Slip-stitch

How To : Slip stitch basic knitting instructions

This video will show how to slip stitches both for purl and for knit, and how to slip stitches if the pattern is a little vague. These instructions provide basic knitting how-to instruction for those just starting out.

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

How To : Knit a scalloped edge

In this video we learn how to knit a scalloped edge. This forms a shell along one edge! First, attach your needle to the yarn on the right edge. Then, make a slip stitch and yarn over. Then, stick then needle through the fabric and yarn over again so you have three on the hook ...more

How To : Crochet adult slippers

The slippers in this how-to video are a good example of how the same project, made by the same person, with the same hook and same brand yarn(different color) can create a different size. Both slippers were made with 4-ply Redheart yarn. The only difference is the color. The g ...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 : Make a fleece blanket with crocheted edges

If you would like to crotchet around the edges of a fleece blanket you will need a fleece blanket, yarn and a hook. You will first need to clip holes in the blanket with a slip stitch blade. These wholes will distinguish where the crotchet chains will go around the fleece blan ...more

How To : Edge a knitted piece with a single crochet

In this tutorial we learn how to edge a knitted piece with a single crochet. Start to attach the yarn to the right side, working in a forward direction. Now, work a slip stitch at the edge. From here, stick the hook in the fabric and pull through one loop. The, yarn over again ...more

How To : Sew a slip stitch easily

Make It Mine associate editor Tea Benduhn shows you how to hem using a slip stitch. A slip stitch will make a stitch that is not visible on the other side of the fabric. Watch this video sewing tutorial and learn how to do a slip stitch for hemming or any delicate sewing proje ...more

How To : Crochet a headband

Basic and simple steps yet elegant in making Crochet Headbands. Start with a chain of two, put the hook through the first chain, wrap the eye over and pull it through, wrap the eye over and pull it through once, and wrap the eye over and pull it through twice. Continue to make ...more

How To : Knit a pass slipped stitch over

This how-to video provides a demonstration of pass slipped stitch over, PSSO, or slip knit pass, SKP. The PSSO is a very common way to decrease stitches on a row, and is much easier to do than say. Watch this video knitting tutorial and learn how to knit a pass slipped stitch ...more

How To : Crochet a rib cuff baby bootie

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a rib cuff baby bootie. Start off by creating 8 foundation half double crochets. After this, work 4 half double crochets in the bottom of the last stitch that was completed. Then, work a half double crochet in each of the next 6 stitch ...more

How To : Read Crochet Instructions Correctly

Reading crochet instructions for beginners isn't exactly the easiest thing to do. But fear not, I'm here to help! :) Follow these easy steps to make sure you follow crochet instructions properly: Select a pattern that matches your abilities. Crochet patterns come with diffe ...more

How To : Crochet a Christmas holiday tree

Place slip knot on hook. Hold yarn taut with 2 sets of 2 of fingers placed about 1½” apart, with tail in other hand. Create loop that crosses over bottom of 1st strand with loop toward right side. Fold loop over main strand going past tail. Insert hook below at tail strand. Pu ...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 : Join a crochet round

In this video, we learn how to join a crochet round. First, you will join with the beginning double crochet. Now, go to the beginning and join with a single crochet doing a slip stitch. Then, slip stitch between to join the two together. Go in with a slip stitch in the beginni ...more

How To : Crochet a slip stitch to end the round

Are you having trouble ending the round when you are crocheting? Shred Betties shows us how to crochet a slip to end the round. You will need the following: crochet hook, yarn. Procedure: Use a slip stitch to end a row. Insert the hook in the middle of the third stitch of the ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed basket

Materials Needed: - Use a Size K Crochet Hook - 2 strands of 4 Ply Yarn Round 1: Start with the Chain 4, then join and wrap. Pull a loop up. Work 12-Full Size Half Double loops through the loop. Then join in the beginning Half Double crochet. Round 2: Start with a chain (1 loo ...more

How To : Crochet a eight-point snowflake

Steps on How to Make a Crochet Snow Flake in minutes! 1) Prepare the materials needed: Size 3 Steel Crochet Hook, Crochet Cotton, and a Small Needle2) Make a loop, place the hook below the left string and pull it up. 3) Make a Single Crochet in a loop, then a chain 3. Repeat t ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed bellevue granny square

In this video we learn how to crochet a left handed Bellevue granny square. Start out with a popcorn stitch with five double crochets in the same space. Work a slip stitch with the first stitch and then join. After this, chain one and then do three double crochets four times f ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed sun beam granny square

make a left handed sun beam granny square crochet in minutes! 1. Prepare the materials, two different yarn colors are needed. 2. Start off with a chain 1 stitch. 3. Make a half double crochet through a chain 4 stitch (12x)4. Work another chain 1 stitch5. Make 2 half double cro ...more

How To : Crochet a goldfish style dog or cat chew toy

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a goldfish style dog or cat chew toy. Start with a slipknot, then chain 2. Now, do 5 single crochets next to the hook. Then, do a slip stitch to finish and then knot. Now, make the eyeball by using a yarn needle and black yarn. Go thro ...more

How To : Crochet a left hand slip stitch

Improve you crocheting skills by learning left handed stitches. This how to video is a crocheting tutorial that will show you how to do the slip stitch with your left hand. Crochet several rows of the slip stitch to create larger yarn projects.

