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Welcome to the

American Crochet Association!

If you’re here, you love crochet. It’s your hobby, pastime, business, and sometimes therapy. The ACA is dedicated to helping crocheters help themselves so that crochet can be passed through the generations in better hands than we found it.

Crochet more, better, faster & with less mistakes!

Learn + Teach + Write + Sell

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Hi, I’m Salena Baca!

Founder, host & lead educator with the ACA.

I learned to crochet at the age of 5 and haven’t put my hook down since. I’ve published over 300 patterns, 7 books (and counting), and taught 2 courses with Craftsy (so far). My goal is to help crocheters to help themselves, and that’s why I formed the American Crochet Association.

Peace + Love + Crochet

What can we help you with:

What’s New

Like making crochet mistakes?

Of course not! Stop making common crochet mistakes that waste yarn & time when you use our free crochet cheat sheet!

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Crochet courses, workshops & professional training:


Crochet Tutorials


Teach Crochet


Crochet Patterns


Sell Crochet

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