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ZombieMama42 Sat 22-Apr-17 20:58:41

Wanting to learn crochet to add to my list of crafts but I'm struggling to get started. Tips on learning? Good books or you tube vids you can recommend? Etc xx

FiveGoMadInDorset Sat 22-Apr-17 21:08:37

Bella Coco is good, unfortunately I can't get in with crocheting at all but my knitting is coming on leaps and bounds

PolterGoose Sat 22-Apr-17 21:10:51

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diamantegal Sun 23-Apr-17 19:38:39

I learnt basic squares from the Little Tin Bird website tutorials. Once you get the hang of the stitches, you can follow most patterns - it's working out where each stitch needs to go that I found the tricky part.

Good luck - it's such a satisfying hobby. Come and join us in Woolly Hugs - lots of inane wool-based chatter and support there!

ZombieMama42 Tue 25-Apr-17 20:17:53

Thank you, everyone n_n
Will check out all these suggestions!

Floorblob Tue 25-Apr-17 20:20:55

I can recommend Girlybunches on YouTube and the tutorials in the back of Simply Crochet magazine. I taught myself to crochet from these and then moved on to following Attic24 tutorials.

HelloCanYouHearMe Wed 26-Apr-17 18:14:29

Attic24, Bella Coco and Helpfull (?) Honey on youtube helped me to finally get the grasp of it after 7 months of trying.

My granny squares are shocking but im still pleased with how they turn out grin

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