Month: January 2011

How to Knit The 4-Stitch Cable

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the 4 stitch cable. The 4-Stitch cable is a basic cable pattern that will add a nice detail to anything from scarves to sweaters. It is a good stitch for beginners to learn how to cable.

How to Crochet The Chain Stitch

Crochet is easy to learn and the basic chain stitch is the foundation of every crochet pattern. It consists of making a series of small interlocking loops, similar to a cast on row, but hanging loose instead of being put onto another needle.

How to Knit The Knit Stitch

The knit stitch is the most basic stitch a knitter can learn. It is from this stitch that all other stitches are made. The knit stitch consists of pulling a loop of yarn through an existing loop on the needle. Here are some step by step instructions for how this …

How to Knit The Long Tail Cast On

The Long Tail Cast On is one of the most commonly used methods to cast on and a good general choice for most patterns. It creates an even, stretchy edge that is well suited for the stockinette stitch and for ribbing. It's easy to knit from and (with a little …

Crochet Stitches

Bobbles & Puffs Chevrons & Ripples Colorwork Edgings Lace & Shells Squares & Motifs Textured & Plain Tunisian Crochet

Crochet Techniques

Abbreviations Foundation Chains Seaming Shaping Tips & Tricks

Knitting Stitches

Cables & Arans Colorwork Edgings Knits & Purls Lace & Eyelets Ribbing Shapes & Motifs

Knitting Techniques

Abbreviations Bind Offs Cast Ons Finishing Techniques Fixing Mistakes Shaping Tips & Tricks