• 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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  • 3:01

    Adding a New Color to Your Project

    When working on a crochet project, the time often comes to change your ball of yarn. Whether you are working in one color and simply need more yarn, or you’re adding in a new, fun color, the process of adding the new ball of yarn is the same. In this video, avid crocheter Mister Domestic…

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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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  • Crocheted Corner-to-Corner Dishcloth
    11:00

    Easy Corner-to-Corner Dishcloth

    Corner-to-corner crochet is a fun technique that allows you to easily work a project on the diagonal while building blocks of crochet stitches. A crochet dishcloth is the perfect project to explore this technique—it’s easy to make and is great to have around the house. In this video, Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to crochet her…

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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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  • 5:34

    Single Crochet Decrease

    The single crochet stitch is commonly one of the first stitches that is mastered when learning to crochet. Amigurumi toys and baby sweaters can easily be made knowing just this one stitch. If making one of these projects, or a variety of other projects, decreases may need to be used in order to shape the…

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