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Learn crochet for beginners with our online handcraft short courses from Sydney!

Crochet is one of the oldest crafts in the world, and it's regarded these days as a relaxing form of ‘mental yoga’. This beginners’ level online course will introduce you to the basics, plus the many benefits to health and wellbeing from this calming and practical craft.

Join a small group for a live and interactive series of lessons - beginning with how to hold the hook and yarn, starting a chain, the basic stitches and reading patterns. The experience of having a live tutor is beneficial in many ways, especially when you need to ask questions in a live session and receive answers relevant to your crochet style.

The course is designed for complete beginners. You don't need any experience - just an open mind to have fun learning a new skill.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this online crochet course, you will have learned:

  • how to make a chain,
  • the basic crochet stitches
  • how to control your tension so you can achieve better fabric
  • crochet diagrams and how to read them
  • how to read a simple pattern.

Please note: Individuals learn at different paces, and outcomes may vary depending on the level of practice between sessions.

What will be covered in this online crochet course?

  • Working out the right crochet hook to suit your style
  • How to properly hold the crochet hook and yarn
  • How to start with a chain
  • The basic three crochet stitches (double crochet, half treble crochet, treble crochet)
  • Getting the tension right
  • How to change colours on a project
  • How to read and interpret a simple pattern
  • Some online resources and a practical guide to buying yarn

Who is this online crochet course for?

  • Anyone interested in learning crochet
  • Sewing and fashion enthusiasts
  • Handcrafts enthusiasts

Class materials

Option 1: Purchase the basic kit at enrolment checkout - make sure we have your current address and allow 3 to 5 working days for delivery.

Option 2: Uncheck the materials kit at enrolment checkout and bring your own. Here's what you will need:

  • Crochet hook (any size from 4mm, 4.5mm, or 5mm. Preferably buy a crochet hook with a handle)
  • At least two balls of yarn in a 10 ply of two different colours.

All students should also have ready:

  • The notes of your course
  • Scissors
  • A notebook and pen to take notes
  • Tape measure
  • Highlighter

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Online Crochet Course for Beginners

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Home delivered kit can be purchased at checkout - or uncheck it to bring your own. Please note: video recordings of this class will not be available

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Online Crochet Course for Beginners

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