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« on: November 30, 2007 08:34:03 AM »

On the topic of silly patterns, I was designing a bow tie for a frog and got annoyed at how much sewing was involved (when I want to do something fast, sewing is so NOT my way to go), and this is what I came up with:



It comes out pretty darn close to a real bow tie (which of course would be folded fabric or folded and sewn yarn)!



Starting with the right side of the bow, chain 8 and then make 6 treble crochets into chain #4. Slip stitch and secure into chain #1. Slip stitch up the outside of the shape to chain #4.

Then, chain 3 and single crochet into each chain on one side, and then stick your hook and loop through the other side and single crochet into each chain on the other side.

To make the left bow, its a bit different. Chain 4, and do 3 treble crochets into chain #1. Then, make 3 treble crochets into the last single crochet instead of the chain.

Next, you're going to create the strap and its security. Single crochet in a box shape around the "ball" in the middle of the tie. After completing the sc box (you should be on the bottom of it), chain 20 (or the appropriate neck size for the animal). Single crochet back to the bow tie. Make sure to single crochet into the bottom depending on where you started. Anchor a single crochet into the top of the box and slip stitch into each single crochet until the end of the strap.

Secure the strap to the bow by single crocheting into the top corner of the box, and then single crochet into the bottom corner. Fasten off and you've got a cute bow tie!
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« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2007 08:19:24 AM »

LOL!!  Very original!!  Thanks for the pattern~ I have been wanting to do something 'special' for some of the ami that i'm making for gifts and i do believe this will be really cool!!!
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