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Topic: crocheting sites for beginners?

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L. G. (L)
Subject: crocheting sites for beginners?
Date Posted: 2/20/2008 5:32 AM ET
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I checked out the Lion Brand site and just got confused.  Crochet isn't intuitive for me like knitting is.

Can anyone recommend some simple sites on "How to Crochet" for the crocheting impaired? ;)

Thanks in advance!!

Date Posted: 2/20/2008 5:59 PM ET
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I'd be interested in any sites too. I'm also crochet impaired. I know how to do double crochet and that's it. Pitiful.
Date Posted: 2/20/2008 9:30 PM ET
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knitting help.com  should have a crochet videos for free.  The .ideos were very goodl

Date Posted: 2/22/2008 8:24 PM ET
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Don't know about videos, but this is a good site for beginners:

http://crochetme.com/

L. G. (L)
Date Posted: 2/25/2008 2:18 AM ET
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Thanks! :)

(Love your avatars, Linda!)

Date Posted: 3/24/2008 2:25 PM ET
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Just yesterday I went to youtube and did a search for crochet videos. some of them are really fantastic, some are bad.  But I got help with stitches that I couldn't figure out. 

 

I'm trying to find a pattern to knit a stocking cap with just two needles.  My MIL got me started on one a long long time ago and then took it from me and just finished it.  (boy if I would have known then what I later found out...... that was just the beginning................)   hm. i should write a book!

 

I stopped at the local yarn store and it looks like I'm going to have to be brave and try knitting a hat on 4 needles...eeegads.... I was hoping to avoid that.