Here's how to make a simple form of a slow burning fuse from materials around the house. WARNING: Ignition of an incendiary or explosive material may not be legal in your area, so check local laws before attempting. Use of this video content is at your own risk. Video: . I ma ...more
See how to add a new ball of yarn when knitting, with this easy, up close demonstration by Judy Graham, Knitter to the Stars. Judy's knits have appeared in movies, television, and concerts for over thirty years. She herself has been hand-knitting for over fifty. Watch as she t ...more
Add even more personal touches to your crocheted items. This how to video is a tutorial on how to make pom pom balls out of yarn. These pom pom balls are super easy to make and are a great way to decorate scarves and hats.
Raven Symone shows you how to make earrings using yarn. You will need yarn, a crochet needle, tapestry needle, silver hoops, pliers and earring hooks. Learn to crochet with Raven Symone to make a fun piece of jewelry. You can use your crochet skills to make other fashionable o ...more
One day, you may find yourself in an emergency situation where you need to undo the chain lock of your home's front door, or somebody else's front door. Maybe someone forgot the unlock it when exiting the back door. Maybe you're grandfather is having a heart attack. Maybe your ...more
In this video, we learn how to knit with two colors of yarn. Carry your yarn in the hand that you are most comfortable with. Then, don't tension it around your pinkie so you can control the yarn. Now, put your dominant color over your forefinger and the accent finger on the bo ...more
This video demonstrates a simple way to join a new ball of yarn into your knitting projects. Watch and learn.
This quick video tutorial demonstrates how to braid using three strands. Braided chains make great embellishment or decoration on sewing or knitting projects. Learn how to braid thread or yarn by watching this instructional video.
Improve you crocheting skills by creating fun shapes out of yarn. This how to video is a tutorial that will show you how to crochet a tube. Crochet a long tube and use it to decorate a long pillow or bolster.
Improve you crocheting skills by learning the fundamentals of crochet. This how to video is a crocheting tutorial that will show you how to hold yarn when crocheting. There is no right or wrong way of holding thread, but this video might help you find the perfect tension.
This is an easy, up close, demonstration of one way to unravel your knitting when you make a mistake. By Judy Graham, Knitter to the Stars, who's knits have appeared in movies, TV, and concerts for over 30 years and who has been hand knitting for over 50 years. Watch this vide ...more
In this video, you'll learn how to knit a triangle shawl. This shawl is knitted using the yarn over increase, which is just one of many ways you can knit this shawl. This video takes you step by step through the stitches necessary to make a beautiful and gorgeous triangle shawl.
This how to video is a tutorial on how to introduce a new color into a crochet project. Changing to a different color yarn is very simple with this instructional video. All you have finish your last row with a slip stitch, pull it through and secure it. Follow by adding you ne ...more
Learn to organize you crocheting materials with this quick homemade solution. This how to video will show you how to make a yarn bobbin out of cardboard. This crochet tip is great when you have to carry your yarn throughout your work.
This is an easy, up close, demonstration of yet another way to unravel your knitting when you make a mistake. By Judy Graham, Knitter to the Stars, who's knits have appeared in movies, TV, and concerts for over 30 years and who has been hand knitting for over 50 years. Watch t ...more
Looking to add to your repertory of stitches? This video shows how to make a yarn over (YO) both knitwise and purlwise in the continental style. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started utilizing this stitch in your own knitting p ...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
This video will teach you how to join a new ball of yarn to your knitting using the "knitting in" method. With sly handiwork you can begin to weave in a new ball of yarn without dropping the old strand of yarn. It helps to knit in the new yarn in a less visible area.
This how to video demonstrates how to do a yarn over after a knit stitch and after a purl stitch.
Check out this video and learn how to tie a great Yarn Strike Indicator with Alain Barthelemy. This fly has been a staple at Trout Predator Online since the beginning, and was chosen as fly of the month for December 2007. When winter comes around and the dry flies dry up, this ...more
I have to admit that I am an environmentalist wacko. That may sound strange, considering my life is tied up in PVC, which is considered one of the most poisonous materials on earth... but it's true. I love this planet, and I want it to be inhabitable for as long as the sun is ...more
A potholder loom is a square-shaped loom that allows you to weave thickly woven fabric, but often if you're not careful you can create gaps in between the yarn. But that problem will be completely solved in this video, in which you'll learn how to bypass the gaps. The result w ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use a yarn bowl when knitting. The side of the bowl will have a slit in it where you can place your yarn while you are working on a project. Use hand wound balls or any other type. First place the yarn in the bowl and then string it through th ...more
This Video was Inspired by my Mom. It will show you how to curl your Braid or Twist with Yarn. This is a really easy & Pretty Technique. This is a diffrent look to use in place of the perm rod rollers. I love both methods!!
This video shows you how to knit with the ruffles yarn.
If you have some looming skills when it comes to knitting, then this scarf should be a great project to try out! It's a poodle scarf, called that because of its use of Pomp-a-Doodle yarn from Red Heart. It's an exceptional scarf that you can loom-knit in virtually no time! You ...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.
Puff stitches are soft and pretty crochet puffs of yarn, which you can add as an embellishment to scarves, mittens, hats or anything else you want to add a bit of puff to. This tutorial shows you how to do the decrease, or finish off your puff stitch. Part 1 of 2 - How to Croc ...more
African children have been fashioning soccer balls from condoms since condoms became widely distributed by large health education campaigns promoting AIDS awareness. But it is the anticipation of the hype related to the 2010 South African World Cup that inspired this elegant s ...more
Detailed demonstration of how to change correctly to new color yarn in your crochet project. This requires an intermediate crocheting ability.
