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Crocheting is a fun hobby that everyone should learn

Crocheting is an easy hobby to pick up and helps keep your mind busy creating new projects
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All that’s needed to crochet is some yarn and a crocheting hook.

Crocheting is an activity that can be enjoyed by anyone. This hobby is an outlet for creativity that allows for full expression. A variety of crafts can be made including hats, bags, tops, and more that can be used in your day-to-day life. 

I learned how to crochet when my sister introduced it to me. She taught me basics which sparked my love and continuous practice of crocheting—a use of my free time now consists of crocheting because of how relaxing it is. 

Crocheting is an amazing skill to have because no machine can recreate the patterns; meaning that each craft is hand-crocheted by somebody. This gives the art a personal and unique touch.  

Crocheting is worth learning because of the diversity of projects you can make. I, for one, have a lot of fun with it and can’t think of a better activity to do during my free time.

If you are looking to get into this hobby I recommend buying a crocheting hook and yarn to start practicing the basics. To start, you should learn how to crochet a line of single crochets until they seem to be the same tightness or size. Platforms like YouTube or TikTok have great guides to follow for learning. 

After you master the basics, you can move on to creating small projects; I recommend starting with something simple and fun like flowers or other small things you find interesting.

The limits of crafting often faced by newbies will lessen over time as a result of practice. There are endless items that can be created. However, you might not be able to stop because of how much fun it is.

This is a super relaxing hobby, as you can put on a show or something in the background while you are crocheting. It allows me to get my mind off of things and take a second to myself.

It’s such a fun hobby and I think more people should be introduced to it. 

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Rebekah Dennis, Writer
Bekah Dennis is a sophomore. She enjoys drawing, painting, and crocheting. She is involved in the play. She is looking forward to writing articles and getting more involved in school this year.
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