End a Crochet Project and Weave in Ends

How To : Weave the ends in a crochet project

This how-to video demonstrates how to weave the ends when you are crocheting. The basic concept of weaving ends is that you weave in the ends into the crochet project to make it look neater. All you need to practice this technique is a metal needle. Watch and learn. Part 1 of ...more

How To : Weave in ends into a double or treble crochet

This video shows you how to weave in your ends on a project when you really don't have stitches to weave into. Instead of weaving it onto the edge, in case of continuation, it can be woven back into the crocheted stitches. Watch this video crocheting tutorial and learn how to ...more

How To : Weave in ends on a stockinette stitch project

Let the Knit Witch show you how to weave the ends on your stockinette stitch project with this video tutorial. She takes a simple swatch of knitted pink fabric and shows you how to accomplish this simple but useful trick with black yarn so that it can be easily seen. Don't let ...more

How To : Knit a Stockinette Stitch Wash Rag (Dish Cloth)

They can be called wash rags, wash cloths or dish cloths. There are lots of different patterns for them. Here's an easy washcloth that incorporates the Stockinette Stitch with Seed Stitch edging. I used Softball Cotton and #8 needle. My finished size is approximately 8 inches ...more

How To : Knit a Mobius Dog Scarf

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

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

How To : Bind Off or Cast Off Knitting

You have learned to Cast On, you know how to do the Knit Stitch and the Purl Stitch. Now you've come to the end of your first project and you don't know what to do next. You will need to know how to Bind Off. Binding off, sometimes called Casting off, is how you end your work. ...more

How To : Crochet a basket weave stitch for left handers

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

How To : Cast off loose crochet ends for right handers

Loose ends are never good, whether you're talking about who gets the kids and when once a relationship has ended or fixing a science project you did at the last minute five minutes before class. In the crochet world, loose ends are unattractive and most crocheters just wish t ...more

How To : Make a crochet 8 petal loopy flower

Doing a hobby such as crochet usually offers no instant gratification - in fact, that's probably why we have this stereotypical image of a grandma sitting in her rocking chair, knitting endless bunches of scarves for her grandkids for hours on end. True, many crochet projects ...more

How To : Wind a center pull ball of yarn

A classic demonstration on how to wind a center pull ball of yarn. take the end of the yarn and wrap it around Your fingers. Keep wrapping over the first loop to shape it like a ball but keep the first loop sticking out. When everything has been winded up, just pull the first ...more

How To : Crochet a cap for an Ogeechee bear

Teresa demonstrates how left-handed people can complete a crochet project. The project is a round cap for a toy Ogeechee bear. Using her left hand to hold the crochet needle, she starts with a circle of crochet stitches to form the crown of the cap, and counts out the number o ...more

How To : Crochet a Christmas holiday tree

Place slip knot on hook. Hold yarn taut with 2 sets of 2 of fingers placed about 1½” apart, with tail in other hand. Create loop that crosses over bottom of 1st strand with loop toward right side. Fold loop over main strand going past tail. Insert hook below at tail strand. Pu ...more

How To : Crochet the ends of a granny square

Watch this instructional crochet video to finish off the basics of a granny square. Once mastered, this process moves fairly quickly. A granny square blanket is popular because this crochet method is both engaging and fast paced. Once you can crochet around a corner, many of y ...more

How To : Finish a crochet never ending granny square

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

How To : Tie the decorative Pipa Knot

In this Tying It All Together video tutorial, you will learn how to tie a decorative pipa knot. To begin, take a piece of rope and fold so that you have two strands. Create a loop and take the left strand and loop it around the original loop. Continue doing this until you have ...more

How To : Crochet the start of a continual round

This video shows how to start a continual round in single crochet, half-double crochet and double crochet. The photography on this video allows you to see the motion of the crochet hook and the thread and really see observe the techniques as they are explained. Techniques are ...more

How To : Weave in loose ends in knitting

This how to video tutorial will show you how to weave in loose ends of yarn once you've knitted your project. Follow along and see how easy it is to hide the left over yarn without cutting it. Anyone can learn to knit and it's a great craft to know if you want to give handmade ...more

How To : Join a crochet round together seamlessly

So you've been working on a crochet project for a round piece, and now you are at the end. How to join the two edges together seamlessly? This tutorial shows you an easy and simple way to join your rounds together.

