I’m back again with an eye-mazing pattern and this time we’ll be making a crochet evil eye wall art piece. As I mentioned in previous posts, the crochet eye applique is one of my most popular patterns. Over the years, I’ve gotten requests to design more eye-themed patterns.
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Last month, we explored the wonders of the crochet eye granny squares. This month we’ll be taking that pattern, spicing it up and making our very own evil eye wall hanging. Let’s get to it!
Details on the Evil Eye Wall Art
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About the Evil Eye
The evil eye is mentioned a couple of times across the Bible and is connected to materialism, envy and an obsession with wealth, to the point of competing so you can equal or outdo others. This wall art is a reminder to not envy others and their possessions because God will generously provide all we need.
Reference :Mark 7:1-23 (emphasis on v. 20-23), Proverbs 28:22, Proverbs 23:1-8 (emphasis on v. 6) and 2 Corinthians 9:8-10.
Crochet Evil Eye Wall Art Pattern
Skill Level: Beginner
- 35 yards total of acrylic fingering weight yarn in:
- Black (C1) 1 yard
- Navy blue (C2) 2 yards
- Sky blue (C3) 3 yards
- White (C4) 3 yards
- Royal blue (C5) 6 yards
- Gold (C6) 20 yards
- 2 mm crochet hook
- 2 pearl beads
- Darning needle
Stitches and terms used:
- Ch= chain
- Sl st= slip stitch
- Sc= single crochet
- Hdc= half double crochet
- Dc= double crochet
- Tr= treble crochet
- “= inch(es)
- St(s)= stitch(es)
- Sp(s)= space(s)
- C1, C2, C3, C4, C5 & C6= Colour 1, Colour 2, Colour 3, Colour 4, Colour 5 & Colour 6
Size: With the yarn and hook specified Eye Granny Square measures approximately 4” across and 10” in height (including tassels)
Yarn alternatives: Any fingering weight, #1 or 4 ply yarn
Gauge: Using Fingering Weight yarn and 2 mm crochet hook, 15 sts & 5 rows in dc = 2”
- Read through the pattern before starting your work just to be sure you don’t have any questions that might cause frustration while working on the project.
- This pattern is written in US terms. For a conversion into UK terms, get my free eBook with the conversion charts here.
- The pattern is worked in joined rounds.
- This pattern starts with a magic ring. For a detailed tutorial on how to work and secure the magic ring, read through my blog post on the same.
- Make all colour changes in the last 2 loops of the final stitch of the old colour.
The Evil Eye Wall Art is made from using my crochet eye square pattern. So, first follow this pattern to make the eye granny square. Use the colours below:
- Rnd 1: Black
- Rnd 2: Navy blue
- Rnd 3: Sky blue
- Rnd 4: White
- Rnd 5 & 6: Royal blue
- Rnd 7: Gold
- Using C6, cut out 56 pieces of 11” yarn. Holding 2 pieces together, start from the 38th st and work tassels across the next 28 sts.
- Insert your hook in the st that your worked the last tassel on.
- Sl st in this st and in each st across to the corner sp. Ch 4 and continue working sl sts into every st until you get to the 1st tassel. Sl st into the sp and fasten off.
- Use white yarn to embroider eye detail between Rnd 1 and 2.
- Insert the pearl beads through the tassels as shown below and secure with a knot.
- Weave in all your ends.
And there you have it. Your very own crochet evil eye wall art. I’d love to see you process and finished product so please tag me @morines_shop on Instagram or share you projects on Ravelry. If you have any questions about this pattern, please leave a comment below or use the contact form.