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Crochet Diploma Course

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While working through this course, you will move from learning to crochet, to becoming a designer, to opening your own crochet business.

In Part I, you'll learn all about how to crochet, from holding the hook to reading patterns. You'll also learn a range of more advanced techniques.

In Part II, you'll learn about designing crochet pieces and writing patterns. Each section will lead you, step-by-step, through making a different type of item; practice patterns are included to get you started.

In Part III, you'll learn how to start your own crochet business, including the steps necessary for finding your target market, budgeting, and writing a business plan.

Modules included in the Crochet Diploma Course

    Part I: Learning to Crochet
  1. Materials
  2. Basics I
  3. Basics II
  4. Beyond the Basics
  5. Working With Patterns
  6. Care and Finishing
  7. Advanced Techniques
  8. Part II: Becoming a Designer
  9. Intro to Design
  10. Scarves and Shawls
  11. Afghans
  12. Toys and Amigurumi
  13. Bags
  14. Jumpers
  15. Part III: Starting a Crochet Business
  16. First Steps
  17. Venues and Advertising
  18. Finances and Budgeting
  19. Business Plans

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

Anyone with an interest in the topic will gain something from studying the Crochet Diploma Course, as it provides tutelage for absolute beginners, with practical, guided examples that are fully illustrated, so that you can follow along easily. For those who are already hobbyist crocheters, the 2nd and 3rd parts aid students in becoming designera (or crochet artista) and detail how to go about building a business and selling your creations or patterns.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Crochet Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. The course comes with a course assessment in the form of quizzes, written questions and short essays, once you have completed your course assessment please email or post it back to us for marking, you will then receive your feedback and certificates.

This course is certified by the IANLPC (International Association of NLP & Coaching) and the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), both of which are internationally recognised organisations. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses. The IANLPC is a global support network for NLP Professionals and coaches, including the fields of Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy Business Coaching, Leadership, Nutritional, CBT, Personal Development and Holistic Therapy.

Course Syllabus


Part I: Learning to Crochet

  • Materials
  • Basics I
  • Basics II
  • Beyond the Basics
  • Working With Patterns
  • Care and Finishing
  • Advanced Techniques

Part II: Becoming a Designer

  • Intro to Design
  • Scarves and Shawls
  • Afghans
  • Toys and Amigurumi
  • Bags
  • Jumpers

Part III: Starting a Crochet Business

  • First Steps
  • Venues and Advertising
  • Finances and Budgeting
  • Business Plans


Our courses include comprehensive support, should you require any assistance. You can contact our friendly course advisers by telephone or by email.

Contact Details

Continued Learning

All course delegates are welcome to attend our regular, ongoing learning and inspirational events. We also hold regular inspirational events in Manchester and London for all students studying any of our courses. The events are a great way to watch live demonstrations of different techniques, learn new skills, have a practice with other students and to meet your tutors. Once you've signed up for any of our courses you will receive details of our different monthly events via email. If you cannot attend our events you can watch a live streaming of the event on our tv channel.

All courses can be paid for using our secure online payment system or via paypal. 


If you would prefer to pay via bacs payment or via cheque please email us at or call us on 0800 955 6808 for more assistance.


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