Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
They say every picture tells a story and AOL On's new original series My Ink proves it. Travel along as some of the world's greatest athletes bring their tattoos to life through exclusive interviews and visits to their favorite tattoo parlors.
Discover crowdfunded small business success stories with author, comedian, and entrepreneur Baratunde Thurston.
Go behind-the-scenes with racing's hottest, young talent, 17-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski, as he aspires to make it in the #1 motorsport in America – NASCAR
Follow Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, from the streets of NYC to the capitals of Europe on his quest to photograph and document the best in culture and fashion.
Iconic potter, designer, author and personality Jonathan Adler shares his unique perspective on creativity. Showcasing the inspiration Jonathan finds in the most unlikely people and places, Inspiration Point will add style, craft and joy to your life.
Serving Innovation gives a fresh look into the stories and passions that motivate some of the most innovative tastemakers in America.
A documentary directed by Alex Winter exploring the Napster downloading revolution; the kids who created it, the bands and businesses that were affected and its impact on the world at large.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Here are a couple of tricks for picking up your dropped stitches.
Tags:pick up a dropped stitch,diynetwork,dropped stitches techniques,How To Knit,kelley deal,knitting tips,knitty gritty,picking up dropped stitch
Grab video code:
When I first learned how to knit, it kind of freaked me out when I dropped a stitch. No matter what time of night it was, I would jump in my car, pajamas and all, drive over to my mom’s house so she could fix it for me. I'm Vickie Howell from DIY’s Knitty Gritty, and I'm going to show you how to fix a drop stitch. Come on down here I’ll show you. There's a couple of different ways that you can do it. Now for this one, we only dropped it one row. So all you need to use is your knitting needles. Take your right hand needle and pick up the stitch from the row below. Then, you're going to want to take the same needle and lift up the bar above it which is your drop stitch. Then you simple just slide the first loop over the second, kind of like you're binding off. And then place that stitch back on your left hand needle. See, all fix. Now, if you drop it more than one row, say anywhere between two and five, there's a better method to fix it. All you want to do is grab a crochet hook, it doesn’t matter what size, because really you just need the hook portion of it. You can see that we've gone several rows down, we find our loop. And from here, we're going to sort of crochet our way back up. You fix one, we go under the next bar which is the next row up. And then we just pull that through the loop. There's two. Go to the next one. There's three. We've just completely pick up a stitch from about 3-4 rows down. Now this works really only up to 5. After that, your tensions in your yarn will going to get weird. Unfortunately, if you drop a stitch more than about 5, 6 rows, you're going to have to do something that we call frogging. Which means you have to rip it out. Don’t worry though, I know it's frustrating when you make a mistake, but hey, it’s only a knitting, people. Have fun with it.
DIY Network is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. DIY Network's programs and experts answer the most sought-after questions and offer creative projects for do-it-yourself enthusiasts.