Fit To Be Bow Tied

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Fit To Be Bow Tied

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Stylish guys will love this metallic crochet bow tie.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 2½” x 4¼” [6 x 11 cm].
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  • Single Size

Approx 2½” x 4¼” [6 x 11 cm].

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Main Color (MC)

Metallic | Blue Steel, 95134Edit Color
$6.79

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size D3/3.25mm
$1.99
The materials for this project cost $8.78

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 2½” x 4¼” [6 x 11 cm].

MATERIALS

Metallic (85 g/3. oz;230 m/252 yds)
Main Color (MC) Blue Steel (95134) 1
Size U.S. D/3 (3.25 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Length of elastic ½” [1 cm] wide. 1 button. Sewing needle and thread.

GAUGE

30 sts and 28 rows = 4” [10 cm] in pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

Bow
Ch 20.
**1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Turn. 19 sts.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Skip next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.**
Rep last 2 rows for pat until work from beg measures 8½" [21.5 cm]. Fasten off.

Center Strip
Ch 8.
Work from ** to ** as given for Bow. 7 sts.
Rep last 2 rows for pat until work from beg measures 3¼" [8.5 cm]. Fasten off.
Fold Center Strip in half lengthwise and sew edges tog.

FINISHING
Sew ends of Bow tog. Position seam at center back. Work a running st (see Diagram) through all thicknesses at center and gather Bow to measure 1½" [4 cm] wide and fasten securely. Wrap Center Strip around Bow. Sew ends of Center Strip tog. Measure a length of elastic to fit comfortably around your neck, then sew center-point of elastic to back of Bow. Sew button at 1 end of elastic and create a buttonhole at opposite end by making a slit in elastic that button will fit through snuggly. With needle and thread, stitch securely around slit/buttonhole to prevent elastic from unraveling.