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
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
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
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…
Designing and crocheting flowers is an exciting process, offering endless possibilities of shape, colour and stitch combinations. For these decorative flowers, Emma Lamb worked with a palette of pink and orange mixed with neutral tones of grey and cream. For the flower motifs themselves, Emma just picked up her hooks and started creating stitches. “Sometimes… Continue reading
Flowers are sure to become your favourite motifs to crochet – not just because they are fun and quick, but also because they are so versatile.
Happy British Flowers Week! Celebrate with a week of free crochet flower patterns from us and Pavilion Craft, publishers of the Mollie Makes craft books
Craft away winter blues and raise your mood through making Emma Mitchell‘s meditative crochet winter garland. Grab your crochet hook and the softest yarn you own to whip one up today.
Here’s a summer project you’ll definitely want to try your hand at – a macrame-wrapped chair by Alison Allen
Crochet new digs for your spectacles or sunglasses with our easy-peasy crochet pattern. This no-nonsense case only uses basic crochet stitches so it’s a quick, practical make that’s great for beginners and the perfect gift for him and her, too. Here’s how to make one… You will need: • Worsted weight yarn in two colours •… Continue reading