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Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Ellen Gormley
Learn to Read Symbol Crochet Diagrams
Learn to Read Symbol Crochet Diagrams
Ellen Gormley, Instructor

Learning how to read crochet symbol diagrams will make your crocheting faster, easier and more accurate. This class shows you how.

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How would you like to crochet faster, more easily and more accurately? Knowing how to read crochet symbol diagrams can help you achieve all that -- and more. Symbol crochet diagrams are the universal language of crochet. This means you could literally read a pattern written by a designer from another country with ease!

Learning how to read crochet diagrams starts by learning the simple symbols for the basic stitches. Diagrams simply place these small symbols in the order in which you stitch them, creating a visual "picture" for you to follow instead of line-by-line written instructions. But don't worry -- this class also includes the patterns written out word-for-word so you can learn at your own pace.

In this class you'll learn how to:
  • Recognize all basic crochet stitch symbols including chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet and treble crochet.
  • Read crochet symbol diagrams for projects worked in the round.
  • Read crochet symbol diagrams for projects worked in rows.
  • Follow a crochet symbol diagram to make increases and decreases.
  • Make five exclusive crochet projects working from symbol diagrams.
Class includes complete instructions to make three exclusive projects plus two bonus exercise projects: Easy Octagon Motif Hot Pad, Cuddle Time Baby Blanket, Textured Stripes Reader's Wrap, Shades of Seaglass Dishcloth and Water Lily Shawl.

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FREE -- Class Overview
01:53
FREE -- Introduction
06:06
The Basics of Symbol Crochet
31:26
In-the-Round Symbol Crochet
27:36
Symbol Diagrams With Multiple ...
33:39
Row-by-Row Symbol Diagrams
39:31
Symbol Diagram Increases & ...
32:49
Class Wrap-Up
02:38
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March 21, 2017
Claudia B
Wonderful class, thank you Ellen. I'll be putting your fantastic teachings into practice!!!
March 19, 2017
Christine B
I found this lesson very helpful. I had been trying to get to grips with reading crochet diagrams for a while and this class has helped me a great deal. Many thanks.
March 12, 2017
Denise M
Enjoyed the class, and now feel less intimidated by charts/diagrams. Will be trying these out very soon. Instructor is great, as she explains and shows what she is referring too. Have been crocheting for numerous years, and always felt overwhelmed by charts. Not now! Thank you Ellen.
March 2, 2017
Joyce P
I enjoyed this class and our instructor is good and responsive.
A novice crocheter who now feels much more confident.
February 27, 2017
Faith H
The class was everything I had hoped. It taught me how to read a diagram pattern and now I have enough confidence to try a pattern that used to intimidate me so much that I was not able to even attempt before. Even learned a new stitch. Can't wait to see if I can make something from a book I purchased from France. Thanks for boosting my confidence and would recommend this class to everyone.

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