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How To : Add a new ball of yarn when knitting

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

How To : Make a yarn pom pom ball

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.

How To : Crochet Raven Symone's yarn earrings

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

How To : Knit with two colors of yarn

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

How To : Braid thread or yarn

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.

How To : Crochet a tube with yarn

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.

How To : Hold yarn for the perfect crochet tension

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.

How To : Knit a triangle shawl using the yarn over increase

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.

How To : Make a homemade yarn bobbin with cardboard

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.

How To : Fix a knitting mistake by unravelling yarn

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

How To : Knit with Two Strands of Yarn

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

How To : Knit in a new ball of yarn

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.

How To : Tie the Yarn Strike Indicator for fly fishing

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

How To : Weave tarn (t-shirt yarn) on a potholder loom

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

How To : Use a yarn bowl when knitting

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

How To : Loom-knit a poodle scarf using Pomp-a-Doodle 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

How To : Crochet a puff stitch decrease to make yarn puffs

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

News : Condom + Yarn = African Soccer

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

How To : Add a new yarn to your crochet project

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!

How To : Sew and hide crocheted yarn tails

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

How To : Make yarn for a scarf from recycled strips of silk

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

How To : Knit a Triangle with Yarn Over Edge

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

How To : Make a chunky yarn crochet newsboy cap

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

How To : Upcycle an old bed sheet into yarn for knitting

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

How To : Manage two different colors of yarn

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

How To : Prep Yarn to Do Yarn Braids | Genie Locs

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

How To : Make your own yarn pom poms

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.

How To : Change the color of yarn in a crocheting project

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

How To : Wind yarn onto a cone for machine knitting

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.

How To : Keep yarn from tangling when using many colors

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

How To : Change yarns on a knitting machine

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!

How To : Do crochet with four strands of 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

How To : Use an egg yarn dispenser to tie flys

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.

How To : Dye knitting yarn with a sock blank dyeing kit

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

How To : Do the yarn over in basic knitting

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

How To : Make a woven yarn friendship bracelet

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

How To : Do a knit-in join of same color yarn

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

How To : Join two strands of yarn using the felted join

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

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