Puffy Christmas Tree Crochet

This vintage pattern for a Christmas tree has old world charm. Everything old becomes cool again and this pattern is no exception.

Puffy Christmas Tree Crochet

What you need

Size 3 + 1/4" tall
Crochet cotton #10
Steel crochet hook size 6
Small amount of white and silver



Instructions

NOTE : After Round 1, work in back lps only of each Round unless it is otherwise indicated.

TREE : With white cotton, ch3, 7 dc in 3rd ch from hook, sl st to join in top of beg. ch3. (8).

Round 2 : Ch 4 (first tr), tr in same st as beg ch 4, 2 tr in each st around, sl st to join in top of beg ch4 (16).

Round 3 : Ch 4, 2 tr in next st, (tr in next st, 2 tr in next st) rep around, sl st to join in top of beg ch 4. (24).

Round 4 : Ch4, tr in next st, 2 tr in next st, (tr in next 2 sts, 2 tr in next st) rep around, sl st to join in top of beg ch4. (32).

Round 5 : Ch4, tr in next 2 sts, 2 tr in next st, (tr in next 3 sts, 2 tr in next st) rep around, sl st to join in top of beg ch 4. (40).

Round 6 : Ch 4, tr in next 3 sts, 2 tr in next st, (tr in next 4 sts, 2 tr in next st) rep around, sl st to join in top of beg ch 4. (48).

Round 7 : Ch 4, tr in next 4 sts, 2 tr in next st, (tr in next 5 sts, 2 tr in next st) rep around, sl st to join in top of beg ch 4. (56).

Round 8 : Working in both lps, sl st in each st around, fasten off.

BOTTOM BRANCH : With bottom of tree facing, attach white cotton in rem free lp of Round 5.

Round 1 : Ch 3 (first dc), dc in each st around, sl st to join in top of beg ch3.

Round 2 : Working in both lps, ch 4 (first dc, ch 1), (dc in next st, ch1) rep around, sl st to join in 3rd ch of beg ch 4, fasten off.

Round 3 : Attach silver cotton in first dc of Round 2, working in both lps, (ch 5, sl st in 3rd ch from hook, ch 2, sc in next dc, ch 4, sl st in 3rd ch from hook, ch 1, sc in next dc) rep around, sl st in same st as beg ch 5, fasten off.

MIDDLE BRANCH: With bottom of tree facing, attach white cotton in rem frell lp of Round 3.

Rounds 1 – 3 : Rep Rounds 1 – 3 of bottom branch.

TOP BRANCH: With bottom of tree facing, attach white cotton in rem free lp of Round 1.

Round 1 : Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch 3, 2 dc in each rem st around, sl st to join in top of beg ch 3.

Rounds 2 & 3 : Rep Rounds 2 and 3 of bottom branch.

STAR:

Round 1 : With silver cotton, ch 2, 10 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st to join in beg sc. (10).

Round 2 : (Ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, sk 1 sc, sl st in next sc ) 5 times, leaving a length of cotton, fasten off.

Sew star to top of tree. Saturate tree with fabric stiffener, and stuff tree with plastic wrap to shape like a tree.

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Comments

  1. I really think this is a USA pattern.

  2. Patriciajane says:

    I too would like to know please if this pattern is UK?

  3. Jean Scriven says:

    Is this pattern USA or British.

  4. Perfect for package decoration!

  5. this is perfect gift for anyone

  6. this is perfect gift for anyone

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