• 4:18

    Fiber Content and Texture of Yarn

    With so many different types of yarn available, it’s hard to know which one is the right one for your project. In this video, Mister Domestic discusses a few different types of yarn and what to look for when you’re picking out yarn for your next crochet masterpiece. When Mister Domestic was first learning to…

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  • 4:54

    Determining Yarn Weights

    Yarn comes in different thicknesses or yarn weights. In this video, Mister Domestic shares tips for determining the weight of a yarn. He explores how to determine the wraps per inch for a yarn. With this information, the weight of the yarn will be known. YARN WEIGHTS There are eight standard yarn weights. They are:…

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  • 4:46

    Choosing the Right Color for Your Project

    Choosing the right color for your crochet project can seem daunting. However, if you trust your intuition and use some of the tips and tricks shared by Mister Domestic, you’ll be able to create a beautiful and colorful piece that is uniquely you! Mister Domestic begins by exploring the color wheel. If you feel very…

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  • 5:36

    Turning Chains

    When you see a chain at the start of a row, what does that mean? Does it count as a stitch or is it simply a turning chain? In this video, Corrina Ferguson explores turning chains and explains how they work in your crochet pattern. Corrina begins by explaining the standard for turning chains: Chain…

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  • 4:10

    Measuring Gauge in Crochet

    It’s important to understand how to achieve the proper gauge in a crochet pattern. In this video, Corrina Ferguson explains how to read the gauge section of a crochet pattern, and how you go about achieving the proper gauge. The gauge listed on a crochet pattern is the exact gauge that the person who stitched…

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  • 3:07

    Magic Ring

    The magic ring is a popular way to start projects like crocheted amigurumi toys and top-down hats. It allows for the project to be started at the center without leaving a hole. In this video, Mister Domestic demonstrates how to create a magic ring. The magic ring can be called many different names: Magic Circle…

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  • 7:49

    Traditional Granny Square

    Making a crochet granny square is a classic pattern that has many uses. They are perfect for projects like crocheted granny square blankets and pillows. In this video, Mister Domestic demonstrates how to make a traditional granny square. Mister Domestic begins by noting that all you really need to know to compete a crochet granny…

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  • 3:32

    Back Post Stitches

    Front post and back post stitches are interesting crochet stitches that are used in a wide variety of projects. They can be used for projects that feature textured stitch patterns, cables, and colorwork. Once you understand the mechanics of these stitches, it’s easy to apply them to any crochet stitch you like. In this video,…

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  • 3:19

    Front Post Stitches

    Post stitches are interesting crochet stitches that can be used to create texture, cables, and colorwork in a project. In this video, crochet expert Mary Beth Temple explains how to work front post stitches. There are two characteristics that define a front post stitch: 1. Stitch is done on the side of the fabric facing…

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