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Crochet Bow Tie Pattern

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This crochet bowtie pattern is a simple rectangle. Alternating rows of texture and single crochet stitches create a fun and stylish addition for an Easter outfit, or dress up day.

A little crochet bowtie for a friend’s new baby is a quick gift. As a mom of boys I know how hard it can be to find unique accessories for our little boys. 

It is a simple crochet project that makes a great stash buster. I have written the bowtie pattern in two sizes for you today.

Boy in blue crochet bowtie and plaid shirt.

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The yarn for this bowtie is #4 medium worsted weight. I used Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn in grey mist.

You can use any yarn in the same weight category. This is a great stash buster pattern.


The stitch that creates the little texture bumps in a modified version of the mini bean stitch.

This is one of my favorite texture stitches. The Pebbled Beanie features this stitch in the round.

Two grey crochet bowties on wood table.

Click here to purchase an ad-free pdf of this pattern in my Etsy shop!

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  • #4 medium worsted weight yarn, pictured is Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn in greymist
  • 5mm Hook (H)
  • yarn needle
  • scissors
  • measuring tape

For Button Closure

3/4″ button, if you don’t have plenty lying around, you can purchase some here*.

sewing needle and thread

For Velcro Closure

1/2″ x 1/2″ Velcro square, you want the kind you can sew on*, without a sticky backing.

sewing needle and thread

For Clip On Only

Bowtie Clip, like this one on Etsy*.


  1. Ch 1 at the beginning of a row does not count as a stitch.

Stitches/Abbreviations (US Terms)

sc-single crochet 



2″/5cm x 2″/5cm = 6 sts x 7 rows in pattern




This bowtie is worked in three parts. It’s crocheted in flat rows. Then the parts are assembled.


Baby Size 4.5″ x 2″

Child Size 5.25″ x 2.5″

You can purchase the ad-free, well formatted, printable PDF for this pattern in one of my shops. Scroll down for the free pattern.

For the Bow Tie sewing pattern check out this post.

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Boy in blue crochet bowtie.

Crochet Bowtie Pattern

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $2

Crochet textured bow tie pattern perfect for boys to wear on Easter Sunday.


  • #4 medium worsted weight yarn, pictured is Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn in greymist
  • For Button Closure
  • 3/4″ button
  • sewing needle and thread
  • For Velcro Closure
  • 1/2" x 1/2" Velcro square
  • sewing needle and thread
  • For Clip On Only
  • Bowtie Clip


  • 5mm Hook (H)
  • yarn needle
  • scissors
  • measuring tape


    Baby size, 4.5″ X 2″ (Child size, 5.25″ X 2.5″)

    1. Chain 14 (16), sc into the 2nd ch from your hook and in each ch across, turn (13, 15).Crochet chain in grey with floral hook.
    2. Ch 1, sc in same stitch, mp in next, *{sc, mp} repeat from * to the end of the row, turn (13., 15).
    3. Ch 1 sc in each stitch across, turn (13, 15).

    Rows 4-7: Repeat rows 2-3 two more times.Grey rectangle for bow tie.

    Cut yarn and weave in end.

    The Loop

    1. Ch 3, sc in 2nd st from your hook and the next ch, turn.
    2. Ch 1, sc 2, turn.
    3. Ch 1, sc 2, turn.

    Rows 4-8 repeat row 3, or until you reach 2 (2.5)″ long.

    Leave a long tail and sew short ends together to form a loop.Loop for bowtie.

    The Band

    You can also use a clip* to attach the bow tie to the front of the shirt and leave the band off entirely.

    1. Ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in last, turn.
    2. Ch 1, sc 2, turn.
    3. Ch 1, sc 2, turn.

      Row 4-30: repeat row 3, or until length desired. Mine was 10″ (12") including the button loop closure (see below).

    Button Loop

    At the end of your band, ch 3, slip stitch to the last sc in the row, turn.

    Ch 1, sc 3 across the chain. Finish off.

    Velcro Closure

    Hand sew a small rectangle of velcro to either end of the bow tie band. One piece of velcro should be on the inner side of the band and the other piece of velcro should be on the outer side of the band.


    Feed rectangle bow tie piece through the loop. Center and adjust as needed.

    Push the band through the loop, on the back side of the bow tie.

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