Lace Stitch Variations

How To : Knit a variation on the Like Lace stitch

If you've mastered the like lace stitch when knitting, this tutorial will show you a lovely and elegant variation. This stitch is great for knitting a shawl, wrap or something else you want to give a beautiful lace like look.

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 : Bind off like a lace stitch when knitting

See how to bind off like a 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 years. She herself has been hand-knitting for over fifty. Watch as ...more

How To : Knit the Like Lace Stitch

The Like Lace Stitch This is a beautiful stitch that can be done on any size needle and with any size yarn. When you use a small size needle and thin yarn it will come out looking very delicate. When you use a larger needle and bulky yarn it will come out thick and cozy. It's ...more

How To : Make a diagonal lace stitch pattern

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a diagonal lace stitch pattern. Begin by knitting the first and second stitch. Then, make a yarn over and then slip slip knit, which will create a left slanting decrease. Now, you take your left needle and slip it through these two stitch ...more

How To : Do Buttonhole Wheels

Once you know how to do the buttonhole stitch, it's just a matter of "working it" a bit to master variations of the stitch. In this video from Needle 'n Thread, you'll learn how to work a buttonhole wheel, which can be effectively used in all kinds of embroidery - especially f ...more

How To : Do the Cable Chain Stitch

There are many variations on the chain stitch used in hand embroidery. Here's one that produces a "realistic-looking" chain, with a small link between each of the loops in the chain stitch. It's called the cable chain stitch. Watch this video from Needle 'n Thread to see how i ...more

How To : Do the Wheat Stitch

If you are a beginner at hand embroidery, one of the first stitches you will probably learn is the chain stitch. The chain stitch has many variations, and one of them is the wheat stitch, also known as the wheatear stitch. This stitch is simple to work and produces a line that ...more

How To : Sew a tube top lace dress for prom yourself

In this how-to video, you will learn how to create your own tube top dress with lace and tulle. This will be useful if you need a unique dress for prom. You will need a sewing machine, scissors, pins, ruler, measuring tape, thread, a half yard of gray knit, tulle, and a yard o ...more

How To : Do the Buttonhole Stitch

The buttonhole stitch is used in many types of hand embroidery - general surface embroidery, crazy quilting, whitework and cutwork, Mountmellick embroidery, needle lace, filet work - you name it, buttonhole stitch fits in somehow. It's a super versatile stitch, and once you ha ...more

How To : Do a Checkered or Alternating Chain Stitch

The chain stitch is perhaps one of the most common stitches in hand embroidery. By itself, it's pretty versatile. Add all the variations, and you can do just about anything with the chain stitch! Here's the alternating or checkered chain stitch. Watch this video from Needle 'n ...more

How To : Make a fashionable lace cardigan

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Lace Cardigan with the Sewing Studio. First, you will need to gather all of your tools and the material. Now, cut out a piece of fabric into a large rectangle. Now, draw and cut out the pattern from the diagram you see in the video. Aft ...more

How To : Do the Double Feather Stitch

Variations to the feather stitch make it a versatile stitch for hand embroidery. Like the feather stitch, the double feather stitch is used for foliage, sprigs, greenery, etc., in all types of general surface embroidery, and is especially good for Brazilian embroidery, ribbon ...more

How To : Knit a spider stitch

Watch this two part instructional knitting video to knit a spider stitch. A spider stitch is a stitch used in lace making to fill in open spaces with threads resembling a cobweb. The knitter's version of this stitch makes an elegant, open weave pattern.The Continental method i ...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 : Crochet a double lattice stitch for beginners

The great thing about a double lattice stitch is that it looks a hell of a lot more complicated than it actually is. With small, lace-like holes and intricate designs, it's great for lightweight scarves and also fuzzy table runners. The crochet lesson is suitable for crochet ...more

How To : Knit a Lacey Eyelet Rib Pattern

There are not many stitches that are more beautiful than this LACEY EYELET RIB STITCH. And, there are few that are easier. Most knitters are apprehensive about knitting any lace patterns, and truthfully, many are difficult because of so many rows. This one, however, consists o ...more

How To : Crochet a variation of a ripple stitch

Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a variation of the classic ripple stitch. This is an intermediate level crochet project, but the visual guidelines are simple and easy to follow. Use this interesting ripple stitch design to crochet blankets, sweaters, or light ...more

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...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 : Create a sexy Poison Ivy costume for Halloween

Before Christian Bale and Christopher Nolan there was the original "Batman" with with George Clooney as the masked hero and Uma Thurman as the villainous Poison Ivy. While the movie is ranked as one of the worst superhero flicks of all time, Uma Thurman's getup was probably on ...more

How To : Do the Heavy Chain Stitch

The heavy chain stitch used in hand embroidery is a variation of the regular chain stitch, but it creates a wider, thicker chain stitch band. It's an easy stitch to execute. When you want a bolder line, you can substitute it for the regular chain stitch. This video tutorial wi ...more

How To : Begin finger loop braiding

Watch this instructional video series to begin making several variations of finger loop braids. Finger loop braids are braids woven using loops of string on your fingers. Finger loop braiding reached a high point in Medieval Europe and England between 1200 and 1600 CE. Finger ...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 : Crochet a baby booty

Mike shows you how to recreate a pair of baby booties in a design style he has created himself. He uses different yarns to create different sized booties. Thicker yarn will create larger booties than thin yarn does. He adds a row of eyelash yarn on row eight to beautify the de ...more

How To : Knit two purl stitches together

This how-to video provides a demonstration of purling 2 stitches together. Purling two stitches together, p2tog, is a way of decreasing stitches, and may be required in lace or ribbed patterns. Watch this video knitting tutorial and learn how to purl two stitches together.

