Pop-Art Cleopatra Portrait Tapestry

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Pop-Art Cleopatra Portrait Tapestry Pattern


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Crocheting: Pop-Art Cleopatra Portrait Tapestry
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Home Decor


Wall Hanging

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Chain
  • Single Crochet
  • Slip Stitch
  • Work Stitches Together

Pattern Description:

This is the pattern for a 12" x 12" tapestry crochet piece depicting a pop-art portrait of Cleopatra in profile. It is a great housewarming gift, putting a twist on a classic piece. The bright colors really help it pop and it looks great in every room of the house You can also turn the tapestry portion into the front of a pillow or a piece in a sampler blanket with coordinating colors.

The piece is crocheted flat and then a border is added to stretch the piece around a canvas.

The pattern includes a crochet chart for the tapestry piece of the pattern and a written pattern for adding the border and attaching to a canvas.

Because of all of the color changes in this piece, I would call it an "intermediate" project for crocheters who have experience keeping their gauge consistent, which is important when changing colors often!


16 stitches by 20 rows = 4" x 4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12" x 12"


  • Worsted Weight Yarn
  • Size G (4mm) Crochet Hook
  • 12" x 12" Canvas
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Polyester Fiberfill
  • Scissors

About Designer

About Designer

amcdonoug1011669 on craftsy.com

I'm a theatre artist first and foremost with a love of crochet and a desire to learn to knit!

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