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Which is easier to learn knitting or crocheting. I can only crochet one toque pattern but would love to become a lot better at crochet.
Try out both to see which suits you best or learn both.
Is it easier to learn knitting or crocheting. I learned to crochet from my mom who learned from her grandmothers who knitted and crocheted so interchangeably the two crafts were basically the same thing. I like the idea of using one hook instead of two needles. Which is easier to learn knitting or crocheting.
The more the merrier. From my point of view theres no hard and fast rule as to which method you should begin with. They used crochet hooks to pick up dropped stitches in knitting and for an easier way to cast off.
In order to be able to compete in later operations piecemeal works started and the clothes were created by sewing together. As a general rule knitting and crochet use the same type and same basic amount of yarn for similar projects. Crocheting is faster and easier to learn and it is easy to make scarves and hats using crocheting.
As in other aspects of life it took over the place of knitting craft associated with the invention of the knitting machine in the industrial revolution. The similarities in yarns. As with anything worth doing once you gain a bit of knowledge and motor control of the skills needed the rewards are amazing.
As a beginner it is better to start with crocheting. There are many different types of yarn and they can all be used equally in knitting as in crochet although some finicky yarns may lend themselves better to one craft or the other. I love to knit but get too addicted by knitting at times and sometimes get tired of knitting.
Learning just start with chain ch and single crochet sc. Also crochet is easier to make very large projects as the tool is always the single hook whereas knitting needles have to be long enough to carry all of the stitches and can be difficult to handle. Both knitters and crocheters use yarn to create items.
Both require a bit of a learning curve but with practice comes mastery. But i do think crochet is easier to learn as juggling 2 needles and yarn and dropping stitches are not issues in crochet. When someone becomes used to crocheting they can easily shift to knitting or some other creative form of manufacturing fabric.
Youll start with basic stitches learn to master them and build from there. So now i am trying to learn how to crochet. The skills of crochet and knitting have many similarities and its a longstanding argument as to which one is easier to learn first.
Each is a wonderful fabulous craft with its own skill sets challenges techniques and ideas. I find knitting to be a lot easier then crochet. Both of knitting and crocheting are fairly easy to learn.
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