Learn How to Crochet: Crochet for Beginners

In this post, I will teach you how to hold your yarn and hook, selecting yarn, hook sizes, how to make a slip knot and crochet a chain, how to make a single crochet, finishing off yarn, weaving in yarn tails, joining yarn (changing colors), how to use markers and consistency of stitches.

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How to Join Yarn (Change Colors) When Crocheting

When crocheting, you will likely need to join yarn at some point. You join (or change) yarn when you use up a skein of yarn and need to start another skein or you are changing colors.

In this post, I show you how to join (or change) yarn at the end of a row or in the middle of a row. Continue reading “How to Join Yarn (Change Colors) When Crocheting”

Basic Crochet Stitches with Tutorial Videos

These crochet videos will help you learn how to crochet the basic crochet stitches, which include a slip knot, chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, triple crochet, slip stitch, finishing off yarn, and weaving yarn tails. Knowing these basic crochet stitches is a great start if you are learning how to crochet.

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How to Crochet an Adult Beanie and Scarf

Learn how to crochet an adult beanie and scarf. This includes a free crochet beanie and scarf pattern. This crocheted adult beanie and scarf are made from Lion Brand super bulky yarn; the color is Louisville Julep, which is a seafoam green.

I crocheted this scarf and beanie for my good friend for Christmas. Seafoam green is her favorite color. I have been teaching her how to crochet. I remind her that you get better over time – – you learn more and your stitches get more consistent. I am still improving my technique.

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How to Crochet a Baby Beanie with a Flower

My daughter Emmy asked me to make something special for a precious little baby for Christmas. Anytime my kids ask me to make something, I am ONBOARD!

This was a quick project. It took less than an hour to make the hat. I already had a flower. Yes, I have a collection of crochet flowers in a variety of shapes, colors, and patterns ready to use.

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How to Crochet a Textured Hat

I learned how to crochet from my sweet mother when I was a child. Since my childhood, I have slowly improved my technique (and I am still improving ). I enjoy the challenge of learning a new stitch and creating something that has texture. I am also enamored by all the different types of yarn. I literally lose track of time in the yard aisle at Hobby Lobby, Walmart, or JOANN Fabrics.

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