Here is a way to weave in your cotton ends and they will stay where you put them.
If you spun your own yarn… and you know my evil master plan is to turn every knitter and crocheter into handspinners… then you could add beads right into your yarn. Here is how.
Want to try knitting in the round with double pointed needles? Yes, yes you do. Its easy, but if you’ve had trouble its becasue you are totally overthinking it. I’ll show you how to stop that.
Welcome to the second post in my campaign to promote beadwork in yarn-y things! Crochet with Beads Part 1: pre-stringing beads before you chain Crochet with Beads Part 2: setting […]
Let’s add beads to our crochet (and later on to our knitting). Beads are perhaps the easiest way to personalize a project and there is more than one way to add them. Here is how you can add beads by pre-stringing them and then starting a crochet project.
Here is a continuation of yesterday’s post in which I’m whipping up headbands in a desperate attempt to combat the pile of frizz that my hair has become. Since I […]
When you’re adding a knitted-on border there may be corners. Here is a method using short rows to smoothly round those turns.
Who says you have to bind off? Add a knitted on border instead. Pick any edge pattern, cast on, and knit it right into your project.
The Crown of Glory is a lace pattern from the cottage knitters of the Shetland Isles. Lovely isn’t it? You’re reaching for needles and yarn already right? Great because once you’ve mastered how to make that big eye opening, you’ll be knitting Crowns in no time.
Mystery balls of yarn. We all have them. Here is a guide to figure out what you have, how much you have and what its made from. Then you be ready to make something with it! You know, in the next decade so so.