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.
With the guidance of pro quilter Kelly Ashton, learn how Y-seams (also known as set-in seams) are used to bring blocks together, and find out how to work with bias edges to minimize distortion. Kelly also shares the keys to success when working with directional fabric.Watch Now >>
Add another flavor dimension to your doughnuts with a variety of fillings including a summery strawberry jam, a delicate vanilla bean custard, bright and smooth lemon curd and a silky sweet mascarpone filling. First, Jenny steps you though creating a stovetop strawberry jam made from fresh strawberries. Her recipe is perfectly thickened with natural pectin…Watch Now >>
Now comes the really fun part of doughnut making: filling and decorating. Join Pastry Chef Jenny McCoy as she steps you though finishing off those beautiful yeasted doughnuts. Jenny shares pointers on transferring and filling up a pastry bag with a variety of fillings. Then she uses a Bismarck tip and demonstrates filling Long Johns,…Watch Now >>
Quilt designer Kelly Ashton discusses the importance of labeling your quilts. She discusses what information to include and explains how to create a variety of quilt labels. She’ll also show you how to install a temporary or permanent sleeve to hang your quilt; it’s easier than you might think!Watch Now >>