Watch this instructional crochet video to hide crocheted yarn tails. Use the same type of yarn you used to crochet your patterned hat. You will also need a tapestry needle to sew in the hanging yarn tails in the inside of the hat. You can also use this method to sew up the top ...more
Looking to get started in the world of crochet? In this video courtesy of Craft Mastery, learn how! Quite often in crochet you would need to join a new yarn of a different color or sometimes yarn simply breaks or ends. In this video, learn how to add yarns without this happening!
The Glo Bug Yarn Egg. Tie it. Then it's hook, line, and sinker. This pattern is a standard for steelhead, salmon, and trout
You usually don't hear the words "skater" and "crochet" in the same sentence, but these two rather opposite realms collide within this crochet tutorial. You've probably already seen newsboy caps before: lots of skaters don it because it's cool and also very comfortable. But di ...more
The Yarn Over (YO) edge is a nice way to increase. Here's how to do it for a Triangle Scarf. WATCH THIS VIDEO TO SEE HOW TO DO THE YO BIND OFF. Cast on 1 stitch. Next row K that stitch and increase in that stitch so you have 2 stitches. Next row K those 2 stitches and increas ...more
If you're a habitual knitter, then you probably go through spools of yarn faster than you can buy them. And while rolls of yarn aren't all too expensive, purchasing many of them frequently does take its toll on your wallet. So why not opt for a cheaper and more eco-friendly ap ...more
We enjoy the fuzzy wool yarns at craft stores as much as any other knitter, but did you know that yarn doesn't have to be made from wool or any of the typical yarn fibers? In fact, you can make your own yarn at home. Don't worry, we're not going to put you in front of a weavin ...more
Kiwua demonstrates how to make a chunky yarn bracelet.
In this video, we learn how to manage two different colors of yarn with Eunny Jang. You can do this all on your left hand, right hand, or with both of your hands. It's all about what is most comfortable for your, even if it's something different. Start out with all your yarn i ...more
If you can't find a pom pom in the color or size you like, why not make your own? It's very easy! All you need is yarn in your favorite color, a piece of stiff cardboard and a pair of scissors.
This Video will Show you how to Prepare Yarn before you do your Yarn Wraps, Braids, Faux Locs....etc Preparing the Yarn before you do your Install is the Best thing to do. Doing this preparation makes the process of installing the Braids or twist so much Quicker. I like to pre ...more
You’ll often want to add a splash of color to your projects. The following video crocheting tutorial shows how to change color yarns. Learn how to swith colors of yarn in the middle of a crocheting project simply and easily. Change the color of yarn in a crocheting project. Cl ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to keep yarn from tangling when using many colors. A great way to do this is to start the crochet then place your color aside. So even though the colors are crossing each other they are not tangling up. Make sure to keep rotating your project and ...more
Carry stitch instructions from Lion Brand Yarn. Learn how to carry yarn up the side of your work - especially helpful when working with two colors.
If you knit with a knitting machine, a cone of yarn proves much more useful than a standard ball of yarn. This instructional knitting video demonstrates how an electric cone winder works. This little machine allows one to quickly wind a ball of yarn onto a cardboard cone.
Learn how to knit a yarn over knit stitch. These are common in knitting patterns as another way to increase and also used in making eyelets and decorative stitches.
This instructional video shows how to finish off the loose end of knitting with a yarn needle. Wear is bound to cause knitwear to thread and original projects need to be polished. Learn how to bind up ends before the yarn unravels.
Watch this video to learn the yarn over increase technique for knitting.
This instructional knitting video demonstrates how to how to change to a different yarn on a circular knitting machine. Simply cut the yarn when you want to switch to a different color an tie a slipknot to the next type of yarn. It's easy!
The final boss battle in Kirby's Epic Yarn is Hot Wings, a bird with giant flaming wings. This video shows you how to gather up all the buttons, which you need in order to defeat Hot Wings and get past the Hot Land level for Kirby's Epic Yarn.
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
Much better for you than a regular candy cane! You will need some red and white yarn, a pipe cleaner and a size 'I' 5.5 milimeter crochet hook. This candy cane makes a great little gift, tree ornamnet or stocking stuffer!
Using an egg yarn dispenser provides more consistent results, is quicker, and results in less material waste than tying egg patterns without a dispenser. You can use a drinking straw, the empty shaft of a ball-point pen.
This video gives lots of information about yarn overs - what they are, what they're used for and how to make them. These instructions provide how-to advice for basic knitting moves. For other knitting and crochet videos, check out my channel, and for all things knitting and c ...more
Learn how to dye your own striped sock yarn with this dyeing tutorial. You can dye the yarn so that the dye pattern will be the same for both socks. These knitting dyes are potent and toxic so be careful with your dyeing kit and sock yarns. Make sure to wear gloves and a dust ...more
Need to beat Yin Yarn boss fight in the Dream Land stage of Kirby's Epic Yarn for the Nintendo Wii? See precisely how it's done with this video walkthrough from the folks at Mahalo. For all of the details, and a complete overview of how to defeat Yin Yarn, take a look. Search ...more
Friendship bracelets are classic gifts. They are easy to make and mean a lot to the person who receives them. In this video, learn how to weave a friendship bracelet in the "V" pattern and make something that looks unique and colorful. This video tutorial is quite easy to foll ...more
This video shows how to do a knit-in join of the same color yarn. This will join your new ball of same color yarn in a way that won't show in your finished product. Do a knit-in join of same color yarn. Click through to watch this video on knittinghelp.com
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 fun craft for a child of any age, which teaches how to make an octopus out of yarn. All you need besides the yarn is a pair of googly eyes, glue and scissors. And a few decorations, like a pom pom or foam flower, if you want.