Crochet a Washcloth - Learn the Basic Stitches of Crochet Premium class

Cyprianne Nolan, Be Inspired to Make Something Great Today

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10 Videos (23m)
    • Crochet a Washcloth

      0:35
    • Supplies

      1:03
    • Lesson 1 Slip Knot

      2:18
    • How to Make a Chain

      3:17
    • Row 1 - How to Single Crochet

      3:43
    • Row 2 - Single Crochet Into Row 1

      3:38
    • Row 3 - Almost there :)

      1:24
    • How to Finish Your Washcloth

      3:45
    • How to Fix a Missed Crochet Stitch

      2:15
    • How to Find and Fix an Extra Crochet Stitch

      1:18

About This Class

NO PREVIOUS CROCHET EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

BE SURE TO POST YOUR PROGRESS, QUESTIONS AND FINISHED PROJECTS - I can't wait to see!

This quick tutorial will walk you through two of the most basic stitches in crochet - the Chain Stitch (ch) and Single Crochet (sc)  You will also learn the best way for finishing off any project.

Once you have mastered these stitches you will have the foundation you need to make a huge variety of projects starting with this simple washcloth.  

Notes for Beginners:  Choose a yarn which is a light to medium shade.  Dark colours make it difficult to see stitches.

Be sure to count stitches in each row: As a beginner it is incredibly easy to add or drop stitches especially at the beginning or end of rows.  BONUS I will teach you how easy it is to fix your project should you pick up and extra or drop a stitch.

Keep tension loose: Even though no specific gauge is required for this project keeping a relaxed hand will keep your stitches easy to work with opposed to pulling them too tight and making it a struggle to insert the crochet hook.

Use Acrylic Yarn and Non Tapered Crochet Hook:  This last point is really preference.  Although washcloths are normally made from cotton they also turn out great in acrylic.  It is also nice too to have yarn you can use for additional project and acrylic is great for cup cozies, hats and scarves as well.

If possible use a straight or non-tapered crochet hook I find much easier to use than a tapered allowing for a smoother motion.

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Cyprianne Nolan

Be Inspired to Make Something Great Today

Cyprianne Nolan brought new life to old crochet styles back in 2009 and hasn't stopped since. Known for her creative use of texture through entire crochet pieces running top to bottom she is always incorporating popular stitches into classic pieces resulting in stunning and innovative new designs.

Now teaching here on Skillshare Cyprianne will give you the skills you need to join thousands of other crocheters that have been enjoying her designs for close to a decade. 

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