Crochet Essentials Guide: How to make a Slip Knot

In these tutorial blog posts, you’ll find simple step-by-step guides to many useful stitches and techniques that you’ll use every time you pick up a hook. MAKING A SLIPKNOT (The first loop on a hook) 1 Hold the tail of the ball of yarn in your left hand and drape the yarn clockwise over the… Continue reading

Issue 15 shape: full patterns

In our ‘shape’ feature for issue 15 (Bathroom Projects, page 69) we have some alternative pattern instructions; you may find these easier to follow: Face cloth Foundation chain 40 stitches. Row 1: Ch1, dc into every st to end [40 sts] Row 2: Ch3, (counts as tr), 1 tr in 4th in every stitch to… Continue reading