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How To : Crochet a headband for winter

In this video, we learn how to crochet a headband for winter. You will need yarn and a size 10 crochet hook to do this. To start, make a slipknot, then hook your needle into it. Start making a simple chain stitch, after you finish this row, stick your needle into the first sti ...more

How To : Crochet a fringe on a scarf

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a fringe on a scarf. Start be going to the end of your last row with your hook. Then, chain one and pull it tight. Next, decide how long you want your fringes to be and pull your thread that long. After this, cut it on the bottom and p ...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

How To : Cast off loose crochet ends for right handers

Loose ends are never good, whether you're talking about who gets the kids and when once a relationship has ended or fixing a science project you did at the last minute five minutes before class. In the crochet world, loose ends are unattractive and most crocheters just wish t ...more

How To : Knit a Stockinette Stitch Wash Rag (Dish Cloth)

They can be called wash rags, wash cloths or dish cloths. There are lots of different patterns for them. Here's an easy washcloth that incorporates the Stockinette Stitch with Seed Stitch edging. I used Softball Cotton and #8 needle. My finished size is approximately 8 inches ...more

How To : Attach the strap to a knitted felt tote bag

In this tutorial, we learn how to attach the strap to a knitted felt tote bag. Using a knitted cast on, cast on 35 stitches to where you want the strap to be. After this, use a crochet or knitting needle to pick up working yarn through the sts. Continue to work on your strap u ...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

How To : Do a single crochet going through back loops only

In this video, we learn how to do a single crochet going through back loops only. First, do your foundation crochet, then start doing single crochets. With the chain, there is two loops, the back and front. To the back loop, you would go through these with your crochet hook, t ...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

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Make a 3D ribbon cuff out of beads

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a 3D ribbon cuff out of beads. First, you will need a cuff that is already made, then use the string that is hanging off the end. Put on one bead, then thread it through the bead next to it. Continue this all the way around the cuff. Now, ...more

How To : Install No-Frills Drip Irrigation

Solving a Dilemma This is a simple how-to for a cost effective drip irrigation system for your garden. My motivation to set up my garden for drip irrigation was pretty simple. In the summer, it gets to 90+ degrees outside, and my 50’ garden hose didn’t reach the far extents w ...more

How To : Make a long lasting, strong pen gun

First of all you need a pen, a pair of scissors, a rubber band and/or elastic band, and some ties. Now take apart the pen and throw the attached parts except the pen cap. Now take the body of the pen. The tutor then gives a warning that he is not responsible for any mishaps an ...more

How To : Crochet a jumbo pinwheel swirl stitch

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a jumbo pinwheel swirl stitch. This has the same line count as the smaller, but it will have larger lines that the normal. You will be creating a larger distance between the two colors. Start off at the bottom wrapping it twice around ...more

How To : Create a short curly bob without cutting your hair

Do you have long hair but want short hair for a day? With this video you can do that easily! First, section off your hair so half of it is up. Then, take the bottom portion and braid it. Tie it off at the end, then roll this into a bun and stick it to the base of your head. Ne ...more

How To : Curl your hair with paper bags and no heat

This tutorial will show you how to take something simple like brown paper bags and curl you hair with them. 1) Start off with damp hair, not wet hair because that will soak the paper leaving it useless. 2) Get a few paper brown bags ready. 3) Take your paper bags and strip ...more

How To : Do a cute and edgy side ponytail

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a cute and edge side ponytail. Start by taking the front of your hair, including your bangs and combing it back. After this, clip the ends of the hair onto the side of the head with a couple of bobby pins. Hair spray the hair after this, or ...more

How To : Recycle your plastic grocery bags into a dog leash

In this tutorial, we learn how to recycle plastic grocery bags into a dog leash. To begin, you will cut the plastic bags in half, then cut off the handles of the bags. Next, apply glue to the entire bag, then roll up into a straight line. Continue to do this for several differ ...more

How To : Make asparagus wrapped in turkey

Start with chopping off the woody end of the asparagus and peel them so they will cook evenly. Sprinkle asparagus with a teaspoon of olive oil. Slice smoked turkey into three pieces then wrap the turkey around the asparagus. Then take a chive and tie it around the turkey and s ...more

