Ruffler Foot Made Sew Easy It's Hands Free!

If you've ever used a ruffler foot you will know you need to guide your fabric carefully.

I've been making a Victorian Gown. That means lots of ruffley goodness. I have about 150 meters of ribbon I'm using on this project most of which I've been pleating using my sewing machines ruffler foot. 
Carefully guiding that much yardage through would drive me insane!

I needed a way to make it easy and fast without needing a lot of concentration.

I needed to automate guiding that ribbon through.

It's so easy and simple and effective I can't believe I didn't think of this earlier.

How To Crochet Mirrored Picots

Crochet Mirrored Picots

Once you have mastered normal picots and downward picots, mirrored picots are a simple affair. Close mirrored picots will quickly become a favourite embellishment in your crochet.

Mirrored Picots


How to crochet mirrored picots - remove hook and insert hook into 8th and 4th chains from hook

Chain 8, remove your hook, insert hook into 8th chain from the hook and then into the 4th chain from the hook, pick up the dropped loop - no need to yarn over - and pull through both loops on the hook. Yarn over and pull through to complete the pair of picots.

Continue as normal

How to crochet mirrored picots - pick up the dropped loop and pull through, yarn over and pull through to complete the mirrored picot

It may take a little practice to get your mirrored picots to look well formed but once you do you'll love these little motifs.

How to crochet mirrored picots

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