German for crochet lovers

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How do you practise your German when you’re no longer a beginner?

One way is to incorporate the new language into daily tasks. And even better, combine your love of German learning with your hobby!

I have already written posts for those who like trains, cycling, sewing, playing the guitar, chess or tennis, or want to keep fit. You’ll find them all in the category German for …

So, following on from my post for those who love knitting, today’s post is for those who love to crochet!

Not only will you learn vocabulary that’s important to you (rather than learning the stuff from textbooks), you will improve your German reading skills (when you read newsletters, articles in magazines or on websites, and patterns), your listening skills (when you watch a YouTube video) and your writing skills (when you make notes about a pattern).

And you will do all that with websites or videos about crocheting! Win – win!

To start you off I have done some research and found some interesting websites for you to check out.

Kostenlose Häkel­anleitungen und Strick­anleitungen bei myboshi

This site sells all sorts of crochet things, wool, instructions and tools. But they also have a list of free crocheting and knitting tutorials.

The women’s magazine Brigitte has quiet a few instructions for some lovely crocheting projects: Häkeln – die schönsten Anleitungen, Ideen & Muster

The craft magazine Simply Kreativ also has a page with lots of Gratis-Anleitungen (free instructiones). They also have a playlist on YouTube with Häkelvideos

Craftery is another site. They have lots of things for people to buy, but they also have lots of information about learning to crochet: Häkeln lernen

If you’d rather learn with videos, check out the YouTube channel Tolle Wolle. You’ll find lots of videos with instructions how to crochet or projects.

Here is one of her instruction videos:

Another YouTube channel is Claudetta Crochet Here you’ll find all the videos twice, once in German and once in English – perfect for when you’re not sure.

Here is a German video:

And the following video explains it in English:

Can you see your crochet projects helping your German? I hope so!

You could even, if you wish, make notes in my new planner:  Crochet Project Planner for German Learners

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