047) Introduction to Crochet

Yes, you can! You will be able to make a variety of projects such as a gift card cozy, hand-warmers and a hat. In this beginner class, students will learn everything they need to know to start crocheting. No prior experience is required. Students will learn how to hold the crochet hook, the importance of gauge, to determine what hook goes with what yarn, as well as how to read crochet patterns and identify the information on the yarn packaging. Students will become proficient with all of the main stitches.

Materials: Crochet hook (5.00 mm or US size H) plus one skein of worsted weight yarn (also called medium weight or #4) in a light color (examples include Lion Brand Wool-Ease, Lily’s Sugar ’n’ Cream, Red Heart Comfort, Premier Yarns Everyday, Patons Classic Wool, Loops and Thread Impeccable).