Autumn Wall Hanging | Free Crochet Pattern
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Get it while you can, because this is the last fall crochet pattern — the Autumn Wall Hanging!
I’ve had this in my planner for weeks but I kept holding off making it in order to do something a little more special. However, it has finally come down to “make it now or wait until next year”, so I made it.
There are some crocheters that crochet like a painter paints, as in literal art, such as in freeforming, and crochet over everything and anything. There are others that seem to really excel in unconventional patterns, the ones that look like modern art in fiber. I ran across a lot of these while browsing Pinterest for inspiration for my own wall hanging. I like being unconventional myself at times, but I found some that made me wonder how the designer ever came about the design. I consider them reference projects, all the stitches and techniques of crocheting in one piece. But in the end, that’s all their good for, representing not beautifying. Then again, you could use them as statement pieces. There’s something to stoke the conversations.
However, that is just one humble crocheters opinion. I’m not against radical crocheters; I’m sure there are many out there who consider my style to be a little radical. I’ve always said I’ve a little hippy in me.
But enough of the self analysis. Hippy or no, you can’t say no to a little fiber love in the fall. This Autumn Wall Hanging is easy and works up pretty quickly.
My pattern gives instructions for the way I made my hanging. But please, feel free to make your own changes and additions. Lengthen or shorten the size of the rectangle, use a different yarn for the surface crochet, or the tassels. I initially wanted to use a small branch instead of the dowel but I felt the branch was still too large for my hanging and ended up dwarfing it rather than improving it. Maybe next time.
Autumn Wall Hanging
Skill Level easy
(Without tassels and hanger) 8.5” long x 10.5” wide
Medium weight yarn in off white – about 65 yards
Fisherman’s Wool in Brown Heather or other natural fiber yarn – about a couple of yards
Lion Brand Landscapes in Mustard and Pumpkin or other bulky weight yarn – about a couple of yards each)
Crochet hooks 7/4.50mm and D/3.25mm
12” wood dowel
Gauge not essential to pattern
Row 1: ch 36, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each across: 34 hdc
Row 2 – 20: ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across: 34 hdc
The next row is worked over the dowel.
Row 21: turn, ch 1 over the dowel (stands for sc), * ch 1, skip next hdc, sc in next hdc, repeat from * across: 18 sc
Measure 2” from the sides of one corner and place a marker there, repeating for remaining 3 corners. You will want to put the words inside the box you have marked off. Using a pattern pencil or chalk pastel pencil, lightly draw the words where and how you want them to appear. With D hook and Pumpkin yarn, surface slip stitch the words following the outline.
With D hook and Mustard yarn, measure a good length (about ½ yard). Thread yarn needle, meet ends and knot as for sewing. Stitch a half starburst or maple leaf pattern, about 5 stitches.
Measure and cut as many 20” strands of Fisherman’s Wool as you desire, about 20 – 25. Using D hook, add tassels to bottom row of rectangle by folding the strand in half, inserting hook into stitch, pulling up a loop, yarning over with both ends of strand and pulling straight through.
Measure and cut 2 – 15” strands of Fisherman’s Wool. With strands together, tie one end over one end of dowel and the other end over the other end of dowel.
This is an original pattern created and designed by Amy Yarbrough of Ginger Peachy. You are welcome to copy the pattern for personal use but do not sell the pattern, distribute, or reprint it. Feel free to share a link to the pattern. You can sell products made from this pattern but please credit me, Amy Yarbrough of Ginger Peachy. Do not mass produce or factory manufacture using my pattern. Thanks for respecting the wishes of the designer, and be sure to ask me if you have any questions regarding this copyright.