Crocheted Plant Hangers: A Stylish Addition to Your Home

All 3 sizes of these crocheted plant hangers use very little yarn and can be made in a very short amount of time – they’re great stash buster projects!

Three neutral colored crochet plant hangers with wooden beads.
This crocheted plant hanger pattern includes 3 sizes!

Looking to add a touch of elegance and charm to your indoor space? Look no further than these crocheted plant hangers. Made with love and creativity, these hangers are a simple yet stunning accessory to display your favorite houseplants. Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or just starting out, these hangers are a perfect project to showcase your skills. Let’s dive into the instructions for creating your very own crocheted plant hangers.

Small Size Plant Hanger Instructions

Small Basket Base

To get started with the small size plant hanger, we’ll begin with the basket base. This section is worked in a spiral, so make sure to use a scrap piece of yarn to keep track of each round.

Rnd 1: With a 5.00mm crochet hook, ch 2, work 7 sc into the 2nd ch from your hook. Do not join. (7 sts)
Rnd 2: Sc in the first st, 2 sc in each remaining st. (13 sts)
Rnd 3: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in the next st) rep from ( to ) around. (19 sts)
Rnd 4: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 2 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (25 sts)
Rnd 5: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 3 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (31 sts)
Rnd 6: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 4 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (37 sts)

After completing the basket base, continue on to the basket. The diameter of the basket base should be around 3-⅛”.

Small Basket

The next step is to work on the small basket. Follow these instructions to create the basket:

Rnd 1 (RS): Working in BLO, sc in each st around. Join with a sl st to the 1st st. (37 sts)
Rnd 2 (RS): Switch to a 4.00mm crochet hook, ch 1, sc in each of the first 2 sts, (ch 7, skip each of the next 3 sts, sc in each of the next 3 sts) work from ( to ) 5 times, ch 7, skip each of the next 3 sts, sc in each of the last 2 sts. Join. Turn. (19 sts + 6 ch-7's)
Rnd 3 (WS): Ch 1, sc in the first st, (ch 4, sc in the middle of the next ch-7 sp, ch 4, sc in the middle sc of the next 3 sc group) work from ( to ) 5 times, ch 4, sc in the middle of the next ch-7 sp, ch 4, sc in the last st. Join. Turn. (13 sts + 12 ch-4's)
Rnd 4: Ch 8, (counts as 1st tr & ch-4 sp), (sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, sc in the next ch-4 sp, ch 7) work from ( to ) 5 times, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, sc in the next ch-4 sp, ch 4, tr in the last st. Join with a sl st in the 4th ch. Turn. (20 sts + 2 ch-4's + 6 ch-7's)
Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in the first st, (ch 4, sc in the middle sc of the next 3 sc group, ch 4, sc in the middle of the next ch-7 sp) work from ( to ) 5 times, ch 4, sc in the middle sc of the next 3 sc group, ch 4, sc in the last st. Join. Turn. (13 sts + 12 ch-4's)
Rnd 6 (RS): Switch to a 5.00mm crochet hook, ch 1, sc in the first st, sc in the next ch-4 sp, (ch 4, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, sc in the next ch-4 sp) work from ( to ) 5 times, ch 4, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the last st. Join. (19 sts + 6 ch-4's)
Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each of the first 2 sts, (3 sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, ch 3, skip the next st, sc in the next sc) work from ( to ) 2 times, 3 sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in each of the next 3 sc, (3 sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, ch 3, skip the next st, sc in the next sc) work from ( to ) 2 times, 3 sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in each of the last 2 sc. Join. (33 sts + 4 ch-3's)

After completing the basket, fasten off and weave in the ends. The height of the basket should be approximately 2.5″ H.

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Two medium crochet plant hangers in ecru and sea glass cotton yarn.
These plant hangers are the medium size and made using the colors beach glass and ecru.

Medium Size Plant Hanger Instructions

To create a medium-sized plant hanger, you’ll follow similar instructions as the small size but with a few variations. Let’s get started!

