The basics of crochet



All the tips and tricks you need to get started, step by step!

Part 1

Making a slip knot. 

Click here to learn how to make a slip knot and get started.

 

How to make a chain stitch. 

Chain stitches form the basis for all crochet stitches. Click here for a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a chain stitch.

How to make a double crochet stitch.

Double crochet is one of the most basic stitches to learn and very commonly used, either on its own or combined with other stitches. Click here to learn how to make a double crochet stitch.

Part 2

How to make a treble crochet stitch. 

Treble crochet produces a more open and less dense crochet fabric than double crochet. Click here and get started on learning how to make a treble crochet stitch.

How to make easy crocheted flowers 

Once you’ve got the basics right, it’s easy to tackle this afternoon project! Click here to learn how to make these crocheted flowers.

Part 3

How to make a half treble crochet stitch. 

Half treble crochet is slightly higher than double crochet, this stitch has a definite ridge and makes a firm, attractive fabric. Click here to learn how to make a half treble crochet stitch.

Understanding crochet terminology. 

The most important part of learning to read a crochet pattern lies in understanding crochet terminology. Click here for our handy crochet terminology and crochet abbreviations list.

How to make a magic loop.

This starting technique is important to master for amigurumi and crocheting in the round as no centre hole appears in the finished work. Click here to learn how to make a magic loop.

Part 4

How to make a small coaster.

These small coasters are beautiful and easy to crochet! Click here to get started on these small coasters.

How to make trinket bowls. 

These trinket bowls are quick to crochet and make great gifts. Click here to get started on these trinket bowls.

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