Thanks for taking Crochet for Knitters! I hope you had a good time and learned enough to get you started with crochet.

Check out my free how-to crochet classes on Creativebug…..

How to Read a Crochet Pattern
How to Work a Crochet Chain
How to Work Single Crochet
How to Work Double Crochet
How to Work Crocheted Slip Stitch
How to Work Half Double Crochet
How to Work Treble Crochet
How to Seam Crocheted Fabric

….AND my crochet classes on Craftsy. Here are some 50% off links to get you started:

titleCardFantastic Finishes: Edgings & Borders
Improve Your Crochet: Essential Techniques
Joining Crochet Motifs
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters

Of course, I think The Crochet Answer Book is a great resource.

 

I also have a video on using the crochet cast-on for your knitting.

Many people who take Crochet for Knitters want a pattern for a Granny Square. There are many variations of the classic granny square; here’s just one:

Classic Granny Square in Two colors

With MC, ch 4, join with slip st to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in ring, *ch 1, 3 dc in ring; rep from * twice, ch 1, join with slip st to top of ch-3. Fasten off.

Rnd 2: Join CC in any chain-space, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1) in same space, *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1) in next space, rep from * around, join with slip st to top of ch-3. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: Join MC in any side space, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1) in same space, *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next space, ch 1, 3 dc in next space, ch 1, rep from * twice, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next space, ch 1, join with slip st to top of ch-3. Fasten off.

Rnd 4: Join CC in any space, ch 1, sc in each dc and ch-1 space around, putting 5 sc in each ch-3 space, join with slip st to first sc. Fasten off.

 


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