Gift giving is always enjoyable. The excitement and joy of watching others open a present that we hand picked or hand made especially for them is lovely to see. Next time you have an occasion that requires a gift, consider adding a special crochet gift tag, personalized for someone special. This free crochet pattern is only thee simple rounds and works up in a speedy 15 minutes. Here we go!
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**I would love see your own creative spin on colours and how you’ve made it unique. Tag me on Instagram (@sweet_bee_crochet) to show off your finished piece!**
– This pattern is written in US terms
– Beginning ch of each round does not count as a stitch
– Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in two colours (A and B)
– 4mm hook
– Yarn needle
CH – Chain
SS – Slip Stitch
SC – Single Crochet
DC – Double Crochet
With yarn colour A, begin with a magic circle or chain 3 and ss into the beginning ch to form a loop.
Round 1: Ch 2 and place 10 dc into your circle. SS into the top of the beginning dc. (10)
Round 2: Continue with yarn colour A and ch 2. Place 2 dc into each stitch around. SS into the top of beginning dc. Fasten off. (20)
Round 3: With yarn colour B, begin in any stitch and ch 1. Place 2 sc into each stitch around. SS into the top of beginning sc. (40) Do not fasten off.
To make the chain to hang: Continue by chaining 30 and then ss into the next stitch beside your beginning sc. Fasten off and weave in all ends.
This is where you can really get creative and personal with your gift tag. With a needle and a few inches of yarn, stitch in the first letter of the recipient’s name into the centre of the tag. Alternately, you may choose to stitch in a small applique into the centre that represents the occasion or theme. Have fun with it!
To attach your tag to a gift bag:
Wrap you chain around the handle and pull the tag through.
I hope you enjoyed this pattern! If you are looking for more fun and simple crochet projects, please check out the “Free Patterns” section of my blog. You can also find me on Ravelry for free .pdf versions for easy printing.