Monday, January 30, 2012

Simple Bow {Pattern}

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Cotton or cotton blend yarn

4.00 or 4.50 mm hook

Tapestry Needle (to sew in ends)


Alligator clip and ribbon



Ch 16

Round 1: hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each chain across. Ch1 and turn (14 hdc)

Round 2-4: hdc in each stitch across. Ch1 and turn (14 hdc)

Edging: At the end of round 4, ch 1 and turn. Sc all the way around, putting 3 sc in each corner.

Join with sl st or invisible join. Sew in your ends.

Center of Bow:

Ch 8

hdc in 3rd chain from hook and each chain across

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew onto the bow


Pinch middle of your swatch, then wrap the middle piece around. Sew together on the back to tighten the middle. Sew in ends


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This pattern can be tweaked in many ways! Just adding another round can give the bow a different look. Like this…

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I use this bow to make hair clips. To do this, first glue ribbon onto alligator clip, then glue onto the back of the bow using fabric glue.

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You can also clip the bow onto a hat

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This is a fun and easy pattern to try. It’s a great way to use up some of your yarn stash. You can also try other types of yarn if you’d like but they may be a little more floppy.

Don’t hesitate to email if you have any questions


Have a great Monday everyone!



Sailing with bare feet said...

Those are super cute !!

Jennifer said...

So cute!

Jane said...

Very Sweet!

Michelle Nielsen Ott said...

so cute, love it

JayNic Knit Knacks said...

These are gorgeous.

FoFo said...

Very cute!!!

Leah said...

Adorable! What a fabulous way to decorate a beanie.

Danette said...

Love this too cute bow. I will make one for my little granddaughter.

Walking by Faith said...

So cute! I think this is one of the cutest bows I have seen. Thanks for the pattern. :)

Jennifer said...
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Jennifer said...

I made a smaller version of your bows to add to some baby beanies I just made! I think it adds the perfect finishing touch. Of course mine aren't as good as yours because they were my first try and I made them at 1 in the morning, but I still love them :). Thanks for sharing!

I posted pictures to my blog:

ummi.waleed said...

Hi there! It's a nice pattern sharing. :D Thank you so much friend! ;)

NoaMomma said...

Hi, I just made a mini-version of this for my 10 month old. I chained 8 then followed the rest of the directions. Thank you so much for this pattern!

Here's the link to Pinterest.

Amanda said...

Love this pattern! Most bows are either too large or too tiny! This one is perfect!

my way of... said...

Thank you for the pattern, is easy and so cute

Mary Kriz Shayne Punzalan said...

This is amazing! Thank you for sharing this pattern, it really helped me in learning while having fun. This is so cute!

theweirdflower said...

Cool! it's easy to make and this will be a great embellishment for coin purses :)

Suzie Ridler said...

Thank you so much! I added the bow you helped me make to my Hello Kitty and it looks awesome. I shared a link on my blog to your post!

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