Free Tree Pattern for the Holiday Season


Free Holiday Tree PatternFree Holiday Tree PAttern

Nothing is better than adding some great homemade decorations for the holidays!

I found this one on Red Heart  http://bit.ly/RedHeartTreePattern

Fill a mason jar with a gift of hot cocoa mix and top it with this fun Christmas tree! To make it feel even more festive, add crushed peppermint as one of the layers in your cocoa jar.

Pattern highlights:

Finished tree is 7" (17.75 cm) wide and 10" (25.5 cm) tall, including star.

To fit universal-size mason jar lid: 2¾“ (70mm) diameter

To fit wide-mouth mason jar: 3⅜” (86mm) diameter SPECIAL STITCH Picot Stitch = ch 3, slip stitch into first chain

There are two parts to this pattern:

The Tree Base - with 16 rounds and The Outer Layer of the Tree. This is an absolutely fun project for anyone wanting to crochet

TREE BASE

Note: To substitute the adjustable ring, ch 3 and join to first ch. With A, make an adjustable ring as follows: Wrap yarn around your finger with the yarn tail to the left and under the working yarn. Insert hook through the circle from front to back. Yarn over using the working yarn and pull through loop.

 

Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in adjustable ring, join to first sc. Pull starting end tight to close the circle – 6 sc.

 

Rounds 2 & 3: Sc in each of next 6 sts.

 

Round 4: Working in back loops only, (hdc, dc) in next st, 1 dc in next st, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st; repeat from * once more – 9 sts.

 

Round 5: Working in back loops only, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of next 2 sts; repeat from * 2 more times – 12 dc.

 

Round 6: Working in back loops only, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of next 3 sts; repeat from * 2 more times – 15 dc.

 

Round 7: Working in back loops only, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of next 4 sts; repeat from * 2 more times – 18 dc.

 

Round 8: Working in back loops only, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of next 5 sts; repeat from * 2 more times – 21 dc.

 

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