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Make A Crochet Hanging Plant [Free Pattern!]

Make A Crochet Hanging Plant [Free Pattern!]

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Looking for a low maintenance way to up your houseplant count? We’ve the perfect solution for the creative and crafty among you… check out this adorable little crochet hanging plant! Created by the awesome Mandy Cameron, this plant doesn’t require any watering or sunlight – so you can hang it wherever you like and it will always look fabulous! Check out Mandy’s crochet pattern below, and try your hand at creating your own.

Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate

Abbreviations:

  • adjustable slip knot = magic ring
  • ch = chain
  • ss = slip stitch
  • dc = double crochet
  • dc2tog = double crochet two stitches together
  • 2dcinc = 2 double crochet into next stitch

You Will Need:

Top Tip: As the spiral method is used (no joining with a ss or making 1ch to start round), place a stitch marker or piece of yarn at the beginning of the first round and move it up every row.

How to Make a Mini Crochet Hanging Plant

Leaves: Make 10

With green cotton, make an adjustable slip knot and ch30 (foundation ch)

Row 1: 1dc in 2nd chain from hook, 1dc in each remaining 28ch (29dc) Fasten off green cotton.

Crochet hanging plant tutorial step

Row 2: Keep right side facing you, join cream cotton to first stitch of foundation chain. Work 28dc, then 3dc in last st creating the round end tip of the leaf. Keeping right side facing turn leaf 180 degrees and continue down the other side making 28dc to end. You will have worked around the outside of the green leaf creating the variegated look. Fasten off.

Crochet hanging plant tutorial step

Crochet hanging plant tutorial step

Base for Leaves

With green, make an adjustable slip knot and ch2

Rnd 1: 6dc into 2nd ch from hook

Rnd 2: 2dcinc in every stitch around (12dc)

Move marker to stitch on hook. You may need to tighten the slip knot again and, once round 4 is complete, you will be able to sew this tail end in and secure.

Rnd 3: (1dc, 2dcinc) around (18dc)

Rnd 4: (2dc, 2dcinc) around (24dc)

Rnd 5: (3dc, 2dcinc) around (30dc)

Rnd 6: (4dc, 2dcinc) around (36dc)

Rnd 7: (5dc, 2dcinc) around (42dc)

Ss into next stitch and fasten off.

Crochet hanging plant tutorial step

Plant Holder

Cabone Rings:
With blue cotton, make an adjustable slip knot and ch1.

Work dc’s around the ring until it is not visible through the stitches (you use the cabone ring as you would a magic ring).

Crochet hanging plant tutorial step

Pot:

With blue cotton, make an adjustable slip knot and ch2

Rnd 1: 6dc into 2nd ch from hook

Rnd 2: 2dcinc in every stitch around (12dc)

Move marker to stitch on hook. You may need to tighten the slip knot again and, once round 4 is complete, you will be able to sew this tail end in and secure.

Rnd 3: (1dc, 2dcinc) around (18dc)

Rnd 4: (2dc, 2dcinc) around (24dc)

Rnd 5: (3dc, 2dcinc) around (30dc)

Rnd 6: (4dc, 2dcinc) around (36dc)

Rnd 7: (5dc, 2dcinc) around (42dc)

Rnd 8-18: dc around

Rnd 19: Create hanging cords *14dc, 29ch, 1ss in 2nd ch from hook, 1ss in each remaining 27ch*. Repeat from *to* twice more. Ss into first dc and fasten off.

Crochet hanging plant tutorial step

Finishing

Cut 10 pieces of modelling wire 2.5cm (1”) smaller than leaves. Thread through the underside of each leaf.

Crochet hanging plant tutorial step

Lay out the leaves evenly onto the base and sew into place, sew in ends.

Crochet hanging plant tutorial step

Insert stuffing into pot and place the leaves’ base inside top of pot; sew together.

Take one ring and sew on the hanging cords evenly spaced around, leaving a 5cm length at the top.

Sew the three hanging cords together at the top and sew them all in the same place to the bottom of the second ring.

Secure in ends.

Position leaves to give them height and curvature, and hang in your desired location!

Finished project close up

Finished project in situ

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Lisa at Create & Craft


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