Last year I crocheted an Autumn Garland to hang on my fireplace and
I have to admit to falling in love with everything about it -
from the Autumn colours, to the little acorns, to the cosy feel that it
brought to the room,
so when lovecrochet.com asked me to put a tutorial together
for them I jumped at the chance.
And here it is - the 2015 model !
This year I worked it slightly differently in that I went for more of a rustic feel
by making the main garland chain in twine.
I wanted to create something that was not only simple to do
but that had a more natural look to it.
I used a 4 ply cotton yarn, as I find that cotton brings a really good texture
and definition to smaller crochet items.
Without a shadow of doubt my most favourite part was making the teeny acorns -
I just love them !
There is something truly satisfying about quietly hooking away
making these little treasures of nature.
I made the leaves in a selection of beautiful Autumnal shades,
and then it was simply a matter of putting them in to little bunches
and hanging them on the twine.
I added little tiny wooden pegs to mine as a finishing touch.
The full pattern and tutorial can be found here at blog.lovecrochet.com
or in the right hand side bar of my blog.