The bullion stitch is beautiful and decorative AND tricky! It is accomplished by performing lots and lots of yarn overs before drawing through the yarn to complete the stitch- the tricky part is getting your hook to glide smoothly through all of those yarn overs.
The photos below show an example of the bullion stitch being worked onto a row of double crochet stitches.
||Step 1: Yarn over as many times as the pattern directs, typically 7 to 10 times.|
||Step 2: Insert hook into indicated stitch and yarn over.|
Step 3: Draw the yarn through all the loops on the hook! This completes the bullion stitch.
Here are a few tips to make this go smoothly: