Knitting and Crochet Projects

Knitting and crocheting isn't just for sweaters (although we've got some how-tos for those, too). Try your hand at one -- or more -- of these projects.
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These simple, cozy hand-warmers are perfect for fall and winter. Fingerless Mittens, Fingerless Mitts, Fingerless Gloves Knitted, Knitted Gloves, Knitted Hats, Wrist Warmers, Fingerless, Knit Mittens, Knitting Needles
How to Knit Fingerless Mittens
These simple, cozy hand-warmers are perfect for fall and winter.
From rubber bands to safety pins, you may already have some of the supplies needed to make your next project. Bands, Sewing Basics, Crochet, Sewing Equipment, Rubber Bands, Wooden Pencils, Household Items, Safety Pin, Rubber
11 Household Items That'll Make Your Knitting So Much Easier
From rubber bands to safety pins, you may already have some of the supplies needed to make your next project.
Wondering how much fabric you'll need? This simple formula helps you calculate everything from napkins to a new headboard. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Sewing, Quilts, Sewing Projects, Sewing Pockets, Sewing Hacks, Choosing Fabric, Fabric Shop, Pillow Projects
How to Calculate the Amount of Fabric You'll Need for Your Sewing Project
Wondering how much fabric you'll need? This simple formula helps you calculate everything from napkins to a new headboard. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
And do you know the difference between universal needles and stretch needles? #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Sewing Patterns, Gadgets, Sewing Machines Best, Sewing Machine Needles, Sewing Machine, Sewing Design, Machines Fabric
Are You Using the Right Sewing Machine Needle?
And do you know the difference between universal needles and stretch needles? #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Here's how to make a French knot-in needlepoint and embroidery techniques, this is a stitch that you will learn as a a beginner. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Ideas, Needlepoint, Embroidery, Embroidery Stitches, Diy Embroidery, Needlepoint Patterns, Embroidery Techniques, French Knot Embroidery, Knots
How to Make a French Knot
Here's how to make a French knot-in needlepoint and embroidery techniques, this is a stitch that you will learn as a a beginner. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Understand the parts of your sewing machine and how to thread it including the bobbin, upper half, and lower half. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Diy, Sewing Material, Thread Spools, Sewing Ideas, Small Sewing Projects, Sewing Crafts
How to Thread a Sewing Machine
Understand the parts of your sewing machine and how to thread it including the bobbin, upper half, and lower half. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
The brick stitch is a basic technique in needlepoint. Here's how to do it with an illustrated guide. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Crafts, Needlepoint Stitches, Hand Quilting, Cross Stitch Embroidery
How to Do the Brick Stitch in Needlepoint
The brick stitch is a basic technique in needlepoint. Here's how to do it with an illustrated guide. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Here's how to appliqué using the basic methods—hand-turn, machine-sewn, and iron-on—adhering motifs to fabric in sewing projects. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Halloween, Quilting Patterns, Quilting Tools, Quilt Patterns
An Introductory Guide to Appliquè in Sewing
Here's how to appliqué using the basic methods—hand-turn, machine-sewn, and iron-on—adhering motifs to fabric in sewing projects. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Understand the different types of fabric commonly found in the market including cotton, silk, linen, wool, and specialty blends—and using them in sewing projects. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Art, Woven Fabric, Different Types Of Fabric, Woven, How To Wash Silk, Synthetic Fiber, Oil Cloth, Fabric
A Guide to All the Different Types of Fabric
Understand the different types of fabric commonly found in the market including cotton, silk, linen, wool, and specialty blends—and using them in sewing projects. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Shopping for a sewing machine? Here's how to choose the best one for you based on features, price, and brand. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Couture, Sewing Machine Brands, Computerized Sewing Machine, Sewing Tools
The Best Sewing Machines on the Market—Plus, How to Choose the Right One for You
Shopping for a sewing machine? Here's how to choose the best one for you based on features, price, and brand. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
An embroidery sampler is the perfect way to learn or practice basic stitches, techniques, and master your own style. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Origami, Amigurumi Patterns, Couture Facile, Patron Couture, Fabric Markers
How to Make Your Own Embroidery Sampler
An embroidery sampler is the perfect way to learn or practice basic stitches, techniques, and master your own style. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Using knitting markers is a great way to keep track of your stitches, especially when you are trying to keep track of a knitting pattern. You can use them to mark a single stitch in your work or to mark a point in your row or round. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Stitches, Knit Patterns, Knitting, Knitting Stitches, Knitting Patterns
How to Use Markers to Count Knitting Stitches
Using knitting markers is a great way to keep track of your stitches, especially when you are trying to keep track of a knitting pattern. You can use them to mark a single stitch in your work or to mark a point in your row or round. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Learn how to arm knit a blanket, chunky-style. This piece is made by arm-knitting, which uses the knitter's arms instead of needles and big merino wool yarn. Knitting Tutorials, Knitters, Knitted Blankets, Wool Yarn, Knits, Chunky Blanket, Merino Wool Blanket
How to Arm Knit a Cozy, Chunky Blanket
Learn how to arm knit a blanket, chunky-style. This piece is made by arm-knitting, which uses the knitter's arms instead of needles and big merino wool yarn.
