Here is a quick and free tutorial on how to knit the garter stitch tab – which is how all those gorgeous triangular shawls get started.
Join me as I happily spin up some 100% hand painted silk roving. Here is everything you need to know to successfully spin silk into yarn.
Here is a free video tutorial that will have you casting on with two colors is no time at all. Its easier than you might think.
Instead of putting your first row in the usual way, flip that base chain over! You’ll have a starting edge to match your finishing edge.
I’m always playing with yarn but on Sunday’s I turn on the camcorder, play with yarn, and I call it “teaching”! This Sunday let’s do some pick up and knits. I have an easy, one-needle method I want to show you and I explain how to place those pick-ups so that your new edge comes out nice and even.
Unbalanced yarn has character and variety and sometimes we like that. Sometimes I like that! So here is a free tutorial for spinning an unbalanced two-ply yarn.
Last week I was trying to convince all the crocheters to take up knitting. This week I’m gonna try to get knitters to take up crochet! If you are a capable knitter, these lessons are for you: the crafter comfortable with needles, who want to try playing around with a hook.
Its the beginning of a new year and its a time when people make resolutions and try new things. I figure I have some readers who are darn fine crocheters […]
A free video video tutorial showing two ways to change knits to purls and purls to knits – with a crochet hook & with knit needles. Enjoy!
Romanian cords are great for embellishing a project. Use them as ties, tassels, ornamental braiding, or stitch them into shapes and make whole accessories. And they are EASY.