Crocheted Fall Wreath

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My first crocheted Fall Wreath!

Found this pattern on Repeat Crafter Me

 

Materials:

  • 16 inch Foam Wreath (Dollar Tree sales foam wreaths)
  • 4 colors of yarn
  • Size H Crochet Hook Tapestry Needle

Pattern:

Chain 23, SC in second chain from hook and the rest of the way across, chain 1, turn (22 SC) You will continue to SC rows making… 5 rows with your first color (yellow) 8 rows with your second color (orange) 10 rows with your third color (brown) 3 rows with your 4th color (blue) Continue this pattern 6 times so in the end you will have 6 sections of each color. Fasten off and weave in all ends.

Sew onto your wreath. Just be sure to line up each color to itself.

Embellish with Teeny Tiny Crochet Pumpkins.

Crochet a series of rows to make a bow or loop to hang wreath with. Mine was 6 SC wide and about 3 ft long.

 

Embellishments:

Veined Leaf Pattern:

chain 10 leaving 8” beg tail

Side 1: working in back loops of beginning chain, 3 dc in fourth st from hook, dc in next 3 sts, hdc in next st, sc in next st, sl st in last st, ch 1, sl st in ch just made (leaf point made)

Side 2: working down the other side of the beginning chain in the front loops, sl st in next st, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next 3 sts, work 3 dc in next st, join with sl st to top of beg ch 3 Stem: chain 4, sl st in second st from hook and in next two sts. sl st to next dc, finish off weaving in all loose ends

Teeny Tiny Crochet Pumpkin Pattern:

Materials:

– Yarn

-Size G (4.0mm) Crochet Hook

-Tapestry Needle

-Poly-fil

Abbreviations:

SC= Single Crochet

HDC= Half Double Crochet

Working in back loops only… Chain 11

Row 1: SC in second chain from hook, SC in next, HDC in next 6, SC in last two, chain 1, turn

Row 2: SC across (10 SC)

Row 3-17:  Repeat rows 1-2. Leave long tail. Stitch together row 17 to beginning row.

Just like you would begin to make a single crochet decrease, stitch together one end of the pumpkin. Keep looping the tapestry need under two stitches at a time until it closes. Stuff with poly-fil and do the same to the other side. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Pumpkin Stem: Magic ring, 4 SC in magic ring, 2 SC in first stitch, SC in next, repeat around (6 sc) Continue to SC around until stem is to the desired length Add on a leaf and coil as well.

Pumpkin Coil: Chain 10 (or more/less for desired length) 2 SC in second chain from hook and the rest of the way down chain.

 

Mini Leaf for mini pumpkin:

Materials: E hook

Leaf: Ch 5, Rnd 1 – sc in 2nd chain from hk, hdc in next, dc in next, work (2hdc in last, ch 2, sc in second ch from hk, 2hdc) in last ch. Working now on the opposite side of foundation ch. dc in next, hdc in next, sc in last.

Fasten off with sl st in the first sc of rnd. Leave a tail long enough to play with (a 6″ tail is comfortable)

Insert hook into your slip st

Grab the tail and pull up a loop

Insert hook into next visible hole you find up the center of your leaf

Pull up a loop and pull through the one loops on hook – (you are slip stitching up the leaf)

Work the slip stitches all the way up the center of your leaf –

To fasten off – let go of your “working tail” and grab (with your hook) the other end (located in the back of your leaf), pull it up and pull it all the through the loop on your hook. Weave in ends

 

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