Learn to Crochet With This Free Photo Tutorial

by AD Staff January 30, 2019 3 min read 0 Comments

We have created a visual step by step guide to help you learn about the basics of crochet. Whether you're new to stitching and would like to learn how to crochet or if you're a knitter looking to diversify your skills today we'll teach you how to get started crocheting!
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Learn An Easy Way To Choose Your Sock Heel Style | Sock Knitting

by Kelley Hobart May 12, 2018 3 min read 0 Comments

When working sock knitting patterns, there are a lot of options. You can knit socks on double points, use the magic loop technique, or knit on two circular needles. You can knit one at a time, two at a time, or two at a time with one nested inside the other.
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Project Tutorial: How To Create Owl Fingerless Gloves- Free Pattern

by Kathleen Cubley June 30, 2017 6 min read 0 Comments

Knit up a pair of toasty owl fingerless mittens and never choose between cute and smart again!
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How To Get Some Stretch With Our Super Stretchy Picot Cast On!

by Kelley Hobart May 22, 2017 2 min read 0 Comments

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Sock Knitting: Learn A Better Way to Graft the Toe

by Kelley Hobart April 07, 2017 2 min read 0 Comments

Lose the "donkey ears" on your knit socks! We all love our gorgeous sock yarn, and we want our sock knitting patterns to look great. Here's a better way to graft the toe of a knitted sock, which results in a smooth finish.
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Knitting Tutorial: How To Fix A Split Stitch With a Duplicate Stitch

by Kelley Hobart March 29, 2017 3 min read 0 Comments

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Project Tutorial: Cristaria Free Shrug Knitting Pattern

by Kathleen Cubley March 28, 2017 4 min read 0 Comments

Give this breezy lace shrug a spin with a free knitting project tutorial from Alpaca Direct.
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Learn Mattress Stitch Knitting: Free Tutorial

by Kelley Hobart September 15, 2015 3 min read 0 Comments

The mattress stitch is arguably the best way to seam handknit projects. Whether we're talking sweater pieces or blocks for an afghan, mattress stitch joins pieces simply and beautifully. This tutorial is especially timely for those who've been participating in the Building Blocks and Building in Color groups.  I know several of the ladies in the Tuesday evening Open Knitting Group are doing one or both of those and several of them haven't done mattress stitch before.  This tutorial is for you! Shelly recently brought her Building Blocks pieces in to our Tuesday group to show off and get some help with putting everything together.
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AD Sockalong: Adding Patterns to Your Socks!

by 6 August 14, 2014 2 min read 0 Comments

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How To Reinforce Your Knitted Socks!

by Kelley Hobart February 28, 2014 3 min read 0 Comments

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How To Fix a Dropped Stitch - Step by Step Tutorial

by Kelley Hobart September 28, 2013 1 min read 0 Comments

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Hand-Dyed Plastic Bag Yarn Tutorial

by Ruthie Hunt April 20, 2012 5 min read 0 Comments

Celebrate Earth Day-- crafter style! Learn how to "hand dye" yarn made from plastic bags.
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