How to Crochet Beginners Chain

How To : Crochet a left handed basket

Materials Needed: - Use a Size K Crochet Hook - 2 strands of 4 Ply Yarn Round 1: Start with the Chain 4, then join and wrap. Pull a loop up. Work 12-Full Size Half Double loops through the loop. Then join in the beginning Half Double crochet. Round 2: Start with a chain (1 loo ...more

How To : Make a box chain for chain mail style jewelry

This jewelry-making video demonstrates step-by-step the very easy pattern that is perfect for beginners at making chain mail jewelry. Learn how to weave a box chain chain mail patter by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.

How To : Perform a simple crochet

In this tutorial, we learn how to perform a simple crochet. Using the double crochet and single crochet opposite to each other gets rid of the same look when you are creating a pattern. The concept is simple and can make a big difference in your creation. First, take your size ...more

How To : Crochet a dainty angel

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a dainty angel. Start out with the first round where you will work 6 single crochets through the chain. Then, work the first single crochet at the top of the next stitch. For round 2, work 2 single crochets in each single crochet until ...more

How To : Double crochet

How to make a double crochetIn this video we are about to see how to make a double crochet. It is done by chaining two chain stitches. In this case it is of seven chain stitches to get four double crochet. Take the yarn over the hook. Insert the hook into the fourth by skippin ...more

How To : Half double crochet

In this tutorial, learn how to half double crochet. In this video, Mikey is using this technique to make a baby hat, but you can apply it to many other projects. This shows you how to half double crochet starting from a completed chain. You will chain up two and then proceed a ...more

How To : Do the Slip Knot and the Chain Stitch

When you are getting started in crochet, one of the most important things to master is the chain stitch. This video will show you how to get started in crochet, with hook holding styles, how to create a slip knot and how to make a chain stitch. Video: .

How To : Crochet a left handed knobby granny square

In this video, we learn how to crochet a left handed knobby granny square. First, work a chain four, then join and make a chain one. Do three half double crochets, and then chain two and repeat the process twice more. Chain one, then end with a single crochet in the beginning ...more

How To : Crochet left hand radiant butterfly

In this video, we learn how to crochet a left hand radiant butterfly. First, attach the slipknot to the crochet hook and chain four. Next, work four chain four loops. Slip stitch through the center of the chain four, then chain four again. Continue to do this until you finish ...more

How To : Crochet a headband

Basic and simple steps yet elegant in making Crochet Headbands. Start with a chain of two, put the hook through the first chain, wrap the eye over and pull it through, wrap the eye over and pull it through once, and wrap the eye over and pull it through twice. Continue to make ...more

How To : Start crocheting a beanie

In this video, we learn how to start a beanie. During this, you will increase the number of single crochet stitches in a chain. Start off with a chain three, then join them by crocheting a single stitch in the first stitch you made. Do this by pushing the hook through and pull ...more

How To : Finish a crochet never ending granny square

In this video, we learn how to finish a crochet never ending granny square. There is a spiral effect happening in this, because there is no place that is stopping, it's going in a continual circle. To finish one of these, you will see that the corners should be perfect. But, y ...more

How To : Crochet a rub-a-dub duckie finger puppet

In this tutorial we learn how to crochet a duck finger puppet. In order to make the bill, start with three stitches on the front where you crochet a front loop to work with. Start with the open end facing you, and pull a loop up with your yarn, like a slip stitch. Now, chain o ...more

How To : Crochet a shell beanie hat

In this video we learn how to crochet a shell beanie hat. There are a total for seventeen rounds to make this beanie hat. Start out with a chain one and then single crochet in the starting loop. Continue to do this throughout the round and then join in the beginning single cro ...more

How To : Crochet the single crochet stitch

Want to learn how to crochet? Then watch this how to video to learn some of the basics of crocheting. Once you have mastered the basic single chain stitch you can try the single crochet stitch. The single crochet stitch is very simple to do, just follow along with the video.

