Create a lovelier looking bathroom with a DIY lesson. Learn from Meg as she makes a bath mat out of old towels and goes 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea! Learn how to weave towels from an eco-friendly quick tip that shows you how to make a homemade cleaning supply. You can thank T ...more
This beading video tutorial shows you the easy way to incorporate two needles in your Right Angle Weave stitching to save you even more time! Learn how to stitch the double needle right angle weave for beaded jewelry today.
At this point, you probably think that you've read everything there is to read about different ways to prepare eggs. There are the usual ways (scrambled, soft-boiled, hard-boiled/steamed/baked, sunny-side up, poached, the "overs") and the more unusual ways (in clouds, crispy p ...more
The basket weave stitch creates a dense knit that takes a lot of yarn but will be very warm or protective. Learn how to crochet the basket weave stitch by watching and following along with this intermediate video handicraft tutorial. Part 1 of 2 - How to Crochet the basket wea ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make a right angle weave beaded bead with Swarovski crystals.
The cord on your headphones is usually more enemy than friend. While they obviously need it to function, a tangled or unnecessarily long cord can wreak havoc on your sanity. Personally, I've broken at least two pairs of headphones by tripping over the cord and yanking the jack ...more
Watch this two part instructional knitting video to knit a spider stitch. A spider stitch is a stitch used in lace making to fill in open spaces with threads resembling a cobweb. The knitter's version of this stitch makes an elegant, open weave pattern.The Continental method i ...more
To make a tribal hemp bracelet, first you need to prepare the hemp. Buy a natural colored hemp of 1mm thick(20lb twine). Cut one strand of hemp that is around six times the length. Cut a second strand of hemp that is twice the length of the first, or roughly 12 times the lengt ...more
In this step-by-step beading video, you are shown how simple and easy it is to make a very intricate and ancient style of chain mail (with jump rings), the Byzantine Chain Mail Weave. Learn how to assemble the Byzantine chain mail weave by watching this video jewelry-making tu ...more
This is a video demonstration of the even count tubular peyote bead weaving stitch. This popular beading technique is used to cover round objects and make small purses. A short explanation of different types of seed beads is also given at the end. Size 8 cylinder beads are use ...more
Learn how to make a right angle weave (aka, "RAW") tennis bracelet in this two-part jewelry making video tutorial. The Right Angle Weave is a versatile stitch, and in this video a variation is taught. Beads used in this tutorial include the Hex Cut Seed Beads and Swarovski Cry ...more
When you think of a dagger, you imagine a weapon that is small in stature, but useful for thrusting and cutting things. This next tutorial is going to show you something that is incapable of performing those tasks. This video is going to focus on how you can easily tie a Celt ...more
Watch this video and learn some of the fundamentals of crocheting. It will show you how to end a crochet project and weave in ends.
This video weaving tutorial shows how to start a rug using the half hitch knot/stitch. It's the easiest way to start a rug. The start is very strong too, as strong as a braided start, and much stronger than a chain stitch start. Watch this instructional video series and learn ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a beaded Viking knit bracelet. First, pull a craft wire through a draw plate in the largest hole. After this, you will have a knitted weave bracelet. Now, place a hook in the loops at the end of the bracelet, and twist it down, then cut t ...more
Enjoy rolling around at night in the sleek luster of silk? Also afraid of a mobster finding out you're rolling around with his cousin's wife? Solution: bullet-proof silk sheets. All you need is the strongest biomaterial ever found--Darwin's bark spider silk. So, grab a loom an ...more
In order to tie a 7 x 5 Turks Head Knot, you will need to begin by draping the rope or twine over the fingers of your outstretched hand. Fold your pink down, leaving your three fingers outstretched. Catch the string in front and hold it with your pinky. Now, grab the twine fr ...more
Expand your friendship bracelet horizons by learning how to weave a new one! In this video, learn how to make a friendship bracelet for any friend with their name woven in! Show your friend how much you care by giving them this personalized friendship bracelet.
These are really easy to make using the double needle right angle weave technique. Once you have mastered one pair you can add tiers to them; the possibilities are only limited to your imagination! Learn how to make a pair of right angle weave earrings by watching this video j ...more
Tailoring isn't just for fabric! To have the best chainmail shirt, that doesn't pull or hang too losely, you'll want to tailor it. Tailor your shirt around curves by slightly altering the pattern of your weave, and this video demonstrates how.
