Little Dude Bow Tie Free Crochet Pattern

The Little Dude Bow Tie is the 2nd pattern in my Dude Collection! This bow tie is great for photo shoots, playing dress up, and for costumes! **Please supervise your child at all times when he/she is wearing the Little Dude Bow Tie.**


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< 50 yards worsted weight yarn

H (5.0mm) crochet hook


Measuring tape

Tapestry needle

Small button




16 sts (alternating hdc and blo hdc) x 11 rows = 4”


10-14” neck

To make bigger or smaller, chain by multiples of 4 + 1.

You can also go down a hook size to make just slightly smaller.

Pattern Notes

DO NOT leave child unsupervised when wearing this bow tie.

Starting chain does not count as first stitch, unless stated otherwise within the pattern.

Stitches Needed & Abbreviations

ch- chain

st- stitch

sc- single crochet

hdc- half double crochet

blo- back loop only

**- repeat from


Ch 21

Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and across. (20)

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 1 hdc in blo of 1st st, 1 hdc in both loops of next st, *1 hdc in blo of next st, 1 hdc in both loops of next st*, repeat from * across. (20)

Rows 3-6: Repeat row 2.

Ch 1, turn, sc evenly around the entire rectangle, working 2 sc into each corner, join to 1st st, fasten off. Weave in ends.


Ch 41

Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and next 37 sts, ch 1, skip next st, hdc in last. (40)

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 1 hdc in each st and ch across. (40)

Fasten off. Weave in ends.


Attach button to side of tie opposite of button hole.







Use a long piece of yarn and your tapestry needle and weave yarn down the middle of the bow.








Now place the tie on the back side of the bow and wrap your yarn around the bow and the tie. Tie a know to secure. Fasten off. Weave in all ends.






Check out the Dude Blanket crochet pattern, which uses the same stitch combo!


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