How To : Crochet a thread butterfly variation

Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a variation of a classic thread butterfly. Use any type of thread and a small crochet needle to complete this project. The small stitch creates a complex crochet weave for hyper-designed crochet projects such as this butterfly. ...more

How To : Crochet the slanted shell stitch

The slanted stitch is just a variation of the traditional shell stitch. Learn how to crochet the slanted shell stitch by watching and following the step by step instructions in this video tutorial.

How To : Crochet the round shell Catherine's Wheel variation

The Catherine's Wheel is a great technique to add to your crocheting repertoire, and it's easy to learn as it's just a variation of the more basic round shell stitch. Learn how to crochet the Catherine's Wheel pattern by watching this handicraft how-to video.

How To : Do the Double Herringbone Stitch

Here's a video tutorial from Needle 'n Thread for the double herringbone stitch, which is a variation of the herringbone stitch. Just like the regular herringbone, this stitch can be used as a decorative band or edging. Video: .

How To : Knit using the elongated stitch

The elongated stitch is a decorative stitch and you can make each stitch as long as you want. Learning how to use this stitch is a great way to ad some variation to your knitting. Knit using the elongated stitch. Click through to watch this video on knittinghelp.com

How To : Paint Converse shoe nails

To create Converse shoes nail design, you will first apply a base coat in the color you want the shoe to be. Tape off to create a shoe top and paint white. Pull off the tape, but not too soon or line will be uneven. Take a darker color of base coat make a curve on both sides l ...more

How To : Create a sexy Kim Kardashian smokey cat eye

With cheekbones so sharp they could slice your finger if you ran your hand over it, Kim Kardashian needs not a stitch of makeup to look like a total Grecian goddess. But because she's so skilled with emphasizing her own features with makeup, every time that she does wear makeu ...more

How To : Tie a keyhole weave knot

In order to create a Key Hole Weave Knot, you will need: rope or twine. Begin by making a loop. Then, make a second loop next to it. Cross the loops, placing one on top of the other. Weave a free end through the loops. Next, weave the other free end through the loop. Pull the ...more

How To : Make a chic doll coat

Channel Pulip shows you how to make a holiday coat for a doll. You will need wool felt, with no crease, trimming, lace, ribbon or button. Cut out the pattern as shown. Sew together at shoulder with 4mm seam. Pin and sew sleeve on. Sew lace on coat bottom and sleeve bottoms. Se ...more

How To : Make a right angle weave (RAW) tennis bracelet

Learn how to make a right angle weave (aka, "RAW") tennis bracelet in this two-part jewelry making video tutorial. The Right Angle Weave is a versatile stitch, and in this video a variation is taught. Beads used in this tutorial include the Hex Cut Seed Beads and Swarovski Cry ...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 : Make a corset out of an old pair of pants

Do you have an old pair of jeans hanging around? Maybe they don't fit anymore, or perhaps they are out of style? With a few stitches, you can turn that ugly old pair of pants into a stylish corset top. All you need is the pants and a sewing machine, with a couple buttons or st ...more

How To : Learn FIFA 09 advanced skills on PS3

This is an advanced tricks tutorial on juggling for Fifa09 for Playstation 3. The step by step covers the following tricks and techniques for the FIFA 09 soccer video game: 0:10-0:20 Kick Ups Works only when standing 0:20-0:39 Around The World Also only when standing still, ...more

How To : Draw shoes

There’s so much you can do with a shoe. Be it the house in a fairy tale or just on the foot of a man, you will want to know how to sketch a good shoe. Keep on practicing and try giving your shoes a little wear-and-tear character. Drawing shoes is where the rubber meets the ro ...more

How To : Fashion a 'Star Wars' Rey Costume for Halloween

"I'm Rey." That's what a lot of people will be saying again this Halloween, as Rey costumes are sure to be another favorite of trick-or-treaters and cosplayers. Yes, on Oct. 31 we all have a chance to be the scavenger of Jakku who just so happens to be the "new hope" for a Jed ...more

How To : Create a Steampunk Persona

Before I really get into this article, it's important to note that you do not need a Steampunk persona (or "steamsona") in order to be a Steampunk, or wear Steampunk clothes. Some people like to pretend to be a different person when dressed up in Steampunk clothing, but that i ...more

How To : Turn Burst Photos into GIFs on Your iPhone

Creating GIFs of your own burst images has been possible for a while with third-party iOS apps, some of which cost money or include in-app purchases to utilize the full potential. Fortunately, with Shortcuts, Apple's automation workflow app, there's finally a native way to ach ...more

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