The New Crocheter's Resource

~Everything you need to get started fast and easy~

First of all you are awesome for trying something new! The realm of crochet is limited only by your imagination. Prepare to dive in!

Start Here with my "How To Crochet" Video Tutorial

Crochet Along with me! Learn how to do the base knots and all the basic stitches! Click here to go to the full blog post. ***

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Every Stitch Done once!

It takes a while to memorize the stitches so if you ever forget here are quick videos for each of the basic and intermediate stitches!

Basic Stitches

Here are quick videos of all the basic stitches you will come across in most crochet patterns! After you've watched the video above use these videos below to remind yourself at anytime!

Slip Knot

This is the Most common starter knot. It is used to keep your yarn on the hook when you start your project. It is used in both square and round projects.

Magic Circle

This is the Second way to do a starter knot. This is an adjustable knot used in circular projects to create a tight first round.

Chain (Ch)

The most basic stitch which can be used to create a foundation row for any project.

Single Crochet (Sc)

The Shortest stitch to create height denoted by a + or x.

Half Double Crochet (Hdc)

Slightly Taller than a Single Crochet stitch

Double Crochet (Dc)

Slightly Taller than a Half Double Crochet Stitch

Triple Crochet (Or Treble Crochet) (Tr)

Slightly Taller than a Double Crochet stitch


Double Triple Crochet (Quadruple Crochet)(DTc)

Slightly Taller than a Triple Crochet Stitch

Slip Stitch (Sl St)

An Almost no height stitch used to close rounds or to move to other stitches without adding height.

Increase

Increasing is just doing 2 stitches in the same place to increase the number of stitches. Left to right - Sc increase, Hdc Increase, DC increase.

Intermediate Stitches

These stitches come up from time to time and are good to know once you have mastered the basics.

2 Single Crochet Together (2ScTog)

A Single crochet decrease. making 2 stitches into 1.

2 Half Double Crochet Together (2HdcTog)

A Single crochet decrease. making 2 stitches into 1.

2 Double Crochet Together (2DcTog)

A Single crochet decrease. making 2 stitches into 1.

Front Post Double Crochet (FpDc)

Used in making 3D Cabling looks

Back Post Double Crochet (FpDc)

Used in Making 3D Cabling Looks

Single Crochet Foundation

This is a great way to start a foundation row. instead of starting your first row with the amount of chains you need, you can do a single crochet and chain at the same time using this method. 

Half Double Crochet Foundation

This is also a foundation row with a height of a half double crochet. This is particularly useful if you want to do enough stitches to create a certain length like a 10 in by 10 in face towel and are uncertain of how many stitches you need.

Double Crochet Foundation

This is also a Foundation row with a height of a double crochet. 

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