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How to knit - Multiple Stitches Through the Back Loop

Knitting multiple stitches through the back loop can be tricky. This simple technique uses a crochet hook to take all the stress out of knitting multiple stitches through the back loop.

How to Knit - Multiple Stitches into the Same Stitch

 Learn how to knit multiple stitches into one stitch with this easy tutorial!

Emily Ocker's Circular Cast On

This cast on is a great way to create a tight even center when you are knitting in the round from the center out. The stitches seem to grow evenly out from the center giving your work a polished and well made look.

WEBS Mystery Knit-A-Long Square #3

Get ready to work on Square #3 of WEBS Mystery Knit-A-Long! This square is knit from the center out, in the round. You'll be learning lots of new techniques with this square! If you want to join in click HERE for all of the information.

41st Anniversary Sale, April Preview

It's time for our 41st Anniversary Sale! Steve Elkins, one of the owners of WEBS - America's Yarn Store, previews the yarns and needles on sale for April. To see all the yarns and needles that will be on sale click HERE!

How to Crochet - Tunisian Purl Stitch

Learn how to crochet the Tunisian Purl Stitch! Tunisian crochet is quick and makes crocheting big items, like Afghans, a breeze. The Tunisian Purl Stitch looks just like a purl stitch in knitting, but creates a dense, squishy fabric. Sara's clear instructions make learning the Tunisian Purl Stitch easy.

How to Crochet - Tunisian Knit Stitch

Learn how to crochet the Tunisian Knit Stitch! Tunisian crochet is quick and makes crocheting big items, like Afghans, a breeze. The Tunisian Knit Stitch looks just like knitting but creates a dense, squishy fabric. Sara's clear instructions make learning the Tunisian Knit Stitch easy.

How to Crochet - Tunisian Simple Stitch

 Learn how to crochet the Tunisian Simple Stitch! Tunisian crochet is a fast, satisfying way to make a dense, squishy fabric perfect for Afghans. Sara's clear instructions will have you Tunisian crocheting in no time.

How to Knit - Cabling Without a Needle

 Learn how to cable without a cable needle. In this video Sara describes two different techniques to create cables without using another needle.

How to Knit - Cables

 Learn how to knit cables using a cable needle.

Surface Cross Stitch

Cross Stitch on Tunisian Crochet is an easy way to embellish, adding color or a motif to your crocheted work.

Joining Single Crochet

Learn how to join two pieces of crochet with a Joining Single Crochet, creating a flat seam. This versatile technique can be used to join Tunisian crochet with regular crochet or two pieces of knitting together!

WEBS Mystery Crochet-A-Long Square #2

It's time for Square #2 WEBS Mystery Crochet-A-Long! This square uses two different kinds of crochet, the crochet you are used to and Tunisian. For more information about the WEBS Mystery Crochet-A-Long Click HERE!

WEBS Mystery Knit-A-Long Square #2

It's time for Square #2 in WEBS Mystery Knit-A-Long! With the second square you will learn everything you need to know about knitting cables, both with a cable needle and without!

WEBS Mystery Crochet-A-Long Square #1

Welcome to WEBS Mystery Crochet-A-Long and the first Crochet Square! With this square you will learn how to crochet Yo-yos and create a beautiful square to start your blanket! Click HERE for the Square #1 Pattern!

WEBS Mystery Knit-A-Long Square #1

Welcome to WEBS Mystery Knit-A-Long and the first Knit Square! While knitting the first square, you will learn how to make one stitch purlwise (m1p), purl two together (p2tog), purl three together (p3tog), purl through the back loop (ptbl), purl two together through the back loop (p2togtbl), and how to make a duplicate stitch. All of these techniques come together to create a beautiful, versatile square! Click HERE for the pattern!

How to Crochet Yo-yos

Learn how to crochet yo-yos! These yo-yos are made in concentric squares of joined circles, each being made in two parts and joined as they are created, instead of being crocheted individually and joined together later. With this technique you can make squares of any size.

