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How To Buy Crochet Supplies

Watch more Crocheting 101 videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Follow these steps to help you buy the right crochet supplies. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Follow a pattern Buy a pattern or find a free one online. Step 2: Choose yarn Choose your yarn. Consider the color, weight, feel, price, and care instructions. Buy enough to complete your project. Tip A large hook and smooth, bulky yarn are easy for beginners to use, and work up faster than smaller materials. Step 3: Choose hook Choose the right hook size to go with your yarn. If you're not sure, check the pattern. Tip Buy small sizes for lace and sock weight yarns, medium sizes for worsted and sporting weight, and large sizes for chunky weight and for winding strands together. Step 4: Choose ruler Buy a regular ruler or a gauge checker made for yarn projects so you can check your gauge. Step 5: Consider stitch markers Buy a package of stitch markers if you will need to mark stitches for a pattern. Or use extra yarn pieces or safety pins. Did You Know? Mathematicians have used crochet to create models that demonstrate the idea of hyperbolic planes in three-dimensional space.
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