I found issue 1 of Art of Crochet for sale for 99p in Oxfam yesterday.
I have learnt a little crochet, but have never followed a pattern.
Along with the wool, there was a getting started bit which went through the basic stitches:
They introduce treble and linking chains in the main magazine.
The idea of the magazine seemed to be that every issue you learn how to make a new square and eventually build up a throw once you’ve bought the whole series. After a quick google I found they are now up to issue 129! I’d never commit to something like that, but I do like the relatively easy projects inside:
I might add some of these to my to do list. I really should try to follow a pattern. Even if I don’t actually make the projects, 99p just for the wool isn’t bad!