Sep
28

Halloween Hanging Ornaments

Ask Me Monday with Vickie Howell | Halloween Hanging Ormanents

Halloween Hanging Ornaments

This week on Ask Me Monday, I show to make Halloween Hanging Ornaments, a quick crochet project that uses scrap yarn from your stash.

It’s Halloween, season, folks!

This episode of Ask Me Monday is sponsored by Knitter’s PrideKnitPro

See more KP products during “Vic’s Tips” segments of The Knit Show!

Featured Knitter’s Pride Products:  Waves, Aluminum, and Ginger Crochet Hooks

 

MATERIALS

Small Amounts of Fingering/Sock-Yarn (I used Vickie Howell for Mad | Tosh TML Unicorn Tails in colors: Peace Fingers and Snaps)

Knitter’s Pride US E/3.5 mm Aluminum Hook

2″/5 cm Wooden Ring

Tapestry Needle

Scraps, Black Felt

Glue

FINISHED SIZE

Approx 6″ long, excluding hanging loop

Halloween Hanging Ornament by Vickie Howell

DIRECTIONS

Make Center Circle:

Using desired color, ch 3.

Rnd 1: 6 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Join rnd with a sl st. — 6hdc

Rnd 2: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in same space as ch, 2 hdc in next st and every st around. Join rnd with a sl st. — 12 hdc

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for seaming.

Cover Ring:

  • Insert hook through the center of the wooden ring, place a slip knot on the hook, pull the loop through the wooden ring, ch 1.

Crochet over ring.

  • Sc AROUND the wooden ring, until it’s completely covered. Join rnd with a sl st.
  • Fasten off.

FINISHING

Assemble:

  • Using long tail and tapestry needle, whip-stitch Center Circle to the inside of Ring.
  • Tie a 2″ hanging loop to top of ring.
  • Cut six, 8″ fringe strands yarn. Holding 2 pieces together, fold and attach fringe to center-bottom of Ring (through the loops of one, sc). Repeat on either side with 2 more pieces of fringe.
  • Weave in ends.

Pumpkin Only:

Crochet Pumpkin Hanging Ornament

  • Out of black felt, cut out 2, triangle eyes; 1 triangle nose; 1 snaggle tooth mouth.
  • Glue pumpkin face to Center Circle.

Ghost Only:

Crochet Ghost Hanging Ornament by Vickie Howell

  • Out of black felt, cut out 2 oval eyes, and 1 wobbly mouth.
  • Glue pumpkin face to Center Circle.

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