Medium Basket Base

Rnd 1: With a 5.00mm crochet hook, ch 2, work 7 sc into the 2nd ch from your hook. Do not join. (7 sts)
Rnd 2: Sc in the first st, 2 sc in each remaining st. (13 sts)
Rnd 3: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in the next st) rep from ( to ) around. (19 sts)
Rnd 4: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 2 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (25 sts)
Rnd 5: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 3 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (31 sts)
Rnd 6: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 4 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (37 sts)
Rnd 7: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 5 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (43 sts)

After completing the basket base, continue on to the basket. The diameter of the basket base should be around 3-¾”.

Medium Basket

Rnd 1 (RS): Working in BLO, sc in each st around. Join with a sl st to the 1st st. (43 sts)
Rnd 2 (RS): Switch to a 4.00mm crochet hook, ch 1, sc in each of the first 2 sts, (ch 7, skip each of the next 3 sts, sc in each of the next 3 sts) work from ( to ) 6 times, ch 7, skip each of the next 3 sts, sc in each of the last 2 sts. Join. Turn. (22 sts + 7 ch-7's)
Rnd 3 (WS): Ch 1, sc in the first st, (ch 4, sc in the middle of the next ch-7 sp, ch 4, sc in the middle sc of the next 3 sc group) work from ( to ) 6 times, ch 4, sc in the middle of the next ch-7 sp, ch 4, sc in the last st. Join. Turn. (15 sts + 14 ch-4's)
Rnd 4: Ch 8, (counts as 1st tr & ch-4 sp), (sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, sc in the next ch-4 sp, ch 7) work from ( to ) 6 times, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, sc in the next ch-4 sp, ch 4, tr in the last st. Join with a sl st in the 4th ch. Turn. (23 sts + 2 ch-4's + 6 ch-7's)
Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in the first st, (ch 4, sc in the middle sc of the next 3 sc group, ch 4, sc in the middle of the next ch-7 sp) work from ( to ) 6 times, ch 4, sc in the middle sc of the next 3 sc group, ch 4, sc in the last st. Join. Turn. (15 sts + 14 ch-4's)
Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in the first st, sc in the next ch-4 sp, (ch 7, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, sc in the next ch-4 sp) work from ( to ) 6 times, ch 7, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the last st. Join. Turn. (22 sts + 7 ch-7's)
Rnds 7 - 9: Rep Rnds 3 - 5.
Rnd 10 (RS): Switch to a 5.00mm crochet hook, ch 1, sc in the first st, sc in the next ch-4 sp, (ch 4, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, sc in the next ch-4 sp) work from ( to ) 6 times, ch 4, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the last st. Join. (22 sts + 7 ch-4's)
Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc in each of the first 2 sts, 3 sc in the next ch-4 sp, (sc in the next sc, ch 3, skip the next st, sc in the next sc, 3 sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in each of the next 3 sc, 3 sc in the next ch-4 sp) work from ( to ) 3 times, ch 3, sc in the last st. Join. (39 sts + 4 ch-3's)

After completing the basket, fasten off and weave in the ends. The height of the basket should be approximately 3.75″ H.

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Large Size Plant Hanger Instructions

For those who desire a larger and more impactful display, the large size plant hanger is perfect. Let’s dive into the instructions.

Large Basket Base

Rnd 1: With a 5.00mm crochet hook, ch 2, work 7 sc into the 2nd ch from your hook. Do not join. (7 sts)
Rnd 2: Sc in the first st, 2 sc in each remaining st. (13 sts)
Rnd 3: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in the next st) rep from ( to ) around. (19 sts)
Rnd 4: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 2 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (25 sts)
Rnd 5: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 3 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (31 sts)
Rnd 6: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 4 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (37 sts)
Rnd 7: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 5 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (43 sts)
Rnd 8: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 6 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (49 sts)
Rnd 9: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 7 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (55 sts)
Rnd 10: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 8 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (61 sts)
Rnd 11: Sc in the first st, (2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 9 sts) rep from ( to ) around. (67 sts)

After completing the basket base, continue on to the basket. The diameter of the basket base should be around 6″.

