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Do you want to learn how to crochet? This post is for you! We have collected some great resources that will teach you how to crochet. You can learn this craft no matter if you are young or old. There is a huge trend currently to go back to our roots and break out the yarn. Jump on the bandwagon with this guide on how to crochet! My grandmother tried to teach me many times when she was alive and I never quite got the concept. I am however persistent and willing to give it another go. If you are with me, be sure to read on and join the crochet movement!
How to Crochet
The links below may be affiliate links which means a portion of your purchase will go to support this site. Enjoy these great links and let us know if you master the art of crochet! First I came across a great FREE series on You Tube that may help to get you started. There are quite a few beginner’s stitches in this series. You can watch the entire playlist below.
There is another free website that I found that teaches you the very basics of crochet….including how to hold the hook! Click here to get started with those links and videos. Now if you are willing to invest just a little bit of money into this craft, I have found some paid courses for you as well. These are all from Craftsy which is a reputable online source for craft classes. I think you will definitely get your money’s worth on each of these courses.
- Crochet Basics and Beyond ($19.99 currently) – 8 lessons that teach you crochet. From holding your hook to creating a beautiful granny square blanket, get the techniques you need to crochet with confidence.
- Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches ($14.99 currently) – Work through 7 lessons on foundation stitches. Confidently work the first row of virtually any project in foundation stitches. Get frustration-free techniques for beautiful crochet results.
- Crochet Technique Tool Kit ($29.99 currently) – Achieve better crochet, beautiful results and fewer mistakes in any project! Learn techniques for clean cast-ons, tidy edges, basic decreases and more in these 8 lessons.
- Reading and Understanding Crochet Patterns ($19.99 currently) – Gain the skills to approach any crochet project with confidence by learning how to decipher symbols, patterns, charts, directions and more. Six lessons to help you decipher those patterns!
If online learning is not your thing, we also have some book recommendations below. Give one of these books a try in your journey to learn and master crochet.
Learn how to crochet with either free courses or with a little bit of money investment. Either way you are sure to be making that afghan of your dreams in no time. Feel free to report back in the comments below if any of these resources helped you. I hope to have some time in a few months to sit down and give this craft another try myself. Fingers crossed y’all. Do you think I can learn how to crochet?