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Crochet DIY - Frame Hoops

14 July, 2016
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If a picture is worth a thousand words, this trio of Crochet Frames is worth a thousand more. These dandy frames are art in of themselves so they can even be hung without adding a photograph. Picture that!

In just a few hours, you’ll have three novel decorations for your walls. Frame your embroidery, add a picture or leave them plain, you’ll love the hand crafted touch for your home. Makes a delightful gift.

 

Crochet Skill Level:  Experienced Beginner and up

 

Crochet Frames Hoops - Materials

MATERIALS 

 

  • 3 - 50 g balls of DMC Natura Just Cotton
  • 1 of N07 Spring Rose, N83 Corn Yellow, and N09 Silver Gray
  • D/3 (3.25 mm) crochet hook
  • Wire
  • Pliers/Wire cutter

 

ABBREVIATIONS:

rnd – Round
ch – chain
sl st – slip stitch
sk - skip
st – stitch
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
PS – puff stitch.

 

STITCHES USED:

Puff stitch: Yo, insert the hook into the st, yo and pull up a loop. 3 loops on the hook. Yo, insert the hook into the same st, yo and pull up a loop. 5 loops on the hook. Yo, insert the hook again into the same st, yo and pull up a loop. 7 loops on the hook. Yo and pull through 7 loops.

 

DOWNLOAD THE FREE PROJECT SHEET HERE 

 

Crochet Frames Hoops - Main

INSTRUCTIONS 

 

Preparation

Use a bowl or an oval box to shape the wire for each frame. Cut the wire and wrap the two ends to join with pliers.

Frame 1 (Color N07 Spring Rose)

Rnd 1: Sc over the wire covering the circumference of the frame. (Multiple of 8)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in the same st, *sk 3 sts, (PS, ch 2, PS, ch 2, PS, ch 1) in the next st, sk 3 sts, sc.* Repeat from * to * around the frame. Sl st into the first st of the rnd.

 

Frame 2 (Color N83 Corn Yellow)

Rnd 1: Sc over the wire covering the circumference of the frame. (Multiple of 3)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in the same st, *3 ch, sk 2 sts, sc.* Repeat from * to * around the frame. Sl st into the first st of the rnd.

 

Frame 3 (Color N09 Silver Gray)

Rnd 1: Sc over the wire covering the circumference of the frame. (Multiple of 8)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in the same st, *sk 3 sts, 5 dc into the same st, sk 3 sts, sc,* Repeat from * to * around the frame. Sl st into the first st of the rnd.

 

Love and Threads,

The Commonthread Team