Crochet Pattern: Bow Tie Quilt Block

By Emilee Gettle – 3 Comments
I really love quilting. Mixing and matching all my favorite fabrics together to make something beautiful is so rewarding. So, the thought occurred to me, why not use my favorite quilt patterns for crochet patterns? This week I made a bow tie quilt block pattern for you to enjoy. You could make this block into something special for a baby with all the beautiful baby yarn available. You don’t have to break the budget either; it’s a great way to use up scrap yarn. Make several blocks with different colored bowties to create an afghan.

Skill Level:

Finished Size: 6″ (15 cm) long and 6″ (15 cm) wide

White Baby Yarn (approximately 25 yards)
Green Baby Yarn (approximately 30 yards)
Crochet Hook H (5 mm)
Yarn Needle

crochet yarn size 4

3 sc stitches = 1/2 inch
2 sc rows = 1/2 inch

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Crochet Pattern: Bow Tie Quilt Block

Block: Make 2 White and 2 Green
Row 1: ch 16, sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across: 15 sc
Row 2-15: ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across
Finish off.

Block Center: Make 1 Green
Row 1: ch 8, sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across: 7 sc
Row 2-8: ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across
Finish off.

Use a yarn needle to whip stitch a green square to a white square. Then, whip stitch the next pair together making sure that the squares are opposite each other so the green squares create the center bow. Now whip stitch the two halves of the square together to form the block. Place the small green square in the center of the block, like a diamond, and whip stitch it in place. Weave in all the loose ends to finish off.

Need help with this project? Jot your question below and I’ll get back with you!

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  1. Lyn says:

    Great Idea!!

  2. Cathy says:

    I think this is a wonderful pattern! I’d like to see an entire afghan done up in it! I might try this one! Thanks~ ♥♥♥

  3. Carmen says:

    When assembling the squares to whip stitch together do you lay right sides together? Do I sew at the very edge?

    Thank you!

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