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Getting Started With Crochet

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Introduction

Introduction 2:04

About Crochet

Crochet Origins 1:26

Why Crochet 3:34

Getting Started With Crochet

Supplies and Vocabulary 1:53

Building Upward with Single Crochet 10:18

Building Upward with Double Crochet 11:37

Crochet With Students

Materials and Project Ideas 3:54

Finger Crochet 2:33

Crocheting a Scarf

Creating the Rectangle 8:14

Adding Yarn and Changing Yarn Color 6:15

Finishing and Adding Fringe 8:31

Crocheting a Hat

Creating the Cylinder, Finishing and Adding the Pom-Pom 13:05

Conclusion

Conclusion 1:06

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Getting Started With Crochet

4 PD Hours

  • 1 Integrate functional fiber arts into your curriculum with foundational crochet skills and lesson ideas.

  • 2 Create opportunities for choice and personal expression when creating crocheted items.

  • 3 Develop scaffolded learning opportunities for students to progress and grow skills in crochet.

Hook your students with projects that highlight both form and function! In this PRO Pack, facilitator Caitlyn Thompson shares everything you need to get started with crochet. By the end of this Pack, you’ll be able to create simple projects like hats and scarves. Use your new knowledge to bring the same techniques into your classroom. Crochet is perfect for after-school groups, art clubs, fundraisers, and advanced students.


Connected K-12 Art Educator Framework Competencies

INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES
5. Engagement
B. Designs scaffolded instruction to facilitate student learning

STUDIO PRACTICES
7. Media and Techniques
A. Selects best practices when teaching media and techniques to students
B. Scaffolds media and technique skills for students according to age and ability level

8. Creativity
B. Designs instruction to allow for freedom of expression and independent thought within student work

Caitlyn Thompson

Caitlyn Thompson

Elementary Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator

Caitlyn "Coach T" Thompson believes everyone is an artist in their own unique way. She coaches her young learners through artistic challenges with the goal of building confidence and independence. Her mission is to build the art muscles of young humans using the power of growth mindset and self-discipline.

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Resources

https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2022/05/93.2GettingStartedwithCrochetBasicToolsandTerms.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2022/05/93.2YarnTypesPropertiesandUses.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2022/05/93.2CrochetProjectIdeas.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2022/05/93.2CrochetingaSimpleScarfStepbyStep.pdf
https://uploads.theartofeducation.edu/2022/05/93.2CrochetingaSimpleHatStepbyStep.pdf

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