How to Start a Cobra Stitch

How To : Do a lanyard super cobra stitch

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to do a lanyard super cobra stitch. For this you will need two pieces of gimp cord; one piece about 15 times longer than the other. Start the same way as you would with a regular cobra stitch. Make a loop on both the cord ...more

How To : Crochet a flat pouch with a start stitch

Check out this knitting and crocheting video from wonderhowto.com. Have you ever wanted to crochet a flat pouch with a start stitch? If so, then this video is for you. Part 1 of 2 - How to Crochet a flat pouch with a start stitch. Part 2 of 2 - How to Crochet a flat pouch wit ...more

How To : Do a lanyard cobra stitch

This video shows us how to do a lanyard cobra stitch. Here are the following steps. Step 1: First of all take two threads and make a loop of one thread. Step 2: Now take the other thread and make a loop of it and then pass one end of the thread over the other and pass it thr ...more

How To : Knit double motifs

In this video, we learn how to knit double motifs. First, make a grid so that you have an even number of stitches all the way around your motif. After this, cast two colors onto the needle, making sure they stay in order. Cast on a total of twenty stitches, which will be just ...more

How To : Crochet a headband for winter

In this video, we learn how to crochet a headband for winter. You will need yarn and a size 10 crochet hook to do this. To start, make a slipknot, then hook your needle into it. Start making a simple chain stitch, after you finish this row, stick your needle into the first sti ...more

How To : Cross stitch

In this tutorial, we learn how to cross stitch. This is easy to master and just involves using one stitch. To start, you will first need to line your fabric up with the needle and mark the center. From here, secure it to the back with a small knot. Next, you will put this arou ...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 : Do the knitting kitchener stitch flawlessly

Stay tuned for this knitting instructional video on the Kitchener Stitch. Grafting with the kitchener stitch requires a bit of concentration. You want to do this when you know you won't be interrupted. With the stitches to be grafted on two parallel, double-pointed knitting n ...more

How To : Do a criss cross stitch on a knitting board

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

How To : Start knitting the basics

Cat Morley and her charming Scottish accent show you how to knit in this video crafting tutorial. Learn how to cast on, hold the knitting needles, knit stitch, pearl stitch, change a ball of yarn (great for changing colors, or even when running out of yarn), decrease stitches, ...more

How To : Crochet a single rib stitch for left handers

Are you a left-handed crochet addict who's tired of finding only right-hander oriented YouTube crochet tutorials and having to put a mirror up to the screen to get what the heck is going on? Despair no more. Mikey from Mikeyssmail is hosting this crochet tutorial featuring 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 : Seam a set-in sleeve into your knit

In this tutorial, we learn how to seam a set-in sleeve into your knit. First, you will need to lay out your piece in front of you and fold the sleeve cap in half. Find the middle point in the sleeve and put a marker in it. After this, attach it to the sweater from three differ ...more

How To : Knit a hat on circular needles

In this video, we learn how to knit a hat on circular needles. First, use a stitch marker to mark the beginning of the round and make sure no stitches are twisted around. Now, join the two ends by knitting your stitch and using both of the loose ends at once. You will now star ...more

How to Knit a Scarf & Cap : All in One

Winter. Below zero temperatures. You go out to run some errands, in and out of warm stores all the time. Doesn’t it bother you that you continually have to take you cap off and put it on again before going outside? Well, now it won’t anymore. This scarf and cap is an original ...more

How To : Do a knitting provisional cast-on

Watch this knitting instructional video to learn how to do a knitting provisional cast-on. A provisional cast-on is usually worked in a contrasting waste yarn so the cast-on stitches can be easily removed later. The live stitches are then recovered so you can knit down from th ...more

How To : Make the Medicinal Aphrodisiac Snake Wine

Herbalists have been prescribing snake wine to patients for centuries. It is said to cure everything from a low libido to back pain. Don't bother flying to Vietnam to buy a bottle in Ho Chi Minh City for $25. Make your own. Snake wine is made by trapping a small cobra in a bo ...more

How To : Increase Using the Purl Stitch in Knitting

In this video, we learn how to increase using the purl stitch in knitting. First, take the thread in between two stitches and twist it onto the left needle, then purl it off. Do this over and over again, then purling the next stitch. This is the easiest way to do this, and the ...more

How To : Do a knitting cable cast-on

Watch this knitting instructional video to learn how to do the knitting cable cast on. Start by making a slip knot with a 6" tail and place it on the left-hand needle with the working yarn coming from the back. Knit a stitch in the slip knot loop, but leave the slip knot on t ...more

How To : Start embroidering with some basic stitches

This tutorial is a concise tutorial on the basic embroidery stitches. Learn how to do a French knot, flower, chain stitch, back stitch, outline stitch, satin stitch, and a cross stitch. All you need is some fabric, an embroidery hoop, floss and needle.

