A new medical development is going to change the way many of us look at getting the flu vaccine. A painless flu vaccine skin patch is making needles and vials a thing of the past. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University have shown that a flu vaccine can be administered safely and comfortably with this new patch, which delivers the vaccine through a matrix of tiny dissolving microneedles.
Elizabeth Zimmermann demonstrates knitting on circular needles. She also gives us tips on how to deal with twisted stitches.
In this video, we learn how to knit a hat on circular needles. First, use a stitch marker to mark the beginning of the round and make sure no stitches are twisted around. Now, join the two ends by knitting your stitch and using both of the loose ends at once. You will now start knitting and going around. You can make as many knits as you want and do any types you would like, making sure you go in the circular motion around the brim of your hat. You can style this as you prefer, then enjoy whe...
Learn the tricks of casting on to 2 circular needles, joining, and knitting around. You'll learn about the "udder needle," napping and resting, that it doesn't matter whether the inside or outside of the knitting shows, how to find your way if you put your knitting down, and more.
See how to stitch a simple fair isle on circular needles when knitting, with this easy, up close demonstration by Judy Graham, Knitter to the Stars. Judy's knits have appeared in movies, television, and concerts for over thirty years. She herself has been hand-knitting for over fifty. Watch as she teaches you how to knit a simple fair isle on circular needles when stitching.
Here in America, we have this idea that the bigger, the better. Why purchase large fries when you can get them supersized for just $40 extra, for instance, and why not buy the value pack of salsa to save some money when compared to buying individually?
Knitting with the wrong needles is like playing soccer with a bowling ball –you’ll end up frustrated and disappointed.
Have you ever wanted to knit with double pointed needles? Don't be intimidated by them anymore! Follow along in this great how to video, and you'll be on your way in no time! Learn how to knit with double pointed needles: We are starting with forty stitches. Be sure that stitches are divided as evenly as possible. Transfer ten stitches onto to another needle. (Slide the stitches down the needle so they don't fall off). Using another needle, slide another ten stitches to it. Repeat this until ...
This video shows how to construct baby booties, knitted with straight knitting needles. No need to know how to "knit in the round" in order to make this pattern; it's an excellent project for beginner knitters. To make this pattern, knitting needles, yarn, a yarn needle and/or crochet needle are needed.
This how-to video will show you how to knit cables without the aid of a cable needle. This method is actually faster and easier than traditional cabling. Watch this video knitting tutorial and learn how to knit cables without cable knitting needles.
The Turkish cast on is a great technique for avoiding the bulk of traditional seams. This video knitting tutorial shows how to knit a Turkish cast on, specifically for rounded doll accessories. Learn how to knit a Turkish cast on with double point needles by watching this instructional video.
Why does the stylus needle jump on a 12" record? Learn why and how to prevent it form happening during your DJ set.
Learn to shift stitches from one circular needle to the other when knitting in the round with two circular needles. Taught by Cat Bordhi.
Here, we talk about the difference between Elliptical & Spherical needles and what's best for us DJs & why. Also, we look at a few Cartridges.
This video knitting tutorial shows the proper technique to do the knit or cable cast on with a slip knot to begin any knitting project. The cable or knit cast on is the absolute beginning for learning how to knit, and is easy to learn. Watch this instructional video and find out how to cast on to knitting needles with the cable cast on to begin a knitting project.
This video shows you how to cast onto double pointed needles (dpns, join, and start knitting in the round.
How To: Use a Needle Mounted Row Counter When Crocheting or Knitting on Circular or Double Pointed Needles
I like to use a row counter as it saves me the trouble of counting rows when increasing, decreasing, or working a cable pattern. All I have is a small needle mounted counter that is hard to keep track of when it is not mounted on a knitting needle. When knitting on circular or double pointed needles, or crocheting, I have to count rows ever so often. This is time consuming, and I have to admit to sometimes being inaccurate. To solve this problem I threaded a piece of fishing line through the ...
Once you have learned how to do ribbing on double-pointed needles, you will have to learn how to bind off on double-pointed needles. It's really quite easy. Just follow the steps below.
Knitting on double pointed needles (abbr: DPN or DP) is scary to most knitters. That being said, there will be times that you will want to, or need to use them, so you might as well learn now. You'll need to use DP needles for small projects when there are too few stitches for a circular needle (as for socks or mittens). Once you cast on and get into a rhythm, it's easy. Don't be afraid to try it.
