Red Heart Super Saver "Give Thanks" Banner

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by Rebecca J. Venton, Red Heart

Red Heart Super Saver "Give Thanks" Banner

Show your family and friends how thankful you are to have them with this charming banner, perfect for the mantel, dining room, or wherever you eat your Thanksgiving dinner.

Each square of banner measures about 4”" wide x 4-1/2" tall.

Create your own and share it using #ACMooreInspired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:several hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Notes:
    •Banner is made from 20 squares and 2 hanging ropes.
    •Letters are crocheted onto 10 squares and 10 squares are left blank. We used Gold, Carrot, Claret and Hunter Green to make our letters.
    •Letters are crocheted onto squares using surface slip stitch (see Abbreviations).
    •One blank square and one lettered square are joined together to form a total of 10 joined squares.
    •Joined squares are threaded onto hanging ropes.
  • 2
    Square (make 20):
    With larger hook and A, ch 12.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across— 11 sc.
    Rows 2 through –11: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
    Row 12 (eyelet row): Ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, ch 2, skip next 2 sc (eyelet made), sc in next 5 sc, ch 2, skip next 2 sc (eyelet made), sc in last sc— 7 sc and 2 ch-2 spaces.
    Row 13: Ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, 2 sc in next ch-2 space, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next ch-2 space, sc in last sc —11 sc.
    Fasten off.
  • 3
    Rope #1:
    With larger hook and C, work a chain about 45" long.
    Row 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Fasten off.
    Rope #2:
    With larger hook and C, work a chain about 60"” long.
    Row 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Finishing:
    Weave in ends.
    Surface Slip Stitch: With smaller hook and following charts and color table, work surface slip stitch (see Abbreviations) letters on 10 squares and leave 10 squares blank.
    Join and Edge Pairs of Squares:
    Hold a lettered square in front of a blank square, with letter facing and stitches of both pieces matching. With larger hook and working through both thicknesses, draw up a loop of B in first sc of Row 13, sc in each sc across Row 13, ch 1, sc in end of each row across side edge, ch 1, sc in base of each sc across bottom of Row 1, ch 1, sc in end of each row across other side edge, ch 1; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off. Repeat to join and edge all remaining squares.
  • 5
    Assembly:
    Thread letters for “GIVE” onto Rope #1.
    Thread letters for “THANKS” onto Rope #2.
    Weave in any remaining ends.
  • 6
    Abbreviations:
    A = Soft White
    B = Gold
    C = Carrot
    Ch = Chain
    Surface slip st = Hold yarn on wrong side of piece, insert hook from right side to wrong side and draw up a loop (1 loop on hook),*a short distance from previous insertion point, insert hook from right side to wrong side and draw loop through fabric and through loop on hook; repeat from * as desired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:several hours

Project Supplies

  • •Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Soft White, Gold, Carrot, Claret & Hunter Green, Susan Bates Crochet Hook Crystalites 5.5 I9 & Yarn Needle