Want to decorate your home with something fun and crocheted? This wall hanging is the perfect thing to add a little crocheted home decor to your space and it’s super easy to make. I adore the bright colors and the message on this particular crochet wall hanging. It was made by Nihal Salem of Topknotch Crochet, who is a wonderful designer and the first guest contributor here on The Blue Elephants! I’ll hand it over to her now!
Hi, everyone! I’m so excited to be here sharing a pattern with you. Thank You Shehla for having me here!!
I’m Nihal Salem from Topknotch Crochet. I have been crocheting for almost 14 years and I have always loved to make things with my hands. My addiction to progress is what makes me love crochet this much. I love to see the transformation of a ball of yarn to a piece of crochet cloth to finally an adorable dress, a scarf or many other possible creations. One of my goals is to inspire others to create things with their hands to experience the satisfying sense of accomplishment when they finish a crochet piece. That’s why I started my blog.
I share free crochet patterns for baby and adult garments and accessories as well as home decor. But lately I have been focusing on home decor because I am making a whole room makeover using crochet! And some other DIYs!! I already shared some patterns from my room makeover series on my blog and this wall hanging is a part of this series too!
- Yarn: Three skeins of Alize Superlana Maxi light cream code (code 62), one skein beige (code 152) melange, and another one saffron (code 02) (or a bulky (5) yarn of your choice)
- Hook: 5 mm, (H/8 US), Stitch markers, Scissors, Measuring tape.
- Wooden dowel (approximately 22″ 55 cm)
- If you are going to make the decorative tassels you can check all what you are going to need in this video
- ch – chain
- sc – single crochet
- bo- bobble stitch
Special Stitches and Techniques:
Yarn over, insert your hook into the next stitch, pull yarn through (3 loops on the hook) again yarn over and pull yarn through 2 loops only, as if you are doing the first part of a double crochet (DC) (2 loops on the hook);repeat it until you have 5 HDC on your hook and 1 initial loop (total 6 loops on the hook); yarn over and pull through all 6 loops (1 loop on the hook – pull pretty tight, so your bobble really pops up); and sc in the next stitch.
Surface slip stitching
- Skill level: Beginner
- Sizing: Approx 17″ (excluding the tassels) x 19″ [44 cm x 49 cm].
- Gauge: 12 sc and 12 rows = 4″ [10 cm].
- The pattern is written in us terms.
- The pattern starts from the bottom and ends at the top
- You will work all stitches in creme except the bobble stitches.
“Enjoy Little Things” Wall Hanging Crochet Pattern
Rows 1-24: sc in each stitch in the row (51 Stitches)
Row 25: 4 sc, (1 bo, 1sc) 4 times, 2 sc, 1 bo, 5 sc,1 bo, 5 sc, 1 bo, 7 sc, 1 bo, 8 sc,1 bo, 7sc
Row 26: sc with white in each stitch in the row. (But don’t forget to work your single crochet over the saffron/ mustard yarn)
Row 27: 4 sc, 1 bo, 9 sc,1 bo, 5 sc, 1 bp, 3 sc ,1 bo, 3 sc, 1 bo, 3sc, 1 bo, 3sc, 1 bo,6 sc,1 bo, 7sc
Row 28: sc with white in each stitch in the row. (But don’t forget to work your single crochet over the saffron/ mustard yarn)
Row 29: 4 sc, 1 bo, 9 sc,1 bo, 5 sc, 1 bo, 7sc, 1 bo, 3 sc,1 bo, 3sc, 1 bo, 6 sc, 1 bo, 7 sc.
Row 30: sc with white in each stitch in the row. (But don’t forget to work your single crochet over the saffron/ mustard yarn)
Row 31: 4 sc ,(1 bo,1sc) 3 times, 4 sc, 1 bo, 3 sc , (1 bo, 1sc) 2 times, 6 sc, 1 bo, 3 sc, 1 bo, 3 sc, 1 bo, 6 sc, 1 bo, 7sc
Row 32: sc with white in each stitch in the row. (But don’t forget to work your single crochet over the saffron/ mustard yarn)
Row 33: 4 sc, 1 bo, 9 sc ,1 bo, 2 sc ,1 bo, 2 sc, 1 bo, 7 sc, 1 bo, 3 sc, 1 bo, 3 sc, 1 bo, 5 sc, 1 bo, 1 sc, 1 bo, 6 sc
Row 34: sc with white in each stitch in the row. (But don’t forget to work your single crochet over the saffron/ mustard yarn)
Row 35: 4 sc, 1 bo, 9 sc ,1 bo, 1sc, 1 bo, 3 sc, 1 bo, 7 sc, 1 bo, 3 sc, 1 bo, 3 sc, 1 bo, 4 sc ,1 bo, 3 sc ,1 bo, 5 sc
Row 36: sc with white in each stitch in the row. (But don’t forget to work your single crochet over the saffron/ mustard yarn)
Row 37: 4 sc,(1 bo, 1sc) 4 times, 2 sc, 1 bo, 5 sc, 1 bo, 3 sc , (1 bo, 1sc) 3 times, 4 sc, 1 bo, 5 sc, 1 bo, 5 sc, 1 bo, 4 sc
Row 38: sc with white in each stitch in the row. (But don’t forget to work your single crochet over the saffron/ mustard yarn)
Rows 39-46: sc in each stitch in the row.
Now before we write “little things”
Put a stitch marker in the middle of your wall hanging to mark the space between your two words and count 6 rows from the bottom and put a stitch marker. Now count 10 rows from the marked row then add another one. This will mark the height of your letters!
Now you will have to plan the places of your letters. For me I freehanded it. However, you can mark it lightly with a pencil before you slip stitch your letters on the surface.
- Work one last row of slip stitches around the 4 edges of the wall hanging
- Attach your wall hanging to the wooden dowel as you see in this video
- Cut 51 strands of white yarn that are 21.5”(55 cm)
- And attach it to the bottom edge as you see in this video (one strand in each stitch)
- The last step which is optional is to make some Decorative Tassels and attach it to the bottom edge!
I hope you liked this crochet pattern. If you made one, share it with me on Instagram. I would love to see how you adapted it and what variations and colors you used 🙂
Take care and happy crocheting!!
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