I remember that my grandmother was sitting on the sofa and, while watching television in a completely natural and automatic way, she managed almost by magic, from a "thread" and a "underwire", to create wonderful masterpieces, which she usually then gave as a gift.Crochet is beautiful but mistakes are easy.
I hope they are useful to make you understand if you do it too. Correcting mistakes isn't difficult, just get started.
You will learn the basic crochet stitches thanks to simple instructions and clear images and you will start the first creations that with a little exercise and patience, you should be able to know in a short time, perhaps adding a little of your creativity and imagination to it.Up to the doily challenge, a timeless classic.To answer the initial question...To learn you must have the desire and enthusiasm, the certainty that once trained to hold that thread and that hook, our hands will be able to give birth to many things; nice or not at the beginning it doesn't matter. Exercise is the key to everything.
In summary, even if you are a beginner but want to start, you only need a crochet hook, a thread and this book to open the dance of the hands