Did you know that you can take a graphed or pixelated image and make your very own crochet project look just like it? Well, prepare to become obsessed with graphghans, my friend
By using carefully chosen stitches and strategic color changes, you can mimic the design of a graphed image with your crocheted project. This means you can design customized projects that will mean something extra special to you or a loved one. By utilizing the techniques and tips shared in the Graphghan Boot Camp course, you'll open up a whole new world of possibility. Once you start designing graphs for your crochet projects, I promise you won't be able to stop!
In this Graphghan Boot Camp course, I'll share with you my easy 5-step guide on how to plan, design and make a graphed crochet project from start to finish. We'll discuss measuring for size, calculating yardage, designing your graphs, and so much more.
Now, I know that graphghans might look intimidating, but I'll be with you every step of the way. This course was designed for crocheters of all skill levels! Whether you've just learned how to single crochet or if you're a seasoned professional looking to try something a little different, this course will show you step-by-step how to design and crochet your graphghan from start to finish.
This course includes everything you'll need to know in order to start your own custom graphghan project. By enrolling now, you'll get LIFETIME ACCESS to the course extras and video lessons; you can replay the videos any time you want (and as often as you need), which means you can learn at your own pace.
In addition to the video tutorials, you'll get access to 25+ pages of helpful "cheat sheet" documents that serve as a companion to the video lessons. These "cheat sheets" cover all sorts of topics from the videos and they even include practice graphs for each stitch discussed in this course. You can save these PDF documents or print them off as many times as needed.
With the videos and the "cheat sheets", you also get a downloadable Microsoft Excel chart (.xlsx file format) that helps you figure out how much yarn you need for any graphghan project.
You get all of these things so you can spend less time thinking about the math involved and more time focusing on the fun part: crocheting!
Need a syllabus? Here's a breakdown of the lectures covered in the Graphghan Boot Camp course:
- What kinds of yarn can you use?
- Does hook size matter?
- (Overview) What kinds of stitches can you use?
Step 1: Determine the Size of Your Graphghan Project
- Factors That Go Into Sizing
- Finding Your Block Size
- Changing the Size of Your Graph
Step 2: Determine Which Stitch Works Best for Your Graphghan
- An Overview of Stitch Options
- Single Crochet, Half-Double Crochet, or Double Crochet
- Block Stitch
- Filet Crochet
Step 3: Design Your Own Graphs
- Graph Paper
- Stitch Fiddle
- Microsoft Excel
Step 4: Figure Out How Much Yarn You’ll Need
- How to Figure Out Your Yarn Yardage Requirements
- How to Use the Graphghan Yardage Chart
Step 5: Finish It!
- Joining Panels Together
- Lining Your Graphghan With Fabric
- Adding Borders to Your Graphghan
Bonus Tutorials: Reading Graphs, Bobbins, Carrying Yarn, Color Changes, & Weaving In Ends
- How to Read the Graphs
- How to Use Bobbins
- How to Carry Your Yarn
- How to Work Color Changes On A Graphghan Project
- How to Weave In Your Ends
I've spent hours putting together all of my graphghan knowledge together for you in this one place. Trust me, you won't be able to find it all anywhere else on the web!
I hope you'll join me for the Graphghan Boot Camp course, but you've got to enroll now! Space in the fall session is limited, so register today to save your seat. The Graphghan Boot Camp course begins on September 1st, so sign up soon!
Want to know what others have to say about Graphghan Boot Camp? Here's a couple of testimonials from other students just like you!
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Hey there! I'm Alex, and I'm so excited that you'll be joining me for this course. It's going to be a lot of fun! I've been crocheting for 7 years and I am obsessed with all things yarny and nerdy.
Ready to get crafty? Let's begin!