Crochet pattern: Embroidery hoop art picture frames

Crochet embroidery hoop art frame

Turn your embroidery hoops into picture frames with this crochet pattern by Messyla

We spotted this thrifty hoop art tutorial on Messyla featuring the free papers in Mollie Makes. Follow the steps below to make your own and slot in your papers from the latest issue. Photographs or fabric would look just as lovely in these crochet trimmed embroidery hoops – quite the versatile little make we thought. Thanks for sharing, Lara. x

Crochet embroidery hoop frame 2

You will need:
• DMC Natura in N30 Glicine (purple) and N09 Gris Argent (grey)
• 3mm crochet hook
• Darning needle
• Scissors
• Mollie Makes papers or your favourite photograph

Crochet Terms Used:

UK crochet terms, but here is a handy little convertor.
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
RS – Right Side
St/Sts – Stitch/Stitches
Sl St – Slip Stitch

Round 1
3mm hook.
160 dcs around your frame.
Join with sl st into first dc.
Work in tail as you go.

Round 2
Turn your frame so that you are continuing your next round with frame below you.
1dc into next st and into each st around your frame.

This can be quite tricky so change to 2.5mm hook and crochet each st looking sideways at your forthcoming stitches.

This results in the RS being on show going inside the frame.
Join with sl st into first dc.   (170)

Round 3
Back to 3mm hook.
Ch1, 1dc into same space.
1dc into each st around.  (170)
Join with sl st into first dc.

Round 4
1dc into each of the first 2 sts,
*(1dc, ch4, 1dc, ch6, 1dc, ch4, 1dc) into next st, **
Then 1dc into each of the next 4 sts.
Repeat from * to end, finishing last repeat at ** then
1dc into next 2 sts.

Cut yarn, sew in ends.

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