Knitting on circular needles is called Knitting in the Round. You cast on to your circular needle in exactly the same way that you cast onto straight needles. The first row where you make your join will be the hardest. After that, it's easy.
Many knitters have trouble when knitting on double-pointed needles. They get ladders (or holes) when they switch needles. There's an easy way to eliminate those ladders. Follow the steps below and your troubles will be gone.
There are different kinds of knitting needles to choose from for different projects. You will find wooden, plastic or aluminum in different lengths and shapes. There are straight, circular or double pointed.
This video demonstrates how to make your own knitting needles. These are made out of wood. Double pointed needles, if you get frustrated with the aluminum needles sliding out of your work these wooden ones would solve that problem. Straight needles; most people prefer aluminum for these needles because your work slides easier. Cable needles; wooden needles would work well for these because a cable stitch can be made more difficult with slippery aluminum needles Make knitting needles.
This video shows you step by step how to cast the yarn on with two needles. Cast on with two needles.
A fun thing to do in knitting is to experiment by trying the same stitch on different sizes of needles. A thin yarn knitted on a small sized needle will look totally different than a thin yarn on a medium sized needle. On the small needle the stitches will be tight. On a medium sized needle they will be looser and more lacy. If you knit it on a large sized needle it will look even more different and, in fact, very holey.
How to Hold Forceps This video shows the basic skill of holding forceps or any scissor-like instrument. The most important things to notice here are:
Ribbing on double pointed needles is quite simple. Here's what to do:
Adding color on circular needles is as easy, if not easier than adding color on a straight needle. You can use this method for knitting stripes or simply just changing from one color to another.
His name is Don Pettit, but I like to call him Space MacGyver. He's well known for his paper clip fixes and ingenious coffee invention in zero gravity, and we've all seen the NASA astronaut in his Saturday Morning Science videos during his first stay on the International Space Station. And now he's back on the ISS with a brand new physics-related show... Science Off the Sphere.
Binding off on double-pointed needles is the same as binding off on a straight needle. The difference is is that you have to be very careful as you work on each needle.
Looks like this dude could use a little help in the first aid department. Via Bits & Pieces,
Well, you're all ready to play basketball, or dodgeball or football or kickball, but, your ball is flat. To make matters worse, you don't have a pump. To make matters even worse, you don't have the needle you'd normally use to inflate your flat ball. Well, this how to video shows you a simple life hack to get your balls up and bouncing again in no time. What you'll need is a can of compressed air, commonly used for cleaning keyboards, or other tech equipment. These cans come with plastic 'tub...
Stay tuned for this knitting demonstration video. This three needle bind off technique produces a very neat, flexible shoulder seam – and, no sewing is required. Begin by moving the shoulder stitches from their stitch holders to appropriately sized needles.
Identify pinion needle scaleWe are going to look at this insect because eggs are being laid. Two year old needles are being cast off. This is a sign of infestation. There is also sparse, open foliage. This tends to be a chronic infestation. The insect is the pinion needle scale. You can see tiny, bean shaped bumps on the 2 year old needles. The insects move to last years new growth and feast on the sap of the needle all summer. You can see egg masses and web on the trunk of the tree. The inse...
Bind offs, also known as cast offs, are useful tools in knitting because they help you keep one area of your project in place while you work on another section. Bind offs on a circular needle work basically in the same way that bind offs work with straight needles.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to return the base settings on a HPI 21BB engine. The engine has 3 needles carburetor: high speed, mid-range and low speed. Begin by turning the high speed needle clockwise until it is closed. Then turn it 3 1/2 turn counterclockwise. Then turn the mid-range needle clockwise until it is closed. Then turn it 3 1/4 turn counterclockwise. When adjusting the low range, make sure to hold the mid-rang with a screwdriver to prevent it from turning. Now turn ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a double point needle holder. First, you will need to grab four of your needles, two small objects that have holes in the bottoms, stretchy bead cord, crimp beads, and pliers. Then, you will drill the holes in the bottom of your objects if they aren't already taken out. After this, poke a hole through them and thread the stretchy bead cord through the ends of one and around the other. This should make a circle. Then, you will tie a knot and use a crimp b...
This beading video tutorial shows you the easy way to incorporate two needles in your Right Angle Weave stitching to save you even more time! Learn how to stitch the double needle right angle weave for beaded jewelry today.
You can make a needle hover in midair! Get a few magnets, and see how far away you can make the needle float. Thread your needles with just the right length of string to make needles hover around your magnet.