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How to Assemble a Schacht Cricket Loom

Leslie Ann Bestor shows you how to assemble the Schacht Cricket Loom.

The Cricket Loom is compact, capable and cute! At only 11" x 18" x 6" and just under four pounds, it's easy to take along. The ten inch weaving width gives plenty of room to make a variety of projects without sacrificing portability. The Cricket is made of high quality maple an apple ply and hard maple and left unfinished. As of April 2010, the Cricket has been redesigned with the ratchet gear and dog on the outside of the loom to make it even easier to adjust tension.

How to Warp a Loom from Back to Front

Learn how to warp a loom from back to front with WEBS yarn store founder Barbara Elkins.

This is a great video if it's your first time warping your loom by yourself or if you just need a refresher on how to warp a loom. Barbara will guide you through all the steps you need to successfully warp your loom with even tension.

  • Preparing your loom for warping
  • Attaching your warp to the back apron rod
  • Using a raddle to evenly space your warp
  • Winding the warp onto the warp beam
  • Threading the heddles
  • Sleying the reed
  • Tying on the warp to the front apron rod with even tension.
Valley Yarns 439 Fleur de Sel Cardigan Review

Worked side-to-side Valley Yarns Fleur de Sel Cardigan has wide overlapping front panels with a flattering square neckline. The lace pattern is just one row so its easy to memorize, and the mostly double crochet sleeves keep the project moving quickly.

Valley Yarns 432 Gnomey Earflap Hat Review

The Valley Yarns Gnomey Earflap Hat has a peaked crown adding a whimsical touch to this lovely little Fair Isle hat knit in Valley Yarns Cold Spring.

How to do a Bound Off Hem for Top-Down Knitting

When knitting a garment from the top down, a bound-off hem may be just the right hem if you prefer knitting to sewing. It is similar to the 3-needle bind off where you knit together the live stitches with a strand from the back of your fabric as you bind off. Note that the Bound-Off Hem will be bulkier than a sewn bind-off. Be careful to bind off loosely so your hem has enough stretch.

Valley Yarns Northfield Review

We're very excited about this addition to Valley Yarns Northfield is a glorious blend of merino, baby alpaca, and silk. This DK weight is perfect for garments and accessories that you want to be warm and cozy. Valley Yarns Northfield has the slightest sheen from the silk, adding sophistication to this superb yarn. 

Valley Yarns Longmeadow Review

Valley Yarns Longmeadow is a cotton/microfiber blend that is the perfect yarn for your warm weather knitting. It is incredibly soft to the touch and has a lovely twist. The color palette is light and bright. You will love knitting with Valley Yarns Longmeadow!

Valley Yarns Goshen Review

Kathy Elkins presents Valley Yarns Goshen! We fell in love with this yarn at first sight. Valley Yarns Goshen is soft but the Modal® and silk not only add a slight sheen, but also durablity. Garments will not pill and will stand the test of time.

Valley Yarns Northampton Bulky Review

Northampton became a fantastic staple so quickly that we knew we had to add a bulky version. Valley Yarns Northampton Bulky the same soft wool as Northampton, but in a bulky 4-ply that will fly off your needles. 

Valley Yarns Northampton Review

Even though we love all of our Valley Yarns, Northampton has become a fast favorite! We sourced the softest wool we could find and dyed it in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. 

Valley Yarns Sheffield Review

You will think Valley Yarns Sheffield is far more expensive than it is from the opulent look and feel of the silk/angora blend. Milled especially for our own Valley Yarns line, Sheffield is smooth and slightly downy, perfect for experimenting with colorwork or techniques such as short rows and darts. The sophisticated palette lends itself to gorgeous garments, accessories and home decor projects. 

Valley Yarns Deerfield Review

Valley Yarns Deerfield is a luxurious blend of baby alpaca and silk. It has a great, elegant palette of colors that all of the slight sheen of silk. Valley Yarns Deerfield produces cozy finished garments that you can wear anytime - day or night!

Knitter's Pride Trendz Knitting Needles Review

The Knitter's Pride Trendz needles are an acrylic set of lightweight and strong needles with lovely tapered points that make them ideal for a variety of yarns and projects.

Knitter's Pride Symfonie Rose Knitting Needles & Crochet Hooks Review

The Knitter's Pride Symfonie Rose Sets are the ideal gift for a the knitter or crochet artist in your life. These boxed sets feature lightweight, warm hooks and needles that are rich in appearance.

