Louise’s April Blog – Day 13 – Simple Crochet Bunting

April Blog - Day 13 Hello,

Another dull weather day so I thought I would re-share a crochet pattern for bright and cheerful bunting Ali wrote on the old blog.  This is a great way to use up any oddments you might have.

 

 

Crochet Bunting

Materials Required

Oddments of double knitting yarn

approx. 10 meters of main colour

4.00 hook

Measurement

3 to 4 inches (9 to 10 cms)

Turn at the end of each row

  1.  2ch., 1dc. in 2nd ch. from hook.
  2. 1ch., 2dc. in dc.
  3. 1ch., 2dc. in 1st dc., 1dc. in last dc. (3dc)
  4. 1ch., 2dc. in 1st dc.,  1dc. in each dc. to end. (4dc)
  5. 1ch., 2dc. in 1st dc.,  1dc. in each dc. to end. (5dc)

Rep. row 5 until you have 16dc., fasten off.

Border

Fasten the border colour to the top right hand corner of your flag, work 1ch., 2dc. in same place, 1dc. in 14dc., 3dc. in last st., 1dc. in each row end, 3dc. in bottom point, 1dc. in each row end to top of flag 1dc. in same place as 1st 2dc., ss. to join in 1st dc. Fasten off.

Fringe

Cut 6 x 6inch lengths of yarn fold in half and with wrong side of your flag facing put hook through the bottom point stitch, pull the folded end through, pick up the loose ends with the hook and pull through the loop. trim ends to tidy.

Joining

I have worked a length of chain and spaced the flags along it as I worked the chain by catching the top corners with a dc. or treble.

beg. beginning
ch. chain
dc. double crochet
rep. repeat
sp. space
ss. slip stitch
st. stitches

 

Many Thanks,

Louise and Ali xxx