I learned to basic crochet last year. I have hand issues so I stopped for a long while. I have come back to doing it. It’s a lot of fun and is something I feel accomplished in. I am slowly learning more techniques:
This Website has some easy patterns to begin with, I looked up a lot of terms. Crocheting is complicated with all the terminology.
http://www.favecrafts.com/Crochet-Hats-Scarves-Gloves/Simple-Crochet-Ear-Warmer (this is the pattern I have been using)
But you can find all sorts of patterns.