By now you have probably realised that this week at Stitch Craft Create we are mostly doing beginner crochet! We love crochet because once you’ve mastered the basics you can make all manner of projects quickly and simply including toys, hats, scarves and blankets. Crochet is satisfying, relaxing and, dare we say it, even a bit therapeutic. So what are you waiting for – get stuck in!
Like any new craft the only way to learn it is to have a go, make mistakes and learn from those mistakes. Yes, it is frustrating when you have to pull out stitches because you’ve gone wrong but, unlike knitting,when you do have to pull out stitches it is very easy to see where you are and start again. To help you on your way we’ve created a FREE Crochet Stitches for Beginners ebook.
All you have to do is follow this link to enter your email address and you’ll be able to download your own stitch library — a great reference tool for future projects which you can keep on your device to refer to whenever you get stuck. The ebook also includes a list of common crochet stitch abbreviations which is another great reference tool.
Inside this free eBook you will find a step by step guide to the basic crochet stitches for beginners, including how to hold and use your crochet hooks, chain stitch, double and treble crochet, and how to place crochet stitches. You’ll also find a library of 9 easy crochet stitches for beginners, including some really useful textured stitches that you can use to add interest to your makes.
We hope you’ll find this free eBook really useful to learn everything you need to get started, and that you’ll be inspired to create your own homestyle crochet items and garments! Let us know what you thought of this download in the comments below. Download the Crochet Stitches for Beginners eBook now and get stitching!