If you are interested in tying something cool just for fun, check out this next tutorial. In the video, you'll be finding out how to tie a four strand round braid easily. There are many tutorials on how to tie a four strand braid, but they can be very confusing and that's no f ...more
Knitting with two colors at the same time is called Stranding (and used to be called Fair Isle). The important thing to know about the stranding method is that it carries both colors through all the time. Watch as Amy shows you how to use this method. Knit with two colors at o ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make a three stranded bracelet with a toggle clasp.
Learn how to braid a 5 strand bread with pastry chef Tina Lulu.
If you're a fan of braids, try these ones on for size. Not only will you learn one kind of braiding technique for your hair, but you'll learn three different ones: A stylish fishtail braid, a four-stranded flat braid, and a four-stranded round braid. Watch carefully and you co ...more
Easy friendship bracelet - plait with four threads. Tutorial: 4 strand braid - in this way can make the shoe laces. Video: .
In this video, JD, from Tying It All Together, demonstrates how to tie a knot known as a "Ringbolt Hitch". This is also known as "coxcombing". This type of knot was once a common tie used by sailors to dress-up items and parts of their ships. When tying a wheel, a "Turk's Head ...more
Learn how to add stranded color work to your knitting with this knitting tutorial. Use traditional Shetland island motifs to create delicate, shimmering patterns. Knitters usually hold the background color with the right hand and the additional color with the left hand. Use th ...more
This video shows you how to make a multi-strand necklace using a stunning dichroic glass pendant by guest artist Phil of GlassKanvas. For this project, you will need a dichroic glass pendant, nylon wire, glass beads, a clasp, a jump ring, collotes, and some crimps. Learn how t ...more
Sometimes your yarn might be too thin. In that case, it's easy to use two strands of yarn to achieve the thickness you want. There will be other times when you want to add more color to your project. In that case, use two strands of different colored yarn. Use two strands of ...more
Create a necklace with the 'floating' style look using the nearly invisible tiger tail jewelry wire. Follow this tutorial and thread the beads, then use the flat crimp technique to keep the beads in place. Attach a clasp, and your new necklace is ready to wear!
You don't need to stop washing your hair for a year and pour on texturizing balm daily to get punky dreadlocks. In fact, if you've ever wondered how you'd look with this funky hairstyle, all you need to do is braid your hair. Check out this hairstyling video to see how to cre ...more
Sometimes when you're camping it's necessary to pitch a little something called a tent after a long trek hiking and exploring the great outdoors. And when you're ready to call it a day, make sure you can do so peacefully without the fear that your tent contraption will fall do ...more
Want to create an extreme crochet project? Start with a P size hook and a few balls of your favorite yarns. You can use the large P hook to combine multiple strands of yarn together for an extreme effect in your next project.
This video contains everything you need to know or will ever need to know about braiding. Consider it your visual encyclopedia of braiding types and techniques. Take a gander (and perhaps grab a cup of coffee because it's going to be a long one) to learn how to create a Frenc ...more
Learn how to find out exactly how strong a strand of your hair is with this science experiment.
We don't know about you, but anything that says "Greek goddess" in the label gets us instantly interested. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to look like a Greek goddess by making a knitted headband composed of three strands that tie at the back. But you don't need to be a G ...more
Replicate the famous double helix structure of DNA using the 3-D modeler Autodesk. This tutorial shows you how you can create your own 3-D model of a strand of DNA by applying the lattice modifier and then twisting and coloring it.
Learn how to plait challah or bread using 6 plaits.
Learn how to plait challah or bread using 4 plaits.
JD of Tying it all together, is the instructor. He has many instructional knot tying videos. This particular video is focused on tying a single strand ringbolt hitch, A.K.A. Coxcombing. This was a common knot used by sailors to decorate items and parts of their ship. However, ...more
Britney, our host, shows how to create a multiple strand twist. Start with a high ponytail with a section of the hair twisted around to cover the rubber band. Take small sections of hair, about half an inch, and start twisting it. Keep twisting until it starts to coil up. Secu ...more
How to Braid with SEVEN strands - DOUBLE BRAID Tutorial. This braid can be used for making hairdo, belt, bracelet, etc.. Video: .
