Red Heart Super Saver Autumn Leaves Wreath

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by Michele Wilcox, Red Heart

Red Heart Super Saver Autumn Leaves Wreath

Beautifully shows off the colors of fall!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 5 sc and 4 sc rows (about 1 inch) to crochet a wreath that measures approximately 12 inch. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook or needle listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download the template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
    Special stitch:
    Sc2tog = [Draw up a loop in next st] twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
  • 2
    Carefully wrap wreath with Marrakesh. Set aside. (Tip: leaving the straw wreath wrapped in cellophane will make it easier to wrap with yarn.)
  • 3
    Oak Leaf (make 1 Tea Leaf and 2 Gold):
    Ch 15.
    Round 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 chs for stem, [ch 4, hdc in 2nd ch, dc in next 2 chs, sc in next 3 chs of original ch] 3 times, 5 dc in last ch, working on opposite side of original ch, sc in next 3 chs, repeat between [ ] twice, ch 4, hdc in 2nd ch, dc in next 2 chs, sc in next ch on original ch, do not join.
    Round 2: Working behind stem, sc in each sc around Leaf, working 2 sc in each top curve, join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Maple Leaf (make 1 each Carrot, Tea Leaf, Pumpkin and Cornmeal):
    Ch 7.
    Row 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook and in next 4 chs, 5 sc in last ch, ch 1, turn.
    Row 2: 2 sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn—10 sc.
    Row 3: 2 sc in first 2 sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in last 2 sc, ch 1, turn—14 sc.
    Rows 4–6: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
    Row 7: Sc2tog in next 2 sc, sc across to last 2 sc, sc2tog in last 2 sc, ch 1, turn—12 sc.
    First Point:
    Row 8: Sc2tog in next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, ch 1, turn—3 sc.
    Row 9: Sc in next 3 sc, ch 1, turn.
    Row 10: Sc2tog in next 2 sc, sc in last sc, ch 1, turn—2 sc.
    Row 11: Sc in next 2 sc, ch 1, turn.
    Row 12: Sc2tog in next 2 sc. Fasten off.
    Center Point:
    Row 8: Join with sc in next unworked sc on row 7, sc in next 3 sc, ch 1, turn—4 sc.
    Rows 9 & 10: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
    Row 11: [Sc2tog in next 2 sc] twice, ch 1, turn— 2 sc.
    Row 12: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
    Row 13: Sc2tog in 2 sc. Fasten off.
    Last Point:
    Row 8: Join with sc in next unworked sc on row 7, sc in next sc, sc2tog in last 2 sc, ch 1, turn— 3 sc.
    Row 9: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
    Row 10: Sc in next sc, sc2tog in next 2 sc, ch 1, turn—2 sc.
    Row 11: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
    Row 12: Sc2tog in 2 sc, ch 1, turn.
    Edging:
    Sc in each sc around Leaf, working 3 sc in each point and working behind stem, join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Acorn (make 4):
    Top:With Coffee, ch 5.
    Round 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook and next 2 chs, 6 sc in last ch.
    Round 2: Now working in rounds, [2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc] around, join in first sc. Leaving long end, fasten off—9 sc.
    Bottom:
    With Warm Brown, ch 2.
    Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join.
    Round 2: [Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc] around—9 sc.
    Rounds 3–5: Sc in each sc around. Leaving long end, fasten off. Stuff with Poly-fil. Using long end, draw remaining sts together.
    Acorn Assembly:
    Using long end from Top, sew Top in place.
  • 6
    Vine (make 2 with Carrot and 1 with Tea Leaf):
    Ch 31.
    Row 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook and next 4 chs, [ch 3, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, slip st in next 5 chs] 5 times.
    Fasten off.
    Hanging Vine:
    With Cornmeal, ch 32.
    Row 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook and next 4 chs, [ch 3, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, slip st in next 5 chs] 5 times, working on opposite side of ch, [slip st in next 5 chs, ch 3, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook], slip st in each remaining ch across, ch 12. Leaving long end, fasten off.
    Assembly:
    Fold ch 12 in half. Using long end, sew to first slip st of Hanging Vine to create hanging loop. Sew Hanging Vine around top of Wreath as shown in photo.
  • 7
    Small Leaf:
    With Cornmeal, ch 5.
    Row 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook and each remaining ch across, [ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, (hdc, slip st) in next slip st next ch] twice. Fasten off.
  • 8
    Wreath Assembly:
    Using glue gun, attach Leaves and Vines to Wreath as shown in photo or as desired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Carrot 104212423
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Tea Leaf 104465934
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Pumpkin 104212583
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Cornmeal 104212440
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Coffee 104212472
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Marrakesh 104465930
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Gold 104212442
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Warm Brown 104212455
  • FloraCraft Straw Wreath 12 inch 104183783
  • Susan Bates Aluminum Silvalume Crochet Hook 4 mm G6 104236319
  • Fairfield Processing Poly-fil Fiber 32 oz. 104238553
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
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