Before You Pick Up That Hook! video
Before You Pick Up That Hook!
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Kristi Simpson enjoys creating original and current looks. From fresh fashion for infants and children to fun and flirty hats, shawls and some of the latest amigurumi shapes, her designs are approachable for beginners and stimulating for crocheters with a variety of experience levels. Full bio »

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When you begin a new craft, there's so much to learn. In this Learn, Make, Create! episode, crochet expert Kristi Simpson reviews all the important information you need to know before you start crocheting!

In this episode, Kristi covers how to read yarn labels; how the yarn's weight, length, thickness, color and dye lot can influence the outcome of your project; why it's important to familiarize yourself with pattern notes; where to find the Stitch Guide; and how to do a little troubleshooting if necessary.