Thursday, 3 November 2011

Crochet Christmas craft ideas by HappyBerry - Holly Wreath

Stuck for ideas for Christmas craft projects? Fancy crocheting a little something different?

Then why not try your hand at your very own holly wreath made from our holly leaf pattern.

You will need:

• Worsted (aran) weight or DK yarn in green and red
• G/6 (4.0mm) Crochet Hook or any size to make larger and smaller leaves.
• Yarn needle for sewing
• Some chicken wire, tinsel and any trinkets you'd like to add.

Holly Leaf

Round 1
Using G and a G/6 (4.0mm) crochet hook, ch12, starting in 2nd st from hook *1sc in next st, 1hdc in next st, 1dc in next st, 2dc in next st, 2tr in next st, 1tr in next st, 2tr in next st, 2dc in next st, 1dc in next st, 1hdc in next st, 1sc in next st* ch4, sl st in 2nd st from hook, 1sc in next st, ch1, sk last st, repeat from * to * around foundation row.

Round 2
Ch9, sl st in 2nd st from hook, sl st in next 7sts, ch1, *1sc in next st, 1sc in next st, ch3, sl st in 2nd st from hook on chains, 1sc in next st on chains, 1sc in next 3 sts on leaf, [ch4, sl st in 2nd st from hook on chains, 1sc in next st on chains, 1hdc in next st on chains, 1sc in next 3 sts on leaf] repeat from [ to ], ch3, sl st in 2nd st from hook on chains, 1sc in next st on chains, 1sc in next st on leaf, 1sc in next st*, sl st in next 2 sts, sl st around tip to opposite side, sl st in next 2 sts, repeat from * to * til end, fasten off leaving a long tail to tie onto wire.
Berries (make 3)
Round 1
Using R and a G/6 (4.0mm) crochet hook, ch4, sk 3 chs, 4-st tr cluster in 1st ch, ch2, sl st in 2nd st from hook, fasten off and sew onto holly leaf.
Repeat this pattern as many times as you like to make lots of holly leaves then wind some chicken wire into a circle shape and tie your leaves onto the wire. Wrap some tinsel around the wreath if desired and add little trinkets if you wish! Then hang on your front door come December and enjoy!

Crochet ideas by HappyBerry

© HappyBerry This pattern can not be reproduced in any way without credit given to HappyBerry. This includes copying and pasting into another blog or website, and filming the pattern for use on YouTube. You can however print it off for personal use or for use in a crochet group. Thank you.