Monday, 18 February 2013

Mini Crochet Bunting

Whenever I'm frustrated or bored with a project I always put it away and go back to crochet.
Crochet is my default craft, it's so easy to do, you don't have to be sat up in the correct position with the right light, you can crochet almost anywhere, anytime it's very portable.

I have an intermittent back problem (for the last 18 years) and when it's playing up I get myself wired up to the TENs machine get on the sofa in a comfy position, pop the telly on and crochet. A week or so ago I had a bad day and thought I'd make some mini bunting for my bare bathroom door transom.

Using the pattern I used for the crochet hearts in my last post I made these little bunting triangles.  I used a smaller hook (3mm) and followed the pattern to make the heart from the bottom up and stopped at the length I was happy with. Joined with a simple crochet chain - ta da, mini bunting!
 The colours complement various shades in my bathroom.

I blocked and starched them, but with them going in a bathroom I though I would add glass beads to the bottom of each one to give a bit of weight to them to hopefully stop them from curling with the moisture.
before...

and after ....
  That's better! 

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16 comments:

Laura said...

I'm with you with the crochet being helpful for back problems! Love you pretty bunting, those blues are gorgeous! Hope you feel better soon.

Crafted by Carly said...

So cute!!! They make such a difference above that door! Well done you - another successful project!!!
Carly
x

LaaLaa said...

So lovely! Xx

VintageVicki said...

Very cute :) Every house needs bunting - at least a string in each room ;)

Jille said...

That looks lovely, just right! xx

Wendy said...

it looks lovely, the perfect finishing touch! I'm sitting here trying to remember if I have a glass panel above my bathroom door. I honestly don't know! I've only lived there 6 years - how bad is that!

Love from Poppy said...

Hunny that looks fab!
Dx

thesnailgarden said...

Cute bunting! Sorry to hear about your back. I have suffered on and off for years with backache so I can truly sympathise with you. (I have found that swimming regularly has helped a lot with my back, as it is a gentle exercise and it tones up the core muscles which help strengthen the back. It might be worth looking into.) Best wishes, Pj x

lemonade kitty said...

How lovely is that little bunting, you always have the best ideas for brightening things up, Lucey x

Dinki Dots said...

Very pretty and cheerful!
Maria x

Dawn said...

Very sweet - great colours and the beads are the perfect finish. x

Tammy Chrzan said...

I immediately fell in love with this! Its gorgeous, well done!
A green and red one would be gorgeous on a Christmas tree as well!
Have a great week!
Tammy

carrad said...

Oooh, really cute! x

Blueberry Heart said...

lovely! that spot was made for bunting!
BH x

Lucy in the Clouds said...

This is firmly on my to do list! Hope you're feeling better petal! xx

Charlie and Wendy said...

Love your bunting and it looks so pretty hanging in your bathroom.