Tutorials week, day 5: 24 knit + crochet tutes

Martingale's Knit and Crochet Friday

24 knit and crochet tutorialsWe’re finishing our tutorial roundup week today with a BIG knit and crochet post!

Whether you’re a beginner looking for a few basic tips or a seasoned pro who wants to try something new, Stitch This! is a great resource for instruction, inspiration, and ideas. We’ve pulled together 24 of our top knit and crochet tutorials, from organizing your stash to stitching how-to—so you’ll want to save, pin, or bookmark this post for future reference!

Looking for something specific? Make a tutorial request in the comments—and remember to subscribe to Stitch This! so you don’t miss a single post.


Organizing Your Stash

Free pattern--cozy knitting basket
How to organize your stash

Working with Yarn

Substituting yarns
Tips for buying yarn
Yarn types and textures

Just the Basics

How to crochet--free downloads
How to crochet a chain
How to measure gauge
How to teach kids to knit

Next Steps

How to weave seams
How to join new yarn

Sock Knitting

Sock construction basics
How to knit socks video

Lace Knitting

Lace knitting--basic stitches
How to use knitting charts

Special Stitches

Video--Tunisian crochet basics
How to knit pleats
How to knit a cable
Chain-edge cast on
Yarn-over bind off

Tips and Tricks

7 finishing tips for knitters
Tips for ergonomic knitting
Softie-making tips

Just for Fun

How to host a knitting party


What knit and crochet tutorials would you like to see? Tell us in the comments and we’ll consider your ideas for a future post! Make sure you’re subscribed so you don’t miss any posts.


5 Comments (leave a comment)

  • Crochet a thin cable sweater.

    —Quilting Tangent on June 20, 2014
  • More crochet, please!
    – Crochet intarsia (just found an article on this, and want to learn more).
    – Crochet cables using FPdc and FPtr stitches.
    – Making dc, tr, dtr, trtr and qtr stitches – how to keep width even along the top and same for length (tension and yo tips).
    – Increase and decrease for sc, dc, and tr.
    – Joining new yarn with sc or dc stitch (no sl st).
    – Using charts for filet crochet.
    – Using charts for color work (one tutorial for both knit and crochet?).
    Thanks!

    —Lynne on June 20, 2014
  • A tutorial comparing fabrics made by knit vs crochet? Drape, laciness, whatever else matters for the finished garment, bag, accessory, household item.

    —Lynne on June 20, 2014
  • I would love some patterns for small children’s sweaters…size 2-10…male and female…simple patterns…Please since I am a beginner. Also suggestions for which yarn to use for each.
    Thank you

    —sharon on June 21, 2014
  • How to crochet a granny square-especially what do you do with all those yarn ends for color changes?

    —Joan on August 14, 2014

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