Enjoy a tea and crochet break with Emma Lyons’ yarny treats! We all know the importance of ‘me’ time, so make space to sit back and relax with a big mug of tea, a new crochet project, and a sweet treat or two. Emma’s crochet biscuit patterns are perfect for an afternoon tea party or mini party. She shows you how to crochet a pink wafter biscuit and some chocolate chip cookies but if you want to make even more delicious goodies then head over to our free jammy dodger pattern. We also have some tasty crochet sweets!
These crochet biscuits only small quantities of yarn and any cotton DK yarn works well making them a great stash buster project. These delicious calorie-free retro mini biscuits are made in separate pieces and sewn together, making them a great project for beginners. If you are a newbie to crochet don’t worry. Head over to our crochet for beginners guide and our crochet kits for beginners to learn all the basic techniques you need. Now it’s over to Emma for her free biscuit patterns!
- Stylecraft Classique Cotton DK, 100% cotton, 100g/184m per ball, one ball each in Beige (3661), Shell Pink (3666) and Fondant (3094)
- Rico Creative Cotton DK, 100% cotton, 50g/115m per ball, one ball each in Brown (018) and Light Yellow (003)
- 3.5mm (UK 9, US E/4) crochet hook (find the best crochet hooks on the market in our round-up)
- Yarn needle
- Stitch markers (find the best stitch markers on the market in our round-up)
You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using this handy chart.
dc2tog double crochet 2 together: (insert hook in next st, yrh and draw loop through) twice, yrh and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
magic ring hold thread in your hand and wrap working yarn around forefinger twice to create ring, slip ring off your finger and insert hook to pick up first st, ch1, then work the necessary sts for round 1 and close the ring tightly by pulling the loose end
tss tunisian simple stitch
Free crochet biscuit patterns
You Will Need
- Crochet hook
- Stitch Marker
How to crochet a Pink Wafer biscuit
Wafer layers (make 3)
The pink wafer biscuit is made using tunisian simple stitch (tss)
Foundation Using light pink yarn, ch5
Foundation forward row (RS) Insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, yrh and pull through (2 loops on hook), *insert hook into next ch, yrh and pull through (3 loops on hook); repeat from * into remaining 2 ch (5 loops on hook)
Foundation return row yrh and pull through first loop on hook, *yrh and pull through the next 2 loops on the hook; repeat from * to end of row
Forward row *Insert hook into second vertical bar from hook, yrh and pull through (2 loops on hook); repeat from* into remaining 3 vertical bars (5 loops on hook)
Return row: Follow instructions given for foundation return row
Repeat Forward Row and Return Row 11 more times
Cut yarn and fasten off, on the third piece leave a long yarn tail (100cm long)
Pink wafer finishing
Hold the 3 layers in place, ensuring the RS of the work on the outer layers is facing outwards. Join together by sewing through all three layers all around the outer edge of the biscuit. Cut yarn, fasten off and sew in yarn tails.
How to crochet Choc Chip Cookies
Foundation: Using beige yarn, start with a magic ring, then work as follows:
Round 1 6dc into ring, pull ring tight [6sts]
Round 2 inc 6 times [12sts]
Round 3 (inc, 1dc) 6 times [18sts]
Round 4 (1dc, inc, 1dc) 6 times [24sts]
Round 5 (inc, 3dc) 6 times [30sts]
Round 6 (2dc, inc, 2dc) 6 times [36sts]
Round 7 (inc, 5dc) 6 times [42sts]
Round 8 (dc2tog, 5dc) 6 times [36sts]
Round 9 (2dc, dc2tog, 2dc) 6 times [30sts]
Round 10 (dc2tog, 3dc) 6 times [24sts]
Round 11 (1dc, dc2tog, 1dc) 6 times [18sts]
Round 12 (dc2tog, 1dc) 6 times [12sts]
Round 13 dc2tog 6 times [6sts]
Cut yarn and fasten off, sew yarn tail into last remaining 6 sts and pull hole closed.
Take a strand of brown yarn and embroider some chocolate chips across the top of the cookie. Cut yarn and sew in yarn tails.