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Crocheting Without Eyesight. It is interesting to learn about the ways that different people crochet.

Crocheting Without Eyesight

Back in March, Rachel shared a video with adaptive crochet methods for the legally blind. This got me thinking about what the term “legally blind” means and the fact that any of us could possibly become legally blind. Will we still crochet? If it ever happens to me, I would like to! This led to a web search about blind crochet. Creating Beautiful Things in Life: How to properly size crochet hats. Chart for correct sizing, including Magic Circle Sizes.

41K+Crocheting hats is something I know well.

Creating Beautiful Things in Life: How to properly size crochet hats. Chart for correct sizing, including Magic Circle Sizes.

In my experience, getting the hat to fit properly without a model is not always easy. Most Beanies start of with a flat circle. The size of the circle depends upon the circumference of the head. Looking on the Internet I have found several Blogs that offered a chart to help in getting the proper size. SHARING YOUR LOVE OF CROCHET Teaching Guide. Most crocheters learn from someone else — a parent, grandparent or friend.

SHARING YOUR LOVE OF CROCHET Teaching Guide

Even if there were no how-to books, the art of crochet would flourish down through the generations. Here are some suggestions from experienced teachers that will help you get started. You can teach anyone — women, men, teens and young children from about 6 on up. You can even share the skill without sharing a language. Crochet Coalition: ARNie's Beginning Crochet Classes Syllabus. Supplies Needed:Size H or I Crochet hookScissorsRed Heart Yarn pastel or medium dark colors.

Crochet Coalition: ARNie's Beginning Crochet Classes Syllabus

Very pale and very dark colors are difficult to see and makes the learning process troublesome. Variegated yarns are also recommended to better see where to stitch.I strongly suggest you purchase only the Red Heart for this class. The more expensive, textured yarns and threads are much more difficult to work with. You can get very discouraged trying to learn with these yarns.Lesson #1- Getting StartedWe will cover the very basics of Regular Crochet includingTechniques: How to get started, & how to end off.Stitches: Slip Knot, Chain Stitch, Slip Stitch, Single Crochet StitchProjects: We’ll complete at least one Lace Coaster, using the stitches covered in the class.

Spider Web Coaster InstructionsCh 6, connect to form ring.Round 1: (Ch 4, Sc into ring) 8 Times. The Truth About Knitting and Crochet….They are Good for You! How knitting can improve your mood, mind and body "Is knitting therapeutic?

The Truth About Knitting and Crochet….They are Good for You!

Heck yes. It’s a proven scientific fact, just like we know chocolate and red wine are good for us. Since turning my life over to yarn, I’ve talked to thousands of knitters who claim it’s cured everything from gout to their weight problems.