pattern. Use any type of thread and crochet needle to complete this project. This galaxy or snowflake pattern creates a complex crochet weave for warm yet breathable blankets, sweaters and winter caps.
Ever wonder how to cast on with work in progress when knitting? Well, wonder no more with this knitting demonstration video!
Stay tuned for this knitting instructional video on the gusset stitch. When you knit the heel flap, you slipped a stitch at the beginning of each row. This made a very nice chain through which you can pick up the gusset stitches. You can either pick up stitches through the whole chain stitch, or through the back loop of the chain stitch. Picking up stitches through the whole chain stitch creates a rather definite seam on the inside which could be uncomfortable to wear. I prefer to pick up the...
This video crocheting tutorial shows how to crochet the front post double crochet and the bobble stitch. Bobbles are different for different people; demonstrated is a less complex method. Watch this instructional video and learn how to crochet a front post double crochet and bobble stitch.
The Turkish cast on is a great technique for avoiding the bulk of traditional seams. This video knitting tutorial shows how to knit a Turkish cast on, specifically for rounded doll accessories. Learn how to knit a Turkish cast on with double point needles by watching this instructional video.
This crochet how to video is a demonstration of how to make a stuffed ball shape using single crochet in the style of amigurumi.
An easy, up close, demonstration of how to add color to your knitting on a Purl Row by Judy Graham. Learn how to knit from these simple and clear instructions.
Detailed demonstration of Shell design which can be used as edging or part of a crochet pattern. The second video shows you how the second row of a shell stitch looks.
This how to video teaches you the invisible increase method called lifted increases, both left-leaning and right-leaning.
Me showing you the steps on how to knit a teddy bear hand puppet for the Shoebox Appeal!
This pattern may look complicated, but here I used only the Square knot :) Pattern looks like the stars or birds in the sky. You can use this pattern for different types of goals, for example: clothing accessories, Handbags, purses, cases, wallets etc..
You can use this beautiful macrame pattern for different types of goals, for example: Handbags, cosmetic bags, clothing accessories, purses, cases, wallets, bracelets, etc..
From this macrame pattern you can make a nice decorations for plant hangers, wall hangings, clothing, towels etc.
Easy Macrame pattern with beads. You only need to know Square knot and you can use this pattern for different types of goals, for example: clothing accessories, Handbags, purses, cases, wallets etc..
How to Make a Macrame Belt (see in video).
You can use this pattern for different types of goals, for example: Clothing, handbags, tablecloths, coasters etc ...
Is it possible to make Minions with Macrame? I tried - look what happened :) Macrame Minion from Despicable Me movie based on Kinder Surprise egg.
This patterns can be used for clothing or other needs, looks like a fishing net, easy to make.. I hope that it will be useful for you
This pattern with flower motifs looks very good! Maybe this tutorial is not for beginners, but you can use it for different types of goals, for example: Bags and Handbags, purses, tablecloths, coasters, clothing, wallets, phone bags and phone cases etc..
with this pattern you can make nice Handbag (for example) or something else, that you like.. Macrame patterns for various useful macrame projects.
Simple and colorful pattern sample. You can use this sample to make a handbag or something else that you like.