Go-To Stitches: Garter, Stockinette, and Seed Stit
Knitting and purling open the door to all sorts of patterns that involve alternating between knit and purl stitches. But as a beginning knitter, you really only need to know two patterns: garter stitch, which you create by knitting (or purling) every row, and stockinette stitch, which you create by alternating a knit row with a purl row. Another stitch all knitters should have in their repertoire is seed stitch. Alth...Read more
How to Make a Half Double Crochet
The half double crochet (abbreviated hdc) is kind of an oddbal...
Types of Wood for Woodworking
Solid wood — that is, wood cut into boards from the trunk of the...