beginner’s guide

Lionbrand.com has a comprehensive list of basics with charts and videos to help!  Includes:

before you start
holding your hook and yarn
making a slip knot
making a chain stitch
about stitches
turning chains
turning your work
making a single crochet
making a half double crochet
making a double crochet
making a treble crochet
making a slip stitch
fastening off
seaming techniques
invisible sewn seam
slip stitch seam
single crochet seam
gauge
joining a new ball of yarn AND changing colors
making a base chain with single crochet
increasing and decreasing
and more little extras.

Craftyarncouncil.com has a list of crochet abbreviations, crochet chart symbols, the standard yarn weight system with hook recomendations, and an intro to reading a pattern.

Sugary Stitches has a magic circle/ring tutorial.

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