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How to knit your own bunting

This pretty bunting is perfect for decorating inside or outside for parties, and a great way to use up leftover yarns from the stash – we think it looks best in a mix of different colours and textures. Only simple stitches are used, so it's a great pattern for beginner knitters, or even as a group project.


buntingYou Will Need:

  • Aran or heavy worsted weight yarn in several colours
  • A pair of 5mm needles
  • Tapestry needle
  • Lengths of ribbon as desired


How to make:

Using 5 mm needles cast on 30 sts.

  1. Row 1 (WS): Knit
  2. Row 2 (RS): (K2tog, yo) rep to last 2 sts, k2tog
  3. Row 3 Knit
  4. Row 4 K1, ssk, K to last 3 sts, k2tog, K1
  5. Row 5 Knit
  6. Row 6 Knit
  7. Rep rows 3-6 until there are 5 sts left
  8. Next row (WS) Knit
  9. Next row K1, sl2tog, K1, psso, K1
  10. Next row Knit
  11. Next row Sl2tog, K1, psso
  12. Draw yarn through remaining stitch and weave in ends. Thread ribbon through eyelets.




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