The basketweave stitch is a basic background technique in needlepoint. Here's how to do it with an illustrated guide. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Weaving Projects, Quilt Batting, Sewing Stitches, Basketweave Stitch
How to Do the Basketweave Stitch in Needlepoint
The basketweave stitch is a basic background technique in needlepoint. Here's how to do it with an illustrated guide. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Here's how to appliqué fabric using your sewing machine, as completed through the zig-zag or satin stitch. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Quilting Methods, Machine Applique, Hand Sewing, Sewing Hems
How to Appliquè with a Sewing Machine
Here's how to appliqué fabric using your sewing machine, as completed through the zig-zag or satin stitch. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Sewing a new project? Here's where the Martha Stewart Living editors shop in New York City and online including Mood Fabrics, Gray Lines Linen, and Purl Soho. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Liberty Fabric, Fabric Houses, Martha Stewart, Quality Fabric, Decorative Trim, Fabric Swatches, Buy Fabric, Bird Cage, Home Decor Fabric
Our Editors' Favorite Places to Buy Quality Fabric
Sewing a new project? Here's where the Martha Stewart Living editors shop in New York City and online including Mood Fabrics, Gray Lines Linen, and Purl Soho. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
If your zipper is stuck or broken, follow this tailor's tips, which include applying a lubricant, adjusting the slider, and more. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Fix A Zipper, Fix Broken Zipper, Broken Zipper, Lubricant, Buckles
How to Fix a Zipper That's Stuck, Broken, or Won't Pull at All
If your zipper is stuck or broken, follow this tailor's tips, which include applying a lubricant, adjusting the slider, and more. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Starting a knitting group can be a great way for friends to get together and socialize, all while learning a new technique. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Quilting, Life Hacks, Knitting Projects, How To Start Knitting, Knitting Group, Mini Stockings, Knitting Club
How to Start Your Own Knitting Group
Starting a knitting group can be a great way for friends to get together and socialize, all while learning a new technique. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
If you're wondering why your knitting always comes out slightly different than the pattern's pictures, you might be making a common knitting mistake: twisting your stitches. Learn to recognize and avoid this common error. Knit Crochet, Twist, Crochet Projects, Crocheting, Tejidos
How to Fix Twisted Stitches in Your Knitting—and Avoid Them in the First Place
If you're wondering why your knitting always comes out slightly different than the pattern's pictures, you might be making a common knitting mistake: twisting your stitches. Learn to recognize and avoid this common error.
All set to sew? Before you make a single stitch, here's how to prepare your fabric to ensure great results. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
How to Prepare Fabric for Sewing Projects
All set to sew? Before you make a single stitch, here's how to prepare your fabric to ensure great results. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Do you knit or crochet? Here's how to pick the best yarn for a blanket project based on warmth, durability, and if it is machine washable. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Hat Knitting Patterns, Baby Hat Knitting Patterns Free, Knitting Kits, Knitted Wit
What Is the Best Yarn to Use When Making a Blanket?
