Wee Woven Wall Hanging

Feb 18, 2015
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The fiber wall hanging trend from the '70s is back and stronger than ever. Crochet's sculptural nature and definable rows that can be used as a canvas for embellishment inspired this project: a Wee Woven Wall Hanging. Double-crochet stitches create "bars" to latch fringe around, and half double crochet worked in the front loop adds textural effect. Add simple fringe pieces in different colors and weights of yarn and maybe a touch of embroidery, and it's easy to create a one-of-a-kind work that can be personalized any way you'd like.

DESIGNER Vickie Howell

FINISHED SIZE About 8" × 12" from top edge to tip of fringe.

YARN Patons Classic Wool Roving (100% wool; 120 yd [109 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]): natural (MC), 1 ball; low tide, small amount. Patons Cobbles (49% wool, 49% acrylic, 2% nylon; 41 yd [37 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]): tetra teal (CC), 1 ball; winter white, small amount.

Small amounts of assorted weights, colors and textures of 5 other yarns. We used: Patons Classic Wool Bulky (100% wool; 71 m 78 yd [71 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]): black; dark heather grey. Bernat Sheep(ish) by Vickie Howell (70% acrylic, 30% wool; 162 yd [157 m]/3 oz [85 g]): coral(ish); chartreuse(ish). Patons Misty (48% acrylic, 32% nylon, 10% mohair, 10% wool; 143 yd [131 m]/ 3/4 oz [25 g]): blushing glow.

HOOK Size K/10 1/2 (6.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS Yarn needle; scissors; ruler; metallic embroidery floss; 14" long dowel or knitting needle.

GAUGE Does not matter for this project.

 


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