Lessons

Getting Started

Overview
Preparing Yourself
Avoiding Frustration
Taking Breaks

Yarn Types

Overview
Cotton
Matte Cotton
Mercerized Cotton
Wool
Silk
Linen
Hemp and String
Synthetics
Yarn Blends

Choosing Yarn

Yarn Weight
Yardage
Cones, Balls and Donuts
Hanks

Hooks

Bamboo
Metal
Comfort Handle
Tapered vs Inline
Other Materials

How to Hold a Crochet Hook

Overview
Pen Grip
Knife Grip
Holding Your Yarn
Getting Into a Good Rhythm
Crochet Posture

Crochet Stitches

UK vs US Stitch Terminology
Slip Knot
Chain
Single (Double in UK)
Half Double (Treble in UK)
Treble (Double Treble in UK)
Double Treble (Triple Treble in UK)

How to Make a Granny Square

What is a Granny Square
The First Round
Changing Colours
Single Colour
Sewing in Round Ends
Sewing Together Granny Squares
Common Mistakes
Finishing

FAQS

How to finish off a project

How to change colours at the end of a row

How to single crochet increase

How to single crochet decrease

How to join a new ball of yarn

How to keep count of a long chain

How to sew in ends

Common granny square mistakes

 

How to Make a Granny Square

What is a Granny Square
The First Round
Changing Colours
Single Colour
Sewing in Round Ends
Sewing Together Granny Squares
Common Mistakes
Finishing