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How To : Make the triple crochet stitch

Missing the pure fundamentals when it comes to crocheting? Well, this video will teach you one very important method— triple crochet. Listen closely and follow along to learn the proper technique of stitching the triple crochet. You just need your crochet hook and some yarn.

How To : Make a swirled crochet Afghan for left handers

For those of you who are knitting beginners, an Afghan may sound difficult but it's actually just a fancy schmancy term for a crochet blanket. The blanket's texture varies according to your choosing, from thick wool yarn to light and airy summertime yarn. If the very pretty p ...more

How To : Crochet a large purple swirled Afghan

For those of you who are knitting beginners, an Afghan may sound difficult but it's actually just a fancy schmancy term for a crochet blanket. The blanket's texture varies according to your choosing, from thick wool yarn to light and airy summertime yarn. If the very pretty p ...more

How To : Master the knitting technique short-row shaping

Watch this video demonstration of the knitting technique short row shaping. In traditional knitting shoulder shaping, stitches are bound off across the top edge of the shoulder on sequential rows, creating a stair-step line. It can be difficult to make a neat job of seaming th ...more

How To : Do the crochet single rib stitch for right handers

A crochet single rib stitch is essentially a fancy way of saying a crochet stitch with an undulating up and down pattern. A "rib," or elevated stitch, runs across the finished piece vertically, forming an interesting pattern that can be used to accentuate scarves and mittens. ...more

How To : Play "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac on guitar

In this acoustic guitar video lesson, Scotties, teaches you how to play the song "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac. He begins the lesson by breaking down the picking pattern for you so that you can follow along, using some useful tablature overlaid on the video for you. Once you ha ...more

How To : Crochet a solid granny hexagon for left handers

Crochet hexagons are a great way to amp up your crocheting skills since they advance on your knowledge of how to crochet triangles by mandating that you crochet six triangles at once, all stitched together. These crochet hexagons make cute and fuzzy coasters and can also be d ...more

How To : Crochet a solid granny hexagon

Now why, you may wonder, would you want to crochet a solid hexagon? Whether as part of a larger pattern for a quilt or alone to use as a pretty coaster, a hexagon is a crochet shape ten times more interesting than a square but just as easy to do. Watch this tutorial to get a ...more

How To : Make an extra large crochet fan for right handers

Fanning things out always seems to add a flirty, attractive effect: fanned out, lush eyelashes make cartoon cayotes' hearts leap out of their chests and their eyes get as big as saucers, while fanned out, cut pieces of paper make pretty snowflakes. Fanning things out, especia ...more

How To : Make an extra large crochet fan for left handers

Fanning things out always seems to add a flirty, attractive effect: fanned out, lush eyelashes make cartoon cayotes' hearts leap out of their chests and their eyes get as big as saucers, while fanned out, cut pieces of paper make pretty snowflakes. Fanning things out, especia ...more

How To : Knit the Purl Stitch

There are two basic stitches in knitting. One is the Knit Stitch. The other is the Purl Stitch. All knitting patterns are based on these stitches, so you'll want to know how to do both of them. The Knit side of your work is generally called the Front or Right side, whereas the ...more

How To : Make an easy abstract quilt or blanket

This is the perfect tutorial for beginners who are interesting in learning how to quilt. Start with a basic abstract pattern and your favorite colors of fabric (you can use scraps if you wish as well), then follow the video and make your first quilt!

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 fuzzy panda amigurumi

Tammy Snow will teach you how to brush your crochet to make your panda fuzzy. Take your finished crocheted head piece and fold it in half. Brush the head with a pull and lift action with your dog slicker brush. After brushing one way, turn the piece around and repeat brushing ...more

How To : Fold a Unique Paper Sculpture

This ornament can be challenging for a novice, but rewarding for everyone who takes the time to complete the project. With its notably awkward and fascinating texture, you will be sure to impress all who see this. Supplies Paper Scissors Tip A4 letter size paper or 8 1/2" ...more

