How to Start a Crochet

How To : Start without crochet chain

Are you interested in learning how to crochet? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to start your crochet project without doing a crochet chain. You will need some yarn and a crochet hook.

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 : Start a crochet chain

Want to learn to crochet? Then watch this how-to video tutorial. This particular video shows you how to do a basic crochet chain. Crochet chains are first step in crocheting, start off by learning this simple technique. Once you have mastered the art of the chain, move on to t ...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 : Crochet the start of a wavy shell pattern blanket

Follow these crochet guidelines to start a wavy shell pattern crochet blanket. This pattern is only a two row pattern. You can use three colors to make it appear unique and interesting. The beginning is the most difficult part, but once mastered, this crochet pattern is decept ...more

How To : Crochet the start of a granny square

Watch this instructional crochet video to start your granny square pattern. Begin with three loops and a slip stitch. It's more complex than a standard open work stitch, but with a little practice, the granny square is a very comprehensible process. Once you can crochet a circ ...more

How To : Crochet the start of a continual round

This video shows how to start a continual round in single crochet, half-double crochet and double crochet. The photography on this video allows you to see the motion of the crochet hook and the thread and really see observe the techniques as they are explained. Techniques are ...more

How To : Crochet a flat pouch with a start stitch

Check out this knitting and crocheting video from wonderhowto.com. Have you ever wanted to crochet a flat pouch with a start stitch? If so, then this video is for you. Part 1 of 2 - How to Crochet a flat pouch with a start stitch. Part 2 of 2 - How to Crochet a flat pouch wit ...more

How To : Get started with crochet & understand yarns

Get started crocheting with this informative two-part video hosted by a crochet expert. In this two-part video series, learn about the various yarns used in crochet, how they are packaged, and what types of stitch they are use for. Part 1 of 2 - How to Get started with crochet ...more

How To : Make a standard blanket from crocheting

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a standard blanket from crocheting. First, you will start your crochet by positioning the material into your hand. Then, you will need to tuck in between your ring and middle finger and around the others. The fingers will control the tens ...more

How To : Keep yarn from tangling when using many colors

In this tutorial, we learn how to keep yarn from tangling when using many colors. A great way to do this is to start the crochet then place your color aside. So even though the colors are crossing each other they are not tangling up. Make sure to keep rotating your project and ...more

How To : Crochet a puff stitch for beginners

Puff Stitch Demonstration. Are you knew to crocheting? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to crochet a puff stitch. The multiple is 2 plus 4. That means that it takes 4 chains to start off the crochet pattern and there are two chains for each pattern stitch that you want i ...more

How To : Make a crochet super star afghan for a baby

Baby clothes and accessories are the cutest around: delicate polka dotted bibs, fuzzy knitted booties, and of course perfectly cozy knitted Afgans to cover them up as the get their first ZZZs. In this tutorial, master crocheter Mikey crochets his way through the starting of a ...more

How To : Wind a center pull ball of yarn

A classic demonstration on how to wind a center pull ball of yarn. take the end of the yarn and wrap it around Your fingers. Keep wrapping over the first loop to shape it like a ball but keep the first loop sticking out. When everything has been winded up, just pull the first ...more

How To : Crochet a jumbo pinwheel swirl stitch

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a jumbo pinwheel swirl stitch. This has the same line count as the smaller, but it will have larger lines that the normal. You will be creating a larger distance between the two colors. Start off at the bottom wrapping it twice around ...more

How To : Crochet a headband for winter

In this video, we learn how to crochet a headband for winter. You will need yarn and a size 10 crochet hook to do this. To start, make a slipknot, then hook your needle into it. Start making a simple chain stitch, after you finish this row, stick your needle into the first sti ...more

How To : Left hand crochet a sock monkey

This extensive how to video walks you through each step to create a crotched sock monkey, for a left handed person. The instructor slowly and thoroughly walks you through each step in the process. Starting with the limps all the way to the eyes, before you know you'll have cro ...more

How To : Crochet a reggae rasta style slouchy hat

Reggae berets have been around and popular since the days of Bob Marley, but when chanteuse Gwen Stefani started sporting these for her solo tour and integrating rasta patterns into her clothing line, L.A.M.B, the rasta print become near uniform for admiring girls across the c ...more

How To : Do a crochet offset V stitch for left handers

V, the masked and rather offbeat/tortured hero from the movie "V For Vendetta," had a strange obsession with a particular letter of the alphabet, embellishing all his clothing and gear with a great big letter "V." He won't be the only person obsessed with this letter once you ...more

How To : Crochet a left-handed Ogeechee bear

Using a size g four millimeter crochet hook, and four ply yarn Teresa shows you how to make a crochet bear. We start with the magic circle, and work six single crochet through the center. Pull the center rope close. From this point onward she begins detailing how many loops ar ...more

How To : Increase and decrease single crochet

In this tutorial, we learn how to increase and decrease a single crochet. To do this, you will start off with five single crochets, then single crochet in the single crochet from the hook. After this, do an h chain across. After this, increase by doing a chain one and turn and ...more

How To : Crochet a cute pair of ruffled wrist warmers

This is perfect for someone who wants to keep their hands warm but still work with their hands (such as typing, sewing or crafting). Start with medium weight worsted yarn and a size I crochet hook to make these fun wrist warmers.

