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But first, since you’re interested in learning more about crochet, I want to tell you about a great deal on two of my favorite crochet courses.
Beginner Crochet Workshops with Craftsy
Craftsy is an online learning platform that makes it easy to learn new skills from the world’s best experts.
They have dozens of crochet classes that you can take on-demand. Check them all out here.
If you’re a newbie, you definitely need to check out this beginner class.
In this class, you’ll learn the stitches, tools, and techniques you need to get started with crochet! You’ll learn from author and popular blogger Kim Werker as she provides step-by-step instructions for getting started in crochet. She’ll show you:
- how to select the right yarn
- how to read yarn labels
- how to properly hold your hook and yarn.
- basic crochet stitches, including chain stitch, single, double, half-double crochet, and slip stitch.
- how to work in the round
- and how to read crochet patterns.
And at the end of the class, you’ll learn how to combine your new skills to create a gorgeous granny square blanket.
And if you’re ready to learn more, you might like this intermediate crochet class:
Once you’ve got the basic stitches down, you’re ready to move on to this class, also taught by Kim Werker. This class will teach you a whole new variety of stitch patterns that you can use to add visual and textural interest to any project, including
- bobble stitch
- popcorn stitch
- crochet cables
- the easy way to create smooth seams
- and front- and back-post double crochet
At the end of this class, you’ll apply your new skills in the perfect practice project: an adorable baby sweater!