Misc. Tips and Tricks
This tutorial will show you how to make a center pull ball of yarn using only your hands (as opposed to other tutorial where you must use some sort of implement to wind your yarn around).
This tutorial will talk about something called the Golden Loop Method. It is a trick to use when your gauge is correct width wise (AKA you have the right amount of stitches per inch), but your height is off (AKA too many or too few rows per inch).
If you prefer, see a written/photo tutorial of this technique here. Ever wish you could get rid of the gap that results when you count your turning chain as your first stitch? This technique will show you an alternate way of fixing this problem without creating the unsightly bump of making the turning chain and…
If you are still trying to understand gauge, what it is, why is important, why is it on a yarn ball band, how do I get it? This video tutorial will cover all of that. This video will teach you all about gauge, so your next project will fit perfectly.
Learn how I fasten off and weave in my ends on all my projects with this tutorial.
This video is one I made before I even had a channel (hence the robotic talking); however it has some good info so I thought I would load it up. It will tell you how to read a label and how to use that info to substitute yarn if you need to.
This video is a mini review of the Clover Amour Crochet Hooks. It will also give a side by side comparison to my all time favorite hook: The Clover Soft Touch.
Thinking about purchasing a yarn swift or yarn winder? Watch this video to not only see how to work them, but also some things to think about before you purchase them. The video also gives tips on keeping your cakes loose and how to fix a too tightly wound cake.
This tutorial shows you how to crochet when the pattern calls for working with more than one strand of yarn at a time. This is a great tutorial to watch if you have the Owl Basket Pattern, and need some help with the beginning.
This viewer request shows how to make an open ring in crochet. This is used for bottom up beanies or cowls as well as some amigurumi projects.