How To : Crochet a star stitch

Check out this knitting and crocheting video from wonderhowto.com. Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet a start stitch? This is the video for you!

How To : Do a Vandyke stitch when embroidering

First, bring the thread up and then make a diagonal line and bring the thread through again. Bring the thread through again below the diagonal line on the left side. Then, put your needle thread through the 'x' and make sure your loops are even. After this, bring your thread t ...more

How To : Sew on a shade ring

In this video we learn how to sew on a shade ring with a sewing machine. First, lay your roman shade wrong side up. Next, place a pin inside of it and then fold the shade fabric where it is down. Next, set your sewing machine to a zigzag stitch with a width that is on the wide ...more

How To : Hold a hook and yarn in crochet

In this video, we learn how to hold a hook and yarn in crochet. First, grab your hook at the thumb grip. Then, practice how you like to hold your hook so it feels most comfortable with your hand. After this, grab your yarn and wrap it around the hook, placing tension in the st ...more

How To : Suture a wound and understand suturing techniques

Lee T. Dresang, MD of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health from the Deaprtment of Family Medicine give a discussion and demonstration of suturing techniques. Before beginning a procedure, you will need consent. One should irrigate lesion before begi ...more

How To : Make a standard blanket from crocheting

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a standard blanket from crocheting. First, you will start your crochet by positioning the material into your hand. Then, you will need to tuck in between your ring and middle finger and around the others. The fingers will control the tens ...more

News : Up in Stitches!! (Loom Knit)

Getting started on the loom? START HERE for your first cast on and stitch technique. First Loom Stitch: E wrap or Single Stitch When you first pick up a loom, the instruction book usually teaches you ONE stitch. It is called the Ewrap or in regular knitting also called the si ...more

How To : Crochet the basic chain stitch

Want to learn how to crochet? The first step in learning how to crochet is the chain stitch. To get started with the chain stitch you will need a medium sized hook and some yarn. Watch and learn how to hold the hook and yarn to start crocheting the basic chain stitch.

How To : Unravel like lace stitch when knitting

The like lace stitch is such and easy stitch and easy to work with. See how to unravel like lace stitch when knitting, with this easy, up close demonstration by Judy Graham, Knitter to the Stars. Judy's knits have appeared in movies, television, and concerts for over thirty y ...more

How To : Crochet a Japanese amigurumi cherry

This crochet how-to video shows you how to crochet Japanese amigurumi shapes. For this crocheting project learn to make a pair of cherries out of yarn. It is very simple, start by crocheting a six stitch circle. Watch the video to learn how to crochet the rest of the Japanese ...more

How To : Knit the Garter Stitch

Once you know how to CAST ON and do the KNIT STITCH you are ready to start a project. VIDEO DEMONSTRATION HOW TO KNIT THE GARTER STITCH. The GARTER STITCH is simply KNIT EVERY ROW. You can make a lovely scarf with the GARTER STITCH, or a potholder or wash cloth. You can make a ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed bellevue granny square

In this video we learn how to crochet a left handed Bellevue granny square. Start out with a popcorn stitch with five double crochets in the same space. Work a slip stitch with the first stitch and then join. After this, chain one and then do three double crochets four times f ...more

Garters : Ain't Just for Holdin' Stockings! (Loom Knit)

Garter Belt? Garter stitch! Yes, it is the Garter Stitch. The tried and true. The classic knit sequence stitch pattern of running a row of knit stitches and then a row of purl and back to knit. Start your project & finish in this stitch on your panel, scarf, or hat won't curl ...more

How To : Make a fleece blanket with crocheted edges

If you would like to crotchet around the edges of a fleece blanket you will need a fleece blanket, yarn and a hook. You will first need to clip holes in the blanket with a slip stitch blade. These wholes will distinguish where the crotchet chains will go around the fleece blan ...more

