Crocheting is more than having the most basic materials. You have to know what you are doing, especially when you start working on patterns other people have created. Of all the patterns I've worked through, I found that there are 7 basic types of stitches that one must know before they can move on to patterns or more advanced stitches, all of which include one or more of these kinds of stitches. Before we begin, I must clarify that these descriptions are based off of American standards, not UK standards. I will do another article later on that will compare the American crochet stitches to the UK crochet stitches.
When starting a crochet project, most people only think of the three basic items: Yarn, hook, and scissors. However, for more complicated patterns and projects, it helps if one keeps a variety of tools. Therefore, here's how to start a crochet tool box of your own.
Crocheting is the art of using yarn, thread, or other similar material to create fabric. The art of crocheting goes back to to the 18th century and is slowly becoming a dying art. Regardless, crocheting is still very popular in the world of yarn work. So, whether you are looking to learn to crochet or looking to better your technique, here are ten tips for beginners before they start crocheting.