Christmas Wreath Knitting Pattern, Minature

Today I designed a quick pattern for a minature wreath. This little wreath will look lovely adorning your Christmas tree, front door or anywhere in your home. I love hanging these tiny ornaments on our door handles just to spread the Christmas cheer throughout our home:)

Green and red yarn. I used brushed Mohair for the wreath and DK yarn for the bow.
2 double pointed needles
Wool sewing needle
Pipe Cleaner if you would like your wreath to be stronger, I haven’t used one.

I have knitted this entire pattern with I-Cords, which make it super easy.
I knitted two 10 inch I-Cords for the wreath.
For the first I-cord I cast on 4 stitches and for the second I cast on 3 stitches.

The two I-cords for the wreath, sew in ends.

Sew the 2 ends of one side of your I-cords together.

Twist your two I-cords around one another.

Once you have twisted your two I-cords around one another, sew the other ends together.

Now join your ends and make a circle for your wreath.

With your red yarn, cast on two stitches and knit a 7 inch I-cord. Cast off and sew in your ends.

Fold for a bow and secure with a stitch.

Attach your bow to your wreath.

Hanging on our front door…

Happy weekend:)

Please note, this pattern is for personal use only, and not for resale, items knitted from this pattern may not be sold for commercial purposes, thank you.

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30 Responses to Christmas Wreath Knitting Pattern, Minature

  1. Miz Teresa November 20, 2010 at 3:56 pm #

    This little wreath is wonderful! Beautiful results for so simple a pattern.

  2. new dawn November 20, 2010 at 7:06 pm #

    wat een prachtige krans, beautiful.
    I love the thinks you make.
    greetings Nel

  3. Erin November 20, 2010 at 8:34 pm #

    Very cute :)I just love wreaths!

  4. gardenmama November 20, 2010 at 8:43 pm #

    a lovely idea!
    i think i will share this with the kids they will love making them!

  5. gea November 20, 2010 at 9:26 pm #

    o i love this little pattern!
    thank you!!

  6. Seaside Siblings November 20, 2010 at 10:57 pm #

    Beautiful, the kids destroyed my old wreath, so this will be prefect for this year.

  7. Féepoussière November 20, 2010 at 11:15 pm #

    oh but it’s so cute and adorable!
    As nice little pull down!

  8. Lollipopps Creations November 20, 2010 at 11:36 pm #

    Wow…what a beautiful little wreath. I might try and make one myself. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Rene' Sharp November 21, 2010 at 4:43 am #

    Another adorable ornament Linda. I have never tried i-cord knitting, so I really need to find your tutorial so I can give it a bash. Hope you are having a wonderful weekend, it has been a real hot sumnnery one here!!

  10. Shannon November 21, 2010 at 10:41 am #

    Ha! you my friend can make ANYTHING out of wool! xx

  11. Rachel November 23, 2010 at 6:50 am #

    So clever and cute! You do a great job on your tutorials!

  12. Val November 23, 2010 at 8:38 am #

    Youngest will be able to manage this…what an excellent idea THANK YOU!!!

  13. ecoMILF November 23, 2010 at 11:21 am #

    beautiful! xo m.

  14. WonderWhyGal November 26, 2010 at 2:33 pm #

    You always have the best instructions. Thank you for the instructions.

  15. Melissa Plank November 26, 2010 at 7:01 pm #

    Darling as always, these would make nice holiday napkin rings too!

  16. AllyB November 26, 2010 at 9:33 pm #

    Fabulous idea! I’m off to find the red and green Cascade 220 I have stashed around here somewhere. This would be a great Mom gift as she loves holiday decorations. Thank you for posting it.

  17. Wabi-Sabi Wanderings November 27, 2010 at 4:07 am #

    These would be wonderful ornaments for the kidlets to craft and gift. Great idea!

  18. jessecreations November 27, 2010 at 3:16 pm #

    So cute! I just finished turning your pumpkins into a garland. Now I’m going to have to make wreaths next, ha ha! 🙂


  19. Valarie November 29, 2010 at 3:11 am #

    This is very sweet. I think it would be fun to make name tag napkin holders out of these. They are so dainty and charming. Thanks for sharing this Linda.

  20. K December 6, 2010 at 9:15 pm #

    Oh, you are so clever. I really like this. Next step: heavy and unmodest embellishment with BEADS!! But the next thing I want to do is your white sweater. So many things I want to try. Eternity will not be long enough for all the wonderful things to do. How do people every find time to do ugly or hurtful things – when there’s so much fun to be had in the beautiful?

  21. Anonymous January 15, 2012 at 6:50 pm #

    I love this pattern. I have been looking for something cute and easy to knit. I love knitting i-cord. I am glad to finally have something to do with it, most of the time I don’t know what to do with my little bits of i-cord that I make, but now I have something cute and easy to occupy my free time. I am going to make some into pins, or maybe sew one or more onto a hat or scarf. I could even make a whole Christmas themed blanket. I have patterns for dolls that can become gingerbread men, and since they are knit as two seperate halves and then sewn together, if I only make one half and then sew it onto a blanket that I knit, I could embroider on features and have a holiday blanket.

    Or I could tie them onto knit presents. Or glue them onto tags.

    So many possibilities. Thanks so much. These are so easy that even I can make them, and I am only 10 years old.

    Again, thanks so much.

  22. Anonymous January 15, 2012 at 6:52 pm #

    I was looking at your other patterns the other day but my computer was so slow that it was taking forever for it to load, but now I think I will go back and try them again.

  23. Anonymous June 30, 2012 at 10:45 pm #

    These are awesome wreaths. I have two different green yarns and both are fairly thin, so they will probably work. The dark green yarn would be perfect for it, but sadly, I think it might be too thick and become hard to work with. I have a lighter green yarn that is a more appropriate thickness, but the color is not a good one for the project. How many times have I wanted a thicker green yarn? Many, many times, but my yarn stash is very limited and I never stick with a project idea that I haven’t started long enough for it to be worth going to the store and buying special yarn for it. I love making i-cord and never had much to do with it… I need more projects like this. Anybody know of any good i-cord projects?

  24. Anonymous June 30, 2012 at 10:48 pm #

    I have been looking for something like this for weeks. I am knitting a cardigan for my grandmother and want a special decoration for the tag. I will definitely use this. But first I need to finish the cardigan… I’m getting ahead of myself again.

  25. Emma September 28, 2012 at 1:31 pm #

    How clever and how simple. Thanks for sharing it!

  26. Tiffany October 31, 2012 at 5:19 am #

    Fantastic Pattern. Love how you mix the 2 different types of yarn.

  27. karen August 23, 2014 at 7:28 pm #

    great- last year i made the whole office holly brooches to wear at the regional away day–now i have found one for this year also looking at your other little ones to yarn bomb the office christmas tree

  28. Judi Concanon December 5, 2014 at 4:36 pm #

    I did this pattern with a slightly fuzzy white acrylic lace yarn that had tiny sequins woven into it. I knitted a single I cord for the wreath by changing needles and decreasing to 3 stitches. I also added a doubled length of yarn and braided it with the wreath I cord to stabilize the twisting. I added bows in various colors and created a set of mini ornaments for my sons 6 (4 adopted) children. Each ornament also had a tiny Christmas button in the center and was presented to each child in a white voile gift bag with the promise that grandma would add a new knitted ornament each child every Christmas. I love that seeing your pattern inspired a new family tradition and my grandchildren will have a set of mini ornaments to take with them when they leave home! My hope is that years after I am gone, they will remember me and getting this little set of handmade ornaments.


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