How To : Knit the Knit Stitch

Once you have learned to Cast On, you will need to learn the Knit Stitch. Once you have learned the Knit Stitch, you will be able to start a project! Position your needles. To start, hold the yarn and the needle with the stitches in your left hand. The empty needle is in you ...more

How To : Crochet a double treble stitch

For those interested in crochet, this video tutorial outlines the steps to doing a double treble stitch. This type of stitch is a much taller stitch than most others. To begin, you will start with a five chain series that will act as the first stitch. Wrap the yarn around the ...more

How To : Knit the Garter Stitch

There are two basic stitches in knitting. One is the KNIT STITCH, the other is the PURL STITCH. The GARTER STITCH itself is quite simple. You knit every stitch on every row of your knitting. It's the first stitch one learns in knitting. It's the easiest of all the knitting sti ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed sun beam granny square

make a left handed sun beam granny square crochet in minutes! 1. Prepare the materials, two different yarn colors are needed. 2. Start off with a chain 1 stitch. 3. Make a half double crochet through a chain 4 stitch (12x)4. Work another chain 1 stitch5. Make 2 half double cro ...more

How To : Crochet a thick fuzzy baby blanket

This film shows how to make a thick fuzzy baby blanket using crochet. The presenter takes some soft red wool and starts using a simple chain stitch. You need a basic knowledge of the stitches before you start. Then you chain stitch three more times before double crocheting, wr ...more

How To : Do a left handed mesh crochet pattern stitch

Are you looking for a new way to crochet while being left handed? Then watch this video, where we learn how to do a left handed mesh crochet pattern stitch. Start off with the first round, where you will double crochet in the fourth chain from the hook. Then, double crochet in ...more

How To : Weave a toothbrush rug starting from a tight braid

Starting a rug is the hardest thing to do, and beginners are often better served to work on a start made by an experienced rug maker to become comfortable with the stitch. That being said, there's nothing that can't be learned with a little help and practice. Watch this video ...more

How To : Do an arrowhead stitch when embroidering

In this tutorial, we learn how to do an arrowhead stitch when embroidering. Start off by pushing the thread through, then pulling it under, then back through at a diagonal angle. After this, thread it back through, making the same angle on the opposite end. As you continue to ...more

How To : Whipstitch

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to do Whipstitching. The video demonstrates how to stitch the bottom of a cloth basket to the sides of the basket. A whipstitch is a very basic stitch. Start at one end of the basket; attach the bottom to the sides with a ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed basket

Materials Needed: - Use a Size K Crochet Hook - 2 strands of 4 Ply Yarn Round 1: Start with the Chain 4, then join and wrap. Pull a loop up. Work 12-Full Size Half Double loops through the loop. Then join in the beginning Half Double crochet. Round 2: Start with a chain (1 loo ...more

How To : Make a blind hem stitch using a sewing machine

In this sewing tutorial, you'll need a sewing machine to make a blind hem stitch. The sewing machine used is a Brother LX-1325 compact and lightweight model, but you can use a similar brand and model. To make a blind stitch, you'll need to fold the fabric the way you normally ...more

How To : Knit a thumb onto a mitten

This video illustrate how to knit a thumb onto a mitten. Here are the following steps.Step 1:Take the mitten on knitting has to be done.Step 2:Now at the center take out the contrasting thread and then pass the knitting sticks through the leftover stitches .Step 3: Now similar ...more

How To : Start crocheting a beanie

In this video, we learn how to start a beanie. During this, you will increase the number of single crochet stitches in a chain. Start off with a chain three, then join them by crocheting a single stitch in the first stitch you made. Do this by pushing the hook through and pull ...more

How To : Knit a Triangle with Yarn Over Edge

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

How To : Crochet single stitch borders without scrunching

Learning and incorporating decorative borders on crochet projects can be a headache when they start to scrunch up. This crochet how-to video is a tutorial on how to do single stitch borders around a project without scrunching or messing up corners. Watch and let Mike show you ...more

How To : Stitch a bland hem

This video demonstrates how to stitch a blind hem. A blind hem does not show stitching on the outer side of the garment, like a pair of pants or a shirt. If you turn the garment you do see the stitching. The reason you don't see the stitching on the outside of the garment is t ...more

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