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Crochet Fundamentals: The Must-Have Supplies For Your Crochet Kit

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If you've ever wanted to learn how to crochet, you'll need a few basic supplies. But what exactly are they - and how do they work? And how do you choose the best crochet hook? In this video, we'll answer all these questions - and more. Let's get started.


  • A crochet hook.
  • Yarn.
  • A pair of scissors.
  • A darning needle.

The Essentials

In the following video you'll learn about the different kinds of crochet hooks, why scissors matter and what to do with a darning needle. We'll also look at the different types of crochet yarns available - and how to choose what's best for your project.

Start Crocheting

Now that you have your essential supplies, you can begin to crochet. Try a fun beginner's project like a scarf, a hat or a bag, or check out some of our crochet tutorials right here.

Are you learning how to crochet? Let us know if you have any questions. What kind of crochet tutorials would you like to see on Tuts+?


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