How To : Building a compost bin out of cinder blocks

blockvideos shows how to build a cinderblock compost bin for recycling needs. The builder will need 20 corner blocks, 36 AB York blocks, 12 AB Dublin blocks, 17 wall caps, 5 fifty pound bags of crushed rock, and and 2 tubes of masonry adhesive. To begin, find a location to bui ...more

How To : Play Owl Eyes "Fireflies" on acoustic guitar

In this video acoustic guitar video lesson, brought to you by GuitarJamz, host Marty Schwarz, will teach you how to play "Fireflies" by Owl City. To begin you will need a capo to play the song. As you follow along with him, he breaks down the strumming of the chords used in th ...more

How To : Knit a Snowflake

For the holiday season, a great knitting project is a snowflake design. It's perfect for handmade Christmas gifts. You can knit just one, or a row of them, or use them as full pattern on a sweater or blanket—or whatever project you choose. Here is the snowflake graph to follo ...more

How To : Play "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (Nirvana) on guitar

In this electric guitar video lesson, brought to you by GuitarJamz, host Marty Schwarz, will teach you how to play "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana, from the Nevermind album. As you follow along with him, he teaches you the progression of the chords used in the song, break ...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 : Crochet a flower hair clip

This extensive training video will have you crocheting a flower hair clip. It is an easy to follow training for any level student. The teacher takes you step by step in crocheting this cute flower hair clip for your granddaughter, daughter, or even your girlfriend.

How To : Apply a pink leopard print nail manicure

The creative Suzy Banyon describes in detail the process of applying a leopard print manicure in this easy to follow step by step video. She details the process vividly, from applying fake nails and filing them into shape, to what type of base to use and how to go about creati ...more

How To : Knit Ribbing

The two basic stitches in knitting are the Knit Stitch and the Purl Stitch. Once you know how to do both of them you can put them together to make RIBBING. RIBBING is usually, but not always, used at the bottom of a garment, as well as at the cuffs and at the neck. It's also a ...more

How To : Bind Off on a Purl Stitch

You've come to the end of your work and are ready to BIND OFF, but you're on a PURL row. What to do? You've learned how to BIND OFF on a knit stitch, but this is something new. Usually you will do the BIND OFF stitch on a knit row, but now your pattern is telling you to BIND O ...more

How To : Crochet patterns

Changing patterns is easy once you get the simple basic stitch idea in your mind. With consistency, you can complete a large blanket without trouble. Watch this instructional crochet video for some advice on how to count out stitches with a complex crochet pattern.

How To : Crochet a basketweave patterned hat

This how-to crochet video offers a simple pattern and instruction for stitching your own cute and easy crocheted hat. Knitted hats don't have to be for winter. While a cozy hat will protect you from the cold, a lighter yarn can add some style in warmer months as well. Check ou ...more

How To : Sew a buttonhole pattern

This video will show you how to use your sewing machine to create a buttonhole stitch. The buttonhole patter is very useful when making clothing because it does exactly what it’s name implies. It is the stitching used to sew a hole for your button. The pattern is not as hard a ...more

How To : Crochet a snowflake

This is an instructional video on how to make a snowflake crochet, try and enjoy. Use a yarn and a size 8 crochet hook, follow the instructions on this video to make a snowflake crochet which you can use as gifts for holidays and personal use. The steps are in segments that ar ...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 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 : Crochet a left handed dainty angel

In this video, we learn how to crochet a left handed dainty angel. Use a size H 5mm crochet hook. Add a slipknot to the crochet hook, then chain three, join, and chain one. After this, work 6 single crochet through the center of the chain three. Next, join two single crochet f ...more

How To : Make a simple daisy necklace

To make a daisy chain beaded necklace you must get three different bead colors, two that are size eleven and one that is size four. The size eleven beads are for the stems and the outer part of the flower, while the size four beads are for the inside of the flowers. You will a ...more

How To : Crochet a Catherine Wheel stitch blanket

This video tutorial demonstrates how to crochet a Catherine Wheel stitch blanket. Stitching a Catherine Wheel takes more time than other crochet patterns, but it is well worth it. As seen here, it is possible to crochet two colors of yarn as one to re-enforce the rainbow grada ...more

