Modern Crochet Wall Hanging

Cheer up darker days with this colorful and fun design for the home. Perfect for using up scraps or just testing out new stitches, this modern wall hanging is just what your living room asked for.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 10” / [26 cm] x 18” / [46 cm]

Gauge: Not critical for this project.

Materials

Super bulky weight yarnYarn: Lion Brand Hometown USA (100% Acrylic; 81 yards [74 meters]/140 grams): 098 Houston Cream (A, 2 balls), 149 Dallas Grey (B, 1 ball)

Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick (100% Acrylic; 106 yards [97 meters]/170 grams): 103 Blossom (C, 1 ball)

Rico Design Creative Twist Super Chunky (80% Acrylic, 20% Alpaca; 82 yards [75 meters]/100 grams):  019 Yellow (D, 1 ball)

Hook: US size M/13 (9.0mm)

Notions: Removable markers, tapestry needle

Special Stitches

Bobble Stitch (bobble)

[YO, insert hook into specified st, pull up lp, YO, pull through 2 lps on hook] 3 times, YO, pull through all 4 lps on hook, ch 1 to close.

Pattern

With A, ch 25.

Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (24 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in next 6 sc, hdc in next 6 sc, dc in next 6 sc, tr in next 6 sts, turn. (6 sc, 6 hdc, 6 dc, 6 tr)

Row 3 (RS): Ch 4 (counts as tr), tr in next 5 tr, dc in next 6 dc, hdc in next 6 hdc, sc in next 6 sc, turn. (6 tr, 6 dc, 6 hdc, 6 sc)

Change to C.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in next 6 sc, hdc in next 6 sc, dc in next 6 sc, tr in next 6 sts, turn. (6 sc, 6 hdc, 6 dc, 6 tr)

Change to B.

Row 5 (RS): Rep Row 3. (6 sc, 6 hdc, 6 dc, 6 tr)

Row 6 (WS): Ch 1, bobble in same st, *sc in next st, bob in next st; rep from * 3 more times, sc in rem sts. (5 bobble, 19 sc)

Change to D.

Row 7: Ch 4 (counts as tr), tr in next 3 sts, dc in next 4 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, change to A, sc in rem sts, turn. (4 tr, 4 dc, 4 hdc, 12 sc)

Row 8: Ch 4 (counts as tr), tr in next 3 sts, dc in next 4 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, change to D, sc in rem sts, turn. (4 tr, 4 dc, 4 hdc, 12 sc)

Change to B.

Row 9 (RS): Ch 1, sc in next 12 sts, change to A, hdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts, tr in next 4 sts, turn. (12 sc 4 hdc, 4 dc, 4 tr)

Change to C.

Row 10: Ch 4 (counts as tr), tr in next 3 sts, dc in next 4 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, change to B, sc in rem sts, turn. (4 tr, 4 dc, 4 hdc, 12 sc)

Row 11 (RS): Ch 1, sc in next 15 sts, change to A, sc in next 9 sts, turn. (24 sc)

Row 12: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. (24 sc)

Row 13: Rep Row 12. (24 sc)

Row 14 (WS): Ch 1, sc in next 15 sts, bobble in next st, *sc in next st, bobble in next st; rep from * to last st, bob in last st. (19 sc, 5 bobble)

Row 15: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. (24 sc)

Row 16 (WS): Ch 1, sc in next 19 sts, bobble in next st, *sc in next st, bobble in next st; rep from * to last st, bobble in last st. (21 sc, 3 bobble)

Change to C.

Row 17: Ch 1, sc in next 15 sts, change to D, hdc in next st, dc in next 4 sts, tr in next 4 sts. (15 sc, 1 hdc, 4 dc, 4 tr)

Row 18: Ch 4 (counts as tr), tr in next 3 sts, dc in next 4 sts, hdc in next st, change to C, sc in rem sts, turn. (4 tr, 4 dc, 1 hdc, 15 sc)

Row 19: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. (24 sc)

Change to A.

Row 20: Ch 1, sc in next 6 sc, hdc in next 6 sc, dc in next 6 sc, tr in next 6 sts, turn. (6 sc, 6 hdc, 6 dc, 6 tr)

Row 21 (RS): Ch 4 (counts as tr), tr in next 5 sts, dc in next 6 sts, hdc in next 6 sts, sc in next 6 sts, turn. (6 tr, 6 dc, 6 hdc, 6 sc)

Row 22: Ch 1, sc in next 6 sc, hdc in next 6 sc, dc in next 6 sc, tr in next 6 sts, turn. (6 sc, 6 hdc, 6 dc, 6 tr)

Change to B.

Row 23 (RS): Ch 4 (counts as tr), tr in next 5 sts, dc in next 6 sts, change to A, hdc in next 6 sts, sc in next 6 sts, turn. (6 tr, 6 dc, 6 hdc, 6 sc)

Change to C.

Row 24 (WS): Ch 1, bobble in same st, *sc in next st, bobble in next st; rep from * 3 more times, sc in next 4 sts, change to D, sc in next 11 sts, turn. (5 bobble, 19 sc)

Row 25: Ch 1, sc in next 11 sts, change to A, sc in next 13 sts, turn (24 sc)

Row 26: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn (24 sc)

Finishing

Weave in any remaining ends.

Fringe

For the bottom fringe, cut 24 pieces of A 10” long. Attach strands in each st across last row.

Add fringe to any place you like on wall hanging or using photo as a guide.

Assembly

Using yarn needle and A, wrap yarn around dowel and insert needle in same st, wrap yarn around dowel and insert needle in next st. Fasten off.

Hanger

With A, make slipknot around dowel, ch 36 and slide last st on dowel. Tighten and fasten off.

 

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