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Learn To Crochet: Tutorial Videos
Learn to crochet with our easy to follow video tutorials – we’ll take you from the very beginning and show how to hold your hook.
How To Change Colors Tutorial
Changing yarn colors in crochet is not as difficult as it may look. We're here to help you out! Check out our blog post, we'll teach you how to do it!
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How to Fasten Off Crochet
To fasten off the yarn permanently, cut the yarn leaving an 8" end (longer if you need to sew pieces together). Pull the e …
How to Join New Yarn in Crochet
When joining in new yarn or changing color, continue in the working yarn until two loops of the last stitch remain in the …
How to Increase in Crochet
To increase the width of a basic crochet fabric, 2 or more stitches must be worked into 1 stitch at the point specified in …
What Do We Mean by Yarn Weight?
Everyone talks about yarn weight — what does it mean? When we refer to yarn weight, we're not talking about the weight of …
How to Make a Slip Knot for Crochet
Make a circle with yarn or thread. …
How to Crochet A Chain Stitch
The chain stitch crochet is the first and most basic crochet stitch. It does not make …
How to Single Crochet
Single crochet is the most common basic crochet stitch that will result in a metho …
How to Hold the Yarn and Crochet Hook
There are no hard and fast rules about the best way to hold the hook and yarn. Choose whichever way you find the most comf …
How to Crochet A Foundation Chain
Almost all crochet begins with a foundation chain, which is a series of chain stitches beginning with a slip knot. You the …
How to Yarn Over in Crochet
Wrap the yarn from back to front over the hook (or hold the yarn still and maneuver the hook). This movement of the yarn o …