If you have bound off or otherwise only have one stitch loop on your needle just run the tail back through that one loop and pull on the…

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What’s the best yarn for making scarves? For making scarves, wool and alpaca yarn are preferred by many knitters and crocheters, but acrylic yarns are the best choice…

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What materials do you need to knit a blanket? All you need is yarn, needles, an idea about a stitch pattern you want to use, an idea about…

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It requires no loom. It’s not exactly weaving, but it will give you a similar outcome. You create a chain pattern using loops and your hands. Voila, a…

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For both knit and crochet, the general rule of thumb is that a typical 100g skein of yarn will safely make you a hat. Crochet takes about 25%…

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It depends on what needle size and yarn you’re using, but it probably takes me three or four hours for each sock with sock weight yarn. I made…

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A thimble is a small pitted cup worn on the finger that protects it from being pricked or poked by a needle while sewing. What do you use…

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For a full-size blanket, you will need quite a bit of yarn, probably around 13-18 balls or skeins of yarn. Usually, afghans are very colorful, so you may…

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I prefer Casting Off on the Right Side of my work, which is the front side. If you are working your knitting project from a pattern, it will…

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Grab your needle and thread and give your dress a nice hem. Step 1: Double up your thread by passing it through the needle eye. Work with approximately…

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