Category: For Beginners

The Ridged Granny Square

Granny square ridges front post double crochet

It’s amazing how a little texture can upgrade the simple granny square. Today, I’m going to show you how you can alter this simple pattern with a simple “front post double crochet.”

Join-as-you-go Granny Style

Join as you go granny square crochet joining squares

This is a wonderfully fast way to work up a blanket. It’s perfect for anyone needing a quick way to join their squares. It works for any granny square pattern, and you’re going to love it!

The Starburst Granny Square

Learn to read patterns

The No Seam Solid Granny

solid granny square without holes

The Solid Granny square is as versatile as it is beautiful. There are so many ways to use it that you won’t easily become bored. It is worked in much the same way as the clustered granny, found here, with only a few little…

The Magic Circle

Magic circle crochet start to projects in the round

Here’s a little trick I wish I had learned ages ago. I finally mastered it a couple years ago, and it has helped me tremendously. I use it for any project that begins with more than one stitch in the starting chain. I use…

Learn to Half Double Crochet

Half Double crochet tutorial with video

Learn to half double crochet

The Granny Square

Granny square magic circle standing double crochet

Granny Square Time

Learn to single crochet

learn to single crochet

Learn to single crochet

Let’s double crochet

learn to double crochet

Learn to double crochet

Beginner’s Cowl/Scarf

easy double crochet scarf or cowl pattern red heart with love

Easy scarf and cowl pattern

Starting Chains

crochet foundation chains

Since the best way to learn is to watch, here’s a little YouTube video I made to show you how to make your first starting chain. I apologize in advance for the unnecessary ramblings at the beginning. It’s my first video, and I hope…

Let’s start at the very beginning …

Tools to get you started