Welcome to the first edition of my Crochet Club blog.
I saw a post, on my local pages of Streetlife, about wanting to learn how to crochet and offered to teach the basics.
We are starting next week right from the very beginning.
I will demonstrate how you hold the hook, yarn and work and start with a slip knot.
The first basic stitches we will cover are chain stitch (ch) , slip stitch (ss) and double crochet (dc).
At this juncture I must stress that this is a UK based blog and all the stitches will be the UK ones and not the American version. A conversion chart can be found here.
After we have mastered these stitches in rows, there is this lovely little Attic24 pattern of a snowflake which we can make too.
I photographed it before (right) I pinned it out and after (above).
I'll be hanging mine on my Christmas tree this year for sure.