DIY Mini Crochet Christmas Wreath


DIY Mini Crochet Christmas Wreath

Make a DIY Mini Crochet Christmas Wreath with this free crochet Christmas pattern. This makes a great tree ornament or gift topper for the holiday season. Use fun holiday colors and add bells for a festive embellishment that finishes off this mini wreath quite nicely. Single crochet is used, which makes this an easy crochet pattern for you to work up in no time before Christmas.


Crochet Hook4.5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)


  • Small Ball of Green, Red, White, or any Christmas yarn (worsted weight)
  • Crochet Hook 4.50 mm (Or any size to obtain gauge) Wire (At least 12 Inches) Scissors
  • Optional: Bells (At least 10), Sewing Needle, Thread

Stitches Used: Chain (ch) Slip Stitch (sl st) Single Crochet (sc)

Fold the wire in half and twist the wire near the top. This will create the hole that can hang on a hook. Take the two ends and twist them together while bending the wire in a circular form. This will be the shape of the wreath.

Make a slip knot and rest the wire on your hook. Pull up a loop, yo and pull through. This will lock the yarn on the wire.
Row 1. Sc 3 times around the wire and ch 3. Repeat this until the whole wreath is full of 3 sc’s and ch 3’s. Sl st in the 1st sc and fasten off.

Thread your needle and weave the bells through the wreath going back and forth through the stitches. You may place the bells in any place and order. Fasten off.

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I too thought this would be a great craft project for a senior home, but I agree with the comment below that actual wire similar to a coat hanger might not be the best option for motor skills and safety. I DO, however, love the idea of the pipe cleaners! You can easily twist several together to make the wreath ring as large as you'd like it. This is a great excuse to use that Christmas yarn the stores offer each holiday season.

I thought I could use this pattern for my senior ladies, but they had a lot of trouble negotiating around the wire itself. This is more of a craft as it uses a minimal amount of actual crochet. I can see this being a childrens craft, and using finger crochet instead of hooks. A long craft pipe cleaner might be a safer option than the suggested wire. I understand what the author is attempting, but I cant see working up this project myself.

Try and be REAL specific in your directions. Love your pattern ideas, but there are MANY things missing. Sorry, 35+ year crocheter. LOVE your ideas though. Maybe, (if you can that is) redo your patterns! You say, use wire - twist etc.... what wire, what is the 'gauge' of the wire, what wire did YOU use? Wire can mean, well .... a LOT of different types! Love this idea, but I don't want to 'figure out' how to do it. :(


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