Teach yourself how to crochet using this easy step by step video tutorial. This is the perfect crochet guide for beginners.
CLICK HERE to read PART 1 on teaching yourself how to crochet. It goes into full detail about all the beginner crochet stitches you need to know in order to crochet.
If you made your way over here after reading part 1, that’s awesome! I know that it’s a lot to digest, but no worries, you’ve got this.
Now that we have an understanding of the basic crochet stitches. Let’s actually put them into practice. So grab some yarn and a hook!
HOW TO CROCHET BEGINNER STITCHES
Slip knot – Wrap the yarn around your fingers and pull of the yarn. You should have a circle. Then place the working yarn (yarn coming from the skein) under the circle. Grab your hook and go under the working yarn and over. Finally, pull your hook and yarn! You’ve got a slip knot.
VIDEO: HOW TO MAKE A SLIP KNOT
Chain – Once your slipknot is created with your hook in the slip knot, yarn over (which means yarn over hook) and pull through the first stitch.
VIDEO: HOW TO CHAIN
Single Crochet – Once your chain has been created, insert your hook into first chain and yarn over, pull through (you should have two loops on hook), yarn over and pull through both loops.
VIDEO: HOW TO SINGLE CROCHET
Slip stitch – Insert hook into chain, yarn over, and pull through first loop on hook.
VIDEO: HOW TO SLIP STITCH
Half Double Crochet – Yarn over (2 loops on hook), insert hook, yarn over, pull through first stitch, yarn over, pull through all 3 loops on hook.
VIDEO: HOW TO HALF DOUBLE CROCHET
Double Crochet: Yarn over (2 loops on hook), insert hook, yarn over, pull through first stitch, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook, yarn over, pull through last 2 loops.
VIDEO: HOW TO DOUBLE CROCHET
Treble Crochet: Yarn over twice (3 loops on hook), insert hook, yarn over, pull through first stitch, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook, yarn over, pull through last 2 loops.
Treble Crochet Video coming soon!
If you have anymore questions on how to crochet or maybe want some more beginner tips. The blog has some great beginner post on how to crochet.
My Favorite Beginner Crochet Posts:
- 5 BEST CROCHET BOOKS FOR BEGINNERS
- 5 THINGS I WISH I KNEW WHEN I STARTED CROCHETING
- BEST YARN TO USE FOR CROCHET BEGINNERS
- 5 ESSENTIALS THAT EVERY CROCHETER NEEDS
Now that we have an understanding of how to make beginner crochet stitches, your probably wondering which crochet project you want to make first?!
Check out these Beginner Crochet Projects:
And that’s a wrap!!
If you have any more questions about the beginner crochet steps, leave them in the comments below. I’d be happy to answer any question.