Challenge - General: Assess & Build Crochet Skills

Learn your skill level + master crochet!

"I finished the course and even though I knew how to crochet before the course I learned technical things I did not know. I was a self learner. Loved the course!"

- Liz

"Finished this week and printed today! It was a great Course overall."

- Amanda W., Amanda's Cute Crochet

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 300 patterns, authored 7 crochet books, taught 2 courses with Craftsy, and launched the American Crochet Association in 2015. 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

Course Curriculum


  Welcome!
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  Lesson 1: Beginner Level
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  Lesson 2: Easy Level
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  Lesson 3: Intermediate Level
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  Lesson 4: Experienced Level
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  Evaluation
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"I enjoyed the work shop learned a few things and now I need to work and practice to become and experienced crocheter."

- Ruth A.

Frequently Asked Questions


Why is this billed yearly?
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.
How does this work, when can I start?
After enrolling, you'll immediately receive 1 lesson per week (4 lessons total). 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 am unhappy with the course?
If you don't love your course, or the ACA is just not for you, you can cancel your subscription (which cancels your access to the course) from your account area; no hassle! Questions, support, or feedback? Send us an email anytime: [email protected]

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