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FaveCrafts Studio Live: Crochet 101

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Updated September 27, 2020
Crochet 101
Crochet 101

Learn how to crochet -- no skills or previous experience required! 

With this beginner crochet class, you will quickly learn all the basics of crochet, from how to hold the yarn and hook, to crocheting all the basic stitches. During this class, you will learn the chain stitch, slip stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet, and double crochet. Plus, Marly will walk you through common questions including how to count stitches, what is tension/gauge (and why it is important), and how to weave in your ends. Soon, you'll be crocheting endless items for everyone you know -- including yourself!

As you follow along with Marly Bird, you'll crochet a basic swatch and learn how to make beginner-level crochet projects using basic crochet stitches and techniques. 


Skill Level: Beginner

Stitches/Techniques that will be covered during the class: 

  • Basics of hook size and yarn weight
  • Basic stitches:
    • Chain(s)
    • Slip Stitches
    • Single Crochet
    • Double Crochet
    • Half Double Crochet
  • Troubleshooting
    • Counting stitches
    • Tension/gauge
    • Frogging
  • Combine skills learned to make a basic project
  • Finishing/Weaving in Ends

Materials List required for class: 
NOTE: Please make sure you secure the following items before class begins. All of these items can be easily found at your local retailer or online. 
  • Worsted Weight yarn in a light color
  • US I (5.5 mm) hook
  • Removable stitch markers (clover ones are best!)
  • Tapestry needle
This class will meet Thursday, October 8 at 1 pm CT via Zoom. 

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