How to Begin a Crochet Project

How To : Hold the thread and needle in beginning crochet

Watch this crochet video to see how to place your thread into your hands. Before beginning any crochet project, make sure to hold the thread properly between your fingers to create the proper amount tension of tension for each crochet loop.

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 : 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 : Sew in the tails of a crochet project

So you have finished your crochet or knitting project, but now there are a few tails of yarn hanging loose. What to do with them? This video shows you how to sew in those tails and keep your project from unraveling.

How To : Use the V stitch for your next crochet project

This tutorial is for those who are at least intermediate crocheters. Make sure you have the basics down before attempting this crochet stitch, called the V stitch, which uses a 13 + 3 stitching pattern and produces an elegant finished project.

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 : Begin to crochet

Crochet has never been easier to learn. Make unique crocheted items with this free crochet instructional video series. Part 1 of 6 - How to Begin to crochet. Begin to crochet - Part 2 of 6. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Begin to crochet - Part 3 of 6. ...more

How To : Begin a new project in MS Project 2007

In this tutorial, we learn how to begin a new project in MS Project 2007. First go to your start menu, then click on "Project 2007". When this opens, you will see a panel on the left hand side, which is a project guide. Once you are in this project, you can open up a stored on ...more

How To : Begin a new iMovie project

When you start new projects in Apple iMovie, it's important to get your project settings set appropriately. Learn how to begin a new iMovie project the right way each time.

How To : Crochet a second line in a project

Learn to crochet with these how-to videos. Once you have crocheted one row you can two, or three rows. Crochet a towel, a blanket, or anything longer. Watch and learn how to finish crocheting a first line and move on to the second one.

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 the start of a granny square

Watch this instructional crochet video to start your granny square pattern. Begin with three loops and a slip stitch. It's more complex than a standard open work stitch, but with a little practice, the granny square is a very comprehensible process. Once you can crochet a circ ...more

How To : Tie a slip knot for crochet

Are you new to crocheting? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to do a slip knot before beginning a crochet project. You will need some yarn and a crochet hook.

How To : Crochet a 2 tog increase pattern for left handers

Here's a helpful crochet pattern that'll turn your next crochet project into something truly spectacular. Called the 2 tog increase, the crochet stitch involves simply increasing the number of stitches you're working on. This means more stitches inside of a stitch and greater ...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 left-handed Ogeechee bear

Using a size g four millimeter crochet hook, and four ply yarn Teresa shows you how to make a crochet bear. We start with the magic circle, and work six single crochet through the center. Pull the center rope close. From this point onward she begins detailing how many loops ar ...more

How To : Do a crochet stitch A pattern for summer

Any good crochet artist will tell you that most crochet patterns can be mastered more easily simply by sticking to one color yarn. Once you begin adding different colors to the same stitch, it becomes an integrative process as well as a learning one. The multiple for this pro ...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 : 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 : Crochet the daisy star stitch

Are you interested in doing a crochet project? Watch this two-part video tutorial to learn how to do the daisy star crochet stitch. for this project you will need some yarn and a crochet hook. Part 1 of 2 - How to Crochet the daisy star stitch. Part 2 of 2 - How to Crochet th ...more

How To : Start without crochet chain

Are you interested in learning how to crochet? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to start your crochet project without doing a crochet chain. You will need some yarn and a crochet hook.

How To : Crochet a cloche hat

Are you interested in doing a crochet project? Watch this two-part video tutorial to learn how to crochet a hat with the half-double crochet. For this project, you will need some yarn and a J-size crochet hook. Part 1 of 2 - How to Crochet a cloche hat. Part 2 of 2 - How to C ...more

How To : Crochet a 2 tog increase pattern for right handers

Add complexity and intricacy to your next crochet project with the 2 tog increase crochet stitch. The 2 tog increase is not a crochet pattern but rather a way to jam more stitches into a single stitch so you add more oomph to your projects. Learn how to do the 2 tog increase ...more

How To : Crochet a circle

Are you interested in doing a crochet project? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to crochet a circle? You will need some yarn and a crochet needle.

