How to finger crochet

Published on February 29, 2020 By Merion Willis 1 min read

Lost your hook? Join Merion to find out how you can crochet beautiful scarves, cowls and blankets using just your fingertips!

Finger crochet can be worked in any weight yarn, but we think it's easier with heavier yarns like chunky, super chunky and super super chunky! Using your fingers instead of a hook is easier than you think - you'll be amazed how quick it is to create a fabulous cowl or scarf in no time at all!


To make Merion's simple infinity scarf:


Make a slip knot with your fingers, and chain 50 (50 plus 1 for turning), and turn the work.


Work a single crochet (UK double crochet) into each loop of the chain with your fingers. When you reach the end, turn the work.


Ch 1, work a single crochet (UK double crochet) into every stitch, and repeat this row until your scarf is deep enough - you can increase the number of balls of yarn you use, but Merion only used one in the video for a small scarf.


To sew up your scarf, place the ends right side together and sew using mattress stitch. To create a mobius scarf, twist the scarf once before sewing the ends together.

Some super-duper super chunkies!

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Cozy chunkies!

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About the author

Merion Willis

Merion Willis is Craft Editor at LoveCrafts. A lifetime knitter and crafter extraordinaire, Merion believes “making and mindfulness go hand-in-hand”. She is certain she was a maker straight from birth, never stopped pestering her mother to make things as a child, and now she champions every craft there is! A keen baker, gift maker and passionate advocate of home made, Merion is also co-host on The LoveCrafts Show, the podcast which sees her and Mr X Stitch chat to craft influencers about the benefits of learning a new skill, and how to stitch away stress through crafting.

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