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For this Bow on a Rubber band project you will need
HOOK: a 4.5mm/ F hook
YARN: a bit of worsted weight yarn, 4 ply US, 10ply AU
a rubber band
PS = Puff stitch
YO = yarn over
Ch = Chain
sl st = Slip stitch
sc = single crochet
The Puff Stitch is done as follows.
YO, go in through stitch and pull up a loop, (3 loops on hook)
YO, go in through stitch and pull up a loop, (5 loops on hook)
YO, go in through stitch and pull up a loop, YO and pull through all 7 loops on your hook. Then chain one to secure puff stitch.
Right handed Version
Left handed Version
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Leave yourself a long tail before you make your slip knot like shown above.
Puff stitch in 2nd chain from hook and next 2 sts, ch 1 and turn
Rows 2 – 7 (6 rows)
Do three puff stitches working in the tops of the puff stitches from the previous row, ch 1 and turn.
On last row ch 1 and cut leaving yourself a long tail, this will be what we use to wrap the center of the bow.
With your tapestry needle, work both your tails to the middle row.
Wrap the yarn around the center row. Make sure you don’t wrap all of it, you will need some tail to sew onto your project. Insert you hook underneath the wrapped yarn as show below.
Then pull underneath
Forming a loop on the other side. Then pull your tail through this loop to secure.
Like shown below.
Sew it onto whatever you wish or you can finish hiding your tails and attach to a rubber band.
Do a sc connection to attach to rubber band.
Then sc your way around until you have all but a half of a inch left.
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By: Meladora's Creations
Posted: February 11th, 2014