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Beginner’s Crochet, 02/26/2021, 7p

Learn to crochet!  We all know that relaxation has been shown to lower stress blood pressure, heart rate, and help prevent illness.  Crocheting has a calming effect useful in the treatment of anxiety, asthma, and panic attacks. And it’s fun! Learn this life-long skill in just an hour. Eventually you could make gifts for others.

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Friday, February 26th, 2021


Ben Carcasi, Instructor

Ben is a LASA Sophomore and a member of the LASA Stitch Club. Crochet is a great way to relieve stress, make cool things and serve the community.


In this class, you will learn a variety of crochet stitches including single crochet, double crochet, half-double crochet, triple crochet, slip knot and the magic circle. We will de-mystify crochet patterns and get you started on a simple coaster project. With the basics learned in this class, you will be able to make ear warmers, scarfs, blanket squares and other fun items. Come join this 1 hour class and learn a life-long skill.

SHOPPING LIST/SUPPLIES (to get before the class)

  • Medium weight acrylic yarn. Lighter/Brighter colors are best.
  • Crochet Hook – We recommend size 6.00mm (also called “J”) or 7.00mm
  • Darning Needle – Any needle with a big enough eye to thread the yarn
  • Ruler
  • Scissors