Dances With Wool

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Crochet 101

Crochet 101


Have you dreamed of learning to crochet? This beginning crochet class will consist of two, 1.5 hours sessions held over two consecutive weeks. In Crochet 101 you will learn basic concepts of crochet including: basic crochet stitches (chain, single crochet, half-double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet), basic crochet concepts, and changing yarn colors. At the completion of this class and homework assignments, you will have the skills required for Crochet 102/My First project classes or to start your own project!

Students will learn:

  • Yarn weight differences

  • Basic concepts (holding hook, yarn tension, yarn over)

  • Basic Stitches (chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet)

  • Change yarn colors

  • Gauge

Prerequisite:  None


Saturdays, October 5 & 12 9:00-10:30 AM or

Saturdays, November 2 & 9 9:00-10:30

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The following materials will be provided by Dances With Wool and are included in the class fee:

  • The Learn to Crochet Companion book from Churchmouse Yarns-Classroom Publications

  • Two balls of Encore worsted weight yarn in your chosen color

  • One crochet hook between 8-10mm


Session One:

1. Introduction to Crochet concepts

2. Starting a basic block

3. Chain stitch, single crochet, yo

4. "breaking off" and joining new colors


Session Two:

1. Additional Stitches such as half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet.

2. Weaving in yarn tails

3. Joining blocks together.