• 6:09

    Basic Crochet Stitches Used to Make Simple Hats

    Single Crochet is one of the most basic crochet stitches, and is often used to create simple hats. If you would like to create your own hat pattern, you can find out how many stitches you will need around your hat by first making a gauge swatch. In this video Nathalie O’Shea shows us how…

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  • 44:38

    Crochet Lavender Sachet

    In this video lesson Nathalie O’Shea demonstrates how to make a lovely crochet sachet. This can be filled with lavender or it can be used as a small gift bag. This project uses a CYCA #2 yarn (a fine gauge yarn) and a 2.5 mm hook, however this bag can be made larger by using…

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  • 10:31

    How to Weave In Ends As You Go

    Do you hate to weave in ends on your crochet projects? Dealing with all your yarn tails doesn’t have to be a daunting task. In fact, it’s possible to secure your ends in as you go! In this video, Rebecca Velasquez demonstrates how she likes to weave in ends on a project as she goes.…

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  • 3:17

    Crocheting Over Ends

    Crocheting over your yarn ends is an easy way to hide your ends into a crochet project. In this video, crochet expert Corrina Ferguson demonstrates just how simple this technique is for your next project. It hides the ends nicely, even when changing colors. Corrina has a swatch of double crochet, worked in two colors.…

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  • 5:42

    Working in the Round

    Working in the round in crochet is a versatile technique that can be used on everything from crochet baby hat patterns to amigurumi toys. There are two standard ways for working in the round: Working in rounds, joining with slip stitches at the end of each round. Working in a continuous spiral. Which method is…

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  • 5:18

    Filet Crochet Basics

    Looking to try something new and unique in crochet? Try filet crochet! This interesting technique uses double crochet stitches separated by spaces created with chains in order to create open and closed blocks on the fabric. With these blocks, you can create all kinds of designs and motifs. In this video, Corrina Ferguson explains the…

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  • 5:36

    Turning Chains

    When you see a chain at the start of a row, what does that mean? Does it count as a stitch or is it simply a turning chain? In this video, Corrina Ferguson explores turning chains and explains how they work in your crochet pattern. Corrina begins by explaining the standard for turning chains: Chain…

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  • 4:10

    Measuring Gauge in Crochet

    It’s important to understand how to achieve the proper gauge in a crochet pattern. In this video, Corrina Ferguson explains how to read the gauge section of a crochet pattern, and how you go about achieving the proper gauge. The gauge listed on a crochet pattern is the exact gauge that the person who stitched…

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  • 3:07

    Magic Ring

    The magic ring is a popular way to start projects like crocheted amigurumi toys and top-down hats. It allows for the project to be started at the center without leaving a hole. In this video, Mister Domestic demonstrates how to create a magic ring. The magic ring can be called many different names: Magic Circle…

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