Knit for Left Handers

How To : Knit a chunky yarn newsboy cap for left handers

You usually don't hear the words "skater" and "crochet" in the same sentence, but these two rather opposite realms collide within this crochet tutorial. You've probably already seen newsboy caps before: lots of skaters don it because it's cool and also very comfortable. But di ...more

How To : Knit a left handed scarf pattern

In this tutorial, we learn how to knit a left handed scarf patter. To begin, you will cast on 20. After this, you will knit for two rows, then on the next row you will knit once and yarn off twice, then end with a knit one. Repeat this again fro the next row, or how every many ...more

How To : Knit the purl stitch left handed

This video will explain how to knit a left handed purl stitch. We are beginning with a piece that has already been started. Every row has been knitted so far. Now on to the purl stitch. To purl, you will slide the left needle through the loop in front of the right needle. Kee ...more

How To : Decrease stitches with left handed knitting

Learn the simple technique of decreasing stitches while knitting with your left hand. Anyone can learn to knit and it's a great craft to know if you want to give handmade gifts! Watch this how to video and begin decreasing stitches with your left hand.

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 : 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 cute blackberry stitch for left 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 : 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 : 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 : Crochet a double lattice stitch for left-handers

The left handed version of the double lattice stitch looks exactly like it sounds--lattice stitching sets up a feminine, lacy motif with lots of space between stitches. Because the crochet pattern for the double lattice stitch is so open, it is great for making light garments ...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 granny square for left handers

There's a reason you feel so coddled, warm, and fuzzy when you visit your Gram Gram's house. Her crochet scarves, thickly woven Afgan blankets, and awesome crochet coasters create an air of love and care. In this tutorial you learn how to start your granny square. Once you ge ...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 seashells pattern for left handers

Often in creating crochet patterns, crocheters will pick natural objects with natural symmetry or a pretty shape, like shells and blueberries, to be the inspiration for a new crochet pattern. In this video, the inspiration is seashells, which scatter the length of the finishe ...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 : 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 : Crochet a light star baby blanket for left handers

Remember baby Maggie from "The Simpsons" and the adorable Christmas tree-shaped star bodysuit to Lisa's sax recital? Babies look cute in almost anything but somehow wrapping them up in star-shaped blankets/costumes puts them at their cutest. Watch this video to learn how to c ...more

How To : Make a crochet Bingo bag for left handers

Are your Bingo pieces all jumbled and torn asunder after your weekly Sunday Bingo games? Do you always tell yourself to clean the mess up afterwards, only to end up with the same hodgepodge of game boards and pieces in a ziploc bag week after week? Cut the mess and carry your ...more

How To : Do a crochet offset V stitch for left handers

V, the masked and rather offbeat/tortured hero from the movie "V For Vendetta," had a strange obsession with a particular letter of the alphabet, embellishing all his clothing and gear with a great big letter "V." He won't be the only person obsessed with this letter once you ...more

How To : Make a crochet foundation chain for left handers

Crochet quilts, potholders, and mittens would just be endless jumbles of webs without the appropriate edges to finish them off and give them polish. There are many different ways you can create edges in crocheting, but the crochet foundation chain is among the more creative. ...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 the darling shell cap for left handers

It's winter time, and Christmas is coming up. What better gift than a warm, handmade hat? This tutorial shows you how to crochet the darling shell cap, an easy and attractive hat. It has been specially designed for left handed crocheters.

How To : Change colors in granny squares for left handers

If you've proven yourself beautifully adept at making snug and cozy granny squares (usually used as coasters), then why not add some spice to your crafting by adding different colors to the mix? This tutorial takes granny squares to another level of crochet. Learn how to chan ...more

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 : Crochet a beautiful ripple stitch for left handers

A ripple stitch looks just like the rippling waves on an ocean, swaying back and forth and creating a beautifully punctuated, undulating pattern. Replicate the ocean's waves by learning how to create the ripple stitch. The ripple stitch is fantastic visually but has it's flaw ...more

How To : Write left handed

Left handed writing style is not as common as right handed so many people are not sure how to do it neatly. Check out this tutorial for advice on how to improve your grip and posture to make your handwriting perfect. Left handers face many challenges. First of all, most teache ...more

How To : Do the embroidery running stitch

For right-handers, work from right to left or top to bottom. For left-handers, work from left to right, or top to bottom. Bring the needle to the front of the fabric at A, and pull the thread through. Now, for the rest of your stitches, you can work them more quickly if you "r ...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 : Bind Off Knitting on a Circular Needle

Binding off on a circular needle is as easy as binding off on a straight needle. Follow the steps below to learn how to bind off on a circular needle: Knit the first 2 stitches on the needle. Insert left needle into the front of the stitch you knitted first, and pull it over ...more

How To : Bind Off Ribbing on Double-Pointed Needles

Once you have learned how to do ribbing on double-pointed needles, you will have to learn how to bind off on double-pointed needles. It's really quite easy. Just follow the steps below. Knit the first 2 stitches on the first needle. Insert left needle into the front of the st ...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 : Insert a heel when knitting a sock

Stay tuned for this knitting instructional video on inserting a heel for a knitted sock. This is a very large scale knitted sock. It's going to be a felted Christmas stocking. The knitting is finished except for inserting the heel. The knitting technique demonstrated is exactl ...more

How To : Decrease Stitches In Knitting

When you make an actual garment you will have to know how to decrease and increase stitches. For this article we'll deal with just the decrease. There are two ways to decrease in knitting. If you're knitting a garment one way is done at the beginning of the row and the other ...more

How To : Knit a raspberry stitch

The video demonstrates how to do the two stitches used to make the raspberry stitch, which are purl 3 stitches together, and knit 1 purl 1 knit 1 in the same stitch. To purl 3 stitches together, simply take the next three stitches on the left needle at the same time and purl ...more

How To : Perform a continental-style PSSO decrease stitch

This clip demonstrates a left-leaning decrease sometimes used in knitting. It is usually called the "pass slipped stitch over" decrease (PSSO), or the K1, SL1, PSSO (knit one, slip one, pass slipped stitch over). In this clip, it's shown in the continental style. For complete, ...more

How To : Cast on with work in progress when knitting

Ever wonder how to cast on with work in progress when knitting? Well, wonder no more with this knitting demonstration video! There are several ways to accomplish this, but I'm going to show you the one I like best. It's the one I use in the Knitting At Knoon patterns, and I r ...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 : Master the gusset stitch for knitting

Stay tuned for this knitting instructional video on the gusset stitch. When you knit the heel flap, you slipped a stitch at the beginning of each row. This made a very nice chain through which you can pick up the gusset stitches. You can either pick up stitches through the who ...more

Prev Page
  • Hot
  • Latest