Crochet is an art that grows on you, and there is never a better time than the present, to learn a new craft or skill. I learnt how to crochet more than 50 years ago, so a lot of it seems to be second nature to me. I will share with you my knowledge and expertise in the best way possible. Look out for the free crochet patterns for beginners at the end of the post.
The widespread appeal of crochet is that it is easy to do and can be interpreted in many ways. From lacy and delicate threads and patterns for doilies and tablecloths, to more robust and sturdy threads and patterns that are used for blankets and rugs, there is no limit to the possibilities.
These instructions to learn how to crochet for beginners, are for right-handed people (sorry). My mum was left-handed so she couldn’t teach me, I had to teach myself! The affordability of materials make this an art that is accessible to all.
When you first learn how to crochet, there will be a few basic stitches that you will use frequently. Basic stitches can be used to create many projects, and as you learn and practice more, you can move on to more advanced stitches.