Crochet Pattern for 4th of July

Crochet Pattern for 4th of July
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Crochet 4th of July Garland or Bunting Pattern Tutorial

crochet pattern for 4th of july garland or bunting

I want to share with you a crochet pattern that we released last year at this time that had rave reviews from our testers.  The 4th of July Bunting.  When I created this pattern, I had visions of porches with railings that had those big swags of red, white, and blue buntings on them.  It made such a beautiful decoration for every house I saw it on.  I wanted to design one that was unique yet also included that pretty swag.  

I also wanted to include the pennants, more common to buntings, and some hanging stars to break up the pattern a bit.   Loving how it turned out; I ended up making 2!  This year, I have moved to a new, big, fabulous home and have a front porch, yet it’s missing that coveted railing.  

My thought was to hang it along the roof edge instead.  Perhaps I will take some photos and post them on our Facebook Group

This 4th of July crochet garland works up quickly and is easy to do. Plus, it requires very little yarn to make!

One of our testers loved it

So much so that she made another one as it is, another one with just pennants and a final one with just the swags! See how easily customizable this crochet pattern is?

For this crochet pattern, we used Red Heart Super Saver yarn in white, cherry red, and royal blue. About half of a skein of each color (maybe a little more of the white).

A Bundle of Patterns

Update to this blog post: We have bundled the 4th of July Bunting and the X’s Can and Glass Bottle Cozy patterns together on Ravelry!  This makes it easy to get both patterns super quickly.  

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#4 worsted weight yarn, 1 skein each of Red, White, and of course, Blue (make sure to get at least 300+ yards in each skein). We used Red Heart Super Saver in white, cherry red, and royal blue.

Size H-5mm hook


Yarn needle for weaving in ends


8 DC rows and 18 DCs = 6”x 6” Square

Pattern Notes:

Chain 3 at the beginning does count as a dc.
Be sure to check the special stitches section for video tutorials.

I recommend blocking each of your pieces so that they are the correct shapes and therefore aren’t curling on you.

You can make as many or as few of each part of the bunting as you wish to customize the length. The pattern is written for a fairly long bunting.


Dc—Double crochet
XS—Cross Stitch
to–Repeat the instructions written between the two *
Tc—Turning chain
HDC—Half-double crochet
YO—yarn over
FO—fasten off

Special Stitches

Cross Stitch—Skip the next stitch, work a DC in next, work another DC in the skipped stitch going behind the DC just made. Video here.

We hope that you enjoy this crochet pattern as much as we do! 4th of July will now be extra festive at your house!

Join us next post for a special introduction to an entire collection for your table.

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