Just a quick knitting project for you today! And also a knitting project that uses up all those scraps of yarn you have lying around from other projects. Yeah, you know the ones. This week I made some bunting out of knitted bows – isn’t it lovely? It looks great hung up in our bedroom – especially since we’ve recently had to sadly pack away all the Christmas-themed garlands…
I found the knitting pattern for the bows over at Wake and Whimsy and they’re super easy to make. Each bow takes about 5-10 minutes from start to finish, especially if you use chunky yarnlike I did for mine. All you need to do is:
- Cast on 14 stitches (I used 5mm needles).
- Knit a few rows in garter stitch until you have your desired width (about 8 is enough).
- Cast off knit-wise.
- Wrap a length of yarn a few times around the middle of the rectangle you’ve just knitted to create a bow and knot the ends in place.
- Attach the bows onto a long length of yarn or ribbon and ta-dah!
I bet this is easily something you could knock up this weekend, too 🙂 show me if you do!