This fun and simple bunting makes any cot instantly cool. When they’re out of the cot, string it up above the bed or door frame.

Yarns
Debbie Bliss Cotton DK
You will need oddments, (approx 1/4 of a 50g ball) in six colours of your choice

Tension
20sts and 28 rows to 4in (10cm) square

Needles
1 pair 4mm (US6, UK8) needles

Other materials
6ft (2m) of 1/2in (12mm) grosgrain polka dot ribbon. (We have used blue gingham)
Sewing machine or fine-pointed needle and thread in the same colour as the ribbon for making up
Darning needle

Instructions
Cast on 20sts.
Rows 1-3: Knit.
Row 4 (decrease row): K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 (18 sts).
Repeat rows 1-4 until 2sts remain.
Cast off.
Make 7 triangles.

Making up
Weave in all your ends. Sew your triangles to a length of grosgrain ribbon by hand or machine. Make two loops at each end of the ribbon for hanging up the bunting. (We just tied ours to the cot)

Pattern from Knitted Nursery by Nancy Atkinson & Sarah Jane Tavner