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How to Crochet short courses

How to Crochet short courses

Crochet short courses for Beginners and Improvers I’m running my popular How to Crochet short courses in September and October this year. Let me tell you about them. When do the How to crochet courses take place? Each short course lasts for three classes and the classes will take place from 19:00–21:00 on Tuesday evenings. The […]

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How to Crochet for Beginners short course with Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly

How to Crochet for Beginners short course

Beginners crochet course in February 2019 How to Crochet for Beginners short course I’m running my popular beginners crochet short course again in February 2019. Let me tell you a bit about it! The February course is now fully booked. Sign up to the Being Knitterly newsletter to hear about new dates. Why come to […]

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How to crochet a chain

How to crochet tutorial: crocheting a chain (for crocheting left-handed)

The all important chain stitch Most of the time we start a piece of crochet with a foundation chain. So, chain stitch is usually the first thing you learn. This is a beginner’s tutorial for crocheting left-handed, that is, you hold your hook in your left hand. Here is the tutorial for crocheting right-handed. One chain at a time […]

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How to crochet a chain

How to crochet tutorial: crocheting a chain (for crocheting right-handed)

The all important chain stitch Most of the time we start a piece of crochet with a foundation chain. So, chain stitch is usually the first thing you learn. This is a beginner’s tutorial for crocheting right-handed, that is, you hold your hook in your right hand. Here is the tutorial for crocheting left-handed. One chain at a time […]

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How to crochet tutorial: Inserting your hook in the top of stitches creates different fabrics.

How to crochet tutorials: inserting your hook in the top of crochet stitches (for crocheting right-handed)

Crochet stitches and where to insert the hook Quite often when I’m teaching, students will ask about where to insert the hook into the top of crochet stitches. This is one instance where it really does matter how you crochet. Crochet designers write patterns with the assumption that everyone inserts their hook into the top […]

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A crochet hook and a foundation chain: ready to learn where to insert your hook in the foundation chain

How to crochet tutorial: inserting your hook in the foundation chain (for crocheting left-handed)

Foundation chains and foundation rows (for crocheting left-handed) In my last post I wrote a tutorial about how to insert the crochet hook in the foundation chain for crocheting right-handed. The following tutorial is for those who crochet left-handed, that is, you hold your hook in your left hand. This is one of the things that students […]

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A crochet hook and a foundation chain: ready to learn where to insert your hook in the foundation chain

How to crochet tutorial: inserting your hook in the foundation chain (for crocheting right-handed)

Foundation chains and foundation rows I thought I’d share with you answers to some of the questions that students often ask when learning to crochet. You may have read or been told that it doesn’t matter how you crochet. In some instances this is true. However if you want to follow a pattern and would like your […]

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