This post follows on from the previous post: Knitted Bunting where you will find the free pattern for the triangles.
It is inspired by the Attic24 Dune Blanket colours. Wouldn’t this bunting go SO well with a baby blanket in the Dune design. AND how about making a little jacket (see my free Baby Jacket pattern here) in Dune colours too – ooooo – mouthwateringly delicious!
I have used Stylecraft Special DK: Spearmint, Cloud Blue, Pale Rose, Parma Violet, Powder Pink, Duck Egg and Spearmint.
Joining the triangles and making them into Bunting
Line up all the triangles on a 4mm needle in the order you want them to be, with Right Sides facing.
DO NOT CUT THE YARN OF THE LAST TRIANGLE
Working on the last triangle: Cast off purlwise.
until the last stitch
* Turn your work so that you have the Wrong Side facing you.
Knit one stitch
Put the stitch just knitted onto the left hand needle and knit one. Repeat 8 more times to create a joining chain of 10 stitches altogether.
(Add more chains if you want your triangles further apart)Turn your work so that you have the RS facing.
Bring the yarn to the front and cast off the next triangle purlwise
Repeat from * across all the triangles.
When you have cast off across the top of the last triangle make a chain as long as you want it to be, for hanging up your bunting.
I have done a chain of 30 stitches.
Join yarn to the first triangle and make a matching chain.
Sew in all the ends.
Here is the pre-blocked bunting
Now to block and add some beads and/or shells.
I have had these beads for years. The supplier I bought them from no longer exists but I found these semi-precious gemstone chips online which are similar.
The shells have been collected over time, from lots of different far flung beaches.
The pattern is untested – please let me know how you get on.