Beginner | 49 min
Taught by Carla Scott
In Part 1, Carla teaches you everything you need to know to get started, from fundamental stitches to the importance of understanding gauge. You’ll even learn how to read basic crochet patterns, so you can take these skills and follow any beginner pattern you like. 
Learn how to:
  • Understand gauge
  • Make a slip knot
  • Crochet a foundation chain
  • Work single crochet in rows
  • Fasten off
  • Weave in ends
  • Read crochet patterns and understand abbreviations

Chapters
Introduction
01:06
Materials
00:56
Beginner Crochet Techqniues
03:59
09:20
03:12
How to Read a Pattern
04:47
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Medium-weight #4 yarn, for practice
  • US H/8 (5 mm) hook
  • Tape measure or stitch gauge, for measuring gauge
  • Yarn needle, for weaving in ends
  • Scissors
  • Discussion
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    Transcript
    How to Crochet
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    Part 1:
    How to Crochet: Essential Skills for Getting Started
    Carla Scott
    In Part 1, Carla teaches you everything you need to know to get started, from fundamental stitches to the importance of understanding gauge. You’ll even learn how to read basic crochet patterns, so you can take these skills and follow any beginner pattern you like. 
    Part 2:
    How to Crochet: Advanced Beginner Techniques
    Carla Scott
    In Part 2, Carla walks you through more advanced techniques, like changing colors, decreasing and increasing. You’ll even learn how to put all of your new skills together to create a zigzag chevron pattern. 
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