Our friends at Crochet Today! have a great range of online patterns available for you to download, but we’re especially fond of these cute and colourful potholders designed by Maryse Roudier. They’re perfect for livening up a bare wall or adding colour and a bit of kitsch to your kitchen table. We just can’t wait to… Continue reading →
About 6in (15cm) from the end of the yarn, make a loop with the ball end on the top. Insert the hook through the loop and catch the yarn, pulling it through the loop. Pull both ends of the yarn to tighten the knot and slide it up the hook.
We’ve fallen head-over-heels with this Etsy shop owned by jewellery designer and artist Maria Joao Ribeiro. Maria’s gorgeous selection of jewellery includes everything from traditional brooches to some rather outrageous tusk earrings. The shop features lots of statement pieces, but our real favourites are Maria’s crocheted leather rings and bracelets. These designs take crocheted jewellery… Continue reading →
Step 1 Make a slipknot by folding working yarn in front of the tail end to form a circle then pass working yarn through circle from back to front to form a loop. Loop should slide freely. Hold hook like a pencil in RH and use middle finger to support hook underneath. Place slipknot on… Continue reading →
Simply Crochet magazine is a brand new monthly magazine from the makers of Simply Knitting, The Knitter, Crochet Today! and Mollie Makes. The magazine is dedicated to crochet with beautiful designs for the home, fashionable accessories and gift ideas in every issue. To guarantee your copy of issue one, sign up for our trial subscription… Continue reading →
Your First Granny Materials Red Heart Miami (100% cotton, 50g/120m) 1 ball of each: Yarn A Rosa (00113) Yarn B Purple (00134) Yarn C Light Green (00245) Yarn D Claret Red (00129) Click here for more about Red Heart Yarns Hook size A 4mm or US G/6 hook UK terms With Yarn A, ch4,… Continue reading →
Here are our most recent patterns added to our Granny Square app. For the older patterns, click here. Granny Betty Materials Red Heart Miami (100% cotton, 50g/120m) 1 ball of each: Yarn A Red (00115) Yarn B Royal (00201) Yarn C Fuchsia (00028) Yarn D Yellow (00111) Yarn E Orange (00189) Hook size A… Continue reading →
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 →