Crochet for Stress Relief with Patternless Projects
What you'll learn
- Create a foundation chain.
- Create the American single crochet stitch.
- Create the American double crochet stitch.
- Turn square corners and create granny squares.
- Crochet in the round.
- Change colors during a project.
- Bind and finish your ends.
- Successfully complete four patternless projects!
- The student will need a crochet hook or hooks to match their chosen skeins of yarn. Labels on skeins of yarn will offer suggested hook sizes.
- The student may need approximately 12 - 15 skeins of yarn (depending on type). However, students can get started with just one skein of worsted weight yarn!
- The student will need scissors.
This is a crochet course for beginners and those who want to learn to crochet in a stress-free way. A knowledge of patterns is not necessary, as you will learn how to make basic shapes without ever reading a pattern. Learn to make four beginner-level projects from start to finish: a pot holder, scarf, afghan, and drawstring bag - all at your own pace! This course includes at-speed and slow motion videos that break down all the stitches and techniques you will need to get started crocheting real projects today!
Who this course is for:
- This is a course for novices who have never crocheted before. Beginners will appreciate the follow-along instructions and easy-going, patternless, project-based instruction.
Amy Lynn Hess is an Atlanta area poet, painter, potter, publisher, professor, and dramaturg. She holds a B.S. in Theatre and Interpretation from Central Michigan University, an M.A. in Theatre History and Criticism from Ohio University, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Naropa University's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics. She has published three chapbooks of poetry and a textbook about sentence diagramming, and she is the editor-in-chief for her small poetry publishing company, Gypsy Daughter. She has been an English and General Education Professor since March of 2008, having previously held jobs as an administrative assistant, bookkeeper, sales clerk and product expert at an art supply store, librarian, high school teacher, tutor, properties manager, costumer, make-up artist, and managing director at a non-profit playhouse.
You can read more of Amy Lynn's work on her blog, Gypsy Daughter Essays.