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

How to Crochet for Beginners short course

Crochet course in January 2018 How to Crochet for Beginners short course I’m running my popular beginners crochet short course in January 2018. Let me tell you a bit about it! Why come to this beginners crochet short course? May be you’ve never tried to crochet or you’ve tried to crochet and struggled. Maybe you […]

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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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Finished Granny stripes crocheted using Lang Golf and Lang Quattro

Yarn Bombing Squirrel

I’ve Finished Crocheting the Granny Stripes! Since the last post I crocheted a few more rows of granny stripes, took the fabric to Squirrel to check it for size, crocheted some more rows and now it is finished. Here it is in all its colourful glory! Very jolly! Yarn Bombing at Squirrel Another quick visit to […]

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