An easy DIY project for scrap yarns is to create crochet oval frames. These simple yet charming crocheted frames adds a whimsical touch to your photographs.
The finished frame measures 4.5 inches x 3 inches ( L x W ) when using a 3 mm crochet hook and 8 ply/DK acrylic yarn.
ROUND 1: Begin by creating a slip knot and chain (CH) 50. Slip Stitch (Sl St) into the beginning CH to join.
ROUND 2: CH 3, Double Crochet (DC) in the same CH, 2 DC in the next 2 stitches, DC in the next 22 CHS, 2 DC in the next 3 stitches, DC in the next 22 stitches, Sl St in the top of the turning chain (TCH) to join.
ROUND 3: * CH 5, Sl St in the next stitch, repeat * 5 times. Sl st in the next 22 stitches. Repeat * 5 times, Sl St in the next 22 stitches, Sl St in the beginning stitch to join.
Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.