Tool Course

Discover the best tools to add to your crochet arsenal, and how to use them!

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


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Frequently Asked Questions


What is the Crochet Mastery Learning Path?
The Crochet Mastery Learning Path is our 12-course program; from Yarn to Sizing Mastery! This path is your personal journey to crochet mastery, offered in a specific order to help you progressively build crochet knowledge and skill. It's like earning an associate degree in crochet!
How does this work, when can I start?
After enrolling, you'll immediately receive 1 lesson per week (48 lessons total). You can keep the course you earn as long as you're a member, and access them 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]
Why is this billed monthly?
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 week day 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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