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13 januari 2013

The making of a crochet bunting, part 1

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For a big project I’m working on for months, I wanted to make a bunting too. The project will remain a secret for now (it’s not finished yet!), but I’ll show you how I made the bunting.

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I used Drops Paris with a number 5 crochet hook. You just need to know two kinds of stitches for this. Chain and dc-double crochet in UK (or sc in US terms). For more information about the different kinds of stitches, I made a chart.

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Start with chaining two stitches.

Row 1: Dc two into the second chain from the hook.

Row 2: Turn your work, chain 1 and dc two in each stitch (4st).

Row 3: Turn your work, chain 1, dc two in first stitch, dc one in the two next stitches, dc two in the last stitch (6st).

Row 4: Turn your work, chain 1, dc one in every stitch (6st).

Row 5: Turn your work, chain 1, dc two in first stitch, dc one in the following stitches (all but the last), dc two in the last stitch (8st).

Row 6,7,…: Keep repeating row 4 and 5 (so every other row the number of stitches increases with 2).

When my flag was wide enough for my liking, but not high enough, I did some rows without increasing stitches (the last three or four rows).

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I worked in the ends and then blocked the triangles on a towel. Not mandatory, but it gives them a nicer finish :-)

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Next time I’ll show you how I crocheted them together.

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Love, Zjizjipke!

4 opmerkingen:

  1. Dat wordt een vrolijke vlaggenlijn! Mooi hoor. Een fijne dag!

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    1. Dankjewel :-) Binnenkort het eindresultaat!

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  2. Vlaggetjes haken, daar word je zo vrolijk van. Ik vind dat heerlijk om te doen. Veel plezier bij het afmaken. Ik ben heel benieuwd :-)))

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  3. Ooo so pretty and neat, reminds me of marshmallows!

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