7 Fantastic Online Crochet Classes for Any Skill Level

Learn how to crochet or expand on your current skills right from home with these seven online crochet classes. From paid courses to a totally free platform, there’s something for every budget and every skill level.

I’m a big believer in investing in yourself.

Taking the time to learn a new hobby or improve your current skills is not just a fun pastime, but an investment in your future self.

I’ve taken several online crochet classes and each and every one made me a better crocheter.

Here are a few of the reasons you should take an online crochet class:

  • You want to learn how to crochet
  • You already know the basics of crochet and want to expand your current skills
  • There’s a new project you want to learn how to make like hats, shawls, granny squares or amigurumi
  • You are always looking to improve your skills and become an expert at crochet
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6 Absolutely Adorable Easter Amigurumi Projects

Need an absolutely adorable Easter amigurumi project? Well, look no more! These cute projects will be sure to please everybunny. You’ll find quick and simple patterns as well as more detailed projects to make for your friends and family this Easter season.

Easter snuck up on me this year….again.

It seemed like winter lasted for a very long time, but all of sudden the flowers are blooming, the grass is green and the sun is shining. And I couldn’t be happier.

I wanted needed something I could whip up quickly and I found so many absolutely adorable patterns and of course, I wanted to share them with you.

Most of these projects are super simple and work up really quickly, but I couldn’t help sharing one that will take a little more time. I think you will agree with me that it HAD to be included. I mean, have you ever seen a cuter Easter Bunny Gnome before?

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Amigurumi Adoption Kit for Easter

Add an Easter themed Amigurumi Adoption Kit to all of your handmade toy gifts this spring. Each kit contains a printable adoption certificate, matching gift tags, a Keepsake Letter template and three Easter themed greeting cards.

With the brand new Amigurumi Adoption Kit for Easter, you will be able to create a gift giving experience that you can tuck right into that Easter basket. (Right next to those delicious Cadbury Eggs….yummy).

Whether you’ve crocheted an adorable bunny rabbit or knit a little yellow chick, you’ve made a keepsake and it deserves to be presented as such.

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What’s in My Craft Tote? |Mollie Ollie Caddy Review

In this craft tote review, you will find an honest opinion about the Mollie Ollie Caddy. Is it good for crafters? How much yarn will it fit? It is sturdy and well made? Find the answers to all of these questions and get your 10% off coupon before it’s gone.

It’s a known fact that crocheters love craft totes and project bags. And I am no exception to that rule.

We love toting around our projects in cute bags and caddies.

But craft totes can’t just be cute for us serious crocheters and knitters, they must be functional and well made.

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Crochet & Knitting Therapy: Crafting in the Hospital

When a planned hospital stay turned into an unexpected health emergency, crochet & knitting became my therapy. Find the projects that helped me cope during an incredibly stressful time.

We knew that our son was going to be in the hospital for about a week.

What we didn’t know was that within 48 hours he would be transferred from the epilepsy monitoring unit to the cardiac floor at Duke University Hospital.

Having two crafting projects to work on helped me stay calm when everything was anything but.

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7 Best FREE Granny Square Patterns

There are a lot of FREE Granny Square Patterns on the internet, but these are the absolute best (in my humble opinion). Find links to each one of these beautiful crochet patterns and be inspired to start your next project.

Who doesn’t love a free crochet pattern? I know I do.

The trouble is that there are a lot of free patterns out there on the interwebs, as the kids would say, but not all of them are exactly what you’re looking for.

But when I want to find a new project, I need something that inspires me and I believe each one of these seven FREE granny square patterns checks all the boxes.

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How to Choose the Perfect Yarn Colors Online

Choosing yarn colors online can be a daunting task. In How to Choose the Perfect Yarn Colors Online you will find helpful tips when shopping for your next project. Find the best color combinations with these free online tools from the comforts of your very own home.

I found the perfect Christmas gift for my mother who is brand new to crocheting.

She is enjoying learning all the basic stitches and I’m quite impressed because she is defying the old adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” She’s seventy-two and not afraid to tackle something totally unfamiliar.

I hope I’m like that at her age.

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Super Simple Yarn Organization [Free Printable]

A Super Simple Yarn Organization strategy is crucial for keeping up with your stash. After this post you will find great tips, a yarn weight chart/catalog and free printable yarn labels. You’ll also learn what to do when you don’t know the weight of your yarn.

We all have yarn…. most of us have a little too much to be more exact.

The problem really isn’t in the amount, but in the way we manage it all.

Early on I wanted a yarn organization system that was pretty. I wanted to see beautifully color coordinated shelves packed with gorgeous yarn.

Then I got real.

That’s when I began looking for a method that was a little a lot more practical. Finally, I created a simple system that works for me and hopefully it will work well for you as well.

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Cottage Christmas Toy Blanket |Free Crochet Pattern

The Cottage Christmas Toy Blanket is a timeless keepsake for any handmade (or store-bought) toy. You will find all the information you need in this FREE crochet pattern and video. You can customize the size to make it bigger or smaller for your specific needs.

What could be better than granny squares?

Christmas colored granny squares, that’s what.

I’m a traditionalist at heart. So nothing feels more festive than the combination of the colors red, green and white.

And if this holiday season finds you making handmade toys, adding the Cottage Christmas Toy Blanket is a lovely accessory.

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How Much Does a Small Crafting YouTube Channel Make?

You may be wondering how much does a small crafting YouTube channel make. I’m sharing what I’ve actually earned (and learned) in the six months since I got officially monetized.

When I became officially monetized on YouTube six months ago I wasn’t sure what to expect.

Was I going to suddenly be a millionaire? When would I get my first paycheck? How often would I be paid? Would I wake up to paparazzi sitting outside my front door?

While YouTube’s Creator Studio is a wealth of information, it can be hard to navigate through the plethora of articles and videos. And sometimes it’s just fun to be nosey.

In this post I’m going to share my own experience, how much I’ve made and a few surprising things that happened along the way.

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