Just Enough Crochet

Just Enough Crochet class samples

3-6 class hours.

Sometimes a knitted sweater or shawl needs just a little something to really finish it. Learn the spit-n-polish crochet moves that will make your knitwear shine! Designed for those who know nothing about crochet, it is not, however, a crochet primer. But you will learn enough to make cords to tie those booties closed, join squares of that afghan, and edge a cardigan with buttonholes or loops!

Topics covered
Chains, slip stitches and making cords
Single and reverse single crochet (crab stitch)
Making buttonholes and button loops
Picots and other fun edges

Materials 

  • about 100 yds of bulky weight (3-3.5 st/inch) yarn
  • US size 10 to 10 1/2 (6 to 6.5mm) knitting needles, any type or length
  • US size J or K crochet hook for crochet
  • US size G or H crochet hook for edging
  • standard knitting kit (scissors, yarn needle, markers, etc)

Homework

MAKE 3 With knitting needles, cast on 20 sts. Keeping 1 stitch each side in Garter Stitch (knit every row), work in Stockinette Stitch until piece measures 5 inches. Bind off.