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…

Hooks at the ready, crafters. This little narwhal and his sea pals have crossed the oceans to steal your heart. Whip them up in all the colours (rainbow narwhals for everyone!) to keep as your personal pocket pals or gift to friends.

Don’t know how to crochet? We won’t have you missing out on making these amigurumi characters so we’ll be teaching you all the crochet stitches required to make the mermaid and friends. What’s more, by learning these basic crochet techniques you’ll be able to hook up a whole manner of crochet patterns.

What the full Crochet in 12 Days series on our YouTube channel…

How to hold your hook and yarn
Yarn round hook
Magic ring
Chain (ch)
Slip stitch (ss)
Double crochet (dc)
Half treble crochet (htr)
Treble crochet (tr)
Double crochet two together (dc2tog)
Reverse double crochet (crab st)
Treble crochet three together (tr3tog)
Two treble crochet cluster (2-tr cluster)

Our crochet videos will take you through each and every stitch as well as tips on how to hold your hook and yarn – play, pause and practice your way to becoming a crochet guru. Use #TeamNarwhal to share your progress and amigurumi makes.

Big thanks to Amy from Super+Super for helping us with the videos and Ilaria Caliri for making the cutest crochet cover stars, ever!

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