Knitter's Pride Nova Knitting Needles Review

Knitter's Pride Nova Knitting Needles are made from hollow brass pipes which have been plated with high quality nickel. This provides a smooth and satiny surface that allows stitches to move freely and quickly. These metal needles are light in weight, durable and comfortable to the hand. Nova knitting needles range from 2.0mm (US 0) -- 15.0mm (US 19).

Knitter's Pride Interchangeable Knitting Needles Review

Knitter's Pride Interchangeable Knitting Needles and Hooks are an affordable way to have many combinations of sizes and lengths of circular knitting needles and Tunisian crochet hooks in your collection. All of the needles and hooks attach to the cables by screwing onto the ends and tighten with the cable key. 

Knitter's Pride Cubics Knitting Needles Review

Knitter's Pride Cubics Knitting Needles are offered in densified laminated wood. This material is less costly and much harder than either ebony or rosewood. Unlike in other wooden needles, water absorption in Symfonie wood needles is negligible and, as a result, there is no chance of warping. The same property makes these needles very strong, enables the points to be sharp and provides a lifetime of pleasurable use, if handled correctly. Please remember that all wooden needles in the lower ranges (2.0mm-3.5mm) should be treated with appropriate care.

Knitter's Pride Basix Needle Review

Knitter's Pride Basix Needles are both lightweight and strong with a smooth finish and perfect birch wood points. These needles are ideal for knitting with many types of yarn, but the large sizes make them particularly well-suited to today's popular bulky weight yarns.

How to Block Lace Knitting with Blocking Wires

Learn how to block your knitted lace project with blocking wires in this video. Blocking is an important step in any lace project. Blocking will stretch the stitches and open up the lace pattern.

The garment featured in this video is the Shetland Trader Aestlight Shawl designed by Gudrun Johnson. It is knit in Valley Yarns Charlemont.

Lantern Moon Swing Bucket Bag

The Lantern Moon Swing Bucket Bag is a lightweight cotton drawstring pouch comes in limited edition prints. Features a roomy central compartment and four exterior pockets trimmed in velvet.

Atenti Caddi Bag Review

The Atenti Caddy is perfect for toting your yarn and notions. In this video, Greta shows you all of the handy pockets around the inside of the caddy which are great for storing tape measures, stitch markers and more!

Namaste Buddy Case

Namaste Buddy Cases are the essential accessory for your little stuff- bring your Buddy along to tote your personal, crafting, or travel notions so you'll never be without. The Buddy case features hidden magnetized interior walls to keep your metal items in place, a removable interior divider, and is made of the lush animal-friendly faux leather that you've come to expect. Contrast stitching, solid construction, and snap button closure- everybody needs a Buddy! Be sure to check out the new and improved Namaste Better Buddy Case, sleeker, stronger case for all your little knitting and crochet notions.

Namaste Mini Messenger Bag Review

Cross-body design for hands-free function, the Namaste Mini Messenger Bag has a padded adjustable shoulder strap, quick access exterior pocket, and lots of individual pockets for ultra organization. This bag is perfect for an active, busy lifestyle. The interior material is a faux microsuede (PET) which is made of recycled plastic bottles. Measures 5" W x 12" H x 15" L 

Namaste Skinny Mini

The Namaste Skinny Mini is an ideal way to store DPN's, crochet hooks, and other tools in style. Expandable function allows this case to open wide and close snugly to fit into small spaces. Features a custom imprinted circular Namaste zipper pull. Available in 6 fun colors. Measures 2.5" W (at bottom), 1" W (at top), 2.5" H x 8.5" L

Chic.a Single Yarn Keeper

Chic.a Single Yarn Keepers hold your yarn while you are working on a project. These jaunty pouches keep your yarn clean and protected, especially when those skeins want to unravel right after you have wound them! The playful fabric has a clear top which lets you keep track of how much yarn you have used. Size: 5" x 5" x 5"

Tent Sale at WEBS

If you've never been to one of our annual tent sales, you're in not only for great yarn at unbelievable prices, but also an amazing event experience! This video was filmed at the 2012 Tent Sale at WEBS Yarn Store in Northampton, Massachusetts.

How to Spin Hi-Lo Whorl Styles on a Drop Spindle

Schacht Hi-Lo Spindles offer the best of both whorls: a brass hook at the top for high-whorl spinning and a grooved shaft for low-whorl spinning. Three sizes of drop spindles offer a broad spectrum of spinning capabilities: 3" (2.2 ounces), 4" (3 ounces), and 2" (1.1 ounces). Schacht Hi-Lo Spindles are made of hard maple. Watch this video to learn how to transition from Hi to Lo spinning styles.

