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How To : Filet crochet an open square

Add to your crochet skills by learning decorative stitches. This crochet how-to video teaches you how to do the filet stitch by crocheting open squares or meshes. Filet consists of squares worked with ch and dc. Each square is made of [ch 2, skip 2 sts, 1 dc]. The first dc in ...more

How To : Crochet simple open work stitches

Open work makes a project go really fast. You might not be the warmest on a cold winter night, but it still looks nice. An open work stitch is basically a three to two configuration. This is the perfect beginner's project. These crochet blankets will keep you warm but won't st ...more

How To : Knit a Little Heart Cushion

This sweet little knitted heart cushion is easy to create and makes a lovely gift. It can also be used as a sachet. Here are the directions. First the graph: Next, the written instructions. You must make two of them. Cast on (CO) 2 stitches. Increase (Inc.) 1 stitch on each ...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 rooster finger puppet

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a rooster finger puppet with Tracey. To begin, make a basic bird body by using a basic crochet. Now, begin with the opening facing away and use an F crochet hook. Grab another color of yarn and push the hook through a loop and chain up ...more

How To : Crochet a granny square color change

Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a color change within a granny square pattern. These visuals make crocheting easy to understand. The granny square is more complex than the open work stitch, but once you can crochet around a corner and switch colors within a p ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 1, M6: Liberty or Death

It's a jailbreak in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. You need to free your fellow resistance fighters and escape the Nazis in the sixth mission in Act 1: Liberty or Death. Speak with Luc in the slaughterhouse HQ. He needs you to free some fellow resistance fighters. Jump into a ...more

How To : Crochet the start of a granny square

Watch this instructional crochet video to start your granny square pattern. Begin with three loops and a slip stitch. It's more complex than a standard open work stitch, but with a little practice, the granny square is a very comprehensible process. Once you can crochet a circ ...more

How To : Crochet stripes of different colors

Crocheting in stripes of different colors doesn't need to be difficult; it just takes a slightly different technique than crocheting in spirals. Picking up this technique will open up options for new and different crocheting projects. Learn how to crochet in a stripe pattern b ...more

How To : Filet crochet using a heart graph or chart

Learn how to crochet using a graph or chart in this six part vieo tutorial series. Filet crochet is lacy stitch - an easy technique - that can have beautiful results. Filet crochet patterns are usually made up of open meshes & solid meshes. Get the free simple heart chart used ...more

How To : Crochet an easy pom pom flower

Tracey shows us how to crochet an easy pom pom flower in this tutorial. First, wrap your yarn around four fingers several times, and then wrap another color around as well. Last, wrap one last color on top of the middle color still wrapping around your fingers. Now pull the ya ...more

How To : Crochet a rub-a-dub duckie finger puppet

In this tutorial we learn how to crochet a duck finger puppet. In order to make the bill, start with three stitches on the front where you crochet a front loop to work with. Start with the open end facing you, and pull a loop up with your yarn, like a slip stitch. Now, chain o ...more

News : The Right side of a Crochet Piece

From time to time you may come across crochet instructions telling you to have the "right side of the work facing you." Right side means, the side facing out after your project is finished. If you like the look of the back of the stitches, that can be your right side. When y ...more

How To : Make a back-post double crochet stitch (BPDC)

First of all you have to understand that in this type of crochet you have to do similar to what you did for the front post double crochet. However the basic difference is that in front one you inserted the crochet from the front, however in this type you have to insert the cro ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 1 M7: Belly of the Beast

Here, you'll meet Luc and Crochet in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. In the seventh mission in Act 1: Belly of the Beast, after speaking with Crochet, you'll need to go to the red light district. For more info, watch the whole gameplay. This is a "The Saboteur" walkthrough for ...more

News : The Value and Worth of Daily Positive Affirmations

I've been dealing with emotional difficulty for many years. It started when I had surgery for the epilepsy I was dealing, and quite literally, dying with. Since the surgery on March 28, 1990 I have had no seizures, but I have had plenty of emotional difficulty. Along with that ...more

How To : Make an all-natural dryer ball from yarn

Tired of static cling? You can make your very own dryer balls that will prevent your clothes from having static clean and it only takes some yarn and pantyhose. You can even make scented dryer balls using this method. Make a dryer ball that will eliminate static cling without ...more

How To : Make Simple Mittens in Single Crochet

This is a simple pattern, designed to produce a well-fitting mitten. Both the right and left mittens worked the same up to the shaping for the top of the mitten. A slight adjustment for making one right and one left, then they are worked the same. The gusset for the thumb cons ...more

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