Resources to help you get the most from daisyknots patterns

Below you'll find links to our wonderful online community and easy-to-follow video tutorials for beginners, troubleshooting and advanced.

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Video Tutorials

If you are new to mosaic crochet

 

How to read an overlay mosaic crochet chart and start with mosaic crochet

If you have ever wanted to demystify the intricacies of overlay mosaic crocheting, watch this video. Mosaic crocheting is really easy, you only need to know two stitches; double crochet and treble (UK Terms). However it is a lot easier to understand if you can read a chart. This video explains how to read my charts as well as how to work overlay mosaic crochet.

Learn how to mosaic crochet for beginners

How to work a foundation double crochet row

Tired of counting chain stitches in the foundation chain row. This tutorial demonstrates how to work the foundation chain and first double crochet rows at the same time. It makes counting stitches in those first couple of rows so much easier.

How to work a foundation double crochet row

How to work an invisible join in Crochet

A tutorial demonstrating how to join your rounds of crochet with an invisible join. It is really very easy and once you learn you will wonder why you haven't always been doing this.

How to work an invisible join in Crochet

Video Tutorials

Troubleshooting and fixing guides...

 
Fixing a missing drop treble in mosaic crochet

Fixing a missing drop treble in Mosaic Crochet

This tutorial demonstrates two different methods of how to fix a missing drop treble in overlay mosaic crochet.

Removing an extra drop treble in mosaic crochet

Removing an extra drop treble in Mosaic Crochet

This tutorial demonstrates how to remove that annoying extra treble that you have managed to work into your project. Please do make sure you test this fix on a sample first before trying it on your project.

Please note: this is not a fix for the faint hearted and it is not suitable for all yarns.

Fixing a drop treble which is in the wrong place

Fixing a drop treble which is in the wrong place

There is nothing more frustrating that finding that you have put a drop treble stitch in the wrong place in your mosaic crochet project. When working in the round this can be a very time consuming error to put correct. This tutorial demonstrates a fix which can be worked elegantly and quickly.

Video Tutorials

Little extras to add to your repertoire...

How to start an envelope border

How to start the envelope border which will hide all those pesky ends that any overlay mosaic crochet project leaves you with.

This tutorial guides you through the steps you need to take to start the envelope border.

How to start an envelope border
 

How to add a non zip fabric back to a crocheted front

How to add a non zip fabric back to a crocheted front.

If you have ever wanted to add a fabric back to a crocheted cushion but didn't know where to start, this tutorial will show you how.

There are two tutorials explaining how to do this: the hand sew method and the machine sew method

How to add a non zip fabric back to a crocheted front

How to block a blanket

This tutorial demonstrates how I block my daisy sampler blanket using my method of blocking.

How to block a blanket

How to add a whipped edge to your project

Examining and demonstrating the differences between a crab stitch edge and a twisted single crochet edge.

How to add a whipped edge to your crochet project

How to work a Tapestry Mosaic Sample

This tutorial explains how to combine tapestry crochet with overlay mosaic crochet. Full step by step instructions are given to enable you to complete the sample demonstrated.  

How to work tapestry mosaic crochet

The no cut invisible join for mosaic crochet

This tutorial demonstrates how to work an invisible join in overlay mosaic crochet without cutting your yarn. 

How to work an invisible joint in overlay mosaic crochet

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