12 Days of Christmas: Rustic Wall Hanging – Photo & Written Tutorial

12 Days of Christmas: Rustic Wall Hanging – Photo & Written Tutorial

Our 7th day of Christmas brings more holiday decor! This rustic wall hanging has elements of crochet and craft mixed with elements of the outdoors. Follow through my step by step instructions and make your own wall hanging today.


The Materials I used are as follows:

Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Gold and Green

Chic Sheep Yarn (Red Heart) in Linen

3 Pinecones (from outside)

A Large Stick from outside

Cinnamon Sticks


Size H-5.00mm Crochet Hook


Step 1: I tied yarn to the stick on each end to make it be able to hang on a hook

Step 2: I crocheted the stars and tree (See pattern below)

Step 3: I used the Linen yarn and tied the pinecones, cinnamon sticks, stars and tree to the wall hanging using the Linen colored yarn.

It was so easy! I finished in an hour!!




Rnd 1: Ch 3, 10 dc in 3rd Ch from hook, sl st to first st. (10)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 dc each st around, sl st to first st. (20)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, *hdc in next st, [2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc] in next st, hdc in next st, sl st in next st*, repeat from * around, end with Sl st in last st. Sl st to first st to close round. Fasten off, Weave in ends. (5 points made)



I followed along to this pattern by Carol from Pure Sugar blog. She designed the Country Christmas Crochet Garland and I used the motif for the tree design in the center.


When I put everything together, this is how it looks! It’s so lovely on my wall!




Crochet Tutorial: Bows and Bells Napkin Rings

Our first crochet project in the 12 Days of Christmas, starts with this Bows and Bells Napkin Rings! This project takes a common household item and transforms it to make these lovely tabletop decorations.

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These napkin rings use an every day household item that usually gets tossed in the trash or recycled. This project is a great way to reduce waste and reuse your tissue paper rolls!


While I was experimenting and playing around with the napkin ring, I noticed a flame-less tea-light candle fit inside the ring perfectly! ((Disclaimer: DO NOT USE OR LIGHT A REAL CANDLE WITH THIS PIECE)) Sitting on the side of a shelf, this looks very festive!


Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to make these napkin rings:

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Teacher: Nadia Fuad
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Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in any color you want. I used Green and Red
-Jingle Bells
-Tissue Paper Insert Roll
-G/6-4.25mm Crochet Hook
-E-3.50mm Crochet Hook
-Yarn Needle

-You do not have to use a cardboard piece on the inside of your napkin ring. You can just sew it closed without anything inside.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SK: Skip
SC: Single Crochet


If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial to have visual instructions.

Cut pieces of cardboard from the Tissue Rings

With Green:
Ch 9
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and across, ch 1, turn
Rows 2-25: SC in each st across, ch 1, turn (8 sts)
You can continue working more or less rows depending on how big your cardboard ring is.
Fasten off with long tail for sewing.
Sew crochet piece around cardboard piece.
See video tutorial for visual instructions.

With Red
Ch 20
Round 1: SC in 1st ch and each ch around
Place stitch marker and work the rest of the rounds in continuous rounds
Rounds 2-5: Working in BLO, SC in each st around
Fasten off with really long tail

Bow strand:
Ch 15
HDC in 2nd ch from hook and next 5 chs, HDC3TOG, HDC in last 6 chs
Fasten off.
Weave in ends



Wrap yarn around bow and bow strand making a cute bow. Sew to napkin ring, sew on bow.