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Creating Garments Using Crochet

A course by Alicia Recio Rodríguez
Nordic-style Crochet Designer and Yarnbomber. Sevilla, Spain.
Joined November 2018
, Nordic-style Crochet Designer and Yarnbomber

Learn to create colorful and textured garments using a crochet hook

  • Best seller English, Spanish
  • 99% positive reviews (5.5K)
  • 114564 students

Learn to create colorful and textured garments using a crochet hook



English, Spanish
  • 99% positive reviews (5.5K)
  • 114564 students
  • 18 lessons (3h 14m)
  • 27 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English, Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

Would you like to make your own crochet garments filled with style and color? Alicia—better known as Alimaravillas—is a nordic crochet designer and yarnbomber that has taken social media by storm with her minimal designs filled with hipster vibes and nordic style. Let her guide you through her tricks and techniques so you can finally make that statement piece you’ve been dreaming of, with just a hook and simple stitches.

In this course, Alicia shows you how to create garments with your own hands, using a crochet hook. Discover how to create textures that mimic knitwear textures made with two needles, and have fun creating while learning the stitches you need to make your own modern crochet pieces. See the basic steps to making a pattern so you can create anything you want and discover a technique that will allow you to add a burst of color to your creations: the Colorwork technique.

Featured review

superhand 28.10.2020 at 10:31

I recommend this course not only for beginners but for crocheters too because Alicia offers many secrets to do perfect projects and she is a good and professional teacher.

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What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Before starting
  • U3
    U3. Main Types of Stitches
  • U4
    U4. Knit the garment
  • U5
    U5. Final Touches
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Get to know Alicia, better known as Alimaravillas, see the artists that inspire her creations, and discover how she uses Instagram to keep in touch with those that love and follow her work.

Get to grips with the tools and materials you’ll use in the course, learning the difference between types of yarn and how they can be used.

Alicia shares her tips to start crocheting and creating patterns, starting with how to hold your hook, how tight you should keep your stitches, how to make a sample or measure up your sections, as well as telling you what to keep in mind with each type of crochet knot. Then, start creating different textures with a knit-effect to your stitches.

Next, learn how to make patterns and discover the different types you can use to create more elaborate garments.

Move on to making your piece for your final project, first by making the back section, then the front, and then the sleeves, using your pattern for each part. Learn and use the Colorwork technique to add more colors into the same crochet piece, finishing it up with an original, fun collar.

Finally, see how to work on the finishing touches and invisible stitches, learning about different methods to inspire you to keep creating your own unique crochet pieces.

What is this course's project?

Crochet a sweater using two types of stitches to create effects that transform a basic pattern into one that gives you many options to work with.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

For all those who want to learn how to create their own crocheted garments without ever having used a crochet hook, as well as those with more experience in crochet that want to improve their technique, learn how to make new textures, and learn more ways of working with a crochet hook.

Requirements and materials

You don’t need any previous experience with a crochet hook, as Alicia shows you all the techniques from scratch. If you do have some previous experience, you’ll learn original techniques such as Colorwork to enhance your crochet skills.

As for materials, you’ll need a few skeins of yarn, a crochet hook, a knitting needle, scissors, a measuring tape, a thimble, a calculator, a pencil, a notebook, and above all, the eagerness to learn how to crochet!


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114564 Students
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Alicia Recio Rodríguez

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Nordic-style Crochet Designer and Yarnbomber

Alicia, better known in the crochet world as Alimaravillas, is passionate about Lifestyle trends and crochet design. She is both a principal at a preschool in Huelva, Spain and a professional crochet designer.

Her style can be described as both hipster and nordic, with clean-cut, minimal lines and designs. She has found success on Instagram as @alimaravillas, where she shares her patterns, trends, influences, and how she views fashion.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course?
    • Meet Alimaravillas, Crochet Designer
  • U2

    Before starting

    • How to take our measurements
    • What is a sample
    • How to grab the needle and and apply the proper tension
    • Materials and tools
  • U3

    Main Types of Stitches

    • Basic Stitches 1
    • Basic Stitches 2 (Part One)
    • Basic Stitches 2 (Part Two)
    • Anatomy of the Stitch
    • Textures that mimic the two needles
  • U4

    Knit the garment

    • No Sleeves, No Project - Colorwork, creating worlds of color
    • One or two fronts? That is the question
    • Let's start with the easy part: Crocheting the back
    • How to address the theory and turn it into practice
  • U5

    Final Touches

    • Perfect finishes
    • Invisible seams
  • FP

    Final project

    • Single Crochet: Creating Garments Using Only One Hook

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Creating Garments Using Crochet. Craft course by Alicia Recio Rodríguez Best seller

Creating Garments Using Crochet

A course by Alicia Recio Rodríguez
Nordic-style Crochet Designer and Yarnbomber. Sevilla, Spain.
Joined November 2018
  • 99% positive reviews (5.5K)
  • 114564 students