Kim Werker
Craftsy Instructor

Vancouver, BC

Kim Werker is a writer, editor, instructor and maker who has tapped into the immense power of the internet through blogging, teaching and running the online magazine-turned-social-media-network Crochet Me. Aside from her Web-based endeavors, Kim was also the editor for Interweave Crochet from 2006 to 2008. You might recognize her from her multiple books, including Make It Mighty Ugly, a project about shrugging off the negative internal ... Read Full Bio »

Kim's Craftsy Classes


Crochet in the Round: Basics & Beyond

Expand your stitching skills as you create five fun projects alongside crochet designer and author Kim Werker. You'll find out how to read stitch diagrams, make shaped designs and work patterns in the round for a number of exciting circular designs.


$19.99 $29.99


Crochet: Basics & Beyond

Learn the stitches, tools and techniques you need to get started with crochet! Join author and popular blogger Kim Werker as she provides step-by-step instruction for getting started — from selecting the right yarn and deciphering tricky yarn labels to properly holding your hook and working yarn. You’ll love Kim’s down-to-earth approach as she teaches you a basic chain stitch and demonstrates single, double and half-double crochet and the slip stitch! Learn how to work in rows, keep your crochet on track and troubleshoot rows gone wrong. Then, learn three different ways to get started working in the round and become comfortable reading patterns! Finally, combine your new skills to create a charming granny square blanket you’ll be proud to display or give.  

$19.99 $39.99


Next Steps in Crochet

Move confidently beyond the basics and start exploring the breathtaking possibilities new crochet techniques have to offer. Join popular Craftsy instructor Kim Werker and learn a variety of stitch patterns sure to add visual and textural intrigue to any project — from the quick, captivating V-stitch to the bold, dimensional bobble stitch and beyond! Along the way, you'll expand your repertoire for popular styles as you learn how to crochet cables, lace, and front- and back-post double crochet. You'll even get great pointers for smooth seaming, reading patterns, preparing for projects and finishing. Plus, apply your new skills in the perfect practice project: an adorable baby sweater!


$14.99 $29.99

What's New

Hello crocheters! I've just released a new shawl pattern that's perfect for students taking Next Steps in Crochet, or for anyone who enjoys a simple-to-memorize, relaxing project that uses just one skein of fingering weight yarn. The Resa Shawlette looks amazing in variegated yarns, and just as great in solid colours. Purchase the pattern here on Craftsy!

Kim's Patterns

Resa Shawlette


Sybil Cowl


Land & Sea

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Kim's Projects

Virtual Planetoid Hat
Land & Sea Baby Blanket
Celia Scarf
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