The easy way to put on names, mottos, etc: Chain stitch embroidery over plain knitting, but could be done over crochet as well. The original link no longer exists for this, so I can't credit anyone at this point.
If you& ever been confused about how to make a slip knot& fear! You will learn how to quickly and easily make a perfect slip knot to start many of your projects! Whether you are knitting or crocheting& slip knot is the same!
How-to Tunisan crochet! Looks like knitting but is actually a super easy crochet stitch