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.
Lace Stitch Variations
This is a fun and easy stitch you can use to stitch scarves, shawls and other accessories you want to have a lace-like look. This knitting stitch leaves large gaps in the pattern, which look quite pretty and gives it a lace like look. There's two different variations of the li ...more
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
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
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
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
This how to video tutorial will show you how to combine knit and purl stitches to make patterns, such as the Stockinette stitch. It is created assuming you already know the basics of knitting. Follow along and see how easy it is to actually do! Anyone can learn to knit and it' ...more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
This interactive tutorial series shows you how to make a basic double crochet stitch, and then expands on this technique to show you seven different variations. Learn how to make a turned cuff, ribbed cuff, slouch, beanie, wiggie, kippah and child's hat. Part 1 of 14 - How to ...more
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
Crochet beautiful afghans, doilies, lace, or other accessories and projects using an elegant swirl pattern. Designed specifically for left-handed crochet workers, this tutorial shows you several different patterns which are all variations on the same basic swirl. All you need ...more
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
A fun thing to do in knitting is to experiment by trying the same stitch on different sizes of needles. A thin yarn knitted on a small sized needle will look totally different than a thin yarn on a medium sized needle. On the small needle the stitches will be tight. On a mediu ...more
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
This variation of the Solomon's Knot or Love Knot is a great technique for doilies, knitwear, or any lacy-style crocheting projects. Learn how to crochet the Solomon's Knot of Love Knot stitch by watching this video crafting tutorial.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
In this episode of LetsKnit2gether, we demonstrate lace knitting stitches and how to read lace charts.
This short crochet tutorial shows you a variation on the simple single stitch. If you want your project to have a relatively even surface, you can use the flat single stitch as taught in this video to join your granny squares together.
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
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.
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.
The Solomon's knot or love knot is a loopy crochet stitch most often used for creating a lacy effect. Learn how to crochet the Solomon's knot or Love Knot by watching this crafting how-to video.
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: .
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
In this how-to video from the TyingItAllTogether Channel, learn how to tie Clifford W. Ashley's flower knot. Ashley is the author and illustrator of a book he wrote about tying various types knots, including ones that he created himself. In his book, Ashley shows how to tie th ...more
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
Last post, the Sonobe unit was introduced as a way to use multiple copies of a simply folded piece of paper to make geometric objects. In this post, we are going to explore that concept further by making two more geometric models. The first is the truncated icosahedron, which ...more
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
This two-part series (second part here) will teach you literally everything you need to know in order to make pretty much anything out of leather. There are some advanced techniques that I don't cover in this guide, but these are the basics. With these skills, you'll be able ...more
"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
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