For those of you who mastered crochet long ago, this post will not be too exciting (unless you can envision this as a meager start to an afghan). For me, however, it is a huge step up that I finally figured out how to make a granny square.
Now it seems so simple, but I really did struggle with this! I finally got it through my head with Crocheting for Dummies, which I found at my local library. The book has very clear descriptions of the different stitches, with tons of pictures (both animations of each step and photos of what the finished product should look like). I definitely recommend it to anyone struggling as much as I was with crochet! Now, on to amigurumi!