Tag: skill

Crochet Diploma: Module 11

My favourite crochet subject – toys and amigurumi! I learned most of my amigurumi skills from Youtube by following tutorials on making play food and small toys for my daughter. I used these techniques to write my very first original pattern for crochet macarons….

Crochet Diploma: Module 10

This module moved on to Afghans. I have never had much patience for large projects and have only completed a few. My favourite of which is the 5 point star blanket from The Crochet Crowd. After a rather (I feel) unnecessary paragraph explaining that…

Crochet Diploma: Module 3

Module 3 is called Basics II and covers turning chains, crocheting a flat piece, crocheting in the round, the Magic Loop, increasing and decreasing, and the shell stitch. The UK terminology is still doing my head in. Luckily this module is mostly treble crochets…

Crochet Diploma: Module 2

The next module is called Basics I and covers how to hold hooks and yarn as well as the basic stitches. Now here was where I knew I would run into trouble. This UK course was entirely in UK Crochet terminology (duh) – I…

Crochet Diploma: Module 1

So we have started off the Centre of Excellence’s Crochet Diploma, with Module 1: Materials. This module goes over hooks, yarns and the basics to keep in your crochet kit. I actually learned a few new things such as using WPI (Winds Per Inch)…

Beginning the Crochet Diploma

So I was scrolling through Facebook one day, as you do, when I came across someone mention a “Crochet Diploma” on one of the groups I follow. wtf? A crochet diploma? Off I went googling my heart out and I landed on two such…