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The Basics of Stitching ~Making a Coaster~

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A lesson for stitching beginners to start with!
Make a coaster as you learn the basics of stitching.

In this lesson, Little Lion will teach the basic stitching techniques;
the chain stitch, double crochet, and single crochet
as you learn to make a coaster.

There are two types of stitching; crochet stitching and knitting.
Crochet stitching requires one needle called a crochet hook, and knitting requires two needles called knitting needles.

Learn the basics of crochet stitching in this lesson.
Beginners can start easily because you can create a variety of pieces at your will
by using just a crochet hook and yarn.

The basic techniques that you need to learn with crochet stitching are the chain stitch, double crochet, and single crochet.
These techniques must be mastered to be able to make a variety of pieces.

In this lesson, along with those three techniques, learn the following points.

◆Tips to move the needle with ease
◆The use of fingers when stitching
◆How to stop the yarn
◆How to create a round shape

Learn everything from the basic points of stitching to
tips for creating a nice round shape.

In the first half of the lesson, learn the three stitching techniques as you create the coaster,
and in the second half, learn how to customize it.

Learn to add frills to make the coaster even cuter
by using the techniques that you will master in this lesson.

You will be able to create a wide variety of coasters just by
learning how to stitch the coaster and mastering the three stitching techniques in this lesson.

Create lots of coasters using many different colors
and master the basic techniques.

Once you have mastered the techniques taught in this lesson, please try making other pieces as well!