MaryJane's Farmgirl Sisterhood

Earning Farmgirl Sisterhood Merit Badges

Stitching & Crafting

4. Crochet


  • If you don’t know how to crochet, learn. MaryJane has excellent instructions in her Stitching Room book.
  • If you are just learning how to crochet, start with a simple straight scarf. If you already know how to crochet, pick a simple project like a rag rug or dishcloth. Finish your crochet project. There is a three-hour minimum time investment required.
  • If you already know how to crochet, teach someone else how to crochet a simple project.


  • Continue on your crochet journey, but step up the pace by picking a harder project this time. Learn how to do some new moves with that hook.
  • Start and finish a new crochet project of intermediate status like a granny square afghan. There is a 20-hour minimum time investment required.
  • Crochet in the company of a friend for a total of five hours.


  • You are ready to be called a crochet doyenne now! Learn three more hook maneuvers to add jazz to your projects.
  • Start and finish a new project of Expert Level. There is a 50-hour minimum time investment required.
  • Teach at least five other people how to crochet.

(The book required for this badge is available on loan from MaryJanesFarm; e-mail

April, 2024 Edition