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Crochet bow stitch

Guide

Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain Stitch – ch

Slip stitch - slt

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc

Half tr/dc – htr/hdc

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 12 + 2

Row 1: Skip 3h, 1tr/dc in each of next ch, turn.

Row 2: Make 1ch, * 1dc/sc in each of next 8tr/dc below, make 3 parts of bow: [ 6ch, skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in each of next 4ch] – work 2 times, make 21ch, skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in next ch, 1htr/hdc in each of next 2ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 4ch, 1htr/hdc in each of next 2, 1dc/sc in each of next 2ch, 1htr/hdc in each of next 2ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 4ch, 1htr/hdc in each of next 2, 1dc/sc in next ch, slt in first dc/sc.

Continue work the row, skip 2 st and make 1dc/sc in each of next 8tr/dc below; rep from *, work last dc/sc in third ch and turn.

Row 3: Make 1ch, * 1dc/sc in each of next 8dc/sc below, make 2dc/sc in space under bow (see pictures),

1dc/sc in each of next 8tr/dc below; rep from *, turn.

Row 4: Make 3 ch, skip first st, work 1tr/dc in each of next dc/sc below, turn.

Row 5: Make 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next tr/dc below, 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.

Row 6: Make 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next dc/sc below, turn.

Row 7: Make 3 ch, skip first st, work 1tr/dc in each of next dc/sc below, turn.

Row 8: Make 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next 9tr/dc below, * 1dc/sc in each of next 8tr/dc below, make 3 parts of bow, continue work the row, skip 2 st and make 1dc/sc in each of next 8tr/dc below; rep from *, 1dc/sc in each of next 8tr/dc below, 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.

Row 9: Make 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next 9dc/sc below, * 1dc/sc in each of next 8dc/sc below, make 2dc/sc in space under bow, 1dc/sc in each of next 8dc/sc below; rep from* , 1dc/sc in each of next 9dc/sc below, turn.

Row 10: Make 3ch, skip first st, work 1tr/dc in each of next dc/sc below, turn.

Row 11: Make 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next tr/dc below, 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.

Row 12: Make 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next dc/sc below, turn.

Row 13: Make 3ch, skip first st, work 1tr/dc in each of next dc/sc below, turn.

Repeat rows 2 - 13 until you have reached your desired length.

100% Wool

100% Cotton

Colors and rows: 1 – dark blue; 2 & 3 – light blue; 4, 5, 6 & 7 – dark blue; 8 & 9 – white; 10, 11, 12 & 13 – dark blue; 14 & 15 – light pink; 16, 17, 18 & 19 – dark blue; 20 & 21 – dark pink; 22 - dark blue.

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