We've heard of putting French fries on a slice of cheese pizza; after all, two fast-food favorites together are almost always better than one by itself. But French fries used as the crust of a pizza in lieu of traditional dough? That's an entirely different ball game. Don't Mi ...more
Learn how to make plastic costume chain mail for all your LARPing and Halloween needs. 1 Purchase enough 12" silver binding coil from the displayed suppliers for your project. 2 Using needle nose pliers, cut the rings as shown in the video. Make sure that there is plenty of ov ...more
Don't have a matching chain to string your favorite pendant on? Looking for a good gift idea? This tutorial shows you how to weave a ribbon, scarf or extra cloth into a lovely chain. You can make this chain as long as you want!
If you save scraps of yarn, and have a dog, this is an easy project for you. The Mobius scarf has the advantage of not having any ends to come untied, or dangle down for your dog to trip over, or get tangled in branches and stuff. I made this one for Pepper, my 16lb rat terrie ...more
Watch this video and learn how to make a right angle weave bracelet.
These are a few examples of my latest craze. It is basically a 3d weave of cocktail sticks—just lots of them. I have made them from chopsticks and skewers as well, but have given those as presents and don't have any pictures. Sticks of the same colour are all parallel to each ...more
This video will teach you how to join a new ball of yarn to your knitting using the "knitting in" method. With sly handiwork you can begin to weave in a new ball of yarn without dropping the old strand of yarn. It helps to knit in the new yarn in a less visible area.
This is a zigzag tensegrity based on a small stellated dodecahedron. There are string pentagons on the outside of the model where the vertices have opened. It is made of thirty units, consisting of a barbecue stick pair with a loop of elastic. The stick pairs are all "floating ...more
Watch this weaving demonstrationi video to learn how to weave an overshot coverlet on a Jack loom. Beginning steps for weaving on the Jack Loom: -Measure the warp on a warping board -Sley the reed -Thread the heddles -Tie the warp on the back beam -Beam the warp -Tie on in t ...more
The instructor from the Knitting Board shows you how to make a criss cross stitch. This stitch has two weave patterns that you alternate to create a pretty textured look. Using a knitting board, the first stitch starts on the first pin of the back board down to the fourth pin. ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to style your hair using chopsticks. To start, brush your hair and then combine it into a pony tail. Next, twist your hair and bring it into a bun shape on the back of your head. Now, grab a chop stick and weave it through your hair going in and ...more
Are you getting just a little tired of your crochet weave? Sounds like it's time for a change. In this video, you'll be shown the easy way to remove your crochet weave. Use this method to also remove your braids.
Even count flay peyote is the easiest off loom beading stitch to learn. This video beading tutorial shows how to weave the even count peyote pattern. All you need is beads, a needle, and thread, and start making peyote patterned woven bead jewelry in no time.
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more
This video demonstrates how to weave a friendship bracelet with 10 strings & a braiding disc.
Watch this instructional weaving video to begin weaving on an inkle loom. Inkle weaving is a type of weaving where the weave is created by manually raising or lowering the warp yarns on a loom known as an inkle loom. Inkle weaving was brought to the United States in the 1930s. ...more
This metalsmithing video segment shows how to speed weave Byzantine chainmail.The Byzantine chain is a popular metal weave pattern for supple and flexible necklaces, bracelets, and other pieces of jewelry. This video assumes you know how to construct 2x2 chainmail units.
This is an instructional video on how to perform beginning poi movements. Poi is the juggling and dramatic spinning of fire. This is also a form of dance as the poi artist is never statis.
