Video: 12 days of crochet: Slip Stitch (sl st) [Day 6]

How to crochet video: Slip Stitch (sl st) Slip Stitch Abbreviation: sl st A slip stitch is a crochet technique that joins two stitches together to form a ring or to complete a round. Insert hook into stitch or chain space you want to join to. Wrap the yarn around the hook and pull through… Continue reading

Video: 12 days of crochet: Treble crochet (tr) [Day 5]

How to crochet video: Treble crochet (tr) Treble crochet Abbreviation: tr Wrap the working yarn around your hook and insert into next stitch. Wrap the yarn round your hook again and pull it through the stitch (3 loops on hook). Wrap the yarn round your hook and draw through the first two stitches (2 loops… Continue reading

Video: 12 days of crochet: Double crochet (dc) [Day 4]

How to crochet video: Double crochet (dc) Double crochet Abbreviation: dc Push hook into next stitch, yarn round hook and pull through stitch, you’ll have 2 loops on your hook. Wrap the yarn round your hook again and pull through both loops on you hook. You should end with just one loop on your hook…. Continue reading

Video: 12 days of crochet: Chain (ch) [Day 3]

How to Crochet video: Chain (ch) Chain Abbreviation: ch Pop the slip knot on your crochet hook, then bring yarn over hook towards you and pull through the loop on the hook to make a new loop. This is called a chain stitch. Repeat until you have the correct number of stitches for your foundation… Continue reading

Video: 12 days of crochet: Yarn round hook (YRH) [Day 2]

How to Crochet video: Yarn round hook (YRH) Yarn Round Hook Abbreviation: YRH Used for most stitches, sometimes called yarn over hook. Wrap yarn over the top of your crochet hook and pull through to work the active stitch seen here with a chain stitch… For some stitches, such as the treble or half treble… Continue reading

Video: 12 days of crochet: How to hold your hook and yarn [Day 1]

How to Crochet video: Holding your hook and yarn There are two ways to hold your hook, like a spoon and like a knife (or pen). There are several ways to hold your yarn. One way is to wrap the yarn around your ring finger and over your index finger. This will help keep your… Continue reading

Video: How To Crochet in 12 days

Join us for a free How To Crochet course starting 4 July 2016 on Facebook/Instagram. We’ll teach you one crochet stitch each day and by the end of the course you’ll be ready to make your very own crochet mermaid and sea friends from Mollie Makes 68. Find out more…