Large Basket

Rnd 1 (RS): Working in BLO, sc in each st around. Join with a sl st to the 1st st. (67 sts)
Rnd 2 (RS): Switch to a 4.00mm crochet hook, ch 1, sc in each of the first 2 sts, (ch 7, skip each of the next 3 sts, sc in each of the next 3 sts) work from ( to ) 10 times, ch 7, skip each of the next 3 sts, sc in each of the last 2 sts. Join. Turn. (34 sts + 11 ch-7's)
Rnd 3 (WS): Ch 1, sc in the first st, (ch 4, sc in the middle of the next ch-7 sp, ch 4, sc in the middle sc of the next 3 sc group) work from ( to ) 10 times, ch 4, sc in the middle of the next ch-7 sp, ch 4, sc in the last st. Join. Turn. (23 sts + 22 ch-4's)
Rnd 4: Ch 8, (counts as 1st tr & ch-4 sp), (sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, sc in the next ch-4 sp, ch 7) work from ( to ) 10 times, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, sc in the next ch-4 sp, ch 4, tr in the last st. Join with a sl st in the 4th ch. Turn. (35 sts + 2 ch-4's + 10 ch-7's)
Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in the first st, (ch 4, sc in the middle sc of the next 3 sc group, ch 4, sc in the middle of the next ch-7 sp) work from ( to ) 10 times, ch 4, sc in the middle sc of the next 3 sc group, ch 4, sc in the last st. Join. Turn. (23 sts + 22 ch-4's)
Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in the first st, sc in the next ch-4 sp, (ch 7, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, sc in the next ch-4 sp) work from ( to ) 10 times, ch 7, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the last st. Join. Turn. (34 sts + 11 ch-7's)
Rnds 7 - 13: Rep Rnds 3 - 6, ending with a Rnd 5.
Rnd 14 (RS): Switch to a 5.00mm crochet hook, ch 1, sc in the first st, sc in the next ch-4 sp, (ch 4, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the next sc, sc in the next ch-4 sp) work from ( to ) 10 times, ch 4, sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in the last st. Join. (34 sts + 11 ch-4's)
Rnd 15: Ch 1, sc in each of the first 2 sts, 3 sc in the next ch-4 sp, (sc in the next sc, ch 3, skip the next st, sc in the next sc, 3 sc in the next ch-4 sp, sc in each of the next 3 sc, 3 sc in the next ch-4 sp) work from ( to ) 3 times, ch 3, sc in the last st. Join. (57 sts + 4 ch-3's)

After completing the basket, fasten off and weave in the ends. The height of the basket should be approximately 5.75″ H.

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Large taupe and small ecru crochet plant hangers.
This photo shows the smallest and largest plant hangers.

Hanging Rings

To complete your plant hangers, you have three options for hanging rings: wooden, milk jug, or crocheted rings. Choose the one that best suits your style and follow the instructions provided in the original article.

Chevron Hanger

For those looking to add a unique touch to their plant hanger, the chevron hanger pattern is the perfect choice. Follow these instructions to create a stunning chevron hanger:

Row 1: With a 4.00mm crochet hook, ch 1, sl st into the first st (counts as a st), hdc in the next st, dc in the next st, (tr, ch 2, tr) in the next st, dc in the next st, hdc in the next st, sl st in the next st (counts as a st). Turn. (8 sts + ch-2)
Rows 2 - 11: Ch 1, skip the first st, working in the BLO, sc in each of the next 3 sts, sc in the next ch, ch 2, sc in the next ch, sc in each of the next 2 sts, skip the next st, sc in the last st. Turn. (8 sts + ch-2)

After completing the chevron hanger, continue on to the assembly instructions provided in the original article.

With these instructions in hand, you’re ready to create your own stunning and unique crocheted plant hangers. Whether you choose the small, medium, or large size, you’ll have a beautiful addition to your home decor. So gather your materials, follow the instructions, and let your creativity flourish!

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