How To : Add crochet embellishments to clothing

Un-dull your crocheted sweater with a little creativity. Adding some decorative details and features to your clothing will do wonders for fashion, and could hide unsightly holes! Embellishing with crochet can be a creative way to repair a piece of clothing, and it can add flai ...more

How To : Use modal verbs in the passive voice in English

Modal verbs in the passive voice follow this pattern: Modal + be + past participle. There are many possibilities with modal verbs. This ESL tutorial gives a basic description of how to use modal verbs in the passive voice. Watch this how to video and you will be speaking Engli ...more

How To : Broomstick lace crochet

If you're into knitting and crocheting, you probably know it all. But what about a broomstick lace crochet? If you haven't attempted this fine crochet pattern, you must… now! Broomstick lace crochet forms a visually interesting and beautiful stitch. You Will Need * A size K c ...more

How To : Knit the rib stitch crochet

Knitting the rib stitch crochet pattern can be learned fairly easily with practice. Learn how to knit the rib stitch crochet in this series of free crochet video lessons. Part 1 of 10 - How to Knit the rib stitch crochet. Knit the rib stitch crochet - Part 2 of 10. Click throu ...more

How To : Play a basic harmonica blues scale

Guitar Man demonstrates how to play a basic harmonica blues scale and how to bend a note on a harmonica. Playing a harmonica blues scale is really simple. You can play the blues scale with any G instrument. The blues scale is three blow, three blow, three inhale or suck, four ...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 : Play solos on the acoustic guitar

This two part series teaches how to improvise playing solos. First we'll review the basic 12 notes of the scale, which we need to know in order to begin working with keys and lead guitar scale patterns. I'll explain how the 12 notes of the scale relate to the guitar fretboard. ...more

How To : Crochet a cute blackberry stitch for right handers

Okay, so just to be clear, this is not a crochet tutorial for crocheting a stitch that resembles your new Blackberry Pearl (though, admittedly, that would be pretty damn awesome). Rather, this is a tutorial for crocheting a sort of stitch that resembles a literal blackberry. ...more

How To : Crochet stripes of different colors

Crocheting in stripes of different colors doesn't need to be difficult; it just takes a slightly different technique than crocheting in spirals. Picking up this technique will open up options for new and different crocheting projects. Learn how to crochet in a stripe pattern b ...more

How To : Crochet a larger-sized beanie cap for a man

You repeat stitches each round, so once you get the basic sequence down you can do the whole thing. This is an easy pattern to crochet once you learn it and you can apply to lots of different projects with your crochet ventures. Not only that, you can make a fashionable hat wi ...more

How To : Make a Rivulet scarf or reversible cable scarf

In this video, we learn how to make a Rivulet scarf or reversible cable scarf. There are a couple ways to make reversible cables to look the same on the front and on the back. First, make sure you print out the scarf pattern and then learn where you want to cross to achieve a ...more

How To : Make a silver vintage-style bead necklace

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a silver vintage-style bead necklace. First make sure you have silver wire and glass beads in the color that you prefer. Now, you will string the beads through individual wires and close them so these can be applied to the center of the n ...more

How To : Crochet a shell with 3 double crochet

In this crochet tutorial, learn ho to make a shell with a 3 double corchet. For this pattern stitch, the shell will consist of 3 double crochet, meaning that it takes 3 chains to make 1 shell of the pattern stitch. For full written instructions for this crochet project, visit ...more

How To : Crochet a granny square color change

Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a color change within a granny square pattern. These visuals make crocheting easy to understand. The granny square is more complex than the open work stitch, but once you can crochet around a corner and switch colors within a p ...more

News : Wayback machine

Click on Wayback machine on the site and enter your URL. This works great for broken links that aren't  working any more. Especially if you are looking for a crochet link to a pattern. Not all the pictures are archived. But, you can find the pattern.

News : Help on a crochet stitch?

Hi, I need help with a crochet stitch, on my pattern it says: 2nd Rnd. 2ch, 1 tr into same tr on which 2ch stands, - I am not sure what this means so am hoping someone can help me, thanks in advance Crissy

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