Bunting Pattern (Easy For Beginners)


This bunting pattern allows you to create knitted triangles, which can be strung together to create bunting for parties or decoration.

This pretty knitted bunting is perfect for decorating inside or outside for parties.

This is a great way to use up leftover yarns from your stash – the knitted flags look best in a mix of different colours and textures.

Only simple stitches are used, so it’s a great pattern for beginners.

bunting flags hanging up

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A Basic Level Knitting Pattern

The bunting pattern is easy to follow, knitting each triangle flat on straight needles.

Great for any beginners who are learning how to knit, as it is a great project for practising garter stitch and learning how to increase/decrease.

Bunting pattern

Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:

This pattern is great for any advanced beginner knitters.

knitted bunting

Bunting Pattern


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Skill Level – Basic

Gauge – is not important for this project.

 24 sts and 44 rows in 4×4 inches / 10×10 cm in garter stitch.

The Supplies You Need…


  • Any colour in DK/light 03 yarn of your choice for 4mm (US 6) needles.
  • 1 x 50g of yarn = around 2 flags.
  • Yarn weight guide


  • 4 mm (US 6) Knitting needles


Abbreviations >

  • K = Knit
  • M1 = Make 1 stitch
  • Rem = Remaining
  • Rep = Repeat
  • St(s) = Stitch(es)
  • Stocking stitch (knit one row, purl one row)


  1. Using 4mm (US 6) needles, cast on 2 stitches
  2. Knit 3 rows in garter stitch (every row knit)
  3. Next row and every following 4th row: K1, M1, K to the last st, M1, K1
  4. Repeat these 4 rows until you have 40 sts on your needle.
  5. Knit 3 rows in garter stitch
  6. Cast off.
  7. Sew in any loose ends.
  8. Link together by stitching yarn through every piece.

knitted bunting flags

Download the free pattern here.

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Happy Knitting! xoxo

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    1. Hello Elenid,
      I hope you enjoy the bunting pattern, it can be used for so many things.
      Happy knitting!