pattern preview: crochet picture frame

Let me introduce you to the first design in the series of crochet patterns for beginners: crochet picture frame with picots, available as part of an exclusive crochet picture frame collection here, at, or though my Etsy shop.

Its petals with picots remind me of a daffodil. Or the rays of the still sleepy sun on a spring morning. One way or another, this bright and happy crochet frame makes my heart dance and smile.

Crochet picture frame pattern and beginner crochet guide by

You may ask, “Jana, what exactly do you mean when you say ‘crochet patterns for beginners?'”

I’m serious when I say this pattern is for anyone from an experienced crocheter to a novice who’d never completed a crochet project before.

I wrote this detailed pattern and visual step-by-step guide with a novice crocheter in mind. I wrote it for someone who has yarn, hook, and desire to create something beautiful from scratch – and who perhaps doesn’t know where to start. This pattern is an amazing place to start.

Crochet picture frame pattern and beginner crochet guide by

In addition to the written pattern that uses standard crochet terminology and abbreviations, this complete guide contains detailed photos of every single step. My pictures capture the detail of each individual step needed to complete this quick crochet project. Moreover, each picture contains a descriptive caption, leaving absolutely nothing out. There is no room for guesswork when you work with this comprehensive guide. It’s the ultimate crochet-along learning pattern.

Crochet picture frame pattern and beginner crochet guide by

Here are some technical details about the pattern:

Skill Level:


Materials Needed:

  • medium-weight worsted yarn in color of choice
  • 4.5 mm hook (size 7)
  • 2-inch metal ring (steel, brass, or similar – available in macrame supply section of craft stores)
  • stitch marker
  • tapestry needle (for weaving in ends)
  • scissors (for trimming excess yarn)

Stitches Used:

  • sc: single crochet
  • sl st: slip stitch
  • ch: chain stitch
  • dc: double crochet

Finished Size:

Inner diameter: 1-1/2 in (4.5 cm)
Outer diameter (widest point): 4-1/4 in (11 cm)

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Comment below if you’d like a 50% off coupon code for this pattern. Don’t hesitate to share you crochet skill level, and what you plan to do with these daffodil crochet picture frames. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

And stay tuned for many more crochet patterns for beginners.

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