Who fancies a super quick festive make?
I’d had a lot of part balls of some super chunky yarn, so I grabbed them, and my hook, and had a little play!
This is super duper quick, it might be helped by the huge hook size too, but we’ll ignore that.
Even better – I didn’t have any ends to sew in either – as I used them to stuff the baubles!
I made a few, and they are very festoony like… then I made some more!
The yarn, made with one of my favourite super chunkys – which you can read all about here.
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To make the bunting
You will need:
8 mm crochet hook
Hints and tips
You are working using amigurumi to make the baubles.
Ensure all ends are stuffed into the baubles.
You will need a stitch marker (somewhere safe) to store the string of baubles, as you add to it as you go.
Pattern (USA terms)
With the platinum yarn and the 8 mm hook, ch 20.
Add a stitch marker to the last ch, and pick up the Colbalt yarn.
Make a magic ring, 4 sc in the ring.
Round 2: 2 sc in each [8 sc]
Round 3: 2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in next – repeat around [12sc]
Round 4-5: 1 sc in each st around.
Round 6: 2sctog, 1 sc – repeat around. [8sc] ensure the end is in the middle of the bauble.
Round 7 2 sctog [4sc]. Make last YO using platiumin. Cut off a long end of the bauble colour and stuff inside.
Round 8: 1sc in each. [4sc]
Round 9: 1 sc in the st opposite where your hook is.
ch 10, remove hook and make another bauble – repeat as above for as many baubles as you’d like.
To end: ch 20, fasten off, and use the end for attaching where you’d like it to go.
I’d love to see any if you make them, make sure you tag me on Instagram @offthehookforyou