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Crochet Techniques for Colorful Clothing

A course by Marie Castro , Artisan Specialized in Crochet

Artisan Specialized in Crochet. São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined April 2021

Learn to combine textures, yarns, and colors into seamless, easy-to-weave dresses and blouses

  • Best seller Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (342)
  • 9764 students

Learn to combine textures, yarns, and colors into seamless, easy-to-weave dresses and blouses

A course by Marie Castro

Accessible, sustainable, and timeless, crochet is always in style for those who want to create unique pieces with their own two hands. Marie Castro is an artist specializing in this technique who has over 600K followers on social media and took the world by storm with hook and yarn creating crochet clothes and accessories and inspiring fans of this art form.

In this course, learn to make crochet dresses and blouses from scratch using the top-down method for seamless pieces. Marie shows you the basic stitches and how to choose a color scheme, as well as techniques for optimizing your creative process. She also shares some tips on how to showcase and sell your pieces through online platforms.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 15 downloads

Necessary Materials
4 minutes, 8 seconds
Basic Project Stitches
14 minutes, 40 seconds
Special Stitches
13 minutes, 47 seconds
Colors
3 minutes, 13 seconds
Starting the Project
20 minutes, 43 seconds
Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (342)
  • 9764 students
  • 15 lessons (1h 58m)
  • 15 additional resources (2 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Portuguese
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create two tailored dresses and learn to turn them into blouses using the seamless top-down technique.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone interested in perfecting their crochet skills or getting started and who loves to create clothing by hand.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge is necessary for this course.

In terms of materials, all you need is yarn and some crochet hooks.


Reviews

9764 Students
342 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

Marie Castro

A course by Marie Castro

Teacher Plus
Artisan Specialized in Crochet

Marie Castro is a Brazilian DIY content creator and entrepreneur. At just 15, she began her studies and experiments in the world of fashion, textiles, and craftsmanship, and after spending some months working as a stylist for boutique department store Daslu, she went on to enter her textile collections in both Fashion Rio (Rio Moda Hype) and Dragon Fashion Brasil. She also participated in the touring exhibition Movimento Hotspot, which passed through a total of 13 Brazilian cities, and her pieces have been sold across Japan, Brazil, and Europe.

She was one of the winners of the YouTube NextUp Rio 2017 contest, an initiative to help boost the platform's most promising channels. She is recognized worldwide among the crochet community and has over 600K followers between Instagram and YouTube. She continues to grow her business as an entrepreneur in the world of craft, exploring new methods for creating artisanal clothing.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    First Steps

    • Necessary Materials
    • Taking Your Measurements
    • Basic Project Stitches
    • Special Stitches
    • Colors
    • How to Read the Pattern and Make Samples
  • U3

    Making the Crochet Piece

    • Starting the Project
    • Separating the Sleeves, Adding Length and Finishing the Project
    • Project Adaptation 1
    • Project Adaptation 2
    • Adaptation Tips: Turning the Dress into Blouses
  • U4

    Finishing Your Project and Extra Tips

    • How to Sell Your Pieces Online?
    • Tips and Trends for Crochet Projects
  • FP

    Final project

    • Crochet Techniques for Colorful Clothing

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  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

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Crochet Techniques for Colorful Clothing. Craft, and Fashion course by Marie Castro Best seller

Crochet Techniques for Colorful Clothing

A course by Marie Castro
Artisan Specialized in Crochet. São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined April 2021
  • 99% positive reviews (342)
  • 9764 students