• 2:50

    How to Make a Slip Knot

    Making a slip knot is the first step to starting most crochet projects. The slip knot is created and then the rest of the stitches are created (typically chain stitches) and you’re ready to begin crocheting. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to create a simple slip knot. To begin, Mary Beth leaves…

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  • 4:17

    Single Crochet

    In this video, Mary Beth Temple explains how to single crochet. This stitch is the shortest of all the crochet stitches that have height, and one of the simplest stitches to create. To begin, one chain is added at the beginning of the row. Mary Beth notes that a crochet pattern will tell you how…

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  • 4:35

    Working into Back of Crochet Chain

    Once a crochet chain is created, new stitches can be made from that chain by working into it. In this video, crochet expert Mary Beth Temple explains how to work into the back of a crochet chain. While the manner of working into a crochet chain often comes down to personal preference, Mary Beth notes…

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  • 9:13

    Crocheting in Circles

    Crocheting in circles is a fun technique used to create lots of unique projects, from crocheted doilies to crocheted hats. In this video, crochet expert Mary Beth Temple explains how to crochet a circle and reviews some of the basic rules used to create this fun shape. Mary Beth begins by discussing important attributes of…

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  • 5:10

    Working into Front of Crochet Chain

    Once a crochet chain is created, there’s a variety of ways that new stitches can be created from that chain. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to work into the front of a crochet chain. When looking at a crochet chain, there is a front and a back. The front of the crochet…

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  • 3:03

    How to Make a Crochet Chain

    In this video, crochet expert Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to create a simple crochet chain. The first step to starting many crochet projects is creating a chain. A chain can also be used throughout the project, both in a stitch pattern and to create other details within the pattern, such as for an armhole…

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