How To : Chain stitch embroidery fro knitting projects

This instructional knitting video shows how to use chain stitch embroidery to embellish knitting and crochet projects. Use a tapestry needle and a piece of yarn to add a special decoration to a hand knit sweater, scarf or pair of socks. It's an easy knitting embroidery trick t ...more

How To : Do a Tunisian knit crochet stitch

Crochet a Tunisian knit stitch with a long crochet hook. Begin with a chain of forty loops. This instructional crochet video demonstrates how to do a Tunisian knit stitch with a six row example. The Tunisian stitch is also known as the Afghan stitch, traditionally used for cro ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed bellevue granny square

In this video we learn how to crochet a left handed Bellevue granny square. Start out with a popcorn stitch with five double crochets in the same space. Work a slip stitch with the first stitch and then join. After this, chain one and then do three double crochets four times f ...more

How To : Left-hand crochet a wide headband

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a left handed crochet wide headband. First, make a slip knot on the crochet hook and then make a chain of two. Next, wrap the yarn over and pull through once. Repeat this and then wrap the yarn over the hook, then wrap over and pull throu ...more

How To : Master the art of proper tension when you crochet

This video tutorial is useful for anyone who has questions about improving their crochet technique. You'll be shown how to use the right tension to work your chain stitches evenly, and also how to troubleshoot common problems in your crochet projects.

How To : Crochet a granny square

This slow motion video shows beginners the basics of making a granny square. Learn how to crochet a granny square by watching this video handicraft tutorial. Part 1 of 2 - How to Crochet a granny square. Part 2 of 2 - How to Crochet a granny square.

How To : Crochet a majestic flower motif left-handed

It is easy to make Crochet flower motif left-handed method by knowing the following steps. One who is interested how to make crochet motifs on their left hand can do easily by using bullion stitch. The two types of crochet hooks are H Crochet Hook and F Crochet Hook. The start ...more

How To : Start a crochet blanket

Watch this instructional crochet video to start a crochet blanket. Begin with a loose chain until you've reached the desired length. The process of changing rows is one of the most difficult tasks when starting a crochet blanket. Follow these clear guidelines to avoid unnecess ...more

How To : Crochet a bag

Carrying a bag you crocheted yourself can be a source of pride, a conversation piece and a handy way to transport your things. Learn how to crochet your own bag, from the first chain to the finishing touches, in this free crafts video series with our crochet expert, Axis Knox. ...more

How To : Embroider a simple shape using a chain stitch

Embroidery is a useful skill to develop so you can add your own embelllishemnts to favorite clothes, and it's not as difficult as it seems. This tutorial, perfect for beginners, shows you how to create a simple embroidery pattern using the basic chain stitch.

How To : Crochet a pen holder

This is a tutorial on how to crochet a pen holder. This is a project that beginners should be able to follow. You will need a tin can, two colors of yarn, and a crochet needle. Follow the visual guidelines, accompanied by written instructions.This method works with all kinds o ...more

How To : Basic treble crochet a scarf

This wonderful two part tutorial will have you crocheting in no time. It's a back to basics account, to have you easily crochet your very own treble stitch scarf. Using single crochet, double crochet, and half double crochet. This is great for beginners or someone looking for ...more

How To : Crochet the basics

This video crocheting tutorial series shows everything that needed to know to learn how to crochet. Start off with an understanding of the crochet hook and yarn, working up to tying a slip knot, and covering several basic crochet stitches. Watch these video and learn how to cr ...more

How To : Crochet a super fast 3 color granny square

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a super fast 3 color granny square. Start out with your first color on the crochet needle. Then, chain four and put the needle back into the first chain. Before you pull everything tight together, you will move your middle finger into ...more

How To : Crochet a rooster finger puppet

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a rooster finger puppet with Tracey. To begin, make a basic bird body by using a basic crochet. Now, begin with the opening facing away and use an F crochet hook. Grab another color of yarn and push the hook through a loop and chain up ...more

How To : Crochet a bellevue granny square

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a Bellevue granny square. Start by adding the slipknot to the crochet hook. Work a chain of four and join with the beginning chain. The first two rounds are going to be a traditional granny square. Chain, pull up, then work three doubl ...more

How To : Do a single crochet going through back loops only

In this video, we learn how to do a single crochet going through back loops only. First, do your foundation crochet, then start doing single crochets. With the chain, there is two loops, the back and front. To the back loop, you would go through these with your crochet hook, t ...more

News : SlipKnot and Incorrect Foundation Chain Count

When I learned to crochet, I was taught that a slip knot was added to the crochet hook as a crochet technique alone. After that, you made a specific number of chains. I have never counted the slip knot as a stitch. Some people have been taught to count the slip knot. This will ...more

How To : Left-hand crochet a Valentine puffy heart

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a left-hand crochet Valentine's puffy heart. You will need: a size G crochet hook and yarn. Start by working a chain of three then forming a loop and doing a chain one. After this, work 9 single crochets through the center of the ring. Ne ...more

How To : Crochet decorative picot edging

Learn decorative edging to enhance the look of crocheted projects. Watch this how to video to learn how to crochet picot edging. This video demonstrates the technique on a short chain but you can use picot edging all around a small or large crocheted piece.

