Knitting With Alpaca

by Swedish National Heritage Board Alpaca Hailing from South America, the alpaca belongs to the camelid family that also includes camels, llamas, guanacos and vicunas. They are a docile breed whose fleece spins into luxurious yarns. More than three quarters of...

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The Best and Last Book on Art Needlework

A few Crochet products I can recommend: The Best and Last Book on Art Needlework Recreate Victorian embroidery and needlework for yourself and those you love. This book contains 120 pages packed with b&w photos, descriptions, instructions and patterns from...

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Crochet Dude New Patterns

The Crochet Dude, otherwise known as Drew Emborsky, learned to crochet at age five. After studying fine art in college and doing the “starving artist” thing for years, he began crocheting for charity. During this time with the charity group, he bec...

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Crochet Can Make Good Gifts

by The U.S. National Archives Crochet afghan cover patterns are one of the popular crochet projects enjoyed by both beginners and advanced crocheters. A crocheted afghan cover is a great giveaway for family and friends. It can serve as a wrap or shawl as well ...

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Introduction To Crocheting A Hat

by The U.S. National Archives Crocheting is one very popular hobby, creating economical, functional, fashionable and fun pieces to make. The crochet patterns of today are more inspiring and interesting than before, providing excitement when working with fibers...

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Learn Why Knitting is a Great and Everlasting Pastime That You Could Like

Knitting is a superb activity. Many people enjoy knitting because of its many benefits. Knitting is recognized as as a form of artwork. A completed piece of knitted item is in fact the creation of a piece of art. The actual knitter gets to feel an excellent se...

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8 Tips For Crochet Beginners

Dear Friend, Thanks for visiting and finding my article. What follows is information that I have pulled together from many different sources. The secrets, tips, and techniques you read here are from my book “Crocheting Made Simple”. I hope you find...

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Basic Knitting Tips for Beginners

by LlGC ~ NLW Knitting, it’s said, is a very relaxing and satisfying craft. Knitting is a hobby that you can learn and then do while enjoying other past-times like watching television and at the same time create wonderful knitted items for yourself and o...

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Vintage Crochet Is Easy

I learned vintage crochet at a very young age, my first projects were doilies made from small cotton thread and a tiny crochet hook. I then used all types of yarn and many patterns to create the most beautiful items, I really love baby things, they are so soft...

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How You Can Master Knitting Instructions The Easy Way

I needed to create away some fundamental knitting instructions like a refresher so here it is. Just about all knitting instructions make use of basically 2 stitches, the actual knit stitch and also the purl sew. Once you know these two knitting essentials you ...

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