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Crochet Acorn Garland {Fall Decor}

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In this post, you will see how to create your very own crochet acorn garland.

At this time of the year, many people decorate their homes for autumn with pine cones, acorns, pumpkins, and other things that celebrate the season.

Scroll down for the free pattern or you can grab your printer-friendly, ad-free PDF here.

crochet acorn garland hanging in a fall tree

Make Your Own Autumn Garland

This season is the perfect time to go on fall walks in those crunchy leaves, drink hot chocolate by the fire, and get out those WIP’s (works in progress) that need to be finished off.

Making this sweet autumn garland will allow you to bring some of those lovely autumnal colors inside.

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You can add more or fewer acorns depending on how long you want the garland to be.

I also use some twine to thread through the stems of the acorns, so that the rustic look was just right.

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Crochet acorn garland

What You Need To Get Started

From crocheting or knitting your own pumpkins to creating your very own crochet acorns, you can make garlands, table displays, and more.

All you really need to get started are a few materials, including leftover yarns from your stash, fiberfill, and makers tools that include scissors and a darning needle.

The acorns are really easy to make and measure around 3″ when finished.

crochet acorn garland free

Great for stashbusting too!

I used scraps leftover from another project in light brown and dark brown.

But you could use any colors to make your acorns, they don’t have to be in those colors.

Making your own fall decor can make your home have a gorgeous rustic look.

crochet acorn in fall colours

Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern

This pattern is great for any advanced beginners.

crochet acorn garland hanging from a tree in fall

Crochet Acorn Garland

Grab the inexpensive ad-free, PDF printable pattern in my shop here.

Notes

The pattern is written using US crochet terms and abbreviations.

You can find a free PDF of both US and UK terms and abbreviations here.

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Gauge = 18 sc sts in 4″

The finished acorn measures – 3″ long by 2″ wide without the stem.

The Supplies You Need

Yarn

  • Any DK yarn (around 10-20g for one acorn)

Hooks

  • 3.5mm (US E/4) hook
  • 4mm (US G/6) hook

Notions

  • Stitch marker
  • Darning needle
  • Scissors

Other Materials

  • Fiberfill stuffing
Crochet acorn garland strung together with twine

Abbreviations

  • CH – chain
  • Rem – Remaining
  • Rep – Repeat
  • SC – Single crochet
  • SC2tog – Single crochet 2 stitches together
  • St(s) – stitch(es)
  • PM – Place marker

Pattern Instructions

Acorn

Using the 3.5mm (US E/4) hook

  1. Ch 2, 6 SC in 2nd ch from hook (PM).
  2. 2 SC in each st around.
  3. *SC in the next 5 sts, 2 SC in next st*, rep from * to * twice.
  4. SC in the next 2 sts, * 2 SC in next st, SC in next 2 sts*, rep from * to * until the end of the round.
  5. SC in every st
  6. SC in every st
  7. SC in every st
  8. SC in every st
  9. SC in every st
  10. SC in every st
  11. *SC in next st, SC2tog* Rep from * to * until the end of the round.
  12. *SC2tog* Rep from * to * until the end of the round.

Using the yarn tail and darning needle – weave in and out of the stitches, pulling tight together to close the hole.

Weave in the loose ends.

Cap

Using the 4mm (US G/6) hook

  1. Ch 2, 6 SC in 2nd ch from hook.
  2. 2 SC in each st around.
  3. *SC in the next st, 2 SC in the next st*, Rep from * to * until the end of the round.
  4. *SC in the next 5 sts, 2 SC in the next st*, Rep from * to * until the end of the round.
  5. SC in each st around.
  6. SC2tog, SC in rem sts.
  7. Cut yarn a length of yarn about 6″ long.
  8. Close the loop and weave in loose ends at the top of the cap.
  9. Leave the long length of yarn, as this is needed to stitch the acorn into place.

Stem

Using the 4mm (US G/6) hook

  1. Ch 7, SC in 2nd ch from hook.
  2. SC in each st around.
  3. Leave a yarn tail and stitch into place on the top of the cap.

Making Up

Place the acorn into the cap and using the long length of yarn from the cap, stitch into place.

Weave in any loose ends.

acorn garland crochet

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3 Comments

  1. Thank you so much for the Pattern. I can’t wait to make this! It’s just what i was looking for , to hang from my mother’s hutch.

    1. Hello Barb, Thank you so much for your kind words – I am so happy you like the pattern. Happy crocheting! 🙂

  2. This is darling I can not wait to make for my squirrel friends they will think I have gone nuts 😉
    Thank you
    Kay Swanson Torrence