Here is a free tutorial for knitting simple flowers. Use them as applique, as broaches, or just to make your world bloom in color.
Big knits are fun knits. But big needles are awkward at first so here is a quick guide to get you knitting and knitting BIG!
Left-leaning decreases are a pain in the butt. They don’t match right-leaning decreases. Its a sad fact of knitting. But with this one simple trick you can get those left leaners looking much better.
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.
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.
Hearts are super easy to make in crochet. So grab some yarn and a hook and this free photo tutorial. Ten minutes later you’ll have a heart! And hour later you’ll have a dozen hearts. Then you’ll either need to stop or you’ll need to start giving them to everyone you know or soon you’ll be buried in hearts.
Trust me. I know this from experience.
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.