How To : Tie a double bowline knot step by step

In this Disaster Preparation video tutorial you will learn how to tie a double bowline knot step by step. Robert Segundo, knot tying expert, presents this video. This knot is stronger than the regular bowline knot. When you put a knot on a rope, its strength reduces. This knot ...more

How To : Make a calla lily hand tied bridal bouquet

This tutorial by the Floral Design Institute demonstrates how to create a hand-tied Calla bridal bouquet. The key to creating this bouquet is to make sure your flowers are properly prepared. The flowers should be fully hydrated (in water for at least two hours). Take each flow ...more

How To : Make an amazing floating static orb

Learn how to make this spooky, amazing floating static orb. This is so simple, and so cool. It uses static electricity to make a tinsel orb levitate above a PVC pipe. We've gotten the orb to float for over 10 minutes. We just discovered you can use a regular balloon instead o ...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 : Convert A Sprinkler Into A Power Cannon

Make a Sprinkler Cannon! Tools & Materials Needed: 1 Pop-up Sprinkler 1 PVC Tee 2 zip ties 1 bean ball or any type of ball 1 screwdriver 1drill/soldering iron (to make hole) Unscrew the head off the Sprinkler Pull it out; it will reveal a long stainless steel spring. Detac ...more

How To : Tie the Arbor fisherman's knot

No, the Arbor knot isn't named after Ann Arbor, Michigan or Arbor, California. The word "Arbor" refers to the central post of a fishing reel to which the fishing line is attached. It's a typical fisherman's knot, and Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV is going to show you how to tie i ...more

How To : Macrame a cool choker necklace

In order to make a macramv© choker necklace, you will need the following: string, scissors, and beads. To begin, you will need 2 long pieces of string. Make sure that your ends are even. Fold it in half. Make a knot about an inch from the fold. Find something to anchor your l ...more

How To : Change the nylon strings on a classical guitar

In this Music & Instruments video tutorial you will learn how to change the nylon strings on a classical guitar. Take the peg winder and unwind all the old strings. Then unravel all the strings from the bridge. Make sure the bridge doesn’t fall off. Take a new string and ins ...more

How To : Make a Tie-Dye Coffee Filter Flower

Childcareland has shared with us the most easy way possible to make attractive colorful flowers using nothing but coffee filters, pipe cleaners, felt pens, water spray, and tape. To start off, she advises us to lay down wax paper on the surface we are working on (to prevent s ...more

How To : Do balloon and bottle pressure experiments

Requirements: 2 soft drink bottles, 2 or 3 balloons , screwdriver. First take the balloon and check the balloon. Push a deflated balloon in to each of the bottles and stretch the open end over the bottle's mouth to seal the bottle. And push the air into the mouth seal of the ...more

How To : Style your hair in a perfect ponytail

Pulling off the perfect ponytail is easy once you know a few tricks. You Will Need * Hair that hasn’t been washed in 24 hours * Hair creme * A natural-bristle brush * An elastic ponytail holder * A hair dryer or flat iron * Hair spray Step 1: Start with day-old hair The perf ...more

How To : Tie the slim beauty knot for fishing

The slim beauty knot is an excellent knot for attaching leaders to class tippet or leaders to the main line. Another good use is to attach a fluorocarbon or mono leader to braided line. 1. Tie a double overhand knot in end of leader. Pull knot semi-tight to form a figure eight ...more

How To : Tie the trucker's hitch knot for boating

Learn how to tie the trucker's hitch knot. The trucker's hitch knot is one of those boating knots that once you learn it, you wonder how you ever got along without it! Use this knot to cinch down a load on you car top, boat, horseback, you name it. This combination of knots al ...more

How To : Get riped arms with single arm rope press downs

Learn how to do single arm rope press downs. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Single-arm rope press-downs isolate and work the triceps muscles. The trick is to use proper form so you don't pass the resistance to your shoulders and biceps. Muscles Wo ...more

How To : Ruin Your Roommate's Breakfast Oats

The idea is to trick your roommate into opening a can of oatmeal that will be booby-trapped. The outcome will be hilarious, considering your roommate doesn't punch you in the face. Prank demo. Tools and Materials As far as tools and materials go, you'll need the following: 1 ...more

