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Home : Learning Center : Learn to Crochet

Learn to Crochet

   Learn to crochet here in the way that's best for you -- video or detailed step-by-step instructions with illustrations.

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En Español: Aprenda a Hacer Ganchillo
En Français:
Apprenez à faire du crochet

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Illustrated Learn-to-Crochet Instructions

1. Before You Start
2. Getting a Grip
3. Let's start at the beginning
4. Making a chain stitch (abbreviated as ch)
5. All About Stitches
6. Turning Chains
7. Turning Your Work
8. Making a Single Crochet (abbreviated sc)"
9. Making a half double crochet (abbreviated hdc)
10. Making a double crochet (abbreviated dc)"
11. Making a triple crochet (abbreviated tr)
12. Making a slip stitch (abbreviated sl st)
13. Fastening Off
14. Seaming techniques
15. Invisible sewn seam
16. Slip stitch seam
17. Single crochet seam
18. Gauge
19. Joining a new ball of yarn
20. Crocheting with Ruffles Yarn
21. Crochet a Circle - Joined Rows Method
22. Cross Stitch
23. Crocheting with a chart
24. Making a base chain with single crochet (abbreviated base ch/sc)
25. Increasing & Decreasing

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