step by step how to crochet - I know all this, but she breaks it down so well I thought I'd pin for when I try to teach people!
What you DON'T want: a visible join when crocheting in rounds. This tutorial shows you how to get an invisible join with crochet, using a great technique.
Crochet around rope or yarn to make rugs, baskets, trivets, etc. Faster than braided or sewn rag-rug method.