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How to Make an Autumn Leaves Wreath

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand® Scarfie: Cream/Taupe, 1 ball (A) or color of choice
  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Glamour®: Moonstone, 1 ball (B); Copper, 1 ball (C) or colors of choice
  • Lion Brand® crochet hook size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
  • Craft foam wreath about 16" (40.5 cm) diameter
  • Clover pom-pom maker, small
  • Burlap leaf sprays (2)
  • Craft store acorns, pinecones & berries as desired
  • Twigs & small branches - either real fallen branches or purchased
  • Wire cutters
  • Craft glue
  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

    • SIZE
    • Finished Size About 16" (40.5 cm)

    • DIRECTIONS:

      With craft glue, glue one end of A to back of Wreath and allow to dry. Wrap entire Wreath with A, then cut yarn. Glue cut end of A to back of Wreath.
    • Pom-Poms
    • Following package directions, make about 20 pom-poms, using A, B, and C as desired.
    • Leave long yarn tails when tying off each pom-pom.

    • LEAVES
    • Using wire cutters, clip individual leaves from sprays, leaving a 3" (7.5 cm) stem on each leaf.
    • With craft glue, glue lengths of B or C onto leaves to make leaf veins. Glue one end of another length of B or C to leaf stem. Allow to dry. Wrap stem with B or C, then cut yarn. Glue cut end of yarn to stem to secure.

    • ASSEMBLY
    • Arrange twigs and branches onto Wreath, then hot glue in place. Arrange leaves onto Wreath, then hot glue in place.
    • Set one pom-pom aside for the hanging loop.
    • Tie remaining pom-poms together into groups of 2 or 3, then hot glue onto Wreath.
    • Hot glue acorns, pinecones and berries onto Wreath as desired.

    • FINISHING
    • Hanging Loop
    • With crochet hook and one strand of A and 2 strands of B held together, chain for about 24" (61 cm). Join with slip stitch in first chain. Fasten off, leaving 4" (10 cm) yarn tails.
    • Loop hanging loop around top of Wreath, then knot the yarn tails.
    • Tie a pom-pom onto the knotted tails.

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Lion Brand Scarfie Yarn - Cream/taupe

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Lion Brand Vanna's Glamour Yarn - Moonstone

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Lion Brand Crochet Hooks - K10-1/2 6.50mm

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16" Green Foam Wreath

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Panacea Products small Pine Cones-100 grams

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