How to Make a Duplicate Stitch

Learn how to make a duplicate stitch. This technique is perfect for personalizing and embellishing your knitting!

Purling Through the Back Loop (ptbl, p2togtbl)

Learn how to purl through the back loop (ptbl) and purl two together through the back loop (p2togtbl)

Purling more than one stitch together (p2tog, p3tog)

Learn how to purl two stitches together (p2tog) and purl three stitches together (p3tog).

Make One Purlwise (m1p)

Learn how to make one purlwise (m1p).

WEBS Mystery Knit-A-Long or Crochet-A-Long Blanket

Grab your needles or hook, some Valley Yarns Northampton and join WEBS - America's Yarn Store for a Mystery Knit-A-long or Crochet-A-Long Blanket!

Click HERE for more information!

Knitter's Pride Marblz Needle Review

Knitter's Pride Marblz needles are a perfect way to add a little color and fun to your knitting experience! They are lightweight, flexible, with just the right amount of grip. They are handmade and every needle is unique.

Knitter's Pride Marblz Needles are available in Double Pointed Needles, Individual Fixed Circulars, an Interchangeable Needle Set, 10" Single point needles, and individual interchangeable needle tips.

You can find all of our Knitter's Pride Marblz Needles here!

Berroco Spring 2015 Collection

Berroco's Spring 2015 Collection has four new yarns, and new colors of your favorite Berroco yarns! This collection has something for everyone, from bulky weight multicolored yarn to a sophisticated DK weight blend. All the new yarns are machine washable, making them easy to care for.

Check out Berroco's new pattern booklets for warm weather garments and accessories knit and crocheted from their Spring 2015 Collection!

Brooks Bouquet

Learn how to use the Brooks Bouquet technique on a rigid heddle loom, while weaving the Bouquet of Hearts Blanket. The Brooks Bouquet technique is the perfect way to add some lace interest or simple motifs into your handwoven fabric.

The History of WEBS - America's Yarn Store

WEBS is celebrating its 40th Anniversary! Join us as we take a look back at how WEBS began, and how it has become America’s Yarn Store. WEBS location and size may have changed over the years, but our love of yarn and a commitment to our customers has not. Thanks for celebrating with us!

Clips featured in this project courtesy of the Prelinger Archives "How Textile Mills Are Modernizing" (ca. 1948) www.archive.org/movies/prelinger.php

Winter is Coming!

Winter is coming! It's time to pick up your needles and hooks and get to work!

Knit the Snow Family and Evergreens

It's the Year End Sale!

It's the year end sale at WEBS - America's Yarn Store! WEBS - America's Yarn Store owner Steve Elkins gives you a glimpse into some of the yarns on sale in the Year End Sale.  Sale starts online December 19th, in the store on December 26th, and goes through January 3rd. Don't wait, these yarns are closeouts and once they sell out, they're gone!

Knitter's Pride Waves and Bamboo Crochet Hook Review

The right crochet hook can be hard to find. Knitter's Pride Bamboo Crochet Hooks and Waves Hooks are two great options.

Click HERE to shop our full range of individual crochet hooks and sets.

Knitter's Pride Bamboo Needles

Knitter's Pride Bamboo Needles are lightweight, made of sturdy bamboo, and perfect for all kinds of knitting projects! They are smooth, warm in your hands, and have satisfyingly pointy tips.

Knitter's Pride Bamboo Needles are available in Double Pointed Needle Sets, Individual Fixed Circulars, Interchangeable Needle Sets and a Single Points Needle Set.

To shop all Knitter's Pride Bamboo Needles click HERE

Hemstitching Made Easier

Do you have trouble seeing where your needle is supposed to go when you are Hemstitching your weaving project? These two easy tips will make it easier! 

