Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Striped Decorative Bows



Striped Decorative Bows - these look so cute in candy cane colours!

Striped Decorative Bows - small, medium, large


 
 
You can use any yarn weight to make these sweet little decorative bows, as dimensions do not really matter.

 
I used DK (8ply) yarn and 4.5mm needles

This gave me ~

Small bow – 2” (5cm)

Medium bow – 3 ¾” (9cm)

Large bow - 5” (13cm)

 

Small Bow

Cast on 10sts

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 4 stripes.

For the 5th stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

Darn away all ends

Wrap a length of yarn around the centre to form a bow

 

Medium Bow

Cast on 16sts

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 6 stripes.

For the 7th stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

For the centre wrap –

Cast on 7sts -

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 2 stripes.

For the 3rd stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

Join the cast on and cast off edges together to form a ring

Darn away all ends

Push the bow through the centre ring – and pull into shape

 

Large Bow

Cast on 22sts

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 8 stripes.

For the 9th stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

For the centre wrap –

Cast on 9sts -

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 4 stripes.

For the 5th stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

Join the cast on and cast off edges together to form a ring

Darn away all ends

Push the bow through the centre ring – and pull into shape

 
Striped Decorative Bows
 

Extra Large Bow

Cast on 28sts

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 10 stripes.

For the 11th stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

For the centre wrap –

Cast on 11sts -

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 6 stripes.

For the 7th stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

Join the cast on and cast off edges together to form a ring

Darn away all ends

Push the bow through the centre ring – and pull into shape

 
 

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