How to join crochet shapes together

Once you've made your crochet shapes, you need to join them together!

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Assembly can often be the last thing you think about when you’re making your crochet shapes, but a neat join can make all the difference to the final look of your crochet project! We show you two of our favourite ways to join motifs with crochet.

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Step 1

Slip Stitch Seam: place the crochet pieces right sides together. Insert hook through both edge stitches yrh and pull through to complete 1 sl st; rep from working loosely.

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Step 2

Double crochet seam: place the crochet pieces right sides together or wrong sides together for a visible seam. Work as for slip stitch seam but using dc instead of sl st.

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