How To : Add a new yarn to your crochet project

Looking to get started in the world of crochet? In this video courtesy of Craft Mastery, learn how! Quite often in crochet you would need to join a new yarn of a different color or sometimes yarn simply breaks or ends. In this video, learn how to add yarns without this happening!

How To : Hide short yarn tails

After you finally finish crocheting your piece, what are you supposed to do with that tail? This how-to video demonstrates a trick for hiding the end within the stitches of your project. Watch this video crocheting tutorial and learn how to hide short yarn tails.

How To : Knit a Decorative Flower

This beautiful flower can be used as decoration on a hat, scarf, headband or purse. You name it. There are many uses. On the photo above, I added it to a hat. I have also used it as a decoration on a napkin ring. The flower is knit in three parts. Check out the instructions be ...more

How To : Make a Tassel

Knowing how to make a TASSEL is a very useful technique to know. You can attach them to a scarf, a hat, a shawl...there are many uses for a TASSEL. How to Make a Tassel Cut a piece of cardboard. It should be a little longer than the length you want the tassel to be. Wind y ...more

How To : Crochet a basket weave stitch for right handers

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

How To : Make an interchangeable crochet headband

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make an interchangeable headband. The materials required for this project are a crochet headband or hat and 1-3/4" of 3/8" ribbon. Begin by turning the headband inside out. Then place a small dot of hot glue onto the center of the s ...more

How To : Contain your sheep with hurdles

This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category which will show you how to contain your sheep with hurdles. For this project you will need thin and long wooden staffs. This can also be done with bamboo. Split the wooden staffs in half. Take a heavy piece of timber and mak ...more

How To : Crochet zig zag corded stitch for right handers

The pop rock group "Silver Chair" may have popularized walking in straight lines, but honestly, if all you did was walk in a straight line you'd end up right back where you started, which would make for one boring life. Watch this tutorial to learn how to do a zig zag corded ...more

How To : Make a double crochet stich

Brianna with The Crochet Side demonstrates how to make a double crochet stitch. Making a double crotchet stitch is an easy to learn technique. To make a double crotchet stitch, take your crochet project and yarn over and stick the needle under the top two loops. Then, yarn ove ...more

How To : Crochet a single crochet stitch in spirals

There are two ways in which you can crochet in the round. One is by making a loop with a chain of 2 or 4 stitches, the other is with an adjustable ring. Start with the chain method, and once you are comfortable single crocheting in the round, try to move on to the adjustable r ...more

How To : Choose crochet projects

Crocheting is a great hobby. It could even be a great business if you're good enough. But how do you go about figuring out what to crochet? What projects peak your interest, or others' interest? If you know some basic crochet stitches, it may be time to move on to a challengin ...more

How To : Knit a Seed and Garter Stitch Potholder

Potholders are a good way to practice stitches and they make great gifts. Here's a nice seed and garter stitch potholder to make. You need to know only two stitches for this project - the GARTER STITCH and the SEED STITCH. Photo below is my potholder in progress. The white thr ...more

How To : Count crochet stitches

How many stitches does your crochet art have? How can you tell? Why would you even want to know how many stitches are in your crocheted sweater or crocheted hat? Knowing how to count your stitches is a fundamental step in learning to crochet – assuming you want your finished p ...more

How To : Do construction paper weaving with your kids

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

How To : Make a woven hemp bracelet

For anyone interested in hemp and learning how to make a bracelet, follow the steps outlined in this video tutorial. To be able to do this craft project, you will need scissors, a ruler, a bead, and some hemp. Hemp can be bought at any local craft supply store. After you have ...more

How To : Knit a Little Purse

You'll be so glad to know how to KNIT THIS LITTLE PURSE. You'll want to make one for everyone you know. You can start and finish it in a little over an hour. You can knit it all one color and embellish it with buttons (see photo below) or you can make stripes (as on the video ...more

How To : Build a crochet style tent-bed for your pet

Crochet a cool house-tent for your little homeless friends. This instructional video will walk you through a super simple pet project. Whether you're out to craft dwellings for a dog, cat, pig, or free-range snake, this tutorial demonstrates how to build and combine all the ne ...more

How To : Weaving in the ends on a granny square

This crochet how-to video will show you how to weave in all those loose ends on your granny square. Weaving in the ends gives your crochet pieces a much neater look. Watch and follow along to learn how to do this basic crocheting technique.

