Starting any project begins with a chain. A chain is just a long line of beginning stitches, and it generally determines the length of one side of your piece. To begin, you create a slip stitch around your hook. If you don’t know how to slip stitch, it’s very easy! Create loop with your yarn as shown. In the picture below, the tail going to the … Continue reading Learning to Crochet: Chain
So, you want to learn to crochet? Looking online, or in any craft store, can be incredibly overwhelming because there is so much jargon that is not explained very well. Never fear! We have compiled a comprehensive guide to learning different yarn crafts. If you’re interested in crochet, or knitting, you’re in the right place (check out this post for reasons why yarn crafting is awesome)! Materials … Continue reading Learning the basics
Crochet has been a great benefit for me as I’ve grown up. My grandmother taught me how to crochet when I was ten, and it has helped me in more ways than just learning a new hobby. It has served as a stress and anxiety relief. It has also improved my fine motor skills. It has helped me take pride in something I worked hard … Continue reading Learning to Crochet: Why?