Welcome To The World of Crocheting at BeginnerCrocheting.com

The art and craft of crochet has been passed down in families from generation to generation. What was once thought of as a "grandmother's craft" using scratchy acrylic yarn, has evolved into a high art form using yarns made from wool and organic cotton to unique fibers including soy, banana silk, and buffalo. Crocheting is not only a great hobby, but the end product makes for great birthday and housewarming gifts.

At its core, crochet is a process where yarn is turned into fabric by completing a variety of crochet stitches. The word “crochet” is from the middle French word “croc” or “crochet,” which means “hook.” Crochet stitches are completed by pulling loops of yarn following a specific sequence through a hook. By varying the type and order of those loops, a variety of different stitches can be created, and ultimately, an interesting and unique fabric.

Whether you are a complete crochet novice or have been crocheting for decades, there is always something new to learn. BeginnerCrocheting.com can provide you with helpful articles and different ideas to expand your crochet techniques and abilities.

Some of the topics you will find on BeginnerCrocheting.com include:

Introduction to Beginner Crochet: This is a great place to start if you are new to crochet or need to brush up on the basics. Here you can learn all the basic stitches, how to match the hook size to the type of yarn, and how to get started on some basic projects.

Beginner Crochet Afghan Patterns: Afghan crochet, also known as Tunisian, is a unique style of combination that is almost a combination of crochet and knitting. This style of crochet will create a unique fabric with a drape similar to knitting.

Beginner Crochet Video: Everyone learns differently. Some learn by reading, while others learning by watching. There are many videos available online that can help the learning process. The best part about the videos that are available online is that they can be reviewed over and over again, paused when needed and saved for reference at a later date.

Amigurumi Crochet Tutorial: Amigurumi is a Japanese art form of crocheting small dolls or toys and has become widely popular in recent years. Most are done in single crochet in the round, making them perfect for beginners and can be completed in a short amount of time. Up until recently this style of crochet pattern could only be found in Japanese patterns, limiting the patterns to those who could read and comprehend Japanese. Now they are widely available in a variety of different ability levels. There are Amigurumi patterns that cover themes from holidays to animals to even candy! These dolls are the perfect combination of adorable and fun!

Take the time to explore BeginnerCrocheting.com to learn about all the different ways you can expand your crochet knowledge and enjoyment.


 

 

 

 
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