How To : Natural Hair Care | Dusting My Ends!!

I will Show you in this Video How I dust my Ends... PLEASE NOTE: This Video is a Reenactment!! I Trimmed My Ends Earlier and My Battery Went Dead!! So I want to ReRecord it for you. I am Not Cutting a lot of my hair off bc I did it Earlier. I Hope this Video Can Help you. Nat ...more

How To : Make Simple Mittens in Single Crochet

This is a simple pattern, designed to produce a well-fitting mitten. Both the right and left mittens worked the same up to the shaping for the top of the mitten. A slight adjustment for making one right and one left, then they are worked the same. The gusset for the thumb cons ...more

How To : How to Make Crispy Chicken Wings in the Oven

Would you like to Have Crispy Chicken in the Oven? If so I will teach you how too. It is super easy and they taste so good. You will be so Glad you started Cooking them in the oven. I like to use Drumettes. I get all my my Ingredients from my Local store. * I will be Having a ...more

News : 1,000,000 Spiders Weave Rare Silk

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

How To : 5 Purdy Paint Tools Every DIY Painter Will Love

Brought to you by Purdy Paints The art of painting requires excellent tools. And with so many options on the market, it can be hard to find a brand that works for you and your DIY project. That's where Purdy comes in. High quality, dependable, and easy to use, Purdy is the s ...more

How To : Crochet a thread butterfly variation

Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a variation of a classic thread butterfly. Use any type of thread and a small crochet needle to complete this project. The small stitch creates a complex crochet weave for hyper-designed crochet projects such as this butterfly. ...more

How To : Crochet a star stitch winter hat

Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a star stitch hat or winter cap. This crochet method creates an intricate rotating pattern. Use any type of thread and crochet needle to complete this project. This star stitch pattern creates a complex crochet weave for warm y ...more

How To : Crochet a bullion stitch flower

Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a bullion or roll stitch flower. This is a difficult crochet stitch to accomplish. You should master the bullion stitch before beginning to crochet this flower design. Use any type of thread and crochet needle to complete this ...more

How To : Crochet a bullion or roll stitch

Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a bullion or roll stitch. This is a difficult crochet stitch to accomplish. This video provides an alternative method of completing the crochet stitch using a homemade tool. Use any type of thread and crochet needle to complete ...more

How To : Crochet a galaxy or snowflake stitch

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 brea ...more

How To : Fix a loose dread using a crochet hook

Learn how to fix a loose dread using a crochet hook in simple steps. First you have to fix the loose ends by poking through and pulling back at the end of the solid dread rapidly. Fold the tail up, poke through, round it on the hook and pull the crochet back. Repeat the same i ...more

How To : Knit a Flower Headband

This is a very nice HEADBAND that can be used plain or decorated with a FLOWER. I made mine wide (4 1/2 inches), but you can make yours as wide or narrow as you want. I used Softball Cotton and a size 6 needle. Cast on 3 stitches. Tips Leave a long tail to use for the croc ...more

How To : Tie a triskelion knot

In this video, we learn how to tie a triskelion knot. First, create the knots base by tying a knot at the end of the ropes. After this, weave the knot by pushing a side loop into the side loop next to the end pieces. Once you push these through the middle, push the ends throug ...more

How To : Weave in loose ends when knitting

This is a video on how to weave in ends on kniting. First take two ends at a time, tie the new color and a half not around the current working color, and tie them. The thread the end onto the yarn needle, and go througha few of the yarn stitches. Next give it a little pull to ...more

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