How to Hold the Yarn

In the video tutorial below I show you How to Hold the Yarn.

The first demonstration I show you how to hold the yarn the way that I do it when I crochet and the second demonstration is the way that I have seen it being done by others.

You can practice both ways to see what suits you the best.

How to Hold the YarnHolding the yarn will be different for most and whatever is most comfortable to you will be the right way.

It took me some time to figure out what was ‘my way’ so don’t worry if neither of them feel right to start off with; eventually you will find ‘your way’ of how to hold the yarn.

The only way to find out is to just keep on crocheting.


How to Hold the Yarn Video Tutorial

All the best,

Paula Daniele


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About Paula

I'm the Crochet Designer, Teacher & Video Producer of Crochet Hooks You.

I taught myself how to crochet when I was a young girl and quickly picked up how to crochet the granny square and got hooked. Read More.

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