How Does Knitting Differ From Crochet?

How Does Knitting Differ From Crochet?

Muna wa Wanjiru | ArticleBase Knitting is a craft. Since many generations back, this craft is practiced home. Actually knitting is part of the act of preparing a nice fabric, with the help of thread like yarn and wool. The mechanics of knitting are simple, like that...
History of Crochet 1500 BC – 1820

History of Crochet 1500 BC – 1820

Kris Perry | ArticleBase Little is known of crochet’s early history. It seems likely that the earliest crochet was made using fingers, rather than the hooks used today. There are theories that crochet could have existed as early as 1500 BC, as part of...
Getting The Right Crochet Thread

Getting The Right Crochet Thread

Jake Saab | ArticleBase To create a new product out of a ball of yarn or crochet thread is one of the most exquisite reasons why many people are enticed to try crocheting. The colors, the quality, and the way they create the frame of your masterpiece are the ultimate...
Finding Your Favorite Craft Magazine

Finding Your Favorite Craft Magazine

Jeanie Smith | ArticleBase If you are into crafting, from quilting to making your own jewelry, you can subscribe to a magazine that will give you project ideas, product details and more. Here is a small sampling of what is available. If you enjoy crochet, or want to...
Finding The Right Crochet Books

Finding The Right Crochet Books

Jake Saab | ArticleBase If there is one book that could make you an expert and turn simple yarns into fashionable creations by simply reading all throughout its pages, it is the crochet book. Since its inception, making crochet and the basics of crochet could have...
Crochet History 1900s – 21st Century

Crochet History 1900s – 21st Century

Kris Perry | ArticleBase Lavish crochet emerged alongside other forms of elaborate needlework in the nineteenth century. When printed materials began to be mass-produced in the mid-nineteenth century, the popularity of crochet increased vastly. Patterns for silk...
Crochet For Beginners – Learn Simple Stitches

Crochet For Beginners – Learn Simple Stitches

Mohamed Elmasry | ArticleBase Crochet is a great pass time for many people and once you learn how you will be able to make just about anything you would like. I am here to teach crocheting for beginners so that once you understand the stitches and how to do them and...
Crochet Can Make Good Gifts

Crochet Can Make Good Gifts

Jon Simms | ArticleBase 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 as a blanket...
Becoming A Knot And Stitch Expert

Becoming A Knot And Stitch Expert

Jake Saab | ArticleBase When you start a knot stitch, you will need to avoid knot stitch the first square. Instead, start in the first row, chain stitching one time and single crocheting in the identical stitch. Draw up you loop to 3/4 inches and Yarn over Yo through...
Getting The Right Crochet Thread

All About Crochet Yarn

D.J.C. | ArticleBase Yarns are made up of a number of plies, each ply being a single spun yarn. These single plies of yarn are twisted in the opposite direction (plied) together to make a thicker yarn. The thread will also actually distinguish what should be the hook...
A History of European Embroidery

A History of European Embroidery

by Duncan Lisseman | ArticleBase The Historyof European embroidery is a long and illustrious one with every conceivable surface having been embellished with the art of needlework. Garments and items of all kinds for both religious and domestic use were richly...