How to Use a Lifeline in Knitting

Learn how to insert a lifeline into a knitted lace pattern and how to rip back to a lifeline in the case of a mistake. Lifelines are great to use in complicated lace or stitch patterns. Read our blog post for more tips on how to use a lifeline in your knitting.

How to Join Granny Squares as You Go

Learn how to join crocheted granny squares as you go with Sara Delaney.

How to Knit English

Learn how to knit English style with WEBS education manager Tina McElmoyl. Knitting English style is a good way to learn how to knit for beginner knitters and children too where you hold the yarn in your right hand.

How to Knit in the Round with Circular Needles

Learn how to knit in the round using circular knitting needles with WEBS designer Kirsten Hipsky. 

How to Knit Make 1 Increases

The Make 1 set of stitches are great if you need an invisible increase in your knitting such as in the Twist Collective Caeles tank top.

Make 1 Left
· Insert left needle from front to back under strand of yarn which runs between next stitch on left needle and last stitch on right needle
· Knit this stitch through back loop

Make 1 Right
· Insert left needle from back to front under strand of yarn which runs between next stitch on left needle and last stitch on right needle
· Knit this stitch through front loop

Make 1 Purl Left
· Insert left needle from back to front under strand of yarn which runs between next stitch on left needle and last stitch on right needle
· Purl this stitch through front loop

Make 1 Purl Right
· Insert left needle from front to back under strand of yarn which runs between next stitch on left needle and last stitch on right needle
· Purl this stitch through back loop

How to Knit the Old Norwegian Cast On

Learn to knit the Old Norwegian cast on with Leslie Ann Bestor. Discover more great methods of casting on in Leslie Ann's book Cast On, Bind Off.

How to Knit a Popcorn Stitch

Learn how to knit the popcorn stitch with WEBS education manager Tina McElmoyl.

How to Purl Continental

Learn how to Purl Continental with WEBS staff member Dena Childs!

Sewn Hem for Top-Down Knitting

When knitting a garment from the top down, the Sewn Hem is a simple way of sewing the live stitches to the back of your fabric to create a finished looking hem. Use the Sewn Hem is quick to do and looks nearly invisible from the front of your knitting.

You'll need a tapestry needle and enough yarn to sew down your entire hem. When using the overcast stitch to sew down your live stitches, be sure to do it loose enough so there is enough flexibility in your hem.

How to Single Crochet

Learn how to single crochet with WEBS teacher Sara Delaney.

How to Decrease in Single Crochet

Learn how to increase in single crochet with WEBS teacher Sara Delaney!

How to Increase in Single Crochet

Learn how to increase in single crochet with WEBS teacher Sara Delaney!

How to Invisible Decrease in Single Crochet

Learn how to do an invisible decrease in single crochet with WEBS teacher Sara Delaney!

How to Knit the Suspended Bind Off

Learn to knit the knit the Suspended Bind Off with Leslie Ann Bestor. Discover more great methods of binding off in Leslie Ann's book Cast On, Bind Off.

Woven Hem for Top-Down Knitting

When knitting a garment from the top down, the Sewn Hem is a simple way of sewing the live stitches to the back of your fabric to create a finished looking hem. Use the Sewn Hem is quick to do and looks nearly invisible from the front of your knitting.

You'll need a tapestry needle and enough yarn to sew down your entire hem. When using the overcast stitch to sew down your live stitches, be sure to do it loose enough so there is enough flexibility in your hem.

How to Knit a Wrap and Turn

Short Rows are useful for making curves or darts in fabric. They are rows that are only partially worked before turning. There are a number of ways to do short rows. This video will show you how to do a basic wrap & turn short row.

How to Spin on a Drop Spindle

Learn how to spin on a drop spindle with WEBS spinning instructor Ashley Flagg.

Knitting in the Round on Double Pointed Needles

Learn how to knit in the round using Knitter's Pride Dreamz double pointed needles with WEBS Yarn Store designer Kirsten Hipsky. View our entire collection of DPNs here.

How to Knit Cables

Knitting cables is easier than it looks. Learn how to knit cables with a cable needle with WEBS education manager Tina McElmoyl.

How to Knit Continental

Learn how to knit Continental with WEBS staff member Dena Childs. If you're a crocheter and are used to holding the yarn in your left hand, knitting Continental style may be an easier way for you to learn to knit. Also if you are a English style knitter but want to knit faster, learning to knit Continental may speed up your knitting since this technique requires less movement than English knitting.

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