Learning the Basics of Crochet video
Learning the Basics of Crochet
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Laura Scott is a lifelong crafter. She says, "On hot summer days in Pennsylvania, my best friend and I created 'stores' under several huge, old pine trees. We would gather leaves, flowers, sticks and pinecones to make artistic creations which we then bartered and sold to one other, each always vying to make the most original and unique pieces. A few years later, after learning... Full bio »

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Every crocheter begins with the basics, and this Quick Stitches & Tips episode is the perfect place to start your experience, refresh your memory or teach a friend. Crocheting is a skill that has endless possibilities to captivate and relax you.

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Hold a crochet hook and yarn.
  • Make a slip knot and chain.
  • Work the four most basic stitches: slip, single, half-double, and double crochet.