Thanks for taking Crochet Confidence! I hope you enjoyed the class and are now more confident following patterns and thinking through problems.
If you need a refresher for some of the things we talked about in class, you may want to check out the following affiliate links:
There’s a whole lesson about pattern reading and problem-solving in Improve Your Crochet: Essential Techniques.
The Crochet Answer Book is a handy size to keep in your tool bag, and it includes everything we talked about in class.
On Creativebug, I have a free class on How to Read a Crochet Pattern. And you can crochet along with me as we make a Crocheted Summer Bag or Baby Blanket. I’ll take you step-by-step through the process:
Here are two additional Craftsy classes that you might find helpful:
Stitches Midwest 2016: Take a look at Moogly’s video on the chainless double crochet (to take the place of a ch-3 turning chain). She also had a video on the Magic Ring/Magic Loop technique. I usually use a variation on the Magic Ring/Loop, which I cover in any classes online. Somebody mentioned using highlighter tape to help keep track of where you are in a pattern. It’s available from your local yarn shop or online. I found a package of 6 on Amazon, which seems like a pretty good deal.