How to Make Round Braid with EIGHT strands. It's easy to make and suitable for kids and beginners projects. This plait can be used for making nice bracelet or shoelaces may also be useful for hairdo. I couldn't find a Video tutorial that was like this in the internet, so this ...more
Six strand braid - in this way you can also braid hair. Simple friendship bracelet - Plait with SIX threads. It is also possible to make shoe laces with this braid. Video: .
This is a really great tip for any mechanic's toolbox. Most people switch out relays in the vehicle to determine whether they're bad or not, but sometimes that doesn't do the trick. Sometimes it's necessary to check the relay in place, in the relay box, and there's a simple tr ...more
This is a basic crochet tutorial for those of you just starting off on the road to granny square and Afgan bliss. Using four strings of four ply yarn, you'll learn how to knot and loop your way into a circular, almost snail-like pattern. This tightly woven pattern will be a n ...more
Learn how you can create a 4 strand braid hair style with this tutorial. You will need long to medium length hair for this hairstyle. Watch this video demonstration and you can create a 4 strand braid hair style in no time at all.
It's wintertime, and there is a slight possibility that you could find yourself stranded in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by nothing but snow, ice and cold weather. Your survival instincts kick in, but they're not good enough, except… you watched this video and survived th ...more
To join two strands of wool yarn, first you splay both ends about an inch or so. Next, overlap them and twist them together. Put the the twisted yarn in your mouth to moisten. Next, roll the moistened yarn between the palms of your hands to create a bond to and "felt" it. Tug ...more
This is a pretty easy tutorial that anyone familiar with the program can do - all you'll really need to use are some of the basic shapes to assemble a model of the double-helix shape of DNA, using the computer program Cinema 4D.
Yeah, we know the title of this video sounds confusing (dichroic what?), but a tri-strand necklace with a dichroic glass pendant is simply a fancy term for a necklace composed of three strands with a glass pendant hanging from the bottom. The three different colored strings a ...more
Step by step instructions on how to braid a six strand challah.
Using this technique you can wrap a stone or make bracelet. In the future I will show how to wrap a stone using this technique (without any glue). Here is used knot called the Vertical Larks Head, along with crossed elements. Video: . Video: . Source: http://www.youtube.com/u ...more
We never thought you could wear anything that would make you look cute and sexy all at once, but this bohemian headband with a cute pink bow proves us wrong. Rather than simply teach you how to make a simple two strand bohemian headband in the style of Nicole Richie, your inst ...more
An easy video tutorial that teaches the 8 strand Alternating Square Knot. This knot can be used to create lacy hemp bracelets, necklaces, and chokers. Video: .
This clip demonstrates the process of creating a model of a strand of Christmas lights in Blender 2.5. The tutorials covers modeling and how to use array and curve modifiers to create a strand of lights that will automatically lengthen as needed. Whether you're new to the Blen ...more
The lean-to is one of the most basic shelters imaginable, but if you're out in the wilderness and bad weather strikes unexpectedly one can save your life. This video will teach you how to use supplies you have in your backpack to build a lean-to shelter.
This crochet how-to video is a quick demonstration on color stranding using single crochet. Watch as our host shows you how to practice color stranding on his single crochet hat.
A video tutorial on how to do a four strand braid. Use this braid to make hemp necklaces, bracelets, anklets, and other types of jewelry. Video: .
In this tutorial, we learn how to use a stranded color work pattern. Start with a basic pattern to help you learn how to do this. Use a chart to help you keep track of where you are and what you have done. Use a sticky not over the rows so you don't get ahead of yourself. Star ...more
Follow this video to learn how to make an innovative hair style for your American Girl doll. Brush the doll's hair neatly. Then pick up some of her hair on one side and tie with a hair band at the top corner of her head. You will have made sort of a little ponytail at the side ...more
This Video will show you How to Do Two Strand Twist. I had been practicing looking at different YouTube Videos Trying to get it Right. I couldn't get the hang of it so I came up with My Own Quick And Easy Technique. Check out this Video to Show you how! Thanks for Watching My ...more
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
For the craftsters & LED lovers, great idea by Johanna Hyrkas. The LED carpet-light: a simple, yet novel DIY project. A single strand of LEDs is encased in a knit tube; the knit tube is wound together to form a carpet. Brush up on your knitting skills, and get creative.
