Simple Crochet Wall Hanging Pattern and Video (Free)

A simple crochet wall hanging is the perfect handmade home decor item for beginners! This free crochet pattern uses cotton yarn, basic stitches, and fringe to create newbie friendly wall art.

Are you ready to practice increasing in the cutest possible way? I definitely am! For Day 25 of the Newbie Series, we’ll be using our increases from yesterday to crochet a simple fringed wall hanging with a tapered, triangular bottom and two rows of lace.

It sounds complicated, but you’ll only need half-double crochets, double crochets, chains, and the increasing skills we worked on yesterday.

crocheted wall hanging and a hand holding dishie cotton yarn with text "simple fringed wall hanging - beginner crochet pattern from: you should craft"

Disclaimer: Please note that some of the links contained in this post are affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of the links, you will pay the same prices as always, but You Should Craft will receive a small commission that helps us provide free crochet patterns. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

Crocheting a Simple Wall Hanging

Have you seen those intricate crochet wall hangings (like this one from Meghan Makes Do!)? So pretty, right?! But damn if it doesn’t look complicated, especially for a new crocheter.

Today, we’ll crochet a simple wall hanging. It’s adorable, there’s fringe, and, most importantly, it’s a perfect project for beginners!

Learn how to crochet in 30 days with our newbie series! Get daily tutorials and free patterns to guide your crochet journey. Sign up here ⬇⬇

Tools Needed to Crochet a Wall Hanging

Have you noticed that your worsted weight acrylic yarn stretches more than your cotton yarn? That’s good for lots of things! That stretch helped us get a perfect fit on our ribbed beanies and ear warmers.

Buttttt, sometimes we don’t want that. For a wall hanging, it’s possible that the weight of the fabric and fringe can pull down over time and stretch out your project. Not good.

Luckily, we have another yarn to save the day! Dishie cotton is PURRFECT for a crochet wall hanging. It’s smooth, has great stitch definition, and won’t stretch out over time. There are a million colors, but I used Verdigris and Kenai for the sample wall hangings you see in the pictures.

It would cut it pretty close, but you could squeeze THREE simple fringed wall hangings out of one $2.99 ball of Dishie! Don’t you love great value?!

Share your Fringed Crochet Wall Hangings!

I love seeing what you’ve crocheted! Whether you’re participating in the 30-day Newbie Series or not, use #YSCNewbie to show off your WIPs and finished wall hangings!

Regardless of your social media preferences, be sure to tag me (@youshouldcraft) in your posts so I can drool over your projects and re-share your work in my stories and on my feed!

And if you’re a Facebook person, share your work and connect with other crocheters in The You Should Craft Crochet Community FB group!

two crocheted wall hangings on a blue background with text "simple fringed wall hanging - beginner crochet pattern from: you should craft"

How to Crochet a Simple Wall Hanging

Supplies / Materials

NOTE: My friends at WeCrochet provided the supplies for the Newbie Series.

Size / Gauge

4 x 4 inches = 10 rows of 14 hdc

Finished Size: 6.5 x 11 inches

Abbreviations / Techniques

NOTE: This pattern uses US crochet terminology.

Simple Crochet Wall Hanging – Video Tutorial

Are videos more your speed? Here’s a full video tutorial to walk you through how to crochet a simple wall hanging.

Wall Hanging Pattern Notes

  • In Rows 14 and 21, ch 3 counts as one stitch
  • For Rows 15 and 22, crochet into the ch space

Simple Crochet Wall Hanging Written Pattern

ch 2

ROW 1: 2 hdc in second ch from hook (2)

ROW 2: ch 1 and turn, 2 hdc in each of the next 2 st (4)

ROW 3: ch 1 and turn, 2 hdc, hdc in next 2 st, 2 hdc (6)

ROW 4: ch 1 and turn, 2 hdc, hdc in next 4 st, 2 hdc (8)

ROW 5: ch 1 and turn, 2 hdc, hdc in next 6 st, 2 hdc (10)

ROW 6: ch 1 and turn, 2 hdc, hdc in next 8 st, 2 hdc (12)

ROW 7: ch 1 and turn, 2 hdc, hdc in next 10 st, 2 hdc (14)

ROW 8: ch 1 and turn, 2 hdc, hdc in next 12 st, 2 hdc (16)

ROW 9: ch 1 and turn, 2 hdc, hdc in next 14 st, 2 hdc (18)

ROW 10: ch 1 and turn, 2 hdc, hdc in next 16 st, 2 hdc (20)

ROW 11: ch 1 and turn, 2 hdc, hdc in next 18 st, 2 hdc (22)

ROWS 12 – 13: ch 1 and turn, hdc across (22)

teal crocheted triangle with a red hook on a white wooden background

ROW 14: ch 3 (counts as dc), dc, *ch 1, sk 1, dc* 10 times (22)

ROWS 15 – 20: ch 1 and turn, hdc across (22)

ROW 21: Repeat Row 14

ROWS 22 – 25: ch 1 and turn, hdc across (22)

Trim yarn, leaving a tail of approximately 3 feet

teal crocheted wall hanging on a stick, hand pulling a tapestry needle

Finishing Off

Align the top of your crochet wall hanging with your stick or dowel. Using your tapestry needle, carefully wrap the yarn around the stick and through the tops of the stitches in Row 25. Since you had 22 stitches in the row, you should end up with ~22 loops on your branch/dowel.

To finish off, add fringe as desired.

I used three ~8 inch long pieces of yarn for each section of fringe, and placed them at the very bottom of the wall hanging and at the ends of most rows.

In order to hang up your creation, you’ll need to add an extra piece of yarn or wire to the top.

Thanks for reading! I hope you’ve enjoyed this simple crochet wall hanging pattern.

More Free Crochet Patterns

Looking for more beginner friendly crochet patterns? Check out these round-ups:

hand holding up a teal crocheted wall hanging, next to a ball of Dishie cotton yarn with text "simple fringed wall hanging - beginner crochet pattern from you should craft"