Sometimes you just need a hand! Here is a brief list of helpful resources from Twisted and around the web.

Potentially Confusing Techniques Explained

Crocheted Cast On / Crocheted Provisional Cast On

Kitchener Stitch

Long Tail Cast On

Websites - the name says it all!

Ravelry - yarn/knitting/crochet community with limitless info on patterns and yarn

Knitty - great periodical of free patterns

Crochet in the Car - crochet "how tos"

How-to Videos

Mattress Stitch - from Berroco. Use this satisfying technique to sew a vertical seam between two pieces of stockinette stitch. It's simple, straightforward, and leaves you with a clean, practically invisible join. Perhaps the best part is that the mattress stitch is very easy to learn.