DIY Crochet: Set Sail with Your Boat Mobile

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Ahoy, crafters! Welcome aboard our nautical crochet tutorial. Today, we're crafting a charming rustic boat mobile, perfect for adorning your windows or adding a touch of seafaring whimsy to any wall.

Let's set sail on this creative adventure!

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Materials:
-1 Driftwood branch
- Cotton - in this case this is organic Fonty cotton
- 4.5 Hook - if you want a stiffer sail, choose a smaller hook
- Fabric - in this case, it's linen with a stripe pattern
- Beads if you want to decorate the hanging thread

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Step 1 :
Pick up a driftwood branch on the beach. Don't forget to clean it to avoid small bugs. I soaked it for 24 hours in a mixture of white vinegar and insecticide. Dry it well in the sun.
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Stage 2: The Sail

Abbreviation :
ch st = chain stitch / sl st = slip stitch / hdc = half double crochet / dc = double crochet

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1st row (Blue on the diagram) : 2 chain stitch. Work to the first stitch. 6 half double crochet.

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2nd row (Purple on diagram) : 5 chain stitch - then in the hdc of the previous row : 1 double crochet - 7 ch st - 1 dc - 3 ch st - 1 dc - 7 ch st - 1 dc- 3 ch st - 1 dc - 7 ch st - 1 slip stitch in the ch st of the beginning row.
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3rd row (Green on the diagram) : 3 ch st - follow the diagram with 3 dc in the 5 ch st of the previous row, then 4 dc, 7 ch st, 4 dc, 3 dc, 4 dc, 7 ch st, 4 dc, 3 dc, 4 dc, 7 ch st, 3 dc and 1 slip stitch in the 3 ch st of the previous row.

Anchors Aweigh: DIY Rustic Boat Mobile Crochet Tutorial
4th row (Orange on the diagram) : 1 slip stitch in the double crochet of the previous row, 1 mc in the dc of the previous row, then follow the diagram with 5 ch st (skip stitch 2 dc of the previous row) 1 dc
2 ch st (skip stitch 2 dc of the previous row), 4 dc, 5 ch st, 4 dc
Repeat 3 times [ 2 ch st (skip stitch 2 dc of the previous row), 1 dc ]
2 ch st (skip stitch 2 dc of the previous row), 4 dc, 5 ch st, 4 dc
Repeat 3 times [ 2 ch st (skip stitch 2 dc of the previous row), 1 dc ]
2 ch st (skip stitch 2 dc of the previous row), 4 dc, 5 ch st, 4 dc
2 ch st, 1 dc, 2 ch st, 1 slip stitch to finish the row in the chain of the beginning of the row 4.

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5th row (Blue on the diagram) : 1 ch st, then in each stitch of the previous row, make a single crochet. Tuck in and cut the wires.

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Step 3: The flag


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The flag can be made from lace or fabric. I've made several attempts. And everything is cute. It depends on your taste.

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How do you do it? Hang a small piece of fabric. Fold it in half and glue with a glue gun. Cut into the shape of a pennant.


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Insert a long thread at one end of the sail. Tie a knot. Glue the small flag with the glue gun. Tie another knot. From here, you can insert beads if you like.

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Step 4: the Boat Hull
To hang your driftwood on your sail, simply pass the cotton thread through each stitch of the sail and around the pole.

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And there you have it, your delightful rustic boat mobile is ready to adorn any space with its seafaring charm.

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Happy crafting and smooth sailing! 

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