I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that the colder months bring out my crafty side.
Recently, I’ve been obsessing over my bedroom and how to make it stand out. I love art and my walls have been feeling pretty empty. So, I’ve been looking at different pictures and posters, but I wanted something I could make myself. And that’s how I came across the idea of wall tapestries and hangings.
The Boho Wall Hanging bridges my love for crochet with my love for unique wall art. My favorite part about this wall hanging is the use of the window stitch. It breaks the tapestry into cohesive sections. It adds this really structured design element. And, in my opinion, the windows make the tapestry a part of the wall rather than just something hanging on it.
This wall hanging is all about texture which is why it utilizes a variety of stitches. Stitches as simple as single crochet to the more decorative bobble stitch.
This tapestry also uses some unique color choices. Instead of the traditional cream of most wall hangings, the boho wall hanging uses shades of grey with a subtle blue and pink hue.
The Ella Rae Cozy Alpaca yarn used, is really luxurious. It has a slight sheen which makes the variety of stitches stand out. It’s an acrylic alpaca blend, making it soft and machine washable. You can also iron the yarn in case you ever need to smooth out your tapestry.
Boho Wall Hanging Crochet Pattern
Skill level: Easy/Intermediate
Hook(s) size: G/6/4 mm
Yarn weight: medium (4)
Prefered type of yarn: Acrylic/alpaca blend
Suggested yarn: Ella Rae Cozy Alpaca: 1 skein each Color A – Stonewall, Color B – Sandcastle
Yarn yardage: Color A: 105 yds, Color B: 75 yds
Tools – scissors, tapestry needle, 17” dowel rod or branch
Approx. finished dimensions: Width: 8”, Length: (not including fringe) 12”, Fringe: 6”
Gauge: 2” = 7.5 sts by 9 rows
- Ch – chain, sc – single crochet, st(s) – stitch(es), dc – double crochet, sp – space, sc2tog – single crochet 2 together
- Bobble stitch – Insert hook into the next st, pull up a loop; [yo insert hook into the same st and pull up a loop] 4 times. Yo and pull through all loops on hook,
Ch 1 does not count as a stitch
Row 1: Sc into the second ch from the hook and into each ch across – 40 sts
Rows 2-5: Ch 1, turn. Sc into each st across.
Row 6: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn. Dc into the next st. *Ch 1, skip the next st, dc into the next st; repeat from * across. – 19 ch-1 sps, 21 dc
Row 7: Ch 3, turn. *Dc into the ch-1 sp, dc into the next st; repeat from * across to last 2 sts. Dc in last 2 sts. – 40 dc
Row 8: Ch 1, turn. Sc into each st across. – 40 dc
Row 9: Ch 1, turn. Sc into each of the next 19 sts; bobble st in next st, sc into the rem 20 sts – 1 bobble, 39 sc
Row 10: Ch 1, turn. Sc into each st across – 40 sc
Row 11: Ch 1, turn. Sc into the next 17 sts. Bobble st in next st, sc into the next 3 sts, bobble st in next st, sc into the remaining 18 sts – 2 bobbles, 38 sc
Row 12: Repeat row 10.
Row 13: Ch 1, turn. Sc into the next 15 sts. Bobble st in next st, sc into the next 7 sts, bobble st in next st, sc into the remaining 16 sts – 2 bobbles, 38 sc
Row 14: Repeat row 10.
Row 15: Ch 1, turn. Sc into the next 13 sts. Bobble st in next st, sc into the next 11 sts, bobble st in next st, sc into the remaining 14 sts – 2 bobbles, 38 sc
Row 16: Repeat row 10.
Row 17: Ch 1, turn. Sc into the next 11 sts. Bobble st in next st, sc into the next 15 sts, bobble st in the next st, sc into the remaining 12 sts. – 2 bobbles, 38 sc
Row 18: Repeat row 10.
Row 19: Repeat row 15.
Row 20: Repeat row 10.
Row 21: Repeat row 13.
Row 22: Repeat row 10.
Row 23: Repeat row 11.
Row 24: Repeat row 10.
Row 25: Repeat row 9.
Row 26: Repeat row 10.
Row 27: Repeat row 6.
Row 28: Repeat row 7.
Row 29-33: Ch 1, turn. Sc into each st across – 40 sts
Cut yarn and tie off. Attach color B
Row 34: Ch 1, turn. Sc into each st across – 40 sts
Row 35: Ch 1, turn. Sc2tog, sc into each st across to last 2 sts. Sc2tog in the last 2 sts – 38 sts
Repeat row 35 until 1 st remains. (You will be decreasing by 2 sts each row.)
Cut yarn and tie off
Using color B, wrap yarn around a 6” piece of cardboard 3 times. Pull fringe through the end of every row in the triangle portion of the project, and pull tight to create a knot.
Use a 17” piece of dowel or a branch and whip stitch color A around the first row to attach to the dowel or branch.
Using color A, cut a 36” piece of yarn. Fold in half and tie onto dowel to create a hanger
Weave in all ends
I think wall hangings are a really innovative way to bring crochet into the home. It’s truly a modern form of art, and you can personalize them to your decor. I decided to be a little selfish and keep this one all to myself, but you could easily make this Boho Wall Hanging as a gift. Maybe for a niece who just moved into a new home? Or a best friend who is an art aficionado!