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Recommended Crochet Hooks

Crochet hooks can be made of plastic, resin, metal, or wood. They can be incredibly high-quality or mass-produced to deliver you the lowest price. Here are our recommendations for crochet hooks for every level and budget.

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Recommended Yarns for Crochet

Cotton yarns are a great choice for crochet, as they are structural, machine-washable, and great for warm weather. The following are my top recommendations for crochet yarns in a variety of weights, with links to buy. Happy shopping!

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Crochet Hook Sizes and Yarn Weights

The first thing you’ll need when starting to crochet is a hook. But how do you know what size hook to grab depending on the yarn you have at hand? Here is a clear chart with the information you need to visually choose a crochet hook for any weight of yarn.

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October 2021 News

This winter I’m planning on creating a Crochet class for KnitFreedom, publishing new sizes and weights for our Faux Heel Flap socks, working on a Ladder-Back Jacquard tutorial, and studying Portuguese Knitting.

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The Problem With Charts

Even though they’re useful, charts can also seem confusing, scary, and overwhelming. In our upcoming Charts Demystified class, the challenges of charts will disappear into the pure joy of knitting.

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Chinese Waitress Cast-On and Cast-Off

Ordinary cast-ons are not reversible and don’t look great with every fabric. This tutorial teaches you how to correctly do the Chinese Waitress Cast-On so you can have a go-to stretchy, reversible cast-on that looks great on garter stitch, blankets, Brioche stitch, and more. UPDATED POST

The 7 key elements of knitting to master in order to knit whatever you want

Without mastery of the 7 key elements of knitting, you won’t be able to take on new projects with confidence. The 7 key areas are knit and purl (and slip stitch), increases and decreases, cast-ons and bind-offs, knitting in the round, knitting with color, fixing mistakes, and lace knitting.

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We Have a Winner!

Thank you so much to everyone who entered our raffle and let us know what they are grateful for this year. I am so touched by your words. And now, it is my privilege to announce the winners of the Premium Lifetime giveaway!

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The Chance of a “Lifetime”

I know how hard it is to spend money on yourself. And I was so inspired by hearing so many students say they’re asking Santa for Premium Lifetime this year that I’ve decided to put together a giveaway. I like to think of it as a KnitFreedom scholarship program. So, I am giving away three Premium Lifetime memberships!

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