One of the hardest parts about jewelry making is the knot-tying. It's an intricate process, much like jewelry making in general, which is meticulous and dexterous. Working with leather is also more difficult because of it's thickness and un-malleable contour. This demonstratio ...more
Rag rugs were commonly made in households up to the middle of the 20th century by using odd scraps of fabric on a background of old sacking. Begin making rag rug with two ribbons tied in a knot. Attach a rug tool to the left strand. You can use a traditional latch hook, needle ...more
An eye splice is the best way to create a permanent loop on the end of a multi-strand rope. Whether you need an eye splice loop to hold a hammock up in your backyard or need one for your nautical voyages, this survival training video will teach you step by step how to tie one. ...more
I feel like doing a bit of chemistry today, how about you? To my knowledge, thermite is the hottest burning man-made substance. Thermite is a pyrotechnic composition of a metal powder and a metal oxide that produces an exothermic oxidation-reduction reaction known as a thermit ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a lanyard twisted triangle stitch. Users will need 3 pieces of gimp with the same length. Take all 3 strings and tie a knot at the end. Now separate all 3 strands from each other and select one of the strands to be the top strand ...more
DaBartist teaches you how to braid hair extensions into your own hair. Start off with hair in the front of your head, as it's easier to control. Grab a strand of hair and then wrap the braid around it once. Your hair should be in the middle now. Twist all the strands once and ...more
Chances are you've got a bunch of wooden takeout chopsticks doing nothing but cluttering up your utensils drawer. That's a darned shame, considering that chopsticks aren't just for shoveling food into your mouth—they're actually the best cooking tools a cook can have (plus the ...more
Upgrading from velcro-only shoes to laced-up sneakers is an important step in life. Days are spent practicing the perfect bow-tying method, and people even argue as adults over tying with the bunny ear method versus the loop-and-wrap trick. Despite the years of shoe tying exp ...more
Binding off on a circular needle is as easy as binding off on a straight needle. Follow the steps below to learn how to bind off on a circular needle: Knit the first 2 stitches on the needle. Insert left needle into the front of the stitch you knitted first, and pull it over ...more
You've found the perfect tree—or so you think. As hard as we try to display an ideal tree each year, both plastic and pine can disappoint, especially when you're shopping on the cheap. Whether you use an artificial or authentic Christmas tree, sometimes you discover gaping, b ...more
Watch this instructional video to accomplish the knitting technique: M1R / M1L: Make One Right / Left. A make one, abbreviated M1 in knitting patterns, is an increase stitch. In some instances the slant of the increase does not matter, but, when it does, it's helpful to know h ...more
Three-dimensional printing is one of the many wonders of modern technology. It's the first step towards real life Star Trek replicators and Timeline-esque teleportation chambers. While we aren't at the level of reconstructing strands of DNA, it's already possible to make tons ...more
One of my least favorite tasks is crouching in front of the kitchen oven or gas heater, and burning my fingers as I try to restart the pilot light with regular matches. I end up cursing the fact that I don't own extra-long matches or a stove lighter, but then I never go out an ...more
Pay attention to this knitting demonstration video and learn how to do the e wrap cast on. This is not a good knitting cast-on for long lengths because it is not possible to control the tension well when knitting the first row, resulting in a loopy, uneven edge. I like to us ...more
Wondering how to get long hair naturally? How do you grow your hair? In this video Rachelle and Sam give you 10 tips to get those long locks naturally! Video: . Step 1: Practice Good Hair Habits Daily treatment to your hair; Don't brush it too hard; Harsh chemicals; and High ...more