How To : Save Your Tomatoes From Rats And Rot

Every summer my husband and I plant a tomato plant. We do this to enjoy the plump red tomatoes right off of the vine. This summer we have had a problem, which is that SOMETHING IS EATING OUR TOMATOES AND IT IS NOT US! The Beginning Let me start from the beginning. Purchase ...more

How To : Tie the perfection loop for fly fishing

Learn how to tie the Perfection Loop knot for fly fishing, with this helpful instructional video. 1. To start the perfection loop, hold the standing line in one hand, and with your other hand create a loop about one-and-a-half inches in diameter that crosses behind the standi ...more

How To : Make homemade paneer ( Indian cheese)

Paneer is an Indian cheese which is used in many recipes for appetizers, main courses and desserts. It does not melt when heated. paneer is very easy to make at home. Watch this how to video and try this easy to follow homemade cheese recipe. Ingredients: Whole Milk - 8 cups ...more

How To : Cut up your t-shirt like Adam Saaks of Ed Hardy

The girl in the video desribes how to cut up a shirt to make it look like an Ed Hardy shirt. This idea was inspired by Adam Saaks, who she saw do this in Vegas. First, she cuts out the neck of the shirt, and then matches up the side seams of the shirt and cuts slits halfway up ...more

How To : Make Fringe

There will be times when you will want to add FRINGE to your work. Scarves, blankets, shawls, etc., sometimes look better with FRINGE added. Here's a simple way to make FRINGE: Cut a piece of cardboard a little longer than the length of FRINGE you want. Wind yarn around car ...more

How To : Make a Tassel

Knowing how to make a TASSEL is a very useful technique to know. You can attach them to a scarf, a hat, a shawl...there are many uses for a TASSEL. How to Make a Tassel Cut a piece of cardboard. It should be a little longer than the length you want the tassel to be. Wind y ...more

How To : Mak a vertical-striped bracelet cuff out of beads

In this video, we learn how to make a vertical striped bracelet cuff out of beads. Start with a long piece of string and string on your beads until you have a length that fits well around your wrist. After this, tie the ends together and cut the tails off the excess string on ...more

How To : Tie off a suspension ring with a basic knot

This video tutorial is in the Outdoor Recreation category which will show you how to tie off a suspension ring with a basic knot. Weld less rings are used as connection points for a variety of purposes. However, riggers quite often make tying a ring unnecessarily complicated. ...more

How To : Wrap a Wiccan cinnamon stick bundle for protection

This Spirituality video clip will show you how to wrap a Wiccan cinnamon stick bundle for protection. You need some cinnamon sticks, scissors and ribbon. Cut a very long piece of ribbon, lay it down on a table, place the cinnamon sticks on the ribbon, tie a basic knot flip it ...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 : Tie a slip knot

The slip knot, also called a running knot, is a very diverse knot. It's practical application ranges wildly from crochet and knitting to building a noose. The basic function of a slip knot is to create a flexible knot, with one end tied to the middle for greater mobility. Chec ...more

How To : Crochet a bind off stitch

This video crocheting tutorial, provided by thecrochetside.com, shows how to bind off at the end of your work. Learn how to crochet by watching this instructional video.

How To : Put up a camping tarp

Learn how to put up a tarp for shade and protection from the rain in this video. First, find two trees with a nice flat spot in between them. Throw a rope up over a limb at least fifteen feet or so high. Now, tie the rope off to itself or to a smaller limb. Next, secure the ro ...more

How To : Make a notebook with ribbon binding

This video demonstrates how to make a notebook with ribbon binding. Take a stalk of plain white paper and it would be 5 1/2" long and 8" wide. Fold it in half. Trim off the excess with a ruler. Then align the edges of the white paper. Put this in a cardstock which is 8 1/2" wi ...more

How To : Make a quick bow in the wilderness

John Campbell, from azbushman, demonstrates how to make a quick bow and arrow in the wilderness by collecting natural materials and constructing them with cord. He starts by finding seep willow (also called coyote willow) that grows in clumps near rivers. He cuts ten willow st ...more

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