Welcome to my crochet school!
Have you always wanted to learn a craft? Maybe you are thinking about crochet?
Crochet is the perfect hobby, it’s relaxing and stimulating at the same time, and the things you are able to make with just your hands and a hook will amaze you and others.
Here you will learn the basics of crochet, at the end you will be able to crochet using a pattern and follow a tutorial, how awesome is that?
You will learn:
- How to choose hooks and yarn
- Other useful supplies
- The basic stitches (with videos)
- How to read a pattern – Comming soon
- How to start a project – Comming soon
- How to finish a project – Comming soon
Do you feel ready to start? Good! Lets begin!
How to choose hooks and yarn
To know what hooks to choose in an ocean of options its good to start with some basic hooks. Depending on what you will be crocheting the hooks comes in different sizes.
In different countries the name on the hooks vary, but you can almost alway fint the mm of each hook size.
To have hooks that you can use to make most patterns i recommend the following sizes:
But if you are new to crochet and just want to dip your toes in, i recommend that you choose what you want to make and buy the hook for that pattern.
Then when you fall in love with crocheting, and i promise you will, you can buy more hooks and build a yarn stash!
How to read the lable on the yarn
To use a different yarn then the pattern suggest this site is extremely helpful: Yarnsub
Other useful supplies
- Stitch markers
- a project bag – to keep track of the yarn and hook you are working with
The bascis of crochet
Here you will find the videos for:
- Slip knot
- Magic ring / Magic circle
- Single crochet
- Half double crochet and where to place the stitch
- Double crochet
- Treble crochet