• 6:30

    Special Tools for Your Crochet Projects

    What do a pen cap, a balloon and a shower cap have to do with crochet? Brenda K. B. Anderson shares some of the more unusual tools that she uses for her crochet projects. Do you have trouble keeping pet hair out of your working yarn? You can use a shower cap and a large…

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  • 8:41

    Special Materials for Your Crochet Projects

    “Making a crocheted purse or crocheted amigurumi toy? If so, you might need a little extra structure to the inside of your project. There are a variety of materials that you can use to help shape your crocheted projects that are inexpensive, all while creating that structure you need to have your project looking its…

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  • 3:23

    Yarn Put Ups: Different Ways Yarn Is Wound

    If you’re new to working with yarn, you’ll notice that there are different ways that the yarn is wound. Yarn comes wound in a variety of ways. In this video, Mister Domestic explains the terminology for yarn put ups. There are four ways yarn is commonly available: skein, ball, hank, and cake. Mister Domestic shows…

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  • 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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  • 2:16

    Open-Throat vs. Closed-Throat Hooks

    Open-throat or closed-throat crochet hook? Bates vs. Boye? Inline crochet hook or tapered crochet hook? No matter what you call this debate, it’s important to take a closer look at crochet hooks and their features to figure out which one is best for you and your project. In this video, Mary Beth Temple examines this…

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  • 3:35

    Tapestry Needles

    Tapestry needles are an essential tool that’s needed to finish a crochet project, such as a crocheted baby blanket or hat. In this video, Corrina Ferguson explores a variety of tapestry needles to help you choose which one is best for you and your project. To begin, Corrina notes that a tapestry needle is used…

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  • 3:55

    Stitch Markers

    Stitch markers are a very useful notion to have with you when working on a crochet project. In this video, Corrina Ferguson reviews stitch markers to help you determine which one is right for you and your project. There are several different type of stitch markers that can be used in a crochet project: Plastic…

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