Crochet Skill Level TipsBy Erin Burger – 7 Comments
Knowing a pattern’s skill level before you start it is an important part of the crocheting process. If you pick a pattern that is too easy for you, you might be bored easily and find the project tedious. If you pick a pattern beyond your skill level or knowledge you might become frustrated and give up! Using the basic Crochet Skill Level chart and paging through some different level patterns and stitches can help you be well aware of what you’re getting into at each level. Clicking on any link in this post will take you to a tutorial or pattern that will help you master each skill level!
Projects for first-time crocheters using basic stitches. Uses Minimal shaping.
Beginner’s patterns usually utilize single crochet and/or double crochet stitches and are pretty straight forward. The Simple Cell Phone Case is a beginner’s pattern that is a good start for most any age and is a useful finished project as well.
Projects using yarn with basic stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, simple color changes, simple shaping and finishing.
Easy projects are similar to Beginner’s but are now introducing new tasks like color changes, simple shaping and finishing. The Fun Circles Wrist Cuff includes multiple colors and shaping and like the title says, is a lot of fun!
Projects using a variety of techniques, such as basic lace or color patterns, mid-level shaping and finishing.
Multi-Color instructions like like Multi-Colored Stitches Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 are s great introduction into intermediate crochet. This Cabled Headband is a great pattern for utilizing multiple techniques!
Projects with intricate stitch patterns, techniques and dimension, including non-repeating patterns, multi-color techniques, fine threads, small hooks, detailed shaping and refined finishing.
Currently there are no patterns on Crochet Spot that are considered experienced! That’s hard to believe, isn’t it? Would you like to see more experienced patterns and tutorials available here at Crochet Spot? For the time being, peruse Special Stitches for your Crocheting Arsenal Parts 1, 2, 3 and see if you know as many special stitches as I do!
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