How To : Crochet a flower

Are you interested in doing a crochet project? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to crochet a flower. You will need some yarn, a crochet needle and a pair of scissors.

How To : Crochet a butterfly

Are you interested in doing a crochet project? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to crochet a butterfly using the six-sided motif. You will need some yarn, a crochet needle, pipe cleaner, a sewing needle and a pair of scissors.

How To : Crochet the Afghan Tunisian stitch

Are you interested in doing a crochet project? Watch this two-part video tutorial to learn how to do the Afghan Tunisian crochet stitch. You will need some yarn and a crochet hook. Part 1 of 2 - How to Crochet the Afghan Tunisian stitch. Part 2 of 2 - How to Crochet the Afgha ...more

How To : Create a crochet American star for left handers

Fourth of July is coming up this weekend, and if you consider yourself any kind of patriot (and also happen to love crafting) then you're no doubt going to be honoring the all-American holiday with crafts festooned with vestiges of red, white and blue. Finish up a knitted Ame ...more

How To : Crochet a scarf

A crochet scarf is a great way to begin learning crochet stitches and basics. Learn how to crochet a scarf with tips from a craft expert in this free crochet video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Crochet a scarf. Crochet a scarf - Part 2 of 9. Click through to watch this video on ...more

How To : Create 8-bit style pixel art using Adobe Illustrator

Copy the popular, retro-style 8-bit pixel art. You can use Adobe Illustrator to create this simple sort of art. This tutorial shows you how to set up your document and how to begin illustrating your project to get that old school feel for your artwork.

How To : Crochet a Catherine Wheel stitch for right handers

The right handed version of the Catherine wheel stitch creates a fabulous pattern of pinwheels and undulating borders, but be warned: the crochet pattern is for intermediate to advanced crocheters only. Two different yarn colors are recommended to highlight the pinwheels. Yo ...more

How To : Build a sign in Photoshop with 3D lightbulbs

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...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 : Make a hair bow out of an old magazine

In order to make a hair bow out of old magazines, you will need the following materials: a bobby pin, colored duct tape, a ruler, scotch tape, scissors, and old magazines. To begin this craft project, select 2 pages. Be very selective about the color and print. Cut one of the ...more

How To : Crochet a Catherine wheel stitch for left-handers

This left-handed crochet tutorial teaches you how to complete a Catherine wheel stitch, which consists of a row of vibrant pinwheels surrounded by an undulating, wavy edge. This crochet tutorial is not for crochet beginners, but if you understand the basic ideas of crochet st ...more

How To : Make a crochet star embellished American baby cap

Fourth of July is coming up in just a few measly days, and while we're sure you've probably already fired up the grill and purchased aquarium-sized packs of hot dogs, ground beef, cole slaw, and potatoes for your potato salad, you can show your patriotism through more ways tha ...more

How To : Crochet a puff stitch for beginners

Puff Stitch Demonstration. Are you knew to crocheting? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to crochet a puff stitch. The multiple is 2 plus 4. That means that it takes 4 chains to start off the crochet pattern and there are two chains for each pattern stitch that you want i ...more

How To : Get Started with Microsoft Expression Web 4

Getting Started Steps for Beginners If you are brand new to Expression Web 4, then read the following guide to quickly set up your web site and web pages. Set up an Empty Web Site Click Site and choose New Site. This will open a new dialog window. In the dialog window, Choo ...more

How To : Knit cables

In this tutorial, we learn how to knit cables. You will need to place stitch markers where you are going to begin your pattern for the cable and end it. Now, take a double pointed needle and make sure it's not bigger than the needle you are knitting with. Work your pattern thr ...more

How To : Make a flat circle using double crochet

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a flat circle using double crochet. To start, you will begin with twelve double crochets in a ring shape. For the second round, you will increase in every double crochet until you have twenty-four. Next, you will increase every other doub ...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 : Do a boxed block stitch for right handers

This crochet stitch tutorial is definitely not for beginner crocheters, as it involves a rather difficult pattern called the crochet boxed block stitch, but the results are fabulous if you're an advanced or intermediate knotter and approach the project with patience. In this ...more

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