Here's how to make crochet bunting

crochet bunting
How to make crochet buntingMatt Monfredi Ltd - Hearst Owned

No party is complete without a string of bunting – and we have the perfect free bunting pattern to use your crochet skills!

This gorgeous crochet bunting – made up of crowns and roses – is the ideal decoration for your celebrations for King Charles III's coronation. Whether you're throwing a huge street party or planning to watch the ceremony with family, this crochet bunting will get you in the mood to celebrate.

This pattern requires knowledge of the basic crochet stitches – it's perfect for crafters who have mastered how to crochet and would like to use their skills to create beautiful projects for their home.

If you're a beginner crafter, check out our step-by-step video tutorial to make no-sew bunting. And if you'd like even more coronation craft inspiration, don't miss our free knitting pattern to knit your own King Charles, and our pick of the best coronation craft kits.

Happy crafting!

What you need

  • PaintBox yarns cotton DK (100% cotton): 1 ball of each in shades Royal Blue 441, Pillar red 415 and Paper white 401 and Glorious Gold 466

  • 3.5mm crochet hook


Ch chain; ch-sp chain space; dc double crochet; htr half treble crochet; RS right side; sl st slip stitch; st(s) stitch(es); tr treble crochet; WS wrong side;* repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed; [] repeat instructions within the brackets as directed.

Approximately 150cm in length

Crochet bunting free pattern


Make 3 in red, 3 in blue and 3 in White.

Using 3.5mm crochet hook, ch42.

Row 1 (WS): Starting in second ch from hook, dc, [ch2, skip next ch, 1dc in next ch] rep to end, turn. (21dc)

Row 2 (RS): ch1, [3htr, ch1, sl st] in next ch-sp, *[sl st, ch1, 3htr, ch1, sl st] in next ch-sp, rep from * to end. (20 petals)

Fasten off. Roll up into a flower shape so the foundation ch is at the WS in a spiral shape, using ends secure the flower shape and weave in ends.


Make 8 using Gold.

Using 3.5mm crochet hook, ch10.

Row 1 (WS): Starting in second ch from hook, dc to end, turn. (9dc)

Row 2 (RS): ch3, [skip next st, tr in next st, tr in stitch missed] 4 times, turn. (9tr)

Row 3: ch1, dc to end.

Row 4: ch8, miss first 3 sts, tr in next st, ch6, miss next st, tr in next st, ch8, sl st in last st, turn.

Row 5: ch1, 8dc in 8ch loop, [3dc, 3ch, 3dc] in 6 ch loop, 8dc in final 8 ch loop, sl st in last ch, fasten off.

Weave in ends.


Using 3.5mm crochet hook and Blue, ch12, sl st into furthest ch from hook, *ch16, with RS facing, sl st into centre htr st of any outside petal on a red rose, ch16, with RS facing sl st into 3ch loop at top of 1 crown; rep from * 7 times adding the roses in colour sequence (red, white and blue) with crowns in-between, ch16, sl st into centre htr st of any outside petal on a last rem blue rose, ch16, pm, ch12, sl st into marked ch. fasten off. Weave in ends.

Are you having a street party to celebrate the coronation? Share your celebrations with us by tagging @primamag in your pictures on Instagram!

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