So here is how I did it.
Ch 5, [YO 2 times.
Insert hook in first chain made. (5th from hook)
YO draw a loop. YO and draw through 2 loops twice.] repeat in brackets 4 more times. YO and draw through all 6 loops.
Repeat for desired garland length.
Small flag garland:
Slip stitch in 2nd ch from hook.
Sc in next ch
Hdc in next ch
Dc in next ch.* repeat for desired garland length.