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Tree Working in BACK LOOPS ONLY for all rows

 

Christmas tree crochet pattern - About 12" tall Mine didn't need a cone as it stood up by itself but one can be used if needed.

 

one skein white or green WW yarn, size G hook, gold/white metallic crochet thread for trim, size 7 steel hook

 

[To decrease in Double Crochet (dec dc) Yo and insert the hook into stitch, Yo and pull the yarn through lp, Yo and pull the yarn through 2 lps on the hook, insert the hook into the next st, Yo and pull the yarn through lp, YO and pull the yarn through 2 lps on the hook, YO and pull the yarn through the 3 lps left, leaving 1 lp on the hook.]

 

Working in BACK LOOPS ONLY for all rows, ch 3 counts as 1 dc.

1. ch 50, sl st to form ring, ch 3, dc in each ch. join (50 dc)

2. ch 3, dc in 7 dc, dec 2 dc tog {dc in 8 dc, dec 2 dc tog} repeat between {} around join.

3. ch 3, dc even around join.

4. ch 3, dc in 6 dc, dec 2 dc tog {dc in 7 dc, dec 2 dc tog} repeat between {} around join.

5. ch 3, dc even around join.

6. ch 3, dc in 5 dc, dec 2 dc tog {dc in 6 dc, dec 2 dc tog}, repeat between {} around join.

7. ch 3, dc even around join.

8. ch 3, dc in 4 dc, dec 2 dc tog {dc in 5 dc, dec 2 dc tog}, repeat between {} around join.

9. ch 3, dc even around join.

10. ch 3, dc in 3 dc, dc 2 dc tog {dc in 4 dc, dec 2 dc tog}, repeat between {} around join.

11. ch 3, dc even around join.

12. ch 3, dc in 2 dc, dec 2 dc tog {dc in 3 dc, dec 2 dc tog} repeat between {} around join,

13. ch 3, dc in 1 dc, dec 2 dc tog {dc in 2 dc, dec 2 dc tog} repeat between {} around join,

14. ch 3, dec 2 dc tog {dc in 1 dc, dec 2 dc tog} repeat between {} around join.

15. ch 3, dc in next dc, {dec 2 dc tog} repeat between {}

Branches- Note= Branches might ruffle up but can easily be hand brushed down after being trimmed and finished. I start from the bottom row holding the tree with the top (point) toward my face

 

All rows for one set of branches

1.- attatch yarn in first unworked loop of row (sc,hdc,dc,hdc,sc) in same st *{skip next st, sc,hdc,dc,hdc,sc in next st}* repeat between * around join fasten off.

2.--Gold trim on each branch -- working in BACK LOOPS only attatch yarn in first sc, sc in same sc, ch 2 sc in next hdc, ch 3 sc in next dc, ch 3 sl st in side of sc just made (for picot} sc in same dc, ch 3 sc in next hdc, ch 2 sc in next sc, *{ch 2 sc in next sc, ch 2 sc in next hdc, ch 3 sc in next dc, ch 3 sl st in side of sc just made (for picot) sc in same dc, ch 3 sc in next hdc, ch 2 sc in next sc}* repeat from * around join in first sc. fasten off Copyright 2006 By SallyAnn Hopping

Ok to sell items made with credit to me for the design.

Thanks

Sarisue

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This tree is so pretty. How tall is it? I really need to make one. I figure it is about 12 or so inches tall.

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This tree is so pretty. How tall is it? I really need to make one. I figure it is about 12 or so inches tall.

 

Thamks for the nice reply, I keep forgeting to put the size. I edited it and you are right it is about 12" tall.

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Awesome! It's on my list to do for Christmas this year! thanks for sharing! Beth

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