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Crochet Foundations

This course is intended to introduce you to the basics of crocheting through interactive sessions so that you can follow patterns and make everything you ever wanted!

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Learning Goals 🌟

  • Learn the slip knot and the basic chain technique.
  • Learn the basic stitches (US terminology): single, double, triple, half double, slip stitches.
  • Learn all the stitches you need to make amigurumi: magic circle, increase, invisible decrease and fasten off.
  • Learn to knot 2 yarns together.
  • Learn to read crochet patterns.

By the end of this course, you will have all the basics you need to start you off on your personal crochet learning journey.

Structure 📕

  • Four weeks
  • 1.5 hours each session
  • 100% synchronous learning and practice time

Artefacts 🎁

By the end of this course, you will have made your own:

  • Small swatch of basic stitches
  • Granny square
  • Small ball
  • Bee mini amigurumi

Is this course for you? ❓

  • This course is aimed at absolute beginners.
  • You can have some crochet background, but be aware this is a basic course.

Syllabus / Schedule 📅

Week 1

  • Learn the slip knot and the basic chain technique.
  • Learn the basic stitches (US terminology): single, double, triple, half double, slip stitches.
  • In-class project: Make a back and forth square with all the stitches we learned.

Week 2

  • Learn to knot 2 yarns together.
  • Learn to read a pattern.
  • In-class project: Read an easy pattern for a granny square and follow it to completion.

Week 3

  • Learn to make the magic circle.
  • Learn to increase, invisible decrease and fasten off.
  • In-class project: Learn the beginnings of amigurumi making by making a small ball.

Week 4

  • Learn to change colours.
  • FINAL in-class project: We will make an amigurumi bee together.

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$60
4 weeks
Prerequisites

You must have all the materials you might need:

  • a crochet hook (any size you're comfortable with. Not too big and not too small. Any around H or 4-5mm is fine.)
  • appropriate sized yarn for that hook (any worsted weight / aran should be fine)
  • pair of scissors
  • needle with hole appropriate for your yarn
  • stitch markers (real, paper clips, earrings, small safety pin or similar)
  • a bit of stuffing
  • amigurumi eyes (optional)
  • patience and good humour

Feel free to ask for recommendations on what to buy in the forum.

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