Tuesday, 23 December 2014

advent calender day 23

Im still full of cold so I've been unable to type up the pattern I planned for today. Instead I'm reposing this free pattern I did for Craftseller magazine. Link to magazine site at bottom.

Simple crochet bunting – by Liz Ward
Craftseller online exclusive free pattern
By Liz Ward

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Time: 2-3 hours
Size: 25cm x 15cm per flag
Cost: £5

You will need:
Yarn; James c Brett cotton on DK cream c02, pink c08, lilac c09, blue c13 and green c16.
4mm crochet hook
Wool needle

Sl st–slip stitch
dc – double crochet
tc – treble crochet
st/sts – stitch/stitches

Bunting flags

Make 2 in each colour

Row 1: Ch 3, tr in 3rd ch from hook.2 sts
Row 2: Ch 2, 2tr in first st, tr in each st to end. 3sts
Row 3- 17: ch 2, 2tr in the first st, tr in each st to end. 20sts at end of row 17

Cut yarn and fasten off. Sew in any loose ends.

Bunting tape

Make in cream yarn

Row 1: ch 15, (dc across the 20sts at the top of the bunting flag, ch5) repeat across all flags, ch 15, turn.
Row 2: ch 3, tr in each st to the end.

Cut yarn and fasten off. Sew in any loose ends to finish.

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