How To : Crochet a left hand radiant flower

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a left hand radiant flower. First, make a slipknot, then chain four. After this, join the beginning chain and then chain three. Slip stitch through the center of the chain, then chain three and slip stitch again. Do this over again fiv ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed streamer hat

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a left handed streamer hat. For the first round, you will chain four, then double crochet through the loop. After this, repeat nine times from the beginning then slip stitch to join the beginning chain 3. For round 2, attach contrastin ...more

How To : Crochet a cap for an Ogeechee bear

Teresa demonstrates how left-handed people can complete a crochet project. The project is a round cap for a toy Ogeechee bear. Using her left hand to hold the crochet needle, she starts with a circle of crochet stitches to form the crown of the cap, and counts out the number o ...more

How To : Join a crochet round left-handed

In this video, we learn how to join a crochet round left-handed. First, join with the top level of the crochet. After this, half double crochet of the shell and join with the beginning of the shell. Now, join with the beginning of the double crochet. Go around to the beginning ...more

How To : Crochet an uncomplicated slip stitch

Improve you crocheting skills by learning the fundamentals of crochet. This how to video is a crocheting tutorial that will show you how to do the slip stitch. Crochet several rows of them to create larger handmade projects.

How To : Crochet left hand radiant butterfly

In this video, we learn how to crochet a left hand radiant butterfly. First, attach the slipknot to the crochet hook and chain four. Next, work four chain four loops. Slip stitch through the center of the chain four, then chain four again. Continue to do this until you finish ...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

How To : Crochet the Slip Stitch

In this tutorial, learn how to crochet a V shaped slip stitch. This clip will show you exactly how to do so. Steps: Insert your hook under the top two loops of the next stitch from the previous row. Yarn over, and pull through. With two loops on your hook, pull the first loo ...more

How To : Decrease Stitches In Knitting

When you make an actual garment you will have to know how to decrease and increase stitches. For this article we'll deal with just the decrease. There are two ways to decrease in knitting. If you're knitting a garment one way is done at the beginning of the row and the other ...more

How To : Crochet a bead rope necklace

For anyone interested in learning a new jewelry technique, this video tutorial shows how to crochet a bead rope necklace. You can use large pony beads like the video tutorial, or use much smaller beads. The pony beads are suggested for beginners so that you can see what you ar ...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 one-row button holes

Knitting button holes doesn't need to be a pain. With the tips in this how-to video, it can be quick and easy. If the button you're using is 4 stitches wide, make a 3-stitch buttonhole (as demonstrated). For a 5-stitch-wide button, make a 4-stitch buttonhole, etc. Step 1 -- w ...more

How To : Crochet baby socks

This video is one of a series of steps involved in crocheting cute woolen baby socks. In the beginning of this step, which is in fact step number seven, the shape of the baby socks can already be seen quite clearly. Use yarn or woolen thread of the thickness and color of your ...more

How To : Decrease on a Circular Needle

Decreasing on a Circular Needle is as simple as decreasing on a straight needle. You can still do it both ways. Either K 2 tog or K, slip, psso. You will need to know how to decrease on a circular needle when you make hats or purses. If t don't know how, see the bottom of the ...more

How To : Make a sewing tote bag

In this video series our expert Terry Turco will show you how to make a sewing tote bag. She will show you how to make the pattern for the tote bag, mark the location of the handles, insert the handles, sew the bottom and the sides, and do a bit of slip stitching. Part 1 of 15 ...more

How To : Perform a continental-style PSSO decrease stitch

This clip demonstrates a left-leaning decrease sometimes used in knitting. It is usually called the "pass slipped stitch over" decrease (PSSO), or the K1, SL1, PSSO (knit one, slip one, pass slipped stitch over). In this clip, it's shown in the continental style. For complete, ...more

How To : Identify common knitting abbreviations

In this tutorial, we learn how to identify common knitting abbreviations. A yfwd is also known as a yarn forward. An sl 1 is also known as a slip 1 and a k1 is also known as a knit 1. A psso is a pass slipped stitch over and a k2tog is known as a knit 2 together. These are com ...more

How To : Perform an English-style PSSO decrease stitch

This clip demonstrates a left-leaning decrease sometimes used in knitting. It is usually called the "pass slipped stitch over" decrease (PSSO), or the K1, SL1, PSSO (knit one, slip one, pass slipped stitch over). In this clip, it's shown in the English style. For complete, ste ...more

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