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Learn the Basics

If your new to crochet, the information here will help you get started. These links will take you to information on the fundamentals of crochet. This information will also help you brush up on your sk

Beginner Crochet Tips star
Tips and hints for new and beginner students.

Coats - Hook Sizes star[offsite link]
Metric, US, and English crochet hook sizes and coversions.

Craft Yarn Council star[offsite link]
Crochet Tutorials, free patterns and has a great current events calendar for Knitting and Crochet

Crochet Cabana star[offsite link]
Lots of resources for newbies here: tutorials, videos, photos, blog, faq, etc...

Crochet Gauge or Tension Swatch FAQ star
Frequently asked questions for understanding the meaning of gauge and the importance of tension as it relates to crochet and the correct sizing of finished projects.

Crochet Memories star[offsite link]
Good information on starching and blocking crochet items.

Crochet Newsletter Sign Up star
The BellaOnline Crochet Newsletter offers the best current updated information.

Finding Time To Crochet star
Tips on finding more time to crochet.

Foundations star
All crochet projects start with a foundation of some kind. There are several different ways to build the foundation. This article discusses the most common methods.

Graph Paper Generator star[offsite link]
This online graph paper generator is helpful for creating your own crochet designs and patterns.

How to Properly Store and Care for Crochet Items star
Whether you plan to wear, display, or put away your crochet, properly storing and caring for a finished project will keep it in good condition and beautiful for years to come.

How to Read a Yarn Label star
Reading a yarn label might sound like a simple task, but if you aren't familiar with the symbols and format it can feel like you’re trying to read a foreign language. Here’s how to make sense of what’s on that label.

Knitting Away star[offsite link]
Although this is a knitting web site, these directions for doing a "Russian join" can be used for crochet, too. Its a way of joining two yarns without using a knot. Can be used with two different colors, too.

Let´s Get Started star
Basic information on where to start your crochet journey. A small concise guide to relavent information on learning to crochet.

Nezumi World - Hook Conversion star[offsite link]
Crochet hook conversions with metric, USA, and UK/Canada sizes.

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Portable Crochet Project Ideas star
Ideas on some portable crochet projects. Some projects to carry with you and to work while you wait.

Teaching Young Children to Crochet star
Advice on teaching young children to crochet. Tips on hook size and picking out yarn.

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