Crochet your Ideas
Learn the basics of crochet design to enable you to take an idea from your head to your hook.
How to develop your ideas and take them through a design process to finished item
Common construction techniques for clothing and accessories and how to make crochet fabrics that are wearable
How to create a plan that removes the trial and error
On demand bite-sized video lessons with transcripts
A dedicated on-site forum for discussing your ideas with your fellow students and working through design issues
We'll start with the first classes loading up on 21st April. There are 8 weeks of content planned with breaks in between chapters to allow you time to put the knowledge into action. The last classes will be loaded up on the 30th June.
No, the classes are video on demand and so can be watched at anytime.
Yes! The majority of the course can be applied to knitting, crochet or Tunisian crochet. There will be a few crochet specific modules about fabric but you can definitely use the skills you learn in this course to create designs in any of these crafts.
Absolutely, this class will be a great primer. The focus is on fun though and we will be looking at designing one-off pieces. The class won't cover pattern writing or grading.
If you aren't already signed up to the Thinkific platform, after purchasing the class you will receive an email from the address email@example.com entitled "Welcome to learning with The Crochet Project" with the login information you need. You can access the class from your dashboard at http://learn.thecrochetproject.com
1.2 Where inspiration comes from
1.3 Copyright and design ethics
1.4 Understanding common shawl constructions
1.5 Understanding common hat constructions
1.6 Understanding common sock constructions
1.7 Understanding Common Sweater and Cardigan Constructions
1.8 Getting your idea on to paper
1.9 Thinking in shapes
2.1 Making wearable fabrics
2.2 Yarn Selection
2.3 How to swatch
2.4 Problem solving with your swatch
2.5 Manipulating stitch patterns
3.1 Measuring bodies
3.2 Understanding Ease
3.3 Sketch meet swatch
3.4 What’s useful to plan
3.5 Calculating yarn amounts
3.6 The Maths you need
4.1 Note taking as you make
4.2 What have you learnt from the process?
How was it for you?
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