Beginner | 4 hours
Taught by Twinkie Chan
Whether this is the month you finally learn to crochet, or it’s time for you to add new stitches to your arsenal, expert crocheter Twinkie Chan will show you how. Begin with learning basic crochet stitches and their written abbreviations, then work toward crocheting small, friendly swatches with more decorative stitches. Once you’ve spent the month immersed in Twinkie’s wonderful world of crochet, you’ll end up with a beautiful collection of square swatches that you can use as coasters or seam up to make a super cute and colorful stitch sampler to hang on the wall. Build the skills - and the confidence - to crochet almost anything with just yarn and a hook.
Learn how to:
  • Assemble a crochet kit
  • Hold crochet hook and make a chain
  • Work the following stitches: single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet
  • Work the following decorative stitches: seed stitch, lemon peel stitch, bubble wrap stitch, moss stitch, mesh stitch, v-stitch, bobble stitch, popcorn stitch, puff stitch, spike stitch, shell stitch, waffle stitch, alpine stitch, diamond stitch, basketweave stitch, herringbone stitch, star stitch
  • Make a granny stripe
  • Make a granny square
  • Increase and decrease
  • Crochet in the round
  • Change yarn colors
  • Weave in ends
  • Work in the back or front loop only
  • Seam up your work

What you'll get:
  • Easy-to-follow video lessons on how to make art no matter where you are
  • 31 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list and patterns for all stitches
  • Step-by-step instructions by crochet artist Twinkie Chan
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Crochet Sampler: A Daily Practice
01:48
07:21
07:22
07:21
14:09
14:09
05:16
05:16
08:30
00:00
04:53
11:40
10:58
05:48
02:30
03:13
02:09
04:35
03:58
04:58
04:06
06:56
09:22
08:50
06:28
07:11
07:46
08:08
06:35
06:13
12:30
09:18
09:56
10:11
10:52
04:12
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Crochet hook in size H/8 5.0mm or I/9 5.5mm
  • Worsted weight yarn (#4 weight) - Twinkie is using Red Heart Super Saver in Perfect Pink, Baby Pink, Minty, Coral, Gold, Soft White, but you only need one ball of any yarn color to start. Avoid black or very dark colors while you're learning what stitches look like.
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch markers
  • Straight pins.
  • Optional: ruler, permanent marker, piece of cardboard,
  • For wall hanging, you’ll need a wooden dowel or stick that's slightly longer than the width of your seamed piece
Discussion
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