How To : Make a crochet granny square for left handers

There's a reason you feel so coddled, warm, and fuzzy when you visit your Gram Gram's house. Her crochet scarves, thickly woven Afgan blankets, and awesome crochet coasters create an air of love and care. In this tutorial you learn how to start your granny square. Once you ge ...more

How To : Make a crochet granny square for right handers

There's a reason you feel so coddled, warm, and fuzzy when you visit your Gram Gram's house. Her crochet scarves, thickly woven Afgan blankets, and awesome crochet coasters create an air of love and care. In this tutorial you learn how to start your granny square. Once you ge ...more

How To : Crochet with a hairpin

Welcome to the hairpin crochet tutorial video! This method of crocheting was popular during the Victorian era. It's VERY EASY. You should know how to single crochet in order to do this technique. There is a video tutorial on how to start up the lace. First, remember to make a ...more

How To : Crochet a basket weave stitch for left handers

The name of this crochet stitch says it all. Called the basket weave stitch, it consists of cubes of intersection vertical and horizontal yarns to create a unique pattern reminiscent of basket weaving. In this tutorial, Mikey from Mikeyssmail takes crocheters through the begi ...more

How to Knit a Scarf & Cap : All in One

Winter. Below zero temperatures. You go out to run some errands, in and out of warm stores all the time. Doesn’t it bother you that you continually have to take you cap off and put it on again before going outside? Well, now it won’t anymore. This scarf and cap is an original ...more

How To : Make a flat circle using double crochet

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a flat circle using double crochet. To start, you will begin with twelve double crochets in a ring shape. For the second round, you will increase in every double crochet until you have twenty-four. Next, you will increase every other doub ...more

How To : Make a flat circle using single crochet

In this video, we learn how to make a flat circle using single crochet. Start out by crocheting six single crochets into a ring for round one. For round two, you will increase in every single crochets so you have twelve of them. For round three, you will increase with every ot ...more

How To : Crochet a kingston cap left-handed

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a Kingston cap left-handed. Start round one by doing a chain one, then doing three double crochets and a chain one. Then, work a single crochet and then use a chain 1 to join. After this, do another chain one and pull up, then do 3 dou ...more

How To : Make an extra large crochet fan for right handers

Fanning things out always seems to add a flirty, attractive effect: fanned out, lush eyelashes make cartoon cayotes' hearts leap out of their chests and their eyes get as big as saucers, while fanned out, cut pieces of paper make pretty snowflakes. Fanning things out, especia ...more

How To : Make an extra large crochet fan for left handers

Fanning things out always seems to add a flirty, attractive effect: fanned out, lush eyelashes make cartoon cayotes' hearts leap out of their chests and their eyes get as big as saucers, while fanned out, cut pieces of paper make pretty snowflakes. Fanning things out, especia ...more

How To : Do a right handed crochet pattern using back posts

Now that you've mastered the front post double crochet stitching pattern, let's work on the back posts! Mikey from Mikeyssmail walks you through figuring out what BPDC means. Back Post Double Crochet. He shows you how to start a line on what to look for. How to place your hoo ...more

How To : Crochet a single rib stitch for left handers

Are you a left-handed crochet addict who's tired of finding only right-hander oriented YouTube crochet tutorials and having to put a mirror up to the screen to get what the heck is going on? Despair no more. Mikey from Mikeyssmail is hosting this crochet tutorial featuring th ...more

How To : Do the crochet single rib stitch for right handers

A crochet single rib stitch is essentially a fancy way of saying a crochet stitch with an undulating up and down pattern. A "rib," or elevated stitch, runs across the finished piece vertically, forming an interesting pattern that can be used to accentuate scarves and mittens. ...more

How To : Do a knitting provisional cast-on

Watch this knitting instructional video to learn how to do a knitting provisional cast-on. A provisional cast-on is usually worked in a contrasting waste yarn so the cast-on stitches can be easily removed later. The live stitches are then recovered so you can knit down from th ...more

How To : Do a left handed mesh crochet pattern stitch

Are you looking for a new way to crochet while being left handed? Then watch this video, where we learn how to do a left handed mesh crochet pattern stitch. Start off with the first round, where you will double crochet in the fourth chain from the hook. Then, double crochet in ...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 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 : Crochet a star stitch

Check out this knitting and crocheting video from wonderhowto.com. Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet a start stitch? This is the video for you!

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 : 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

How To : Start a basic container garden

Learn all there is to learn about gardening from Naztazia... watch this video tutorial to learn how to start a basic container garden. This how-to covers growing fruits and vegetables in containers and planters instead of a traditional in-ground garden. Also known as containe ...more

How To : Crochet the basic chain stitch

Want to learn how to crochet? The first step in learning how to crochet is the chain stitch. To get started with the chain stitch you will need a medium sized hook and some yarn. Watch and learn how to hold the hook and yarn to start crocheting the basic chain stitch.

How To : Crochet tidy away ends

This is a tutorial on how to tidy away ends at the start and when you change colours while crocheting. Also learn how to avoid a hole at the start of the row and how to work in the back ridge.

How To : Crochet a left handed slinky flower

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a left handed slinky flower. You will first start row 1 by working a single crochet in the second chain from the hook. Then, chain 2 and skip a chain. Continue across, then make the last chain 2 and single crochet. After this, start to ...more

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