Crochet Baby Bunting

Crochet Baby Bunting



Free crochet baby bunting pattern

Skills used:

• Single crochet

• Half double crochet

• Double crochet

Finished measurements: 14" wide x 17 1/2" long, folded

Yarn weight: 4

Yarn used: Original Bravo Worsted by Schachenmayr

MATERIALS

• 1 skein Original Bravo Worsted by Schachenmayr, 100% acrylic (446 yds/200g) in each of colors 08194 Lime (A) and 08224 White (B)

• U.S. size H-8 (5mm) crochet hook, or size required for gauge

• Yarn needle

Yarn alternatives

Save: Encore by Plymouth

Spend: Comfort by Berroco

Splurge: Pure Wool Worsted by Rowan

DETAILS

Gauge Rows 1-8 = 2 1/2" (6cm) 

Special abbreviations

Shell: [1 hdc, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, 1 hdc] in specified st.

BUNTING

With A, ch 128.

Row 1 (RS): Sc 1 in 2nd ch from hook, *skip 2 chs, shell in next ch, skip 2 chs, sc 1 in next ch; rep from * across, fasten off A. (21 shells, 22 sc)

Row 2: With RS facing, join B in first sc, ch 1, shell in same sc, sc 1 in ch-sp of next shell, *shell in next sc, sc 1 in ch-sp of next shell; rep from * across, shell in last sc, fasten off B. (22 shells, 21 sc)

Row 3: With RS facing, join A in center sp of first shell, ch 1, *sc 1 in ch-sp of shell, shell in next sc; rep from * across, sc 1 in center sp of last shell, turn. (21 shells, 22 sc)

Row 4: Ch 2 (does not count as st), 1 dc in same sc, *ch 2, sc 1 in ch-sp of next shell, ch 2, dc 1 in next sc; rep from * across, turn. (21 sc, 22 dc, 42 ch-sps)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc 1 in each st across, turn. (127 sc)

Row 6: Ch 1, sc 1 in each sc across, fasten off A.

Row 7: With RS facing, join B in first sc, ch 1, sc 1 in each sc across, fasten off A.

Row 8: With RS facing, join A in first sc, ch 1, sc 1 in each sc across, turn.

Row 9: Ch 1, sc 1 in first sc, *ch 3, skip 2 sc, sc 1 in next sc; rep from * across, turn. (42 ch-sps)

Row 10: Ch 1, sc 1 in first sc, *skip next ch-sp, shell in next sc, skip next ch-sp, sc 1 in next sc; rep from * across, fasten off A. (21 shells, 22 sc)

Rep rows 2-10 six times. Fasten off.

Edging

With RS facing, join A in top corner in end of last row, ch 2, dc evenly in ends of rows across short end, fasten off.

With RS facing, join A in end of row 1, ch 2, dc evenly on ends of rows across short end, ch 2, si st in base of last dc, fasten off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends. Block. With WS facing, fold in short ends to meet in the center with edging rows against each other. With A, holding folded edges of row 1 tog, sc through both layers on opposite side of foundation ch to create seam. Fasten off.

Lacing

Row 1: With B, ch 5, dc 1 in 3rd ch from hook and in rem 2 chs, turn. (3 dc) 

Row 2: Ch 2, dc 1 in each dc across, turn.

Rep row 2 until piece measures approx 2 1/2 yds long, fasten off.

Weave lacing through holes on each side of the opening in bunting starting at bottom edge, tie ends at the top.