Make Baby Blankets

How To : Make a baby blanket

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a baby blanket. First, cut out a pattern (you can used old shirts and jackets) and line it against a liner fabric, and cut it out. Now, take the ends of the fabric and sew them 1/2 inch in. Then, sew both the liner fabric and the original ...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 : Sew your own dream catcher baby blanket

Don't overpay for a marked up baby blanket at a department store or fancy boutique? You can make a beautiful blanket for your newborn and future family heirloom right at home. All you need are some basic sewing materials and your imagination. This video will show you how to se ...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 : Sew a baby blanket

In this video series, our expert mommy Karina Fraley, will demonstrate how you can sew your own baby blanket and burping cloth. If you have a new baby, you know how expenses can build up, but learning how to make easy sewing projects like this baby blanket is a cheap way to cr ...more

How To : Knit a picot cast off or a picot bind off

In this video, you'll learn how to knit a picot cast off, or a picot bind off from expert knitter Judy. This sort of casting off is great for things like baby blankets, and you can expand your repertoire with the picot cast off to other projects.

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 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 : Knit the Moss Stitch

There are certain stitches that work well when you want both sides of the work to look pretty much the same. These stitches are good for scarves, shawls baby blankets and throws. One of these stitches is called the MOSS STITCH. It's a pretty stitch and easy to do. Of course, y ...more

How To : Crochet a crinkle stitch for right 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 : Knit the Bamboo Stitch

The bamboo stitch is a beautiful, versatile stitch that can be used for lots of different kinds of projects. I especially love using it for baby blankets and scarves. It is an easy, reversible stitch. Both sides aren't the same, but both are very nice looking. Here are the in ...more

How To : Choose crochet projects

Crocheting is a great hobby. It could even be a great business if you're good enough. But how do you go about figuring out what to crochet? What projects peak your interest, or others' interest? If you know some basic crochet stitches, it may be time to move on to a challengin ...more

How To : Make a crochet granny square blanket

Babies, unsurprisingly, are extremely fragile their first few months on earth, and so need the best care necessary to help adjust them to living outside their mother's snug womb. While mothers can't always be at their babies' sides to cuddle and reassure them (though most babi ...more

How To : Do a crochet Boucan pattern stitch for Afghans

Is your pregnant friend having a baby shower soon? Forget the gift baskets full of teensy baby clothes and pacifiers and all the other cliche gifts you can give your pal. Rather, take both mother and child into account when gifting and create a large Afghan blanket. Watch thi ...more

How To : Swaddle a baby

Babies love to be held, and swaddling them in a blanket offers the same snugness of a good hug. Watch the steps to swaddle a baby, and learn why babies like to be swaddled when they sleep.

How To : Do a boxed block stitch for right handers

This crochet stitch tutorial is definitely not for beginner crocheters, as it involves a rather difficult pattern called the crochet boxed block stitch, but the results are fabulous if you're an advanced or intermediate knotter and approach the project with patience. In this ...more

How To : Plan a kid safe, very green baby shower

Julie Auclair introduces authors of a book called "Celebrate Green." This book shows you how to throw a baby shower the "green" way. Guests do not realize that some of the gifts they give can be harmful, toxic, or not recyclable. You start with the three "R's", reduce, reuse a ...more

How To : Do a crochet stitch A pattern for summer

Any good crochet artist will tell you that most crochet patterns can be mastered more easily simply by sticking to one color yarn. Once you begin adding different colors to the same stitch, it becomes an integrative process as well as a learning one. The multiple for this pro ...more

How To : Baby proof your home

Worried about your baby or toddler either wrecking or wrecking themselves in your home? Baby proofing time! Make sure your house is safe and secure for your child when they start exploring their turf. You Will Need: • Blankets • A smoke and carbon monoxide detector • Batte ...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 : Crochet a baby cocoon on a crochet loom

A baby cocoon is a snug swaddling blanket that can be used to easily keep a new baby warm. This tutorial shows you a few techniques that you can use to crochet a baby cocoon for yourself or as a gift. This technique uses a crochet loom, so you'll want access to one of those in ...more

How To : Read crochet instructions

Crochet instructions are the linguistics of crochet. Crochet instructions normally come in the form of crochet patterns for example crochet baby blanket. Learn how to understand them by watching this video.

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 : Babysit an infant

Babysitting is the prime teenage job for young women to start learning responsibility and earning a wage, but it isn't all fun and games… you are dealing with an infant, which is far from fun, but it's money in your pocket. Earning a little extra money babysitting infants can ...more

How To : Bathe a your gentle newborn baby

How to Bathe a Newborn Baby Patty Siegrist shares some tips on how to bathe a newborn baby on this BabyCenter video. Set up for the bath by setting the room temperature to 74 degrees 15 minutes before the bath. It is safe to bathe a newborn in a tub after the umbilical cord s ...more

News : New pattern

I am coming up with a new pattern! I was working on a scrap afghan from a pattern, was inspired to make changes, I thought, "This stitch would be better and this multiple would be better," and am writing a whole new pattern!  The inspiration is a pattern in the book, Great Big ...more

How To : Make a simple tie blanket

In this video, learn how to make a cute baby blanket with nothing but a piece of fabric and a pair of scissors. This tutorial will show you how to turn a plain piece of material into a 'tie blanket'. A tie blanket means that the edges of your cover will be made up of small kno ...more

How To : Increase your chances of getting pregnant

Boost your odds of having a baby with these 10 tested tips. Learn how to increase your chances of getting pregnant with this informative video. You Will Need: * A relaxation technique * Optimal body fat * Whole grains * Plant-based protein * Organic vegetables * Full-fat dair ...more

How To : Machine knit with a Brother KE-100 motor drive

If you have been curious about the Brother KE-100 electric motor drive, this video will explain some of it's features and demonstrate how it works. Basically what the motor drives does is replace the movement of your own hands, or even more simply put, it can't change stitches ...more

How To : Knit the Seed Stitch

There will be many times when you will want both sides of your work to look the same. One of those times, for instance, might be when you are making a scarf. Another time you might be making a shawl. Or it might be a baby blanket, an afghan or a throw. You'll see, as you're kn ...more

How To : Knit The Raspberry Stitch

There are many beautiful stitches to learn in knitting. Some are harder than others. Some look hard, but really aren't. The RASPBERRY STITCH (shown in the header) is a quite easy. Once you get into the rhythm of doing it and practice for awhile you'll agree. The pattern seque ...more

How To : Prepare a storm shelter

Depending on where you live, you will have to prepare for the hazards from different types of natural disasters. You can sleep easy if you have a secure location, stalked with food and supplied you might need if there is an emergency. Don’t panic when the skies turn dark – th ...more

News : Baby Emergency

Get a baby alligator and put it in a baby stroller. Cover him up with blankets and run into the emergency room. Freaking out and crying yell that you need help you don't know whats wrong with your baby. Tell them you fed him baby food and woke up and this is what happened.

How To : Earn Trust from Your Rabbit

This is about how to make a rabbit become less wary of you and more trustful with you also. I myself have a Dutch that was released by its previous owner, then I rescued it. She never wants to be took out of her cage, but now she doesn't mind as long as I'm gentle and nice. S ...more

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