A rare textile woven from the silk of more than one million spiders is currently on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The incredible textile measures 11 by four feet, and is the largest piece of spider-woven textile in the world. Woven by gol ...more
The great thing about weaving, is not only can you make something that is fun to look at, but can be used in certain situations. This next tutorial is going to show you how to tie a two color snake weave. The weave is basically a celtic knot that is perfect to use as bracelets ...more
Crochet Weave with Xpression Hair takes some proper care. It is just like having your hair relaxed; the hair is that texture. I really love this hair. You do have to care for it a certain way too get rid of tangles and for it to look right. Please Check out my video to show yo ...more
In this video, we learn how to finish a crochet never ending granny square. There is a spiral effect happening in this, because there is no place that is stopping, it's going in a continual circle. To finish one of these, you will see that the corners should be perfect. But, y ...more
A potholder loom is a square-shaped loom that allows you to weave thickly woven fabric, but often if you're not careful you can create gaps in between the yarn. But that problem will be completely solved in this video, in which you'll learn how to bypass the gaps. The result w ...more
Making a coiled basket can have be used for a variety or reasons, including the ability to carry much needed water. This four part tutorial teaches you how to make a coiled basket using the wilderness around you. The first step is to make a primitive bone needle to "sew" the ...more
You just bought a new loose-knit sweater, slipped it on, and your ring, earring, smartwatch, or even your fingernail snagged a piece of thread yanking an entire loop loose in the fabric. It's happened to me more times than I can remember, and if you cut that eyesore away you'r ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to tie the Basket Weave decorative knot. First, hook your string to a hook, then tie a loop that is wide. After this, bring the strings to the top and make a heart shape. Now, twist the two loops on the side and twist them around each other. Now, ...more
Train your dog on the dog agility weave poles by watching this instructional video. Learn some simple tips and techniques that will help your dog become successful at weaving poles.
The name of this crochet stitch says it all. Called the basket weave stitch, it consists of cubes of intersection vertical and horizontal yarns to create a unique pattern reminiscent of basket weaving. In this tutorial, Mikey from Mikeyssmail takes crocheters through the begi ...more
This intro to inkle weaving focusses on the the inkle loom. The weaving area is one one end, in between the weaver and the heddles. For centuries, inkle weavers have used looms similar to this to produce narrow tapes, ribbons and bands. Inkle looms are thought to have their or ...more
Want to do something really creative with your hair? In this video, you'll be shown how to do a crochet weave in your hair. You'll have to get some hair extensions and attach it to your weave, but once you're done you'll be looking fine!
Take three strips of cloth, ribbons, lanyards or embroidery floss, and use the following tutorial to make a lovely three colored friendship bracelet. You can turn this into a necklace, or bend it into a loop to make a keychain.
Video: . How to Do a No-Knot Invisible Part Crochet Weave. This is a Great Method to do when using straight, curly or any type of hair. Doing this Technique hide the crochet weave knots. The Hair I am Wearing in the Video is Xpression Braiding hair. If you would Like to See mo ...more
This is a project to keep your kids entertained. It is also a great way to practice hand eye coordination and motor skills. The materials that you are going to need are; construction paper and something to cut the paper with.Depending on the age of the child you can use 3 colo ...more
Learn how to weave with Travis Meinolf who's featured on the cover of CRAFT: 08, the Weaving issue. He explains how to make weaving loom out of 3 X 5" notecards, yarn and a pencil. After assembling the basic structure of the loom, create tension in the loom by attaching one en ...more
Listig the weaver likes to brag that the toothbrush rag rug weaving craft is the closest there is to making a silk purse from a sow's ear. In this video tutorial series, he takes two umbrellas and uses them to add on to a rug which was started from a discarded shower curtain. ...more
Watch this video tutorial to see how to create a giant spider web with rope and bolts. To make this giant Halloween spider web effect, you'll need a bunch of rope, a frame and 24 eye bolts. You can use this technique to weave a spider web at any scale, as long as you have an e ...more
Friendship can't be bought with money or gifts, but an existing friendship can certainly be bolstered by some handmade wrist wear. While you can totally hit up Claire's and purchase their twosome friendship bracelets, the special letter-embellished bracelet in this video is so ...more
Thanksgiving is pretty much the only day out of the year when you can be a complete fatass. It's totally expected, if not encouraged. In fact, if you aren't stuffing your face with a bunch of delicious and unhealthy food, people start to look at you funny. While turkey is the ...more
The Yarn Over (YO) edge is a nice way to increase. Here's how to do it for a Triangle Scarf. WATCH THIS VIDEO TO SEE HOW TO DO THE YO BIND OFF. Cast on 1 stitch. Next row K that stitch and increase in that stitch so you have 2 stitches. Next row K those 2 stitches and increas ...more
You usually don't hear the words "skater" and "crochet" in the same sentence, but these two rather opposite realms collide within this crochet tutorial. You've probably already seen newsboy caps before: lots of skaters don it because it's cool and also very comfortable. But di ...more