Easy Crochet Christmas Wreath

Christmas wreaths are a classic festive decoration, and creating one with crochet can add a personal touch to your holiday decor.

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to crochet a simple yet charming Christmas wreath pattern that’s perfect for beginners.

Materials Needed:

  • Green yarn (preferably worsted weight)
  • Crochet hook (size suitable for your yarn)
  • Red yarn for decorations
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle
  • Wreath base (optional)

Step 1: Crochet the Wreath Base

  1. Start with a Magic Circle: Create a loop with the yarn and work single crochet stitches into the loop. Join with a slip stitch to form a circle.
  2. Crochet in Rounds: Work single crochet stitches in a continuous spiral until you achieve the desired diameter for your wreath. It’s typically about 8-10 inches in diameter.
  3. Fasten Off: Once you reach the desired size, fasten off and weave in the loose ends using a yarn needle.

Step 2: Create the Crochet Leaves

  1. Chain Stitch: Begin by chaining a certain number of stitches (around 25-30, depending on the size you want for the leaves).
  2. Double Crochet: Work double crochet stitches into each chain stitch. This creates the leafy pattern.
  3. Forming the Leaf Shape: Once you reach the end of the chain, work slip stitches to create a tapered end, resembling the shape of a leaf.
  4. Make Multiple Leaves: Repeat the process to create several leaves, varying the number of chains to create leaves of different sizes.

Step 3: Decorate the Wreath

  1. Attach the Leaves: Use a yarn needle to attach the crochet leaves to the wreath base. Arrange them in a circular pattern, slightly overlapping each other, and sew them securely in place.
  2. Add Berries or Decorations: Using red yarn or any other festive color, crochet small circles or beads to represent berries. Sew them onto the wreath among the leaves to add a pop of color.
  3. Hang it up: Attach a loop or ribbon to the back of the wreath to hang it on your door or wall.

Optional Step: Wreath Base

If desired, use a ready-made wreath base (foam or wire) to attach your crochet decorations. This can provide a sturdier structure and make it easier to attach the crocheted elements.


Creating a crochet Christmas wreath can be a delightful way to add a handmade touch to your holiday decorations. With simple crochet stitches and a bit of creativity, even beginners can craft a beautiful wreath to adorn their homes during the festive season.

Happy crocheting and Merry Christmas!