What Do You Need To Start Crocheting?

What Do You Need To Start Crocheting?

Crochet is a fun, relaxing hobby that anyone can do! In this step-by-step guide, we will discuss how to crochet. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get started – from the basics of how to hold your hook, to the six most common crochet stitches. We’ll even talk about the best yarn to use and where you can find beginner crochet patterns for free.

If you are interested in starting a new hobby or learning a new skill, you’re in the right place! After reading this crochet starter guide, you’ll be ready to create beautiful wearable items like scarves, hats, and blankets.


Crochet has been around for centuries and is still one of the most popular yarn crafts today. It is a method of creating a looped fabric from yarn with a crochet hook.
It’s not difficult to learn how to crochet, but it can be a little tricky in the beginning. Like learning any new skill, mastering crochet will take a fair bit of perseverance and patience.
To learn crochet, start with the fundamental techniques and a few basic stitches. Then, once you’ve mastered them, you can move on to intermediate and advanced techniques.
Once you’ve learned the basics of crochet, you can make all sorts of cozy crocheted items, from baby booties to granny squares.


One of the great things about crochet is that you don’t need many tools to get started. In fact, you only need these two things:


Crochet hooks come in a range of sizes, shapes, and materials. The most important thing to remember is to match the size of the hook to the weight of the yarn. Use larger crochet hooks with thicker yarns and smaller crochet hooks with thinner yarns.
For beginners, I recommend starting with an ergonomic hook in a medium size – like G6 (4.25 mm) or H8 (5.00 mm).
If you aren’t sure what the right size crochet hook is for your yarn, check the back of the yarn label. It will suggest an appropriate hook size for your specific yarn.


Yarn comes in many different weights: from super-fine baby weight yarn all the way up to bulky-weight wool. Different patterns will recommend various types of yarns. But for beginners, I recommend using medium weight (number four) acrylic, wool, or cotton yarn. You can buy this type of yarn online, or at any craft store!

  • Medium yarn weight. I recommend that beginners choose a worsted weight yarn.
  • Smooth texture. It’s easier to see your stitches when you use a ball of simple, smooth wool or acrylic yarn.
  • Light color. It can be hard to see exactly where to insert the hook when you use dark or multicolor yarnto start crocheting activities, that’s all you need at the beginning, for the next stage I will explain in the next blog. Thank you, happy crocheting.
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