How To Buy Crochet Supplies
Watch more Crocheting 101 videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/728-Crocheting-101 Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS 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: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 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.