• 6:32

    Basic Crochet Dish Cloth

    In this video Jen Lucas shows us how to crochet a basic dish cloth. This is the perfect project for new crocheters, and a great choice for more experienced crocheters looking for a quick gift idea. This project uses chains, single crochets, and double crochets. You will need some kitchen cotton yarn, and a crochet…

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  • 2:34

    Winding a Small Ball of Yarn

    Sometimes you need just a small amount of yarn for your project; you might be making a toy and you need a little accent color for a small detail, or maybe you need just enough yarn for one stripe, or a few small balls for colorwork. In this video, Jen Lucas demonstrates how to wind…

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  • 4:25

    Crochet a Corkscrew

    Crocheting a corkscrew is a fun and easy project that can be done using only basic crochet skills: a foundation chain and single or double crochet stitches. In this video lesson, Jen discusses the many uses for a crocheted corkscrew: vine decorations on a crocheted pumpkin, components for an amigurumi project like octopus or jellyfish…

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  • 7:04

    Treble Crochet Decrease

    The treble crochet decrease is a decrease that takes two treble crochet stitches and reduces them to a single stitch. This decrease may be used when a piece worked in treble crochet needs to be shaped, like a bottom-up shawl or lacy crocheted sweater. In this video, Jen Lucas demonstrates how to work a treble…

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  • 6:52

    Half Double Crochet Decrease

    Half double crochet is a stitch that’s quick to make and can be used for a variety of projects. If a project requires shaping, like a crocheted sweater or hat, then increases or decreases will typically need to be used to ensure that the item fits properly. The half double crochet decrease is a simple…

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  • 6:31

    Double Crochet Decrease

    Double crochet is a popular stitch used for all sorts of projects. If a project needs to be shaped, like a crocheted hat or sweater, then increases or decreases typically need to be used in order for the item to fit properly. The double crochet decrease is a simple decrease that takes two stitches and…

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  • 5:34

    Single Crochet Decrease

    The single crochet stitch is commonly one of the first stitches that is mastered when learning to crochet. Amigurumi toys and baby sweaters can easily be made knowing just this one stitch. If making one of these projects, or a variety of other projects, decreases may need to be used in order to shape the…

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  • 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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