Weave in Ends on Crochet Projects

To weave in ends on crochet projects there are a few different ways of doing it depending on whether you have crocheted your project in rows or rounds.

I’ll show you how I weave in my ends for crochet projects worked in rows and in rounds.

It isn’t as hard as some may think.

You’ll get really good at hiding your ends soon enough!

Firstly, here is how to weave in ends on a crocheted project worked in rows.

Weave in Ends on Rows - Step 1Start by weaving in on the wrong side of the project (this is the side that doesn’t usually show). To do this, get a yarn needle that is the right size to fit through the stitches and with an eye that your yarn will fit through. Thread the yarn through the eye of the needle. Insert your needle through the bottom row of the stitches behind the two loops of each stitch. Go through as many stitches as you wish until half your end yarn is used.

Weave in Ends on a Row - Step 2Then working back the way you just came, skip the loop of the stitch you last weaved through and insert your yarn into the next loop of that last stitch and through the following stitches to the end. Cut your end yarn close to your work so it can’t be seen.

 

Secondly, here is how to weave in ends on a crocheted project worked in rounds.

If you haven’t weaved your starting end of yarn into the starting circle as you’ve crocheted around then simply get a yarn needle that is the right size to fit through your stitches and with an eye that your yarn will fit through.

Weaving through the starting circle:

Weave in Ends on Rounds - Step 1You will be weaving in on the wrong side of the crochet project (this is the side that doesn’t usually show). Thread the end yarn into the needle and insert it into the next set of stitches heading in the opposite direction from where your end thread is. Weave into each set of stitches in the circle as per the picture.

Weaving through the last round where you fastened off:

Weave in Ends on RoundsThis is done by weaving your needle through one side of each stitch or chain stitch along the last round. Insert your needle through the top of one side of the first stitch next to where you fastened off and weave through that stitch then move onto the next one. Skip the last stitch loop and weave back in the direction you just came from. This ensures that the yarn end stays in place and won’t come undone. Cut your end tail close to your work so it can’t be seen.

I hope this has been useful to you and that you will now be able to weave your ends in with ease.

All the best,

Paula Daniele

 

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I'm the Crochet Designer, Teacher & Video Producer of Crochet Hooks You.

I taught myself how to crochet when I was a young girl and quickly picked up how to crochet the granny square and got hooked. Read More.

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