Linen Stitch Video

How To : Knit a fabric stitch, or linen stitch

This instructional video demonstrates how to knit a fabric stitch, also known as the linen stitch.The linen stitch is a nice, firm knitting stitch pattern that looks similar to the woven fabric called linen. It's a great reversible pattern perfect for bags, scarves and just ab ...more

How To : Make ribbon blower

This is a great instructional video on how to make ribbon flower. First you have to take 12" long pink color ribbon. Now you have to use a needle with a linen thread.You have to stitch in the edge of the ribbon. Now fold the ribbon to look like petals of flower.Now add one sma ...more

How To : Knit a twisted-stitch cable pattern

This video knitting tutorial shows how to stitch a twisted stitch cable. This is a ribbing pattern, worked over six rows, with a twisted stitch worked in row 3. Watch this instructional knitting video and learn how to knit a twisted-stitch cable pattern.

How To : Knit a cross-over cable pattern

This video knitting tutorial shows how to stitch the cross-over cable. All the action takes place in rows 2 and 3, while rows 1 and 4 are worked in ribbing. Watch this instructional knitting video and learn how to stitch a cross-over cable pattern.

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

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 the Ladder Stitch

Ladder stitch in hand embroidery can be one of two stitches. There's the surface embroidery technique that creates a decorative band that looks a lot like a ladder, with edges that look like a chain stitch. There's also a drawn thread technique called ladder stitch that produc ...more

How To : Knit the Purl Stitch

There are two basic stitches in knitting. One is the Knit Stitch. The other is the Purl Stitch. All knitting patterns are based on these stitches, so you'll want to know how to do both of them. The Knit side of your work is generally called the Front or Right side, whereas the ...more

How To : Do the Herringbone Stitch

This is a video tutorial from Needle 'n Thread for the herringbone stitch, another versatile and easy embroidery stitch for beginners, and used often by all levels of embroiderers. Video: .

How To : Do the Fishbone Stitch

As you'll see in this video tutorial (from Needle 'n Thread), the fishbone stitch is an easy embroidery stitch to use for filling in leaves (and other shapes, too). The stitch is a good stepping-stone to satin stitch, as it requires you to keep a neat edge on the outside of yo ...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 : Knit a garter stitch scarf

This instructional knitting video will show you how to knit a garter stitch scarf using bulky weight yarn. If you are a beginner, you may want to avoid knitting your scarf with thin, skinny yarns. These step by step instructions cover casting on, knitting, adding new yarn, and ...more

How To : Do the Portuguese Knotted Stem Stitch

Here's a video tutorial from Needle 'n Thread for Portuguese Knotted Stem Stitch. This is a line stitch good for outlining, especially when you want a little heavier line with some texture to it. Video: .

How To : Do the Double Chain Stitch

Here's a video tutorial from Needle 'n Thread for the double chain stitch used in hand embroidery. This is a quick, easy stitch which creates a wide decorative band. It looks somewhat similar to the closed herringbone stitch, but it's created with the same (few) easy steps use ...more

How To : Do the Rosette Chain Stitch

Here's a video tutorial from Needle 'n Thread for another hand embroidery stitch - the rosette chain stitch. The rosette chain stitch is much like the oyster stitch, but it's worked in a line, or around curves. The oyster stitch is more often seen individually. Video: .

How To : Do a stockinette stitch (St st) when knitting

In this free video knitting lesson, you'll see how to create stockinette stitch (St st) shown in the English or throwing style. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using stockinette stitches in your own knitting projects, wat ...more

How To : Knit faux eyelet cable

This video knitting tutorial demonstrates how to stitch the "cabled" eyelet that can be used to make really warm knits. The important steps are worked in rows 1 and 2; rows 3 and 4 are worked in simple ribbing. Watch this instructional knitting video and learn how to knit a fa ...more

How To : Do the Outline Stitch

Here's a couple video tutorials from Needle 'n Thread for a basic hand embroidery stitch - the outline stitch. It's another versatile, easy stitch! Video: . Video: .

How To : Suture a wound

This is a US Army training video that shows you how to stitch a wound. It is a simple laceration, not a complicated gash.

How To : Do Lattice Work

Lattice work is used as filling or for backgrounds. Worked on a plain ground (with only the fabric behind the lattice stitches) it can be easily managed by beginners. Adding a colored background (for example, a background worked in satin stitch) kicks the stitch up a notch to ...more

How To : Crochet a puff stitch pattern

Want to create a crochet pattern that doesn't take much time to do but creates a professional-looking finish? This video guides you through the crochet puff stitch, which consists of up and down waves of crochet yarn interspersed with small holes. You can use the crochet puff ...more

How To : Sew a blind hem stitch to make Roman shades

This video demonstrates how to sew a blind hem stitch to make Roman shades. This stitch is very easy to do. You need a sewing machine that has a blind hem stitch already programmed in it and a blind hem foot. The video shows two different kinds of blind hem foot for two differ ...more

How To : Sew a felt geisha flower embellishment

Cat Morley and her adorable Scottish accent show you how to make a decorative square geisha flower that can be made into a pin or sewn onto clothes or accessories for extra embellishment. For this crafting project, you will need some felt, a square template of paper, a pencil, ...more

