Learn How To Crochet With My Favorite Video Tutorials

Learn how to crochet, a collection of Stitches, abbreviations, and video tutorials curated by Habiba from CraftifyMyLove.com

Everyone can learn how to crochet!

It’s super easy, although I thought differently for the last 30 plus years.

Now, as I already told you the story about HOW I started to crochet in my popcorn stitch beanie and loop post, I will cut to the chase, and just remind you of the reason WHY I learned to crochet: It was the love, love, love I feel for my goddaughter <3

Come, join my tribe:

No spam, guaranteed!

How to read crocheting patterns

In order to learn how to crochet you need of course to be able to understand the instructions. But oh my, crocheting patterns are written in a funny foreign language, which is made up out of weird letter combinations and funny signs.

But once you’ve got the hang out of it, it’s all fun and games. Pinky Promise ;-)!

If you want, you can go find yourself a cheat sheet for crocheting abbreviations on Pinterest – I pinned several on my Pinterest-Board about crocheting – go have a look!

Especially if you want to work a foreign crocheting pattern (Yes, ummmm USA, UK, or Germany use different words for the same stitches. I think this might be because different people might have invented crocheting parallel. But I could also be terribly wrong – hahaha ;-)).

A collection: Stitches, abbreviations, and video tutorials

Learn how to crochet, a collection of Stitches, abbreviations, and video tutorials curated by Habiba from CraftifyMyLove.com

I figured I’ll save you the time of watching youtube video after youtube video, to find the really good ones (meaning: videos that cut to the chase, because impatient me can’t wait 10 minutes till they finally start explaining how to do the actual stitch!!!). So I started a summary – sorta an ever-growing video dictionary so you can learn how to crochet.

I’ll make sure to update it regularly, so you’ll always find all the stitches necessary for my projects. Promise!

Crocheting Stitches

Crocheting Techniques

Shapes & Elements

Pin it for later!

Learn how to crochet, a collection of Stitches, abbreviations, and video tutorials curated by Habiba from CraftifyMyLove.com

Passed the class?

Here are some crocheting projects you can make for your entire family. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me!

Boho Hoop Earrings

Stunning orange crocheted earrings that are actually super simple and quick to make

Babygirl Hat with Flower

Free Pattern For A Crocheted Newborn Hat With Pink Flower made by Habiba from CraftifyMyLove.com

Darling Baby Flip Flops

handmade crocheted baby flip flops with a flower

Puff Stitch Beanie and Infinity Scarf for the Mommas

Free tutorial for a puff stitch hat and infinity scarf by Habiba from craftifymylove.com

Cosy Wrist Warmers

crocheted wrist warmers, handmade by Habiba from craftifymylove.com

Basic Men’s Hat

Quickly done crocheted basic men's hat or beanie in dark grey

Striped Men’s Hat

Crocheted men's hat in brown and rust stripes.

How did you do?

I’d love for you to share your experiences on learning how to crochet!

  • What were your difficulties?
  • What was your first project you finished?
  • Did my summary of tutorials help you in any way?
  • What else would you wish was out there to help you learn how to crochet?

Please reach out to me if you have any questions at all…


Video Collection On Learning How To Crochet

magic ring
June Gilbank shows you the right-handed version of a magic ring:

back to top

slip knot
Katie Shaw explains how to do a slip knot

ch – chain
and shows you how to chain

sl st (join) – join with a slip stitch
fast forward to 6:30 – this is were Katie Shaw explains how to join the chain

back to top

both loops
blo – back loop only

flo – front loop only
June from PlanetJune explains where to insert your hook when there is NO info in your pattern and where exactly to insert your hook when the directions say: Crochet in back loop or front loop only.

back to top

pf st – puff stitch
B.hooked crochet explains in the very beginning how to puff stitch

back to top

sc – single crochet
Bobby Thomson from Crochet Guru teaches you how to single crochet

back to top

hdc – half double crochet
The Knit Witch explains the half couple crochet

back to top

dc – double crochet
The Knit Witch explains the double crochet

back to top

fpdc – front post double crochet
bpdc – back post double crochet

CreatiKnit explains you both ways and what you’ll be creating when doing so.

back to top

inc – increase
LionBrandYarn shows how simple this really is

back to top

sc dec – decrease single crochet
How to crochet shows you how to do a single crochet decrease.

back to top

hdc dec – decrease half double crochet
hdc2tog – half double crochet two together
Crochet Guru shows you how it’s done.

back to top

invisible decrease
WEBS – America’s Yarn Store teaches you how to do an invisible decrease.

back to top

change colors
Hectanooga1 explains you how to do a color change at the end of a row and also in the middle of a row.

back to top

fasten off
Crochet Guru rocks – here’s how to fasten off

back to top

Heart, small
I am showing you how to crochet a small heart in less then 4 minutes.

back to top

Comments (5)

  1. I’ve always wanted to learn to crochet! I just never got around to it, but I’m sure I’d get obsessed with making things.

  2. This is really nice, I used to do alot of knitting and macrame, I should try crocheting some time!

    1. Thank you Lisa! I want to do a macrame potholder since forever! I even have all the supplies at home, I just can’t bring myself to start 🙄

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Come, join my tribe!

Free Welcome Gift
Useful Tips & Tricks to Up your Crafting Skills,
a Recipe every once in a while, and
the occasional Happy Note.

Email address
Secure and Spam free...