Beginners Crochet Patterns
just begin to crochet for the first time, always choose simple and easy
designs. Select a pattern that needs very little or no shaping such
as scarves or pillow case. Hats and tote bags are also easy projects
that require very minimum shaping.
Initially you can choose patterns that use large hooks or needles and two threads of yarn that may help you to complete the project very fast. Always search for patterns that are marked for beginners.
Now, get to know a pattern that when finished will give you a 7 inches by 9 inches block, which can be further used to create a scarf, or a pillow or a doily.
Worsted-weight yarn of any colour
Long knitting needles of 8 and 14 inches size
Needle with big eyes
Casting on Stitch
1. With one needle create a slip-knot on the shaft of the needle.
2. After holding this needle in your left hand and the other needle with your hand, insert the right hand needle, starting from the front to the back, in the slip knot beneath left needle.
3. Duly holding the left needle with the same left hand, move your left fingers over so that it braces the right needle.
4. Get the yarn from the ball using your right index finger.
5. Leave your hold on the right needle and use your right index finger for carrying the yarn under and over the right needles point.
6. Hold the right needle again with your right hand fingers. Pull the yarn all through the stitch with the point of the right needle.
7. Take out the right needle after sliding the point of the left needle into the back of the new stitch.
8. Pull the ball of the yarn gently to create a perfectly fitting stitch on the needle. Now you have successfully made a stitch known as casting on.
9. Insert the point of the right needle, starting from the front to the back, and into the stitch you have made last and that lies under the left needle. Repeat the step from 5 to 9 for twenty six times till you have 28 stitches on your left needle. This now completes the cast-on row.
First knit row
1. With your left hand hold the needle having stitches and insert the right hand needles point in the first stitch starting from front to back. This is very similar to casting on.
2. Draw the yarn from the ball beneath using your right hand and draw it over the right needle.
the yarn through the entire stitch with the right needle point.
Measure the piece and if the size is 7 inches wide, start the next knit row as follows:
Turn the right needle and hold it in your left hand. With the free needle on your right hand, follow steps from 1 of your first knit row in every stitch. Work these until the block is 9 inches long. Then bind off all of the stitches.
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