Welcome back to the Left-Handed Crochet Basics blog series! Now that you’ve mastered the basic stitches you’re probably wondering how to fasten off you’re work and what to do if you make a mistake! I’m going to share with you all that and more in this week’s post on beginner basics!
Today’s video tutorials are going to cover working in rows/rounds, slip stitches, fixing a mistake, and fastening off. You’ll be able to see the difference in working in rows and working in rounds. You’ll learn how to do the magic circle and slip stitch. I also show you how to fasten off your work and weave in the ends.
If you haven’t already mastered the basic stitches of crochet be sure to check out my first posts on Left-Handed Crochet Basics: How to Crochet!
Video 1: Working in rows, slip stitching, fixing a mistake, and counting stitches. Here I show you the difference between working in rows and working in the round. There is also a tutorial for how to slip stitch, fix a mistake. I finish out the video by showing you how to count your stitches and rows as you work.
Video 2: Fastening off and weaving in ends. This video is short and sweet! You will learn how to fasten off your work once you’ve completed your project. Then you will learn how to weave in your ends so nothing shows in your project. Go to your local craft store and grab a set of yarn needles for this video.
Video 3: Working in the round and learning Right Side. In this video I teach you how to work in the round, including how to make a magic circle! You’ll learn how to increase so that you’re round gets bigger and stays flat. You’ll also learn the difference between the front of your work, or right side, and the back of your work.
I hope you find these beginner basics helpful! Keep practicing your basic stitches, as well as these new techniques! You are well on your way to becoming a great left-handed crocheter!