Free coathanger crochet pattern

Get a little luxury into your everyday with these fun crochet coathanger covers by Hannah Cross

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If there’s one thing you can say about crocheters, it’s that we’ll always find some way to incorporate our favourite craft into every aspect of our lives. So if the your wardrobe is looking a bit drab, give it a burst of colour with these fab crochet coathanger covers!

You will need

  • DROPS Cotton Merino Uni Colour (50% wool, 50% cotton, 50g/110m) or alternative DK yarn, 1 ball of each:
  • Forest Green (11)
  • Red (06)
  • Powder Pink (05)
  • Mustard Yellow (15)
  • A 4mm (US G/6) hook
  • 3 padded coat hangers, 40cm long x 5cm deep

Tension

Tension is not critical for this project but may affect yarn quantities required

Measurements

To fit coat hanger 40cm (15in) long x 5cm (2in) deep

Abbreviations

You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using this handy chart.

Simply Crochet UK-to-US conversion chart

Notes

Make matching sides for each hanger, then join them in the way described for Hanger 1.

P.S. Our friends at Mollie Makes have another Free Crochet Coat Hanger pattern too if you’re looking for something different!

Free Coat Hanger Crochet Cover Pattern

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Yellow and Pink Hanger (make 2)

Using Mustard Yellow, ch62.

Row 1 (RS) Dc in second ch from hook, *ch1, skip1ch,dcinnextch;repfrom*toend, changing to Powder Pink on last yrh of last dc, turn. [61 sts]
In the following row, for the first Row 2 only, the sts worked in 2 rows below are worked into the foundation chain.

Row 2 Ch1 (does not count as st throughout patts), dc in first st, dc in next st 2 rows below, *ch1, skip 1 st, dc in next st 2 rows below; rep from * to last st, dc in last st, changing to Mustard on last yrh of last dc, turn.

Row 3 Ch1, dc in first st, *ch1, skip next st, dc in next st 2 rows below; rep from * to end, changing to Powder Pink on last yrh of last dc, turn.

Rows 2-3 create the pattern.

Rows 4-11 Repeat pattern for 8 more rows. Fasten off.

Border (Both alike)

Round 1 (RS) Using Red, with RS facing and with Row 1 at top, join with ss to first st of foundation chain, ch1 (does not count as st), dc in next 61 sts, rotate and work 6dc evenly up side, rotate and work dc in next 61 sts of long edge, rotate and work 6dc evenly up side, ss in first dc to join. [134 sts]
Fasten off.

Continue using Red.

With WS together, align front and back pieces and work a dc seam through both layers in BL only. When you reach the centre top edge of the Hanger, skip 1 st and insert the hanger hook through the hole before continuing the seam, ss to first dc.

Fasten off and weave in ends

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Red & Pink Hanger (make 2)

Using Red, ch62.

Row 1 (WS) Htr in second ch from hook, htr in each ch to end, changing to Powder Pink on last yrh of last htr, turn. [61 sts]

Row 2 Ch1, htr in bl of each st to end, changing to Red on last yrh of last htr, turn.

Row 3 Ch1, htr in fl of each st to end, changing to Powder Pink on last yrh of last htr, turn.

Row 4 As Row 2 but do not change colour at end.

Fasten off.

Create border in Forest Green, following Border and joining instructions as given for Yellow & Pink Hanger.

Green & Red Hanger (make 2)

Using Forest Green, ch63.

Row 1 (WS) Tr in fourth ch from hook, tr in each ch to end, changing to Red on last yrh of last tr, turn. [61 sts]

Row 2 Ch1, dc in first st, *FPhtr around next st, dc in next st; rep from * to end, changing to Forest Green on last yrh of last dc, turn.

Row 3 Ch3 (counts as tr), *BPtr around next st, tr in next st; rep from * to end, changing to Red on last yrh of last tr, turn.

Row 4 As Row 2, changing to Forest Green. Row 5 As Row 3 but do not change colour at end.

Fasten off.

Create border in Mustard Yellow, following Border and joining instructions as given for Yellow & Pink Hanger.

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