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How to Do a Long-Tail Cast On
The long-tail cast on, also called the thumb method or the slingshot method, produces a very elastic edge. It is particula …
How to Crochet A Chain Stitch
The chain stitch crochet is the first and most basic crochet stitch. It does not make …
How to Single Crochet
Single crochet is the most common basic crochet stitch that will result in a metho …
How to Cast On
Broken down in very simple terms, knitting is just a matter of transferring loops from one needle to another. To get start …
How to Finish a Knitting Project
After you cast off, a method of casting on that is created by looping yarn around itself. …
How to Fix Dropped Stitches
"A dropped stitch is when a stitch slides off of the needle resulting in an irregular section of the fabric. A dropped sti …"
How to Cast Off for Left-Handers
Casting off for left handers (also known as binding off) is the process of putting a finishing edge on a piece to prevent …
How to Crochet A Foundation Chain
Almost all crochet begins with a foundation chain, which is a series of chain stitches beginning with a slip knot. You the …
How to Yarn Over in Crochet
Wrap the yarn from back to front over the hook (or hold the yarn still and maneuver the hook). This movement of the yarn o …
How to Double Crochet
Double crochet is a very common crochet stitch. It is taller than single crochet. This short stitch …
How to Treble Crochet
A treble crochet (sometimes called triple crochet) is taller than a double crochet stitch …
How to Crochet in the Round
Most motifs are not worked in rows but are worked in rounds from the center out. Unless otherwise stated in the pattern in …
How to Assemble Crochet Projects
There are multiple ways to attach crocheted pieces together. You may need to attach pieces of a sweater, for example, or a …
How to Purl
Purling every row is also considered garter stitch and makes ridges on both sides of the knitted fabric.
How to Knit Slip Stitch
It is often necessary to slip (sl) a stitch from one needle to the other without actually knitting or purling it. This met …
How to Slip Stitch Crochet
Slip stitch is the shortest of all crochet stitches. Unlike other stitches, slip stitches are not often used on their own …