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…

Corsage crochet pattern for British Flowers Week: Day 5

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

Pinwheel crochet flower pattern for British Flowers Week: Day 3

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.

Appliqué flowers crochet pattern for British Flower Week, Day 1

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

Meditative crochet project: Semi circle winter garland

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.

DIY macrame garden chair

Here’s a summer project you’ll definitely want to try your hand at – a macrame-wrapped chair by Alison Allen