If you are wondering how to get started with crochet, here are some tips to get you started. Crochet patterns can be read in many ways: written, video, and even graphic. No matter which way you learn, crochet patterns will make the learning process easier. 

    And they are more likely to be fun! Once you start learning crochet, you’ll probably want to learn new techniques, too! The first thing to remember is to choose a suitable yarn. For beginners, a medium-thick yarn, such as Caron, one-pounder, or red heart super-salts, is a good choice. 


    Choose a yarn without lots of dye or beads, and that is light enough to see each stitch clearly. Avoid variegated or dark-colored yarn, as they can make it difficult to identify the stitches, and you will probably end up with some wrong ones.

    Easy Crochet Mesh top
    Easy Crochet Mesh top

    Learning to crochet in the round can be intimidating, but understanding the basic mechanics will make it easier and more enjoyable. It’s also important to keep up with news, patterns, and tips about the craft. 

    Using materials that are easy to work with is crucial for beginners. Choose a lighter weight yarn for your first project. A lighter weight yarn makes it easier to insert the hook. 

    Lighter yarns are also easier to work with at first. Then you can work from there. If you don’t know how to crochet yet, you should watch a video tutorial first. You can even get a free tutorial here with us.


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    Once you gain enough confidence to practice, you can try advanced techniques and make beautiful things. Also, crocheting is a relaxing activity that can reduce anxiety and stress. 

    Beginners should understand that there is a learning curve in this craft, but it is worth persevering. That way, you can learn the techniques and become an expert in no time. The learning curve is shorter than most people realize, so don’t be discouraged!

    I would like to point out that the image credits and content of the pattern is intended for the official website of the pattern.

    Learn other crochet tutorials:

    Crochê Amigurumi Cat

    Crochet Halter Dress Tutorial