How To : Crochet using the Bethintx method

This video crocheting tutorial series shows a simple method for learning how to crochet. Start off making simple loop stitches into a chain, and work up to an entire granny square. Advice for yarn and crocheting hooks are also included. Learn how to crochet by watching these i ...more

How To : Crochet

Crochet is the art of weaving with a hook. Usually crochet uses yarn, and the hook can range in size from .75 to 3.5 millimeters. In this craft video lesson, learn to crochet and discover free tips & techniques on the art of crocheting, including free patterns for doilies and ...more

How To : Crochet a single crochet stitch in spirals

There are two ways in which you can crochet in the round. One is by making a loop with a chain of 2 or 4 stitches, the other is with an adjustable ring. Start with the chain method, and once you are comfortable single crocheting in the round, try to move on to the adjustable r ...more

How To : Crochet a left hand radiant flower

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a left hand radiant flower. First, make a slipknot, then chain four. After this, join the beginning chain and then chain three. Slip stitch through the center of the chain, then chain three and slip stitch again. Do this over again fiv ...more

How To : Count crochet stitches

How many stitches does your crochet art have? How can you tell? Why would you even want to know how many stitches are in your crocheted sweater or crocheted hat? Knowing how to count your stitches is a fundamental step in learning to crochet – assuming you want your finished p ...more

How To : Rotate a crochet needle when crocheting

Not rotating your needle when crocheting is exactly what causes beginners the most frustration. Don't know how to hold the needle when crocheting or why you need to rotate it? Then here's exactly why you need to rotate your needle. Watch this how to video to learn more.

How To : Left-hand crochet a cupcake hat

This is a long video explaining how to crochet a cupcake hat. This video should not be used for beginners. This video should not be used for someone who is right handed. She includes a convenient link for right handed people but this video was made for lefties. She slowly goes ...more

How To : Crochet a thick fuzzy baby blanket

This film shows how to make a thick fuzzy baby blanket using crochet. The presenter takes some soft red wool and starts using a simple chain stitch. You need a basic knowledge of the stitches before you start. Then you chain stitch three more times before double crocheting, wr ...more

How To : Crochet a goldfish style dog or cat chew toy

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a goldfish style dog or cat chew toy. Start with a slipknot, then chain 2. Now, do 5 single crochets next to the hook. Then, do a slip stitch to finish and then knot. Now, make the eyeball by using a yarn needle and black yarn. Go thro ...more

How To : Tie a chain sinnet

A chain sinnet is a useful rope technique to know for climbing, camping or disaster prep. It's a bit tricky for beginners, but you should pick it up before long. In this tutorial, the guys at ITS Tactical show us how to make a chain sinnet using some flaked rope. ITS Tactical ...more

How To : Make a half double crochet stitch

First of all you need to need to chain one more the amount of the stitches that you wish to complete. In this example you have to do six chains. So you have to do five half double crotchets. To begin first you have to yarn over once and then skip the first two stitches and the ...more

How To : Make a simple double crochet stitch

First of all you have to prepare the basic chain as shown. Now yarn over and the first three chains of the crotchet are always considered as the double crotchet. So you have to go to the fourth chain from the hook and then insert the hook. Now you have to drop the loop. So now ...more

How To : Crochet a double crochet stitch in a round

ShredBetties shows how to crochet a double crochet stitch in a round. To create the first double crochet in the second round, insert the hook of your needle into the loop at the top of the chain. Yarn over and insert your hook into the hole immediately to your left, below the ...more

How To : Crochet a fringe on a scarf

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a fringe on a scarf. Start be going to the end of your last row with your hook. Then, chain one and pull it tight. Next, decide how long you want your fringes to be and pull your thread that long. After this, cut it on the bottom and p ...more

How To : Crochet hair scrunchie from thread

Looking for a fun and functional crochet project (and happen to be right-handed)? Make a hair scrunchie/scrunchy with this crafter's guide. While this tutorial is geared toward people already posessing some knowledge of crocheting, beginners should be able to follow along prov ...more

How To : Left-hand crochet a hair scrunchie from thread

Looking for a fun and functional crochet project (and happen to be left-handed)? Make a hair scrunchie/scrunchy with this crafter's guide. While this tutorial is geared toward people already posessing some knowledge of crocheting, beginners should be able to follow along provi ...more

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