Beginners Learn to Crochet Videos

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This series of Beginners videos is designed for the absolute beginner, with no previous experience. I take you slowly, step-by-step from making your slipknot at the beginning, right though to finishing of your ends. 

You will need some (UK) weight double Knitting acrylic yarn in a light, or bright colour, plus a 4mm crochet hook (a 4.5mm hook can be handy to have as well). I also suggest to purchase a couple of stitch markers, but don't worry if you don't have these, you can use a spare scrap of yarn instead. 

You can pick and choose these videos in any order and each one will help you to develop a new skill.  So dive in and I hope you enjoy learning to crochet with me. . .

The "Everything You Need to Know to Get Started" Video! 

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If you are new to crochet, this video takes you through everything you need to know to get started, including what you'll need, how to hold the hook and I'll teach you how to make a slipknot and a chain.

Absolute Beginners Granny Square

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This is my "Absolute Beginners" version of making a Granny Square and I feel that a 2 colour version is an easier option to learn, compared to a plain Granny Square for beginners.  

 

I take you slowly step-by-step though how to make a slipknot, a chain and the (UK) treble stitch. I then progress slowly through the first four rounds of making a granny square and show you how to darn in your ends. A free accompanying pattern is also available to download HERE

Beginners Plain Colour Granny Square

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This is my step-by-step video tutorial for making a plain coloured Granny Square perfect for learning to crochet.  At the end of the video I also show you how to join in a different colour at the beginning of a new round, plus show you how a connect a new ball of yarn when my current colour runs out. 

Beginners Learn How to Crochet a Flat Circle and Make a Coaster Mat

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You'll learn step-by-step how to create a ring and work 4 rounds of the (UK) treble stitch to create a flat circle, which also makes a really handy coaster mat! 

Learn to Crochet a Bobble Hat Egg Cosy

and Learn to Work a Straight Piece of Crochet

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You'll learn step-by-step how to start with a foundation chain, work the (UK) Treble stitch to create a flat piece of crochet.  You will also learn how to crochet 2 pieces of crochet together to make a seam and how to make a mini pom-pom!

Make your First Flower and Learn (UK) the Double Crochet Stitch

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In this video you will learn how to make a chain and a ring, and learn to work the (UK) double crochet stitch into your ring. This will give you the basic skills to making crochet flowers.

Make Pretty Bunting and Learn the (UK) Treble Stitch

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In this video you will learn how to make a foundation chain and how to make the (UK) treble stitch and slip stitches to create this quick and pretty bunting.  A downloadable PDF pattern is also available HERE