Lefties Start With Crochet
This tutorial is designed to help you Lefties Start With Crochet.
In our previous article, we looked at the tools you need to start crocheting and how to best hold a crochet hook.
Now it is time to get started with crocheting. In this article you will learn how to:
- hold the yarn
- make a slip knot
- make a crochet chain
In this first tutorial by Crochet Guru you will learn about the tree most common methods of holding and controlling the yarn when crocheting.
It is important that you choose the method that is most comfortable for your as having proper habits will give you much greater success when crocheting.
Now that you have learnt how to hold the yarn, let’s get started making a slip knot for crocheting. This is the first step in any crochet project you embark on.
The tutorial shows three different methods of making a slip knot. Try out the different methods and find the one that is the easiest for you.
How to Make a Crochet Chain
In this tutorial, you will first see how to properly do a “yarn over”. You will see this referred to in patterns as “yo”. You will then learn how to make a crochet chain which is usually referred to as “ch” in patterns.
Finally, you will learn how to count a crochet chain, something that is very important when you follow a crochet pattern.
In our next article, you will learn how to Single Crochet
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