A variety of windspinners hanging on a wall.

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Not all fads are bad. Some are very soothing and beautiful.

Case in point: suddenly our crochet world has become crazy about crochet spiral hangers or windspinners. Undoubtedly, these colorful hangers look great outside waiting for the wind, and it doesn’t need much to make them spin with a great visual effect. Additionally, they are a super easy first project for a newbie. Moreover, they are also great project to use up a yarn stash or yarn odds and ends and can also be everything you need to decorate an outside patio or front porch. Since the first patterns became available, crocheter creativity has started to create  so many greet ideas. Thus, you can decorate your wind spinner with beads, lighting tape, pompons… the sky’s the limit.

Spiral Crochet

To begin with, here are some basics for windspinners in the form of colroful spirals with a photo tutorial exlaining step by step how to make them.

Spiral Crochet

The full article about this pattern is on Emma Leith.co.uk blog:

Spiral Crochet

Wind Spinner

Next, we have an easy and simple pattern for windspinners that will be great fun to hang in the yard.Wind Spinner

The full article about this pattern is on knotsosquare.com blog:


Lastly, here are some windspinners with wider winds. To summarize, this a great pattern both for working up and viewing, written in us and uk terms.


The full tutorial about this pattern is on Lisa Auch Crochet blog :


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  1. K Rickman says:

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  2. Please send me a hard copy of the wind spinner pattern.

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