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Re: Skill Levels
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: April 06, 2009 10:21AM

I guess it would be easier to answer your question if I knew why you want to know. Are you a beginner yourself or someone who wants to decide whether or not to take up the craft? If so, have you seen some pattern or other and want to know if you would be up to starting it?

Or are you doing some research for some other reason? A paper on needlecrafts or something like that?

Since, in crochet (as in knitting) there are only a few basic stitches: chain, slip, single, double, treble, and various multiples of treble, any pattern which repeats any of these without shaping (in other words, making a simple rectangle) would be a beginner's project.

After that, since there are hundreds of stitch patterns made by combining those stitches, and hundreds of colors and types of yarn and thread to work with, and hundreds of ways of shaping a fabric, the determination of what constitutes an intermediate or difficult project depends more on the individual than on an editorial standard.

This response is very much like KT's because your question doesn't seem to be answered by the websites which have been suggested and the notions of "minimal" "repeating" "finishing" and other terms are pretty much self-expanatory to people who have worked on even a "beginner" level project.

Subject Written By Posted
  Skill Levels abrown 04/02/2009 07:34PM
  Re: Skill Levels Jane R 04/03/2009 01:07AM
  Re: Skill Levels KT 04/03/2009 10:39AM
  Re: Skill Levels abrown 04/05/2009 07:10PM
  Re: Skill Levels Jane R 04/06/2009 12:01AM
  Re: Skill Levels Alex 04/06/2009 10:21AM
  Re: Skill Levels KT 04/06/2009 01:10PM
  Re: Skill Levels Alex 04/07/2009 08:23PM

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