Flag of Vatican City
|1 : 1
10cm x 10cm
|Yarn:||Yellow (as color A)
White (as color B)
Gold (as color C)
Gray (as color D)
Red (as color E)
The flag of Vatican City consists of two vertical bands, one of gold or yellow (hoist side) and one of white with the crossed keys of Saint Peter and the Papal Tiara centered in the white band. The crossed keys consist of a golden and a silver key, in which the silver key is placed in the dexter position. The flag is one of only two square country flags in the world, the other being the flag of Switzerland.
This pattern is worked vertically starting from bottom left.
With A, ch 19 1. row: Sc in 2nd ch from the hook and each ch across, turn 2.-8. row: Ch 1, sc 18, turn 9. row: Ch 1, sc 17, sab, turn 10. row: Ch 1, sc 18, turn 11. row: Ch 1, sc 9, sbc, scb, sc 7, turn 12. row: Ch 1, sc 5, sbc, sc 1, scb, sc 1, sbd, sc 1, sdb, sc 6, turn 13. row: Ch 1, sc 4, sbc, scb, sbd, sdb, sbc, scb, sbe, seb, sc 6, turn 14. row: Ch 1, sc 3, sbe, sc 5, seb, [sbc, scb] x 2, sc 4, turn 15. row: Ch 1, sc 4, sbc, scb, [sbd, sdb] x 2, sbe, seb, sc 6, turn 16. row: Ch 1, sc 5, sbd, sc 1, sdb, sc 1, sbc, scd, sdb, sc 6, turn 17. row: Ch 1, sc 9, sbd, sdb, sc 7, turn 18.-19. row: Ch 1, sc 18, turn Fasten off
For help with the pattern, please see the General Instructions from European Flags Crochet Patterns page.