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How to Crochet a Spring Wreath
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How to Crochet a Spring Wreath

Difficulty Intermediate
Budget £10 - £30
Time 1+ Days

Brighten up your home with a spring wreath to hang on your door! The crochet design is inspired by the sunny season, with a cute bunny enjoying a snack break in their vegetable garden. You could even customise the crochet wreath to match your own garden!  

Follow our simple tutorial to bring this wreath scene to life, using your choice of a wreath base with handmade crochet decorations.

Pattern by @sewing_the_seeds_of_love. 

 

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Abbreviations

Ch - Chain

Dc- Double Crochet

Mc- Magic Circle

St- Stitch

Slst- Slip stitch

Tr - Treble crochet

Htr- Half treble crochet

Trtr- Triple treble crochet

 

Bunny

Head
Using Ricorumi in Mastic
Mc
R1. 6dc in mc (6dc)
R2. 2dc in each st around (12dc)
R3. 1dc, 2dc in the next st 6times (18dc)
R4. 1dc in each st (18dc)
Change to Ricorumi in Beige
R5. Work in back loops for this row. 1dc in the next 2sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (24dc)
R6. 1dc in the next 3sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (30dc)
R7. 1dc in the next 4sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (36dc)
R8-11. 1dc in each st (36dc)
R12. 1dc in the next 4sts, dec in the next st 6times (30dc)
Insert safety eyes between row 4&5, 5sts apart.
R13. 1dc in the next 3sts, dec in the next st 6times (24dc)
Start to stuff.
R14. 1dc in the next 2sts, dec in the next st 6times (18dc)
R15. 1dc in the next st, dec in the next st 6times (12dc)
R16. Dec 6times (6dc)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew to the body.


Ears (make 2)
Using Ricorumi in Beige
Mc
R1. 6dc in mc (6dc)
R2. 1dc in each st (6dc)
R3. 1dc, 2dc in the next st 3times (9dc)
R4-5. 1dc in each st (9dc)
R6.1dc in the next 2sts, 2dc in the next st 3times (12dc)
R7-8. 1dc in each st (12dc)
R9. dc in the next 2sts, dec in the next st 3times (9dc)
R10-12. 1dc in each st (9dc)
R13. dc in the next st, dec in the next st 3times (6dc)
R14. 1dc in each st (6dc)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew to the head.
Position ears between row 10&11 of the head, 7sts apart & sew in place.


Body
Using Ricorumi in Mastic
Mc
R1. 6dc in mc (6dc)
R2. 2dc in each st around (12dc)
R3. 1dc, 2dc in the next st 6times (18dc)
R4. 1dc in the next 2sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (24dc)
R5. 1dc in the next 3sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (30dc)
Ricorumi, Beige
R6. Work in back loops for this row. 1dc in the next 4sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (36dc)
R7. 1dc in the next 5sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (42dc)
R8. 1dc in the next 6sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (48dc)
R9-12. 1dc in each st (48dc)
R13. 1dc in the next 6sts, dec in the next st 6times (42dc)
R14. 1dc in the next 5sts, dec in the next st 6times (36dc)
Start to stuff.
R15. 1dc in the next 4sts, dec in the next st 6times (30dc)
R16. 1dc in the next 3sts, dec in the next st 6times (24dc)
R17. 1dc in the next 2sts, dec in the next st 6times (18dc)
R18. 1dc in the next st, dec in the next st 6times (12dc)
R19. Dec 6times (6dc)
Fasten off & sew in the ends


Arms, make 2
Using Ricorumi in Mastic
Mc
R1. 6dc in mc (6dc)
R2. 2dc in each st around (12dc)
R3-4. 1dc in each st (12dc)
Change to Ricorumi in Beige
R5-14. 1dc in each st (12dc)
Lightly stuff.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew to the body.


Legs, make 2.
Using Ricorumi in Mastic
Mc
R1. 6dc in mc (6dc)
R2. 2dc in each st around (12dc)
R3. 1dc, 2dc in the next st 6times (18dc)
R4. Work in back loops for this row. 1dc in each st (18dc)
R5. 1dc in each st (18dc)
R6. 1dc in the next st, dec in the next st 6times (12dc)
R7. 1dc in each st (12dc)
Ricorumi, Beige
R8-15. 1dc in each st (12dc)
Lightly stuff.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew to the body.
Position the arms & legs and sew in to place.

Sunshine

Using Knitcraft It's only natural in Yellow
Make 2 of the following:
Mc
R1. 6dc in mc (6dc)
R2. 2dc in each st around (12dc)
R3. 1dc, 2dc in the next st 6times (18dc)
R4. 1dc in the next 2sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (24dc)
R5. 1dc in the next 3sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (30dc)
R6. 1dc in the next 4sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (36dc)
R7. 1dc in the next 5sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (42dc)
Fasten off 1st round, once you have made 2nd round do not fasten off.
R8. Place the 2 rounds together and dc in each st, lightly stuff before finishing this row. (42dc)
R9. *Ch6, dc in 2nd ch from hook, htr, htr, tr, tr, miss a st, slst in the next st, slst in the next st. Repeat from * 14times. Slst in the 1st st.

Strawberries

Strawberries (make 11)

Using Ricorumi in wine red
Mc
R1. 6dc in mc (6dc)
R2. 1dc, 2dc in the next st 3times (9dc)
R3. 1dc in each st (9dc)
Start to stuff.
R4. 1dc in the next 2sts, 2dc in the next st 3times (12dc)
R5. Dec 6times (6dc)
Fasten off & sew in the ends.

Strawberry Stalk, make 11
Using Ricorumi in Pistachio
R1. *Ch3, 1dc in the 2nd and 3rd ch from hook. Repeat from * 4times, slst in the 1st st.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew to the strawberry.


