Crochet Basics

by Alison Stapleton

IMG_1853This page has some basic information on crochet and the tools of the trade

This is to help you get going in crochet.

It is really for beginners but experienced crocheter may enjoy it.

This list is growing, but for now I have information on:

What you need to crochet



Crochet stitches

5 Basic crochet stitches you need to know

Chain-less cast-on method

Trellis pattern – crochet stitches

How to read crochet diagrams


Tension and gauge swatches

Using colour and patterns

Types of crochet

Crocheting is a fabulous craft and anyone can learn how to crochet beautiful things for their family and friends.