Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Crocheted Thread Wreath




This little crocheted wreath (about 4" X 3 1/2" after blocking) is so very Merry Christmas. It is the right size to adorn a package or to hang on a door, in the window, or any where you want a touch of holiday.

Materials:
Small Amounts of Green and Red Size 10 Thread
Size B Hook
Starch, Glue

Using a size b hook and a small amount of green size 10 thread
-Chain 31, sc in 2nd chain from hook and across.-Join to first sc to form a circle.-Chain 3, dc in next 3 stitches, 2 dc in next stitch, *dc in next 4 stitches, 2 dc in next stitch*, repeat * * around and join in top of chain 3.-Chain 3, dc in next 7 stitches, 2 dc in next stitch, *dc in next 8 stitches, 2 dc in next stitch*, repeat * * around and join in top of chain 3.
-Chain 2, hdc in next 2 stitches, 2 hdc in next stitch, *hdc in next 3 stitches, 2 hdc in next stitch*, repeat * * around, join in top of chain 2.-*Chain 4, skip 2 stitches, sc in next stitch*, repeat around join, fasten off. Weave in ends.





To Block, dip wreath in starch, squeeze out excess and stretch out and pin to board to dry.

Measure 60 inches of red thread, fold in half and chain 45, fasten off. Make bow. Glue bow to wreath. Use plain or decorate with tiny beads or flowers.

I hung one in my kitchen window and its so cute, I really like this (if I can say so myself!).








23 comments:

  1. LOVE IT! I am favoriting this page. Thanks for your encouragement. I am reading your pattern thinking how it is starting to make sense! Karyn

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  2. Love these! I never learned to crochet but my grandmother use to make these.

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  3. Very cute! I love it on the gift... what a special add-on to a present!

    Thanks for linking!
    : )

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  4. Very Cute!I love it hanging in the window ~ So pretty!

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  5. So pretty and delicate. I like the vintage feel it has, too.

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  6. Very pretty crochet wreath! Beautifully made! Love it!

    Cheers!
    Tina

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  7. That is so pretty and intricate!

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  8. That is a darling wreath! Thanks for sharing.

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  9. That's really cute. Crocheting is something I tried when really young, but it just wasn't in my talent radar LOL

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  10. Oh, I wish I knew how to crochet! This is really, really cute!

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  11. What a great idea, and how cute as a gift tag too! thanks for sharing and for linkin' up to Frugalicious Friday!

    Jane @ Finding Fabulous

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  12. My gram made these! How lovely...you're seriously tempting me to start back to crocheting...you post great tutorials :)

    Thanks for adding your crocheted goodness once again to Mi4M!

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  13. Thank you for posting to the party. That and knitting is something I have never learned how to do.

    Cheri

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  14. This is so delicate. Thank you so much for the pattern. I make christmas ornaments for my grandchildren every year and was looking for something for this year. I think they will love these with a little tag for "2011" Thanks again for sharing your talent with us.

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  15. This is a very beautiful wreath. I love it. I'm going to have to try making this one.

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  16. I made one yesterday. Turned out very cute

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  17. I made one yesterday. Turned out very cute

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  18. These will be great as I make ornaments for my grandchildren each year, and am always looking for new ideas - this one is perfect for that. Thanks for the pattern

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