Berroco Fall 2014 Collection

Berroco's new Fall 2014 Collection of yarns has something for every knitter and crocheter! There are bulky weight yarns that knit up quickly and more delicate weights, perfect for sophisticated accessories.

The new fall collection includes bulky weights, Mojo, Borealis Tweed, Inca Tweed, and Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky. The lighter weights, Berroco Andean Mist and Berroco Cosma, round out the collection.

As always, Berroco has amazing pattern support for their new yarns.

To easily search for patterns for any yarn on our website, simply click on the related patterns tab at the top of the yarn page!

Weaving Tutorial: How to Hemstitch

 Hemstitching is a beautiful way to finish a weaving project. Learn how to hemstitch with this tutorial and give your weaving projects an elegant finishing touch!

Cascade Yarns 220 - Review

Cascade Yarns 220 is one of our favorite yarns at WEBS! Discover why we love it so much, or if you already know Cascade Yarns 220, remember why you love it!

40th Anniversary Sale, May Preview

Get ready for the May portion of our 40th Anniversary Sale! In addition to the yarns still on sale from April, Steve Elkins, one of the owners of WEBS - America's Yarn Store, previews the yarns on sale for May.

Be sure to look for huge savings on yarns like Berroco Ultra Alpaca, Cascade 128 Superwash, and for the first time, Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino!

Be sure to check out all the yarns and needles on sale exclusively in May! Shop the Anniversary Sale!

40th Anniversary Sale, April Preview

It's time for our 40th Anniversary Sale! Steve Elkins, one of the owners of WEBS - America's Yarn Store, previews the yarns on sale for both April and May, and the yarns and needles on sale for just the April portion of our Anniversary Sale.

Enjoy huge savings in April and May on Cascade 220, Cascade 220 Superwash, Plymouth Encore, and Classic Elite Yarns Color by Kristen.

Be sure to check out all the yarns and needles on sale exclusively in April! Shop the 40th Anniversary Sale by clicking HERE!

Simple Crochet Cables

Cables are not just for knitting! Learn how to make cables in crochet fabric with this easy tutorial. Sara explains step by step how to make simple crocheted cables. This technique  can add interest to any number of crocheted projects.

If you want to try this technique in a project, check out Valley Yarns Pattern 587, Cadiz Pullover, crocheted in Valley Yarns Amherst.

Easy Finger Crochet Tutorial

You can make the latest trend in accessories, the bulky cowl, in no time! Finger crochet is easy and fast. All you need is some super bulky yarn, or multiple strands of a lighter weight yarn, and this video. Within the hour you will have a stylish cowl. Be careful though, once your friends see it, you'll be making them for everyone!

For specific instructions, see Valley Yarns Pattern 594, Finger Crochet Cowl. It's a free pattern!

Yarn used for the cowl in this video is Valley Yarns Berkshire

How to Arm Knit a Scarf

 Arm knitting is easy, fun and all the rage! Try it out with your favorite bulky yarn, multiple strands of a lighter weight yarn, or even roving. In no time at all you will learn an interesting new knitting technique and have the latest accessory!

For specific instructions see Valley Yarns Pattern 593, Arm Knit Scarf. It's a free pattern!

Yarn used for the scarf in this video is Valley Yarns Berkshire.

Surface Crochet on Knitted Fabric

Crochet can be used to embellish all sorts of projects. Do you have a plain sweater or a plain pair of mittens that could use a little color? Learn how to surface crochet on knitted fabric and explore the possibilities! It's easy, and can completely change the look of a project. Once you get the hang of it, you might not be able to stop!

This technique is used in Valley Patterns 589, Sprig Scarf and Mittens. The yarn used in the pattern is Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky.

Surface Crochet on Crochet Fabric

Learn how to crochet on crochet fabric! This technique is great for adding interest to a crochet project that might need a little something more, and for an inventive way to join squares together.

This technique is used in Valley Yarns Pattern 592, Nordic Tiles Scarf and Fingerless Mittens. The yarn used in the pattern is Valley Yarns Northfield.

