Free Knitting Pattern: Felted Plant Hanger

I am taking a break from designing knitting patterns to sell and am having fun designing little things that I need and want around my house. I am enjoying using my new potholders and pan handle cozy, and have ideas for some seat cushions and maybe a pair of bookends. Today I am sharing a free pattern that usually lives in my kitchen- a Felted Plant Hanger. Here it is on a big oak tree in our yard-

Inspired by the macrame plant holders that Laura and I made at summer camp years ago, I designed this plant hanger to hang up three small ivy plants. I am looking forward to making one with herbs in it this spring.

This is one of those patterns that I feel embarrassed even really calling a pattern because it's more of an idea or suggestion rather than a complicated design. But I like having three new plants in my kitchen this time of year and wanted to share the idea with you. Here's a detail:

Click here to download the pdf pattern and check out my video tutorial on hand-felting if you are new to felting your knits.