Thursday, June 28, 2012

Star Spangled Wreath, Free Crochet Pattern + Video




Here is a sweet little wreath for you to crochet...whether you are gearing up for Memorial Day, Independence Day, eagerly anticipating the Olympics, or still reveling in Jubilee excitement, this wreath will be a festive addition to any celebration.

Using small amounts of yarn and a repurposed cardboard box, you can whip one up in no time!

Materials:

  • 5.0mm (H) hook
  • Red Heart Super Saver in "Blue" "Cherry Red" and "White"
  • Tapestry needle
Abbreviations:
  • ch: Chain
  • sl st: Slip Stitch
  • tr: Treble Crochet
Instructions:

Foundation: Chain 4 and join with a slip stitch to form a ring.



Round 1: First point—[tr, ch 1, sl st] repeat four more times for a total of five star points.

Here's a video to show you how to crochet a star stitch by stitch:



Here is the photo tutorial for the wreath construction:
Basic Crocheted Wreath Tutorial

Red, white, and blue hearts would be super cute too...here's the pattern for them:
Tiny One Round Hearts Pattern

I hope you have as much fun making this as I did!

PS If you have any leftover stars, you can whip some of these up too:

Red, White, & Pretty Barrettes



Happy crocheting lovelies!

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