Do you knit or crochet? Here's how to pick the best yarn for a blanket project based on warmth, durability, and if it is machine washable. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Keep needles and pins in order with these charming pincushions. They come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Tela, Home Décor, Decoration, Etsy Crafts, Pin Cushions, Etsy
12 Pincushions Worth Collecting for Your Sewing Projects
Keep needles and pins in order with these charming pincushions. They come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
For knitting projects, if you have a wool allergy—opt for hypoallergenic yarn with softness and breathability, making it ideal for sensitive skin. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Stockinette, Winter, Hand Warmers, Sensitive, Alpaca Wool, Types Of Yarn, Arm Knitting, Feet
The Best Yarn Choices for Sensitive Skin
For knitting projects, if you have a wool allergy—opt for hypoallergenic yarn with softness and breathability, making it ideal for sensitive skin. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
<p>Learn how to knit anything from a throw to oversize pullover sweaters.</p> #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Collage, Haken, Breien, Fotos, Jul, Tricot, Hilo
Knitting Kits and Patterns for 5 Different Skill Levels
<p>Learn how to knit anything from a throw to oversize pullover sweaters.</p> #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
From wool to roving, these expert-approved arm knitting yarns can be used to make chunky blankets, scarves, and more. Toys, Knit In The Round, Hand Knitting, Knit Or Crochet
The Best Types of Yarn to Use for Arm Knitting
From wool to roving, these expert-approved arm knitting yarns can be used to make chunky blankets, scarves, and more.
Learn how to knit mittens for a warm and cozy craft. Our classic hand-knit mittens cheer up chilly days, thanks to playfully mismatched color-block patterns. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Hand Knit Mittens, Knitted Slippers, Knit Basket, Kids Mittens, Mittens Pattern, Knitting Accessories
How to Knit Playful Mittens Using Leftover Yarn
Learn how to knit mittens for a warm and cozy craft. Our classic hand-knit mittens cheer up chilly days, thanks to playfully mismatched color-block patterns. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
Here, we're teaching you how to knit with circular needles. We include the most common techniques used when knitting in the round and some mistakes people typically run into with this style of knitting. #marthastewart#crafts#hobby#knitting#diyideas#knittingprojects People, Upcycling, Circular Knitting Needles, Knitted Scarf
Your Complete Guide to Knitting With Circular Needles
Here, we're teaching you how to knit with circular needles. We include the most common techniques used when knitting in the round and some mistakes people typically run into with this style of knitting. #marthastewart#crafts#hobby#knitting#diyideas#knittingprojects
From quilt patterns to sewing tips, these crafters and artists provide endless inspiration. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Instagram, Quilters, Quilting Designs, Geometric Quilt, Heirloom Quilt, American Made
Quilt Makers You Should Be Following on Instagram
From quilt patterns to sewing tips, these crafters and artists provide endless inspiration. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects
If you've recently learned how to knit, then you might find yourself making some common mistakes. Have you dropped a stitch, added extra stitches, or had an accidental yarn over? Here's how to catch and correct those common knitting mistakes. #marthastewart#crafts#hobby#knitting#diyideas#knittingprojects Yarn Crafts, Learn How To Knit, Crochet Hooks, Yarn
4 Common Knitting Mistakes—and How to Quickly Fix Them
If you've recently learned how to knit, then you might find yourself making some common mistakes. Have you dropped a stitch, added extra stitches, or had an accidental yarn over? Here's how to catch and correct those common knitting mistakes. #marthastewart#crafts#hobby#knitting#diyideas#knittingprojects
These modern knitting artists offer everything from general inspiration, patterns, sources for yarn and supplies, plus kits to try yourself. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects Knitting & Crochet, Modern Knitting Patterns
Knitting Artists You Should Be Following on Instagram
These modern knitting artists offer everything from general inspiration, patterns, sources for yarn and supplies, plus kits to try yourself. #crafts #diycrafts #diygifts #diyideas #marthastewart #sewing #sewingprojects