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How To : Make a front-post double crochet stitch

First of all you need to work around the stitch that you have made in the previous row. To make this front post double crochet you have to first loop over the yarn on the hook. Now pass this into the first stitch of the previous row at the bottom. Go around the stitch to the b ...more

How To : Use front- and back-post double crochet stiches

The person in the video demonstrates how to do a front post and a back post double crochet. First she shows you what a post is. The body of the previous row of double crochet is the post. To do a front post double crochet, you should loop the thread over the hook and put the h ...more

How To : Do a left hander crochet pattern with front posts

Just as lighthouses help guide journeying ships at sea back home, front posts help guide your knitting needle to where it should go for complex patterns. In this advanced crochet tutorial, Mikey from Mikeyssmail takes you through using the Front Posts. Fancy patterns talk abo ...more

How To : Double crochet left handed

This instructional crocheting video demonstrates how to do a front post double crochet stitch and a back post double crochet stitch with your left hand. The double crochet stitch creates thick and tightly woven stitch that is good for blankets, sweaters, and other warm winter ...more

How To : Do a right handed crochet pattern using back posts

Now that you've mastered the front post double crochet stitching pattern, let's work on the back posts! Mikey from Mikeyssmail walks you through figuring out what BPDC means. Back Post Double Crochet. He shows you how to start a line on what to look for. How to place your hoo ...more

How To : Make a back-post double crochet stitch (BPDC)

First of all you have to understand that in this type of crochet you have to do similar to what you did for the front post double crochet. However the basic difference is that in front one you inserted the crochet from the front, however in this type you have to insert the cro ...more

How To : Sell at Your Local Farmers Market

Are you interested in selling your products at the local Farmers Markets? Many small mom and pop food crafters get started selling their artisan breads, homemade cakes, cookies, pies, biscotti, candy, seasoning mixes or regional barbecue sauces direct to customers who visit lo ...more

How To : Crochet a crinkle stitch for left handers

Expand your crocheting repertoire by learning how to crochet a crinkle stitch, which does indeed replicate fabric crinkles. With very hole-y yet tightly woven vertical lines of yarn intersection with horizontal ones, this type of stitch creates excellent warm fabric for scarve ...more

How To : Paint Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more

How To : Build a garden bench out of cinder blocks

This video shows us how to build a garden bench out of cinder blocks. Before you get started, you need to refer to the How To sheet #320 for all your materials and make sure you have everything you need. Determine the location for the bench and lay out the first course (or l ...more

How To : Install a strut brace on your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to install a strut brace on your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilat ...more

How To : Check car fluids properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to check car fluids properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. When working ...more

How To : Use a light meter to properly light a digital film

A light meter can prove to be an invaluable tool on any film set, allowing you to quickly and efficiently set lights and know the correct exposure values of those lights. Light meters were initially designed for still photographers and cinematographers can easily calibrate the ...more

How To : Convert an RC bike with a brushless motor

Well I've converted one of these rc bikes into a snarling (ha ha) nitro powered machine. I'm now going to convert my other stock model into a brushless monster. This particular bike had a rather bumpy crossing from the USA when I bought it from ebay. It got damaged in it's box ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Find the Best Black Friday Weekend Sales Online

Yesterday was the biggest shopping event of the year— Black Friday— the day after Thanksgiving. Most waiting in huge lines, getting swallowed up by commercialism on its biggest profit-turning day, and there's still tons of shopping to be had on Saturday and Sunday, with many s ...more

How to Get Better at Halo : Reach

Introduction Halo: Reach is Bungie's latest and final addition to the franchise. Microsoft has claimed the title and from now on 343 Industries will be working on the Halo franchise. In my opinion, Bungie's last game is the best out of all of them. These are some tactics and ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

News : Play Rock Paper Scissors... Against Your T-Shirt

Leave it to the Swedes to come up with this incredibly novel idea (a country that seems to constantly produce culture that sits at the pinnacle of hipness- in terms of design, fashion, and music). Swedish magazine publisher T-Post produces wearable magazines, each issue print ...more

How To : Unpack and assemble a new bicycle

Bill D., the tech lead at all3sports.com takes us through the steps involved in unpacking and assembling a brand new bicycle. The first he says is to set up or insert the seat post. He recommends using a work stand if you have one at home. He says not to unpack everything at t ...more

How To : Assemble a bike

Riding a bike is a great way to get exercise and as means to getting around but incorrect bike assemble will make for a bad time. Double check all your work and make sure everything is lubed up and fastened before taking your bike out for a spin. If your new bicycle comes in ...more

How To : Make the Platonic Solids Out of Playing Cards

Computer Science Professor Francesco De Comité has a fantastic gallery of mathematical images on Flickr. As part of this collection, he has a few hundred images of real or rendered polyhedra made out of paper or playing cards which he calls "slide togethers." These are constru ...more

News : 10 Uses for the Front-Facing iPhone Camera

If you're a lucky owner of the iPhone 4, you know that the upgrade to its camera app includes a front-facing camera feature which acts like a video cam on your computer. Apple, of course, intends the front-facing feature to be mainly used for the FaceTime application which ena ...more

News : MULTIPLY.COM (STANDP COMMENTS ON THE WEB SERVICE...

