My first Crochet Project

I learned how to crochet.

I did a simple search through Pinterest, and found a super easy to follow tutorial for beginners.

Yarn colors

Yarn colors

In just a few hours, with many pause & restarts of the video, I finally got the hang of it.  I made Crochet flowers.

My very first Crochet flower

My very first Crochet flower

Crochet Flowers

Crochet Flowers

Next, I made several long braided ropes using my own technique which is very similar to crocheting, only using just my hands and cotton twine.  I then positioned & sewed the crochet flowers onto the braided ropes.

Lace Curtains with Crochet flower tie backs

Lace Curtains with Crochet flower tie backs


Crochet flower tie backs

Crochet flower tie backs

What do you think? Did they come out okay?

Below is the video that taught me how to crochet my pretty flowers. I am so Thankful for the talented woman (Laura) at HappyBerry Crochet, who put together that video.

When did you learn to Crochet? What did you make the first time? Please share in the comments below.

Have a great day ya’ll!


11 thoughts on “My first Crochet Project

  1. Really impressed! When I learnt to crochet I stuck to long lines for ages. I’ve branched out a bit now and have made a few other things thanks to Attic24 and The Crochet Crowd.

    • Thank you. so much! I know I will never learn how to make anything bigger, nor will I be able to learn the lingo. I went to a site the other day and saw all the abbreviations for stitches etc, and I was like……WhaaaaaT? lol I will learn strictly from beginner videos for particular projects 🙂 I will have to check out Attic24.

  2. I found a similar thing on Pinterest only it was a sort of crochet valance that I liked. I don’t know how to crochet but I just taught myself to knit (you have to love the internet sometimes!) and am making a sweater for my son. Let’s hope my project turns out as well as yours!

    • Thank you!! I am so thankful for those who make the step by step videos. I reeeally wanted those flowers, that’s the only reason I bought hooks & yarn lol. Now I want to learn more and wish I learned crochet sooner.
      I have no idea how to do anything else but the flowers and don’t think I can take on a sweater at this stage! You are miles ahead of me for sure! 🙂

  3. Very pretty!! Love the idea of using the flowers as tie backs. I haven’t crocheted in decades but I remember enjoying it and needlepoint over knitting but that was back in my crafting days. I’ll take a glimpse of the video you posted.

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