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Crochet Maker: Skills & Techniques

with Vickie Howell

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  •   06 Jogless Join in the Round


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About The Class

A Cornucopia of Crochet Skills

It can be hard to set aside time for your creative outlet, and even harder to put time and energy into doing the research and legwork to advance your skills. Vickie Howell turns this formula on its head. Your craft should be your inspiration, and learning new techniques should be fun, attainable, and energizing. Vickie is an easy-to-follow crochet master who can help you learn the just-out-of-reach skills you need to tackle advanced patterns.

Join Vickie for this class, and you’ll learn:

  • How to get started with handy foundation crochets.
  • How to prevent color jogs in the round, and join motifs as you go.
  • How to create buttonholes, and linked stitches.
Vickie will also teach you advanced techniques like picot and net stitch edging, and you’ll learn how to add crochet edging to fabric pieces. Take the time to invest in your crochet skills, and invigorate your creative practice!

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

  2. 02

    Foundation Single Crochet (Fsc)

  3. 03

    Foundation Double Crochet (Fdc)

  4. 04

    Foundation Triple Crochet (Ftr)

  5. 05

    Magic Ring

  6. 06

    Jogless Join in the Round

  7. 07

    Joining Motifs as You Go

  8. 08

    Seaming Crochet

  9. 09

    Easy Button Holes

  10. 10

    Picot Edging

  11. 11

    Net Stitch Edging

  12. 12

    Adding Crochet Edging to Fabric


Meet Your Expert

Vickie Howell

Vickie Howell is a Craft Author, Designer, TV host, Maker, Spokesperson, Brand Ambassador and Consultant in the Knitting and Crochet Industry. Vickie is most well-known as the Host and Creative Consultant of DIY Network & HGTV’s show, Knitty Gritty, her best selling craft books, and her accessible, inclusive approach to nurturing the creative community via print, video and social media. ... read more

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Bonus Material

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  • pdf Crochet Abbreviations
  • pdf Crochet Maker Daisy Cowl Pattern
  • pdf Crochet Maker Skills and Tech Practice
  • pdf Crochet Maker Tea Towel Pattern

100% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • Jan Piromalli

    April 2016

    I just want to say that I'm watching from Australia and because of the time difference I only got to catch the last few lessons (it started at 1am). I'm so sorry I didn't see the other lessons. Vickie was an excellent instructor and I enjoyed what I did see SO much. Thank you.

  • user-dc86ff

    April 2016

    I learned something new in the first five minutes. Vicki is a wonderful teacher. She encourages "design elements" so there is no "wrong" way to do something. I highly recommend any of her classes!

  • Sandra Willett

    April 2016

    I found it pretty easy to understand despite the fact that I am a very new beginner.

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