• 7:44

    Crochet in the Front & Back Loop

    For standard crochet patterns, the hook is worked under both loops of the top of the stitch. However, there are instances where you might want to work under the front loop only (FLO) or back loop only (BLO) when working on a crochet project. In this video, Jen Lucas demonstrates how to crochet through the…

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  • 2:16

    Open-Throat vs. Closed-Throat Hooks

    Open-throat or closed-throat crochet hook? Bates vs. Boye? Inline crochet hook or tapered crochet hook? No matter what you call this debate, it’s important to take a closer look at crochet hooks and their features to figure out which one is best for you and your project. In this video, Mary Beth Temple examines this…

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  • 2:39

    US vs. UK Terminology

    When beginning a new crochet project, it’s important to understand the difference between US and UK crochet terminology to be sure you’re working the correct stitches for your pattern. US crochet terminology is largely used in crochet patterns in North America, but for the rest of the world, UK crochet terminology is commonly used. In…

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  • 3:35

    Tapestry Needles

    Tapestry needles are an essential tool that’s needed to finish a crochet project, such as a crocheted baby blanket or hat. In this video, Corrina Ferguson explores a variety of tapestry needles to help you choose which one is best for you and your project. To begin, Corrina notes that a tapestry needle is used…

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  • 3:55

    Stitch Markers

    Stitch markers are a very useful notion to have with you when working on a crochet project. In this video, Corrina Ferguson reviews stitch markers to help you determine which one is right for you and your project. There are several different type of stitch markers that can be used in a crochet project: Plastic…

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  • 3:19

    Everything You Need to Know About Scissors

    Once you’ve learned the crochet basics, there are a few extra tools that you’ll need to complete your projects. In this video, Corrina Ferguson discusses all things scissors. Since many people like to travel with their crochet, Corrina will also discuss the best travel scissors so that you’re ready to complete your next crochet project…

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  • 3:51

    Row Counters

    Once you’ve learned the crochet basics, there are a few extra tools that you’ll need to complete your projects. In this video, Corrina Ferguson discusses row counters and how to use them with your crochet project. There are several different types of row counters, and Corrina will explain them all to help you decide which…

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  • 3:02

    Choosing the Right Crochet Hook

    When learning to crochet there are two things you’ll need: yarn and a crochet hook. With such a wide variety of crochet hooks out there, figuring out which one is right for you can be confusing. In this video, Corrina Ferguson breaks down everything you need to know about choosing the right crochet hook for…

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  • 3:14

    Flexible Tape Measures

    Once you’ve learned the crochet basics, there are a few extra tools that you’ll need to complete your projects. In this video, Corrina Ferguson discusses flexible tape measures and their uses in your projects. A tape measure is one of the most important notions you can have in your crochet bag, so you’ll want to…

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