Crochet Pattern: Favorite Things Bow by The Roving Nomad

Heather from The Roving Nomad is back for the second in a series of three guest posts! Heather is sharing the crochet bow pattern for the Favorite Things Bow. Wear it in your hair or as a bow tie, add it to a decorative garland, or use as gift wrap!

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The Roving Nomad, established in 2014 by Heather Moore, is a fiber arts design studio featuring original crochet patterns and finished pieces available for purchase online and in person at festivals and pop-up shops. Each design is handmade by Heather in The Roving Nomad studio. Her approachable designs, along with visual tutorials, make it easy for beginners as well as experienced crocheters to approach her patterns with ease. All of Heather’s designs are inspired by the world around us and the life we live. Creating for practical necessity and original beauty are most important in her designs.

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Favorite Things Bow

Crochet Bow Pattern by The Roving Nomad


  • This pattern uses U.S. crochet abbreviations. You can find a list of standard abbreviations here.
  • Fiber Flux has a helpful video tutorial for the sc2tog here.

The Favorite Things Bow will quickly become one of your favorite things to accessorize with. Wear it in your hair, as a bow tie, or even use it to decorate by clipping onto a garland. There are so many possibilities to accessorize and style with the Favorite Things Bow



  • Ch13
  • Row 1: sc1 in second ch from hook, dc1, *sc1, dc1* rep 5x (6 sc, 6 dc)
  • Rows 2-22: ch1, turn, *sc1, dc1* rep 6x (6 sc, 6 dc)
  • Fasten off; weave in ends


  • Ch7
  • Row 1: sc in second ch from hook, dc1, * sc1, dc1* rep 2x (3 sc, 3 dc)
  • Rows 2-6: ch1, turn, *sc1, dc1* rep 3x (3 sc, 2dc)
  • Fasten off; weave in ends


  • Ch13
  • Row 1: sc1 in second ch from hook, dc1, *sc1, dc1* rep 5x (6 dc, 6 sc)
  • Rows 2-8: ch1, turn *sc1, dc1* rep 6x (6 sc, 6 dc)
  • Row 9: ch1, turn, sk1st, *dc1, sc1* rep 4x, dc1, sc2tog (5 dc, 5 sc)
  • Row 10: ch1, turn, sk1st, *dc1, sc1* rep 3x, dc1, sc2tog (4 dc, 4 sc)
  • Row 11:  ch1, turn, sk1st, *dc1, sc1* rep 2x, dc1, sc2tog (3 dc, 3 sc)
  • Rows 12-17: ch1, turn, *sc1, dc1* rep 3x (3 sc, 3 dc)
  • Row 18: ch1, turn, 2 sc inc, *sc1, dc1* rep 2x, 2 dc inc (4 sc, 4 dc)
  • Row 19: ch1, turn, 2sc inc, *sc1, dc1* rep 3x, 2 dc inc (5 sc, 5 dc)
  • Row 20: ch1, turn, 2sc inc, *sc1, dc1* rep 4x, 2 dc inc (6 sc, 6 dc)
  • Rows 21-28: ch1, turn *sc1, dc1* rep 6x (6 sc, 6 dc)
  • Fasten off; weave in ends


  • With tapestry needle, weave in yarn tails
  • Fold tails over at a 45 degree angle
  • Hot glue in place
  • Lay bow flat and fold over lengthwise.
  • Fold back on both sides to form an M shaped fold
  • Hot glue in center of bow to hold shape
  • Place wrap around bow
  • Glue one side of wrap to back center of bow
  • Once completely dry pull tightly and wrap around bow to connect with other side
  • Glue to join
  • On back of bow place a line of hot glue just below the center
  • Add top of tails to strip of hot glue
  • If there is space, slide alligator clip into wrap on back of bow
  • Alternately, you can opt to glue your clip directly to the back of the finished bow
  • Other finishes, such as pins, will work to attach your bow to different surfaces
© 2020 by Heather Moore/The Roving Nomad and published with permission by Underground Crafter. This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Heather’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. if you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: Thanks for supporting indie designers!

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