Welcome to Day 6 of PLAID WEEK! This crochet plaid wreath is another project I knew from the beginning that I wanted to try. I love red plaid during the holiday season, so I naturally though of making a gorgeous buffalo plaid wreath. I haven’t tried many crochet wreaths, but I am very happy with how this one turned out.
Crochet Plaid Wreath
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Gauge: 11 dc = 4″
Ch 19, using black.
1. Sc in 2nd ch from hook. Sc 17. Turn.
2. Ch 2. Work your wine end in the first dc, carry it over through the next 2 sts. Work plaid st across, alternating between black and wine. Turn.
3. – 68. Ch 2. Work plaid st all the way across. Turn. Make sure to carry both unused ends.
Your piece should measure approx. 53″ x 7″
The edges will look a bit rough, but don’t worry, they will be hidden.
Begin sewing the fabric around the foam wreath. I ornigally thought I would crochet it together, but deciding doing an overcast stitch with a needle was much quicker. It looks rather shabby, but it will be on the back of the wreath, so I am not worried about it! Make sure to twist the same to the back of the wreath.
Once the fabric is around your wreath, you can finish it with embellishments. I wanted the plaid to be the showcase of this wreath, so I opted for some simple bells and a burlap bow. I found this cute bell bundle (it’s really for a doorknob) at Joann, and it was so cute as-is. I am not very good at putting together bouquets or floral wreaths, so I was happy to find something cute and already put together!
I wrapped a short piece of burlap around the wreath and bells and glued it in the back. Be sure to put it over the seam.
I made the burlap bow with this tutorial. Mine doesn’t look as good as hers!
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