MY MULTIPLY.COM SITE IS: HTTP://WWW.STANDP.MULTIPLY.COM/ I HAVE QUITE A FEW PICS IN MY PHOTOS SECTION, SOME BLOG ENTRIES, BUT I HAVE NOT DID ANYTHING IN MY MULTIPLY.COM WEB PAGE IN MANY MANY MONTHS, THE ONLY THING I PLAN ON DOING TO ADD TO IT IS TO FINISH SCANNING THE REST O ...more

How To : Jump start a car using another car's battery

In this tutorial, we learn how to jump start a car using another car's battery. First, you will need to position the two cars in front of each other. Turn off both of the cars completely, then attach the jumper cables. You need to connect the positive post of the dead battery ...more

How To : Crochet a crinkle stitch for right handers

Expand your crocheting repertoire by learning how to crochet a crinkle stitch, which does indeed replicate fabric crinkles. With very hole-y yet tightly woven vertical lines of yarn intersection with horizontal ones, this type of stitch creates excellent warm fabric for scarve ...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 : Draw a cartoon bird house

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw an animated birdhouse. The materials required are paper and a drawing utensil. Begin by drawing a rectangular base. A bird house is usually geometric, show the base should only contain rectangle and square shapes. It is recomme ...more

How To : How Offsides Rules Helped South Africa Tie

And Dumbfounded Most Watching Game 1 of 2010 World Cup I just finished watching the Mexico - South Africa 2010 World Cup opener and boy was it a good one. The finish of a tie, wasn't totally cool to me, until I realized what I missed. When Mexico's Vela rocketed that goal of ...more

How To : Print on a t-shirt using stenciling

Learn how to screen print/ silkscreen a tshirt using the method of stenciling. Have you ever wanted to paint your own shirt? Now you can know how! Just a couple things: before you post-wash the shirt, iron the front and back of the design, with a piece of scrap fabric between ...more

How To : Learn the art of giving an art massage

Chair massage is all over now, even airport terminals. A chair massage is wonderful when we don't have a table and we're in an office or in front of a computer at home. Learn the art of giving a chair massage in this health how-to video. Take Action Use compression strokes al ...more

How To : Improve your bike's night visibility

In some places, it's illegal to ride your bike at night without lights or reflectors, so if you plan on going for a joyride on your street bike, then you need to be prepared to share the road with vehicles and be seen. Appropriate gear and lighting are essential for safety whe ...more

News : Astronomical Observing News (4/4 to 4/10)

There isn't much going on this week, but be sure to try viewing the Spica-moon conjunction. It will be hard to view with the full moon, but it will be spectacular if you can snag a peak. April 6: Spica-moon Conjunction, full moon April 7: Io transit; moon at perigee (358,313 ...more

How To : Create a Piston Conveyor Belt in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Redstone gives you the power to construct an endless number of possible machines, mechanisms, and devices. With redstone one can move more efficiently, send messages long distance, ...more

News : Steve Jobs and His Legacy

I was working on a different Google+ Insider's Guide post when suddenly, my Google+ stream started filling up with news of Steve Jobs' death. Since that moment, many people in the tech industry have paused to reflect on the legacy that Steve Jobs left behind, and talk about wh ...more

How To : Shoot Professional Movies with Your iPhone

Yesterday we showed you 10 different ways to make the most of your iPhone's front facing camera, but today's app takes shooting video with your iPhone to a professional level. Highly recommended by our resident filmmaker, Mike Goedecke (see his RED ONE camera tutorials here), ...more

News : FarmVille/ FrontierVille Brown Mule

Log in and see a slide up message telling you that you can win a Brown Mule for your farm by doing a FrontierVille mission! You can also find a link to this mission under your farm. When you click for details, you'll get a popup that will take you into FrontierVille in a new ...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 : Change a guitar string on a Stratocaster

In this how-to video, you will learn how to change a guitar string on a Stratocaster. You need a guitar, a new set of strings, and a diagonal wire cutter. You might also need a string winder. You will need a guitar tuner and a guitar cable if you have an electric guitar. First ...more

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