Basics of Crochet | Designing a Shawl


by Frida Mistry

20 Years Experience

Grade 8 in Piano from Trinity College of Music, London.

US $60 per class |

for 1-on-1, 30 mins class

Pay as you go, 2 classes at a time

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Instruction Language

: English

Course Summary

This course on crochet will introduce students to the handicraft of making crochets. Crochet is a handicraft in which yarn is made into a textured fabric using a needle that resembles a hook. Students undergoing this course will be taught the fine art of crochet that will enable them to make an accessory like shawl by the culmination of this course. The techniques that students learn through this course can be applied to making other accessories such as cell phone pouches, bags and earrings.

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Teacher's Profile

Frida Mistry

Experience: 20 Years

From: India

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  • Education

    Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chitrakala Parishath College of Fine Arts

  • Work Details

    Piano Teacher - Private music classes

    Crochet teacher - Self employed

  • 125 Online live sessions completed

    This particular teacher is already a hit among our students.
  • About the Course

    This course will introduce crochet to students as an artform that can be used to enhance an existing outfit or create an entirely new accessory. Students will be taught the basic styles of crochet using a hooked needle and yarn (wool). The course will commence by teaching the students on how to hold the crochet hook. How to slipknot and chain hook. Followed by working into the chain, making single crochet, making a double crochet and the triple crochet. It will further on teach students on how to slip stitch, yarn over, make a crochet turning chain, progressing to teach the way to join yarn. Moving on, it will educate students on how to crochet in the front and back loop and finally how to fasten off.

    Value Additions: If you are the kind, who appreciates handmade things, then this course suits you the best. This course for beginners in crochet making will demonstrate to you how you could make a shawl as well other accessories using the basic styles of crochet using a hooked needle and yarn. By the end of this course, you would have created a shawl on your own using the techniques or styles taught by the teacher and be well on your way to create other accessories using the same, or improvising on the techniques taught.

    Course specific benefits: The course unlike any other courses, is quick starter as all it requires from the student is to be in possession of a hooked needle and some yarn. Students can use their learning to create accessories or outfits that can be sold for a price. Learning from an instructor with two decades of experience, having mastered the art will be another advantage for students to benefit from this course, as she will provide one to one attention and guidance for students to excel and learn the techniques at a quick pace.

    The ipassio edge: Students enrolling for this short term course on ipassio have the advantage of getting introduced to or learn the intricacies of an art form, from an experienced exponent of the art. Short term courses deal with creating a strong foundation on a specific topic. The syllabus of a short term course is predefined and ready before the commencement of the course. This gives students a clear understanding about the knowledge they will gain in the stipulated period of time, helping them in their planning and decision making. The class strength is limited to 5, ensuring that each student gets attention. A set of 5 individuals enrolling for a short term course encourages learning from peers and social interaction. This short term course bodes good for students passionate about learning, setting them up for the long term or advance level of learning.

    About Frida Mistry: Frida Mistry always was inclined towards arts, visible in the fact that she completed her graduation in sculpting from the well known and recognized art institute of Bangalore, Chitrakala Parishad of Fine Arts. She has also achieved a Grade 8 certification in piano from the Trinity School of Music in London for her piano playing skills. She has through the years endeavored to teach students different artforms that she has ,mastered. Frida has taught piano to students at couple of the reputed schools in Bangalore for over a decade. Currently, Frida devotes her time to teaching interested students, crochet, knitting and piano from her home in the outskirts of Bangalore.

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