Once you’re confident in knitting and purling, try knitting backwards! This is a useful technique that can be used when knitting in rows, but it is particularly useful when knitting back and forth over a small number of stitches. Knitting backwards is helpful when knitting bobbles, entrelac and short rows. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to knit backwards on a stockinette swatch.
Make simple and elegant earrings and see how different yarns can change their look. Crochet designer Linda Permann’s instructions include how to add earring wires. In this video, Linda demonstrates how to make these cute earrings using a worsted weight yarn. She notes that these earrings can also easily be made with a small crochet…Watch Now >>
Spice up your crochet with fantastic patterns and vibrant yarns. Designer Marly Bird teaches you to work chevrons (sometimes called ripples) as well as the whimsical Catherine’s wheel pattern. Marly begins by explaining the construction of a chevron (or ripple) stitch. She examines the chart for the stitch pattern and then begins crocheting a sample…Watch Now >>
Explore tools that help you mark your designs before you quilt. Expert quilter Kelly Ashton leads the way! Learn how to use a pounce pad, stencils and a variety of marking pens. Then, look at hera markers and adhesive templates, both of which can be used after your quilt is already basted, and won’t ever…Watch Now >>