How To : Do the Palestrina Stitch

Here's another video tutorial from Needle 'n Thread for hand embroidery stitches - this one is for the Palestrina stitch. Palestrina stitch is used for outlining or filling and is common in both Jacobean designs as well as in Mountmellick embroidery, the latter because it give ...more

How To : Do the Vertical Fly Stitch

The fly stitch can be worked both horizontally and vertically. In this video tutorial from Needle 'n Thread, you'll see the fly stitch worked vertically.Besides working fly stitches in horizontal rows or vertical columns, the stitch can also be isolated, to create "filled" (lo ...more

How To : Knit a basic purl stitch with ramen noodles

Here is a tutorial for knitting ramen noodles with chopsticks, narrated by Carissa Browning. This how to video demonstrates how to knit the basic purl stitch with slippery, wet ramen noodles! This is a creative and unexpected knitting tutorial - so simple & fun. Knit some rame ...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 : 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 : Close the toe with a kitchener stitch

If you've made it this far, you want to finish your knit sock the right way so you can fully enjoy the fruits of your labor. The kitchener stitch is the perfect way to finish knitting a sock. This video will show you to close the toe with a kitchener stitch.

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 : Do the coptic stitch to bind your own book

Want to learn how to bind your own books? For aspiring publishers, or artists and fashion designers looking to bind a small quantity of look-books for prospective retailers, this tutorial will be of use. Learn how to do the coptic stitch to bind a book in this two-part video t ...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 : 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 : Crochet the shell stitch for edging

Detailed demonstration of Shell design which can be used as edging or part of a crochet pattern. The second video shows you how the second row of a shell stitch looks. Part 1 of 2 - How to Crochet the shell stitch for edging. Part 2 of 2 - How to Crochet the shell stitch for ...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 : Knit an I-cord

This video knitting tutorial demonstrates making a 3-stitch I-cord, so cast on 3 stitches. Use 2 double-pointed needles to make an I-cord. After casting on, instead of turning the work, slide it down such that the first stitch you will knit is at the opposite end of the stitch ...more

How To : Crochet the popcorn stitch

Improve you crocheting skills by learning decorative stitches. This how to video is a crocheting tutorial that will show you how to do the popcorn stitch. Crochet several rows of the popcorn stitch to create larger yarn projects.

How To : Do the Raised Chain Stitch Band

This is a composite stitch. There are two embroidery stitches here put together to make the raised chain: the simple straight stitch which forms the bars on which you stitch the chain stitch. Watch this video from Needle 'n Thread to see how it's done. Video: .

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 : 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 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 Padded Satin Stitch

Of all the hand embroidery stitches that exist, one of the most beautiful, when done well, is the satin stitch. It does take a little practice to get the hang of satin stitching, and it is true that it is not a very "forgiving" stitch. Watch the video from Needle 'n Thread to ...more

How To : Do the Rope Stitch

The rope stitch is a nice hand embroidery stitch, perfect for a thick, corded look, and a member (believe it or not) of the chain stitch family. It looks like overcast stitch on a slant, or trailing on a slant. It's a great stitch for curves. Watch this video from Needle 'n Th ...more

How To : Do the Kitchener Stitch (Grafting)

Here is how to join two sets of stitches without leaving a seam. This method is good for the toes of socks, the top of hoods, baby garments, or anywhere else you don't want a bulky seam.. It's NOT recommended for shoulder seams on heavy sweaters or other places where you need ...more

How To : Make a garter stitch

Knitting is the perfect way to pass any dull day. Needle your way through this and you will know how to knit the perfect garter stitch. Make a garter stitch. Click through to watch this video on knittinghelp.com

How To : Do the Horizontal Fly Stitch

The fly stitch is another basic embroidery stitch used for straight and curved lines, seam embellishments in crazy quilting, and general surface embroidery techniques. The fly stitch can be worked horizontally and vertically. In this video, it is worked horizontally. Watch thi ...more

How To : Do the Chain Stitch

Another basic hand embroidery stitch, the chain stitch is used to outline and to fill spaces. It's a fun stitch to work, and always looks great! Watch this video from Needle 'n Thread to see how it's done. Video: .

How To : Do the Ribbed Spider Web Stitch

The spider web stitch and the ribbed spider web stitch are both "woven" embroidery stitches, either used as isolated accents or used in clusters. They aren't a line stitch or a filling stitch, and they aren't really a "small" detached stitch that can speckle a background light ...more

How To : Attach an I-cord by knitting

This video knitting tutorial shows how to attach an I-Cord onto another knitted piece. Start by picking up stitches along the edge to which the I-cord is to be attached. Break the yarn, and cast 3 stitches onto a double-point needle. Slip these stitches onto the front end of t ...more

How To : Do the Back Stitch

Another simple hand-embroidery stitch, the backstitch is useful in many applications. It's commonly seen in counted-thread embroidery, like counted cross stitch, but it's also used often in free-style surface embroidery. Watch this video from Needle 'n Thread to see how it's d ...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

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