Learn How to Crochet for Beginners: How to Single Crochet

Welcome back to our Learn How to Crochet for Beginners series! Did you catch the free Cake Slice Coaster crochet pattern that I posted yesterday? It’s our project that we’ll be working on for the rest of this tutorial series, and I can’t wait for you to be able to make it. This next part in our series teaches you how to do the single crochet stitch, which is the go to basic crochet stitch that other crochet stitches are founded on. Knowing this stitch will give you the ability to make all sorts of projects: coasters, scarves, hats, plushies, sweaters, and lots more. Let’s get started!   (Like Video Tutorials better? Check out my YouTube video below that details how to single crochet. You can find more video tutorials on my YouTube Channel, E’Claire Makery.)   How to Single…

Learn How to Crochet For Beginners Part 2: Holding Your Yarn & Hook, Slip Knot, and Chain Stitch

Welcome back to our Learn How to Crochet for Beginners Series! The first part of our series covered what yarn weights are and the different aspects of crochet hooks. Today we’ll be learning all of the starting basics for stitching: holding your yarn and crochet hook, the slip knot, and the chain stitch. These are the things that help you know how to use the tools you use in crocheting, and how to start each crochet project. Let’s get started! Holding Your Yarn & Crochet Hook Before you begin stitching at all, you first have to know how to hold the tools that you’ll be using to make your projects. Let’s start with how to hold your yarn. Holding your yarn between your fingers helps you to control your yarn moving while crocheting, and keeping the same tension throughout your project. Tension…

Learn How to Crochet For Beginners Part 1: Yarn Weights and Hook Sizes

Have you been wondering how to crochet? It’s time for a new and exciting How To series again, and this time I am going to be teaching you the craft I’ve been doing the longest, crochet! Crochet was the craft that sparked my love of all things crafty and fiber when I was seven years old, and I’ve been hooked to it ever since. Now I’ve been doing it for sixteen years, and love it more and more as I keep learning new techniques or work with new yarns.   This series is perfect for you if you’ve wanted to learn crochet, feel as if you’ve never known quite how to do it, or would love to learn. Even if you’ve been doing crochet for a long time, this series will offer helpful tips and tricks…