• 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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  • 6:09

    Basic Crochet Stitches Used to Make Simple Hats

    Single Crochet is one of the most basic crochet stitches, and is often used to create simple hats. If you would like to create your own hat pattern, you can find out how many stitches you will need around your hat by first making a gauge swatch. In this video Nathalie O’Shea shows us how…

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  • 9:04

    Working Half Double Crochet Through the Back Bar

    Did you know that basic crochet stitches can be worked in different ways, resulting in a different looks to the fabric? It’s a great way to learn something new using the stitches you already know and love. In this video, crochet expert Brenda K.B. Anderson demonstrates one of her absolute favorite crochet stitches – half…

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  • 12:04

    Linked Double Crochet Linked Stitches

    Linked double crochet stitches are an intriguing way to create double crochet fabric. In crochet, the taller the stitch, the more open and airier the resulting fabric tends to be. Such is the case with double crochet fabric. The stitches are relativity tall and therefore tend to create a loose fabric. Learn how to turn…

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  • 2:34

    Winding a Small Ball of Yarn

    Sometimes you need just a small amount of yarn for your project; you might be making a toy and you need a little accent color for a small detail, or maybe you need just enough yarn for one stripe, or a few small balls for colorwork. In this video, Jen Lucas demonstrates how to wind…

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  • 16:29

    Half-Double Back Loop Only Ribbing As You Go

    Have you ever wondered how to add a stretchy crocheted ribbing to the end of your project? In this video, crochet expert Brenda K.B. Anderson demonstrates how to work a back loop only ribbing that is joined as you go. It’s the perfect technique to finish off crocheted hat patterns and crocheted baby blanket patterns.…

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  • 3:54

    Joining a New Ball of Yarn to a Project

    For many crochet projects, at some point, you’re going to run out of yarn and need to join a new ball to continue. If you’re new to the craft, it might seem a little confusing on how to join a new ball of yarn to a crochet project, but it’s amazingly simple. In this video,…

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  • 1:00:24

    Avoid Holes When Making Cables

    Crocheted cables are a fun technique to try, and they can be added to just about any crochet project. One issue with crocheted cables is that sometimes holes can form where the cable has crossed. It makes the fabric less warm and some crocheters find these little gaps to be unattractive. In this video, crochet…

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  • 3:15

    Changing Colors on Your Project Mid-Row

    Changing colors mid-row in your crochet project may seem like a complicated task, but it’s not that difficult. In this video, crochet expert Rebecca Velasquez demonstrates how to change the color on your project in the middle of a row. After this lesson, you’ll be ready to make the most colorful of crochet projects! Rebecca…

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