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Crochet in the Round: Basics & Beyond


Create beautiful mandalas, throw pillows and hats by learning how to crochet in the round.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Kim Werker
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Class Overview

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.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Crochet Circle Basics
Meet Kim Werker and begin learning how to work in the round with two key methods for making circular shapes: staggered and stacked increases. You'll see what shape each increase creates, troubleshoot common circular slip-ups and get tips for starting your projects.
2. Circles & Working Even: Solid Hat
3. Patterned Crochet in the Round
4. Circles & Shaping: Patterned Beret
5. Pattern, Color & Edgings: Mandala
6. Gussets & Shaping: 3-D Pillows

Taught by

Kim Werker
Kim Werker
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 voices that hamper individual creativity.

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