Rustic Crochet American Flag

Updated: Apr 17, 2018

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Materials:

Size 4mm crochet hook

Yarn: your brand of choice, gauge should be ~ 20sts/28rws = 4in. In red, white and blue

Embroidery needle

Knitting needle (as flag pole.... or anything else you want 🙂)



Pattern:

Row 1: With Red, Chain 21 sts (counts as row 1)

Row 2: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and all the way across, 20 sts, change to white

*Row 3-4: Sc across (20 sts) change to red

Row 5-6 Sc across (20 sts) change to white*

Row: 7-8: as row 3-4

Row: 9-10: as row 5-6

Row 11-12: as row 3-4

Row 13: with red, sc next 13 sts, change to blue yarn, continue with blue yarn for next 7 stitches

DO NOT BIND OFF BLUE YARN, YOU WILL PICK IT BACK UP EVERY ROW TO COMPLETE THE BLUE PATCH OF THE FLAG

Row 14: with blue, sc in next 7 stitches, returning back to red stitches, pick up red and finish 13 sc, change to white -

Row 15: with white, sc in next 13 sts, pick up blue and continue in st for next 7 sts

Row 16: with blue, sc in next 7 stitches, returning back to white stitches, pick up white and finish 13 sc, change to red.

Repeat Rows 13-16 until there are 13 stripes on the flag, ending with a red stripe.

Bind off and weave in ends.


With an embroidery needle, sew on stitches in the blue patch to resemble stars. I wanted a rustic look so I went for simple x but a french not would work well here also.


Enjoy!




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