Create this adorable St. Patrick’s Day crochet bow tie!
Festive and cute with an adjustable velcro back. Written in child and adult sizes!
The St. Patrick’s Day crochet child bow tie measures approx. 4″ wide and 2.5″ tall. The neck band measures 14″ for the child size. The adult bow tie measures approx. 5.5″ wide by 2.5″ tall. The neck band measures 17″ for the adult size.
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-H hook, 5.00 mm
-Medium worsted weight yarn in 2 colors. I used Red Heart Super Saver in in “Paddy Green (dark green)” and “Spring Green (light green)”
-Iron on Velcro
sc- single crochet
sl st- slip stitch
mc- main color
Ch 45 for child size, 55 for adult size
Sc in 2nd ch from the hk and each ch across, 3 sc in end st, turn and sc in each ch down the other side ending with 2 sc in last st, sl st in first st to join. Fasten off and weave in end.
Ch 13 for child, 17 for adult
Row 1: With mc, sc in 2nd ch from the hook and each ch to end (12, 16).
Row 2: Change colors, ch 1, sc in each st across (12, 16).
Row 3: Change to mc, ch 1, sc in each st across (12, 16).
Row 4: Change colors, ch 1, sc in each st across (12, 16).
Row 5: Change to mc, ch 1, sc in each st across (12, 16).
Row 6: Change colors, ch 1, sc in each st across (12, 16).
Row 7: Change to mc, ch 1, sc in each st across (12, 16). Continue to sc down the side of the bow tie and sl st in end st and fasten off, weave in ends.
With mc, pick up a st on the other side of the bow tie and sc down the side. Sl st in end st of mc and fasten off. Weave in ends.
Cut a piece of the mc yarn and with your blunt needle weave in back and forth in the middle of the tie and tie ends in a knot on the back side. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Middle part of tie (both sizes):
With either color ch 3
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc next st (2).
Row 2: Ch 1, sc next 2 sts (2).
Reat row 2 five more times.
Fold piece over the middle of tie and sl st to join on the back. Fasten off leaving a long strand of yarn to sew onto neck strap. Sew on middle of neck strap. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Add some extra security by sewing down the sides of the tie to the neck band with the mc. Knot on the back and fasten off.
Time for velcro! Get your iron on velcro and cut pieces in half to form 2 strips. Iron on one side of strips to the right side and the other side of the strips to the wrong side of the neck band. Make sure to place a towel over the strips when ironing on. Press down on the iron for about one minute.