Crochet Balloons Applique Pattern

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These adorable crochet balloons make a great applique for any celebration! Think birthday or other celebration cards, an applique to adorn a hat or headband for your little one’s special day, afghan squares … there’s no limit! I can’t wait to see what you guys create with it. Join the new Petals to Picots community group on Facebook and show off your projects.

Crochet Balloons Applique Pattern

Crochet Balloons Applique Pattern | www.petalstopicots.com |#crochet #balloons #applique

Here’s what you need:

  • various colors of worsted weight yarn (great for scraps)
  • G hook
  • Yarn needle and scissors

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Begin as usual with a slip knot on your hook but leave a long tail to use as the strings for the balloons.

Ch 3.

Row 1: Work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in next ch, turn — 2 sts.

Row 2: Ch 1 (does not count as st here and throughout), work 2 sc in each st, turn — 4 sts.

Row 3: Ch 1, work 1 sc in each st across, turn — 4 sts.

Row 4: Ch 1, work 2 sc in first st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in last st, turn — 6 sts.

Row 5: Ch 1, work 1 sc in each st across, turn — 6 sts.

Row 6: Ch 1, work 2 sc in first st, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts, 2 sc in last st, turn — 8 sts.

Row 7: Ch 1, work 1 sc in each st across, turn — 8 sts.

Row 8: Ch 1, work 1 sc in each st across, turn — 8 sts.

Row 9: Ch 1, work sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts, sc2tog, turn — 6 sts.

Row 10: Ch 1, work 1 sc in each st across, turn — 6 sts.

Row 11: Ch 1, work sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc2tog, turn — 4 sts.

Row 12: Ch 1, work 1 sc in each st across, turn — 4 sts.

Row 13: Ch 1, work sc2tog twice, turn — 2 sts.

Edging: Ch 1, work 1 sc in next 2 sts and continue working a sc edging evenly around balloon, join in first st of round. Fasten off, weave in ends. Pull long beginning tail through bottom sc.

Repeat with as many balloons as desired. Knot the tails together to form a bundle.

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10 Responses to Crochet Balloons Applique Pattern

  1. Kelly Cofield July 27, 2015 at 9:18 am #

    This is darling!!!

    • Kara July 28, 2015 at 1:23 pm #

      Thank you!

  2. Shosht July 28, 2015 at 11:19 am #

    Is this on Revelry yet?

    • Kara July 28, 2015 at 1:21 pm #

      Yep, just added it 🙂

  3. Preeti July 30, 2015 at 12:56 am #

    Aww they look so cute!!:)

  4. chichibun August 6, 2015 at 10:24 am #

    Thank you 🙂 This is so cute!!

  5. Ally April 5, 2016 at 7:28 pm #

    Amazing! How do you suggest attaching them to a card? glue? Sewing?

    • Kara April 6, 2016 at 6:06 pm #

      So glad you like it! I just used a hot glue gun.

    • Cherl May 11, 2017 at 1:58 pm #

      I would attach it to a lapel pin and pin to card. This way it can be worn on collar or such.

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