Red Heart Super Saver April Flowers Wreath

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by Michele Maks, Red Heart

Red Heart Super Saver April Flowers Wreath

Brighten up your front door or a kitchen window with this colorful wreath. Wreath form is simply wrapped with yarn. The leaves and flowers are crocheted and button centers add interest. Use your own colors as desired!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    An exact gauge is not critical for this project. Finished, crocheted wreath measures approximately 14 inch. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special abbreviation: mm = millimeter Note: if using straw wreath, you may find it easier to wrap the yarn around the wreath, if you keep the wreath wrapped in the plastic it came in.
  • 2
    Wreath: Wrap Wildflower around Wreath form to cover 2-1/2 inch completely. Glue ends to form. Wrap Turqua around Wreath form to cover next 2-1/2 inch. Glue ends. Continue to wrap Wildflower and Turqua around Wreath form, alternating colors, to cover completely.
  • 3
    Round Flower: Make 1 each with Cornmeal, Light Raspberry, Coral and Soft White: Ch 18. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, 3 sc in next 4 ch, 3 hdc in next 4 ch, 3 dc in next 4 ch, 3 tr in next 4 ch. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Loosely wind into a coil with sc sts in center and sew together.
  • 4
    Daisy: Make 1 each with Cornmeal, Light Raspberry, Coral and Soft White: Outer Petals: Ch 2. Round 1: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook, slip st in first sc to join – 8 sc. Round 2: *Ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, sc in next st; repeat from * 7 more times, slip st to first ch – 8 petals. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Inner Petals: Ch 2. Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, slip st in first sc to join – 6 sc. Round 2: *Ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, sc in next st; repeat from * 5 more times, slip st in first ch – 6 petals. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Sew Inner Petal in center of Outer Petals.
  • 5
    Large Posy: Make 1 each with Cornmeal, Light Raspberry, Coral and Soft White: Ch 2. Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, slip st in first sc – 6 sc. Round 2: *(Ch 4, tr, ch 4, sc) in same st, *(sc, ch 4, tr, ch 4, sc) in same st; repeat from * 4 more times, slip st in first ch – 6 petals. Fasten off, leaving a long tail.
  • 6
    Small Posy: Make 1 each with Cornmeal, Light Raspberry, Coral and Soft White: Ch 2. Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, slip st in first sc. Round 2: Ch 2, (hdc, ch 2, sc) in same st, *(sc in next st, ch 2, hdc) in same st, ch 2, sc in same st; repeat from * 4 more times, slip st in first ch – 6 petals. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 7
    Leaves: Make 1-2 for each Flower: With Medium Thyme, ch 7. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, hdc in next st, 3 sc in next st, turn to work along opposite edge of foundation ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next 2 ch, slip st in first sc. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 8
    Finishing: For each Posy, sew button and small Posy to center of each Large Posy. Sew one or two leaves to back of each Posy, Daisy and Round Flower. Sew buttons to centers of Daisies and Round Flowers. Weave in ends.
  • 9
    Assembly: Following photo and holding flowers in place with pins, arrange flowers around front lower third of Wreath as desired, leaving one flower for hanger. When desired arrangement has been obtained, sew pieces in place.
  • 10
    Hanger: With 1 strand of Cornmeal and Coral held together, ch 80, slip st in first ch to join. Fasten off. Fold ch around top of wreath, pulling one folded end through opposite end for hanger. Sew last flower in front of hanger.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Wildflower 104666066
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Turqua 104212516
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Cornmeal 104212440
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Light Raspberry 104212538
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Coral 104666079
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Soft White 104212435
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Medium Thyme 104212508
  • Susan Bates Aluminum Silvalume Crochet Hook 3.75 mm F5 US 104236318
  • FloraCraft Straw Wreath 14 inch 104183785 or FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Extruded Wreath 14 inch 104186319
  • Blumenthal Lansing Favorite Findings Big Bag of Buttons Pastels 104605302
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Straight Pins
  • Yarn Needle
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