Once you've got the hang of it, the possibilities are endless!

Classic Elite Yarns Spring 2014

Classic Elite Yarns Spring 2014 collection is all about blends and great patterns to knit!

Cerro is the dyed version of last year's popular yarn, Canyon. This cotton/ alpaca blend has a soft, beautiful drape and plenty of pattern support, with patterns written for both Cerro and Canyon. Cerro comes in a range of summery hues that can be knit on their own or mixed with the natural colors of Canyon.

Bella Lino is a lightweight linen blend with long stripes that blend harmoniously from color to color. It's perfect for that light, warm weather sweater or shawl.

Classic Elite's Meadowlark fills the need for a lightweight, all year round tweed. It has a range of beautiful colors and will knit up in a flash.

To easily search for patterns for any yarn on our website, simply click on the related patterns tab at the top of the yarn page!

Rowan Spring 2014

Every Season we wait for the arrival of Rowan's new yarns. The Spring collection brings five new inspiring yarns in linen, silk and blends that have us ready to cast on for warmer weather!

Rowan's Pure Linen is 100% linen and ideal for warmer weather, with drape and elegance that can take you from casual to dressy.

Rowan's Truesilk is a sumptuous 100% silk yarn, perfect for that special summer sweater you've been wanting to knit.

Rowan Silkstones blends both linen and silk in gorgeous color ways that shift subtly from tone to tone.

Rounding out the collection is Rowan's Cotton Glace and Pure Wool Worsted. Cotton Glace is a wonderful 100% cotton DK weight yarn that holds pattern and lace beautifully.

Pure Wool Worsted is a 100% superwash yarn that will surely become a favorite with 50 colors to choose from!

Rowan also adds new colors to some favorites like Baby Merino Silk DK and Kidsilk Haze! To browse Rowan's full collection click HERE.

Berroco Spring 2014 Collection
Take a look at Berroco's new yarns for Spring and Summer. Berroco adds three fabulous yarns to their already classic collection of knitting and crochet yarns. 
Get ready to knit or crochet beautiful garments and accessories with Folio, a DK weight blend of Alpaca and Rayon, or make children's garments and warm weather sweaters with Modern Cotton. It's a machine washable blend of Cotton and Rayon that's so soft to the touch. Linus has a airy, crepe texture perfect for sophisticated garments and accessories. To browse Berroco's full collection of yarns click HERE.
Berroco has also added new colors to some of our favorites for Spring 2014 too! 
As always, Berroco has great pattern support both for knitting and crochet.
To easily search for patterns for any yarn on our website, simply click on the related patterns tab at the top of the yarn page!
There's Still Time

There's still time for Handmade Holidays! There's nothing like a handmade gift. Grab your needles, knit up a quick hat, put a pompom on it, and you're done! These hats are fast, fun and perfect for everyone.

Hats shown are Valley Pattern 580, Last Minute Hat (Free Pattern) knit in Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky.

2013 Year End Sale

It's our Year End Blowout Sale for 2013, and we need to make room for new Spring yarns.   It's the perfect time to stock up on a boatload, carload or sled load of yarn!  From now through Saturday, January 4th save up to 60% on quality closeout yarns.  Don't wait, these yarns are closeouts and once they sell out, they're gone!

Make Room For The Year End Sale

 It's our Year End Blowout Sale for 2013, and we need to make room for new Spring yarns.   It's the perfect time to stock up on a boatload, carload or sled load of yarn!  From now through Saturday, January 4th save up to 60% on quality closeout yarns.  Don't wait, these yarns are closeouts and once they sell out, they're gone!

How To Avoid a Gap When Joining In The Round

 If you can't stand the gap created when joining yarn to knit in the round, and you don't want to try and cover it up when you are sewing in your ends, this technique is an easy way to avoid it.  With a couple of slipped stitches and a twist, the gap is taken care of and you can knit away!

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