The Ultimate Course for Beginner and Intermediate Crochet
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The Ultimate Course for Beginner and Intermediate Crochet

Discover the World of Crochet Possibilities
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Created by Rita de Maintenon
Last updated 7/2017
Price: $60
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of this course, students will be able to:
  • Use Materials and Tools
  • Create a Foundation Chain
  • Keep Proper Tension
  • Work Even Edges
  • Use the Single Crochet
  • Work a Single Crochet Project
  • Add Fringe and Loops
  • Use Half-Double Crochet
  • Use Double Crochet
  • Use Triple Crochet
  • Know Proper Stitch Placement
  • Complete a Double and Triple Crochet Project
  • Complete a Single and Double Crochet Project
  • Use Single Crochet Increase and Decrease
  • Use Double Crochet Increase and Decrease
  • Use Increases in a Project
  • Use Shells
  • Work Shell Practice and Projects
  • Add Picot Trim
  • Use Clusters
  • Add Reverse Crochet (Crab Stitch) Trim
  • Work in Rounds
  • Work in Squares
  • Create Multi-Colored Granny Squares
  • Connect Granny Squares
  • Complete a Granny Square Project
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  • No prerequisites, just grab a crochet hook and some yarn to get started.

In this complete Library of Crochet we learn perfect tension, foundation chain, single, half double, double and triple crochet and how to keep your edges straight. We learn how to increase and decrease. We practice shells, clusters, rounds and squares and cover information about materials and tools. Practice fun and projects with finishing touches, such as picots and fringe, are included with each section. This course encourages students to start creating their own design ideas.

Who is the target audience?
  • Any one wanting to learn to crochet, refresh their crochet skills or knitters wanting to include a hook with their knitting designs
  • Students who prefer to use techniques and imagination to create their own designs.
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Curriculum For This Course
36 Lectures
Let's Start to Crochet
5 Lectures 15:48

Review and Practice proper Tension and the Foundation Chain

How to Count the Foundation Chains
Single Crochet into the Foundation Chain
5 Lectures 25:47
Learn and Practice Single Crochet

Add Fringe for Fun

Time for a Project

Add a Loop

A Look at our Tools
Review the Basics and Continue to Crochet
5 Lectures 23:17

Preparation for Half Double Crochet

Let's prepare to do do Half-double Crochet by working a Foundation chain and 2 rows of Single Crochet.

Learn and Practice Half-double Crochet

The Secrets to Double Crochet Stitch Placement and Counting

Triple Crochet proper Stitch Technique and Placement
2 Lectures 09:11
A Fun Project with Triple and Double Crochet

A Poject with Single and Double Crochet
Review Foundation Chain, Single, Half-double, Double and Triple Crochet
6 Lectures 20:39

Please go to lecture 6 to review the single crochet stitch. 

Review Single Crochet

Review Half-double Crochet

Review Double Crochet

Review Triple Crocchet

Increase, Decrease and Tall and Fancy Stitches
9 Lectures 45:17
Single Crochet Increase and Decrease

Double Crochet Increase and Decrease

Using Increases in a Project

Let's do Shells

Review Shells

Shell Practice and Project

Picot Trim for your Shell Project

Let's do Clusters with a Crab Stitch Finish

Project and Thoughts on Tall and Fancy Stitches
Rounds and Squares
4 Lectures 36:34
Let's Work in the Round

Let's make a Granny Square

Multi-colored Granny Squares

Connecting Granny Squares; A look at a Fun Project
About the Instructor
Rita de Maintenon
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Fiber Artist, Designer, Author and Teacher.

Rita is a retired educator with over 40 years of classroom experience, from Montessori Kinder Garden to Adult Education in a College setting.

Growing up in Europe, she studied and trained all aspects of fiber work and has taught Fiber Arts workshops for the last 20 years. They range from “Heirloom Treasures Fiber Combinations” in Florida to “It’s not your Grandmother’s Crochet Any More” at UNCA.

Rita is now retired in Asheville, NC as a full time fiber artist. She has taught Heritage fiber classes and workshops for UNCA, the Center for Creative Retirement, the Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in TN, fiber weekend retreats and local classes. In addition to the teaching aspect, Rita loves restoration work on antique pieces and is well known for her designer creations, especially Christening gowns.

She regularly demonstrates at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway, with highlight events of Fiber Day and Heritage Weekend. Rita has been the educational demonstrator at the Southern Highland Guild Craft Fairs in the Asheville Cellular Center and currently serves on the educational committee of the Guild.

Her first book: "Heritage Crochet in a new Light" was published in July 2017.

Rita is a member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild and a Blue Ridge National Heritage Artist. She is a Craft Yarn Council certified instructor.