Learning Path #3: Crochet Pattern Reading

From beginner to expert, you’ll be reading instructions and charts!

This comprehensive course will help you to read and follow written crochet pattern and stitch charts!

Crochet patterns typically follow a standard format to make them easy to read, evaluate, and complete. Understanding that format will be your key to success!

This course will offer the following 4 lessons:

  1. Skill & Experience Level: Decoding the levels
  2. Pattern Assessment: Before You Follow A Patterns
  3. Pattern Reading: Decoding the instructions
  4. Diagram Reading: Reading and following stitch diagrams

Meet Your Instructor

Salena Baca
Salena Baca

I learned to crochet at the age of 5 and haven't put my hook down since! I've published over 400 patterns, authored 8 crochet books (so far...), taught 2 courses with Craftsy, and launched the American Crochet Association. I currently live in Oregon with my husband, son, 2 cats and 1 dog.

  • 2009-present: Salena Baca Crochet
  • 2012-2016: Design Wars, Founder
  • 2014-2017: Happily Hooked Magazine; Content Coordinator, Director of Relations
  • 2014-2016: The Pattern Pack; Founder & Editor
  • 2015: Author
  • 2015-present: American Crochet Association; Founder & Lead Educator
  • 2016, 2018: Craftsy Instructor
  • 2018-2020: Yarnpreneur Academy; CEO / Lead Yarn Lover

Included Material

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  Lesson 1: Parts of a Pattern
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  Lesson 2: Experience Levels
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  Lesson 3: Pattern Instructions
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  Lesson 4: Stitch Diagrams
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course is ready when you are! It is a completely self-paced online course.
How does this work, when can I start?
After enrolling, you'll immediately receive access to all four lessons in this course to complete at your pace. You can keep the course as long as you're a member and access it across any and all devices you own!
What if I need help or have questions?
Questions, support, or feedback? Send us an email anytime: [email protected]
Why is this billed as a subscription?
Subscription memberships allow the ACA to sustainably offer crochet education in a pure form; without gimmicks, fluff, or hidden agendas. We're not just offering a product, we're providing a service with actionable steps; helping crocheters to help themselves. The ACA is available every weekday with service, support, community & guidance. We are dedicated to providing a learning foundation & continuing education, with information that is accurate, current & easily accessible.

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