After 30 years away from the craft, I began to crochet again about 18 months ago in an effort to quit smoking. I know how therapuetic crochet can be. I consider myself a beginner too and have watched a ton of videos on YouTube. Once you see one that was helpful, keep the link in your favorites. The YouTube...
Go to www.youtube.com and search for tjw1963 The Art of Crochet by Teresa videos are VERY GOOD for left handers to learn. She does them in slow motion and lots of repetition. These videos was how I learned alot of the basic stiches!