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This is what I would suggest for a beginner at crocheting. Just start making small squares until you're comfortable with starting, ending, and everyth...
These are the materials that you will need: -a small amount of light-colored, worsted-weight of sport-weight yarn -darning/yarn needle -pair of scisso...
First, you need to make a sort of pretzel-shape with the end of yarn, leaving a small tail. Starting is the hardest part for most people, so don't be ...
This next part is difficult to describe/show. You look for the strand of yarn in the "pretzel" that's across from the tail. It's in the middle of the ...
Now, grasp the tail and the strand going to the remaining ball of yarn, pull tight to the hook. This should form a small knot snug next to the hook, b...
Now, you must wrap the strand leading to the remainder of yarn around the hook. Wrap from the back to the front. Make sure you hold the knot to the bo...
Using the yarn pushed into the hook, slide the yarn through the loop already on the center of the hook. Be sure to keep yarn in the back of the hook, ...
Repeat steps 5-6 eleven more times, creating a chain of 11 "v"s total. Try to make all the v's consistent in size, this will take practice.
Turn the chain of v's on it's side so that it's almost parallel to the crochet hook. Count two v's and insert the hook into the top of the second v fr...
Next, wrap the yarn around the hook from back to front again, push into hook's end again, then slide through ONLY THE FIRST LOOP on the hook, not the ...
It should look like this with two loops still on the hook, but with the strand of yarn coming out of the first loop on the hook.
Again, wrap the yarn front to back, pushing into the hook and this time pulling through BOTH LOOPS that are on the hook. At first, you might want to p...
It should then look like this. A new v was created on top of the chain of v's already there, and this means you have completed you first single croche...
You then repeat the single crochet stitch in every "v" in the chain you made before. There should be 10 single crochet stitches total (10 v's). Now pe...
If you continue to go back and forth, eventually it will be the shape of a square! Remember single crochet stitch is steps 8-12, while the chain stitc...
Cut the yarn a few inches away from the piece of crocheting. Pull the crochet hook out, making the loop bigger with your fingers to make sure you don'...
This is what it will look like when it is pulled tight.
With your yarn needle, thread one of the tails into the eye of the needle. Stick the needle through 5-7 of the stitches on the edge of the square goin...
FINALLY, THE FINISHED SQUARE!!!! If you made it this far, I congratulate you! Once you know these basics, crocheting just gets easier and easier. :)Co...
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Posted:Mar 8, 2012
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