Double Crochet Stitch

Double Crochet Stitch

Learn how to make a double crochet by wrapping the thread around the hook once. The stitches can be made through the front, the back, or both loop thread parts, depending the look you want to give your project. In this example we … read more

Single Crochet Stitch

Single Crochet Stitch

Learn how to make a single crochet stitch by using a string of chain stitches, and by using the back of the loop. The stitches can be made hooking through the front yarn part of the loop, the back yarn part, … read more

Crochet Chain Stitch, basic stitch step 3 left-handed

Chain Stitch – A Basic Stitch

The first of all stitches that you will learn in crochet is a chain stitch.  All crocheting projects use this stitch. There is also a video visual instruction, if you’d like. Learn how to make a chain succession and make a … read more

Crochet Slip Knot, basic stitch step 6

02 Slip Knot

For the beginning of any type of crochet project, you will start with a slip knot. This crochet basic knot is a simple starting knot for the beginning of any crochet job. Wrap the tail end your yarn around two fingers … read more

Left-Handed Hand Hook Position

01 Hand Hook Position

It is important to hold the crochet hook comfortably in your hand. Left-Handed Hand Hook Position Either hold the crochet hook like a pencil in your hand, or in the palm of your hand like a knife. Get used to … read more

Crochet Yarn

Yarns and Threads

Choosing the right type of yarn is essential for the look, feel, and usage of your project. Protein Fibers, such as angora, cashmere, mohair, silk, wool are from animal hair, or insect cocoons, and absorb humidity. Natural Cellulose Fibers are … read more

Crochet Hook Terminology

Crochet Hook Sizes

Now-a-days crochet hooks are made of steel, aluminum, wood, and plastic. The size of a crochet hook is determined by it’s diameter of the shaft. There is no international standardizes size set yet. The metric sizing is mostly used mostly in Europe … read more