Strawberry Leaves, make 7
Make 5x using Ricorumi in Pistachio
Make 2x using Knitcraft It’s only natural in sage.
Mc
R1. Ch3 (counts as 1st tr), 11tr in mc, slst in 3rd ch of beg ch. (12tr)
R2. Ch1 (counts as 1st dc), ch2, 1dc in same st, [dc, ch2, dc] in the next st, [htr, ch2, htr] in each of the next 2sts, [tr, ch2, tr] in each of the next 4sts, [htr, ch2, htr] in each of the next 2sts, [dc, ch2, dc] in each of the next 2sts, slst in the 1st st.
Fasten off & sew in the ends.


Strawberry Flower, make 6
Using Knitcraft It’s only natural in yellow.
Mc
R1. Ch1 (does not count as dc), 5dc in mc, slst in 1st dc. (5dc)
Fasten off yellow and join in Knitcraft It’s only natural in cream in any st.
R2. [ch2, 2tr, slst] in each of the next 5sts, slst in the 1st ch of beg ch.
Fasten off & sew in the ends.

Beetroot

Beetroot (make 2)

Using Ricorumi in Berry
Mc
R1. 6dc in mc (6dc)
R2. 1dc in each st (6dc)
R3. 2dc in each st around (12dc)
R4. 1dc in each st (9dc)
R5. 1dc, 2dc in the next st 6times (18dc)
R6. 1dc in each st (18dc)
R7. 1dc in the next 2sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (24dc)
R8. 1dc in the next 3sts, 2dc in the next st 6times (30dc)
R9-11. 1dc in each st (30dc)
R12. 1dc in the next 3sts, dec in the next st 6times (24dc)
Start to stuff.
R13. 1dc in the next 2sts, dec in the next st 6times (18dc)
R14. 1dc in the next st, dec in the next st 6times (12dc)
R15. Dec in each st around (6dc)
Fasten off & sew in the ends.


Beetroot Leaves, make 2
Using Ricorumi in Berry
Ch31
Join Ricorumi in Pistachio at the end of the ch.
R1. Ch3, 5tr in the same st, * slst in the next 2sts, 3tr in the next st. Repeat from * 8times**, 6tr in the last st. Now work along the other side of the foundation ch. Repeat from * to ** 8times, slst in the 1st ch of beg ch.
Fasten off and sew in the ends.
Find the halfway point of the leaf and sew to the top of the beetroot
 

Carrot

Carrot, make 3
Using Knitcraft, It's only natural in Peach
Mc
R1. 6dc in mc (6dc)
R2. 2dc in each st around (12dc)
R3. 1dc, 2dc in the next st 6times (18dc)
R4. Work in back loops for this row. 1dc in each st (18dc)
R5. 1dc, dec in the next st 6times (12dc)
R6-8. 1dc in each st (12dc)
Start to stuff.
R9. 1dc, dec in the next st 4times (8dc)
R10-12. 1dc in each st (8dc)
R13. Dec 4times (4dc)
Fasten off and sew shut


Carrot Leaves, make 3
Using Ricorumi in Pistachio
Ch20
R1. 2tr in the 3rd ch from the hook, 2tr2htr in each of the next 12sts, 2dc in each of the next 5sts
Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew to the top of the carrot.

Peas & pod

Peas & pod, make 1x closed pod and 2x open pods

Pod
Using Knitcraft It’s only natural in Sage
Make 6
Ch16
R1. Miss the 1st st, 3dc, 3htr, 3tr, 3htr, 3dc, turn.
R2. Slst 3times, 3htr, 3tr, 3htr, 3slst.
Fasten off. Once you have made two halves of the pod, put both sides together and sew along one side of the pea pod.
For the closed pod, sew all the way around the two halves of the pod.


Peas, make 6
Using Ricorumi in Pistachio
Mc
R1. 6dc in to mc (6dc)
R2. Dc in each st around (6dc)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew to the pod. Sew 3x peas in each pod.

Radish

Radish, make 3
Using Knitcraft It’s only natural in pink
Mc
R1. 6dc in mc (6dc)
R2. 2dc in each st around (12dc)
R3. 1dc, 2dc in the next st 6times (18dc)
R4-6. 1dc in each st around (18dc)
Knitcraft It’s only natural, Cream.
Start to stuff.
R7. 1dc, dec in the next st 6times (12dc)
R8. 1dc ineach st around (12dc)
R9. Dec 6times (6dc)
Fasten off, leaving 1cm of yarn for the root.


Radish Leaves, make 9 (3x for each radish)
Using Ricorumi in Pistachio
Mc
R1. Ch3 (counts as 1st tr), 11tr in mc, slst in 3rd ch of beg ch, ch5. (12tr)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew to the radish.

Violet

Violet, make 4
Using Knitcraft It’s only natural in yellow.
Mc
R1. 6dc in to mc, slst in the next st and fasten off. (6dc)
Knitcraft, It’s only natural, purple. Join to ant st.
R2. [Ch3, trtr, trtr, ch3, slst] in the next 2sts, [ch2, 2tr, htr] in the next st, [htr, 2tr, htr] in the next st, [htr, 2tr, ch2] in the last st, slst in the 1st ch of beg ch.

Making up

Position the bunny so he’s sitting on the wreath & glue in place. Position and glue the lolly sticks like in the image and glue behind the wreath and bunny.
Use the picture as a guide, position the fruit, veg and flowers around the bunny and the rest of the wreath. Once you are happy with the placement, glue in place with the glue gun. Attach the sunshine at the top, centre of the wreath, above the bunny and glue in place.

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