"Christmas Tree"



My Christmas tree motif may be added to a sweater, hat, scarf, Santa stocking, pillow case, placemat, or hung as a holiday decoration.

If the terminology used in this pattern differs from what you're used to, check my equivalency tables for easy conversion.

Materials: 25g ball green 8ply synthetic yarn, 5.00mm crochet hook, sequins or beads for decoration, sewing needle and gren thread.

Measurements: 10cm [4ins] high, 7cm [2.75ins] wide..

Stitches: Chain, Slip Stitch, Treble, Double Crochet, Decrease.

Christmas Tree

Work 3 sections separately.

Base Section

Work 14ch, 1htr in 3rd ch from hook, 1tr in each of next 9ch, 1htr in next ch, 1dc in last ch. Turn.

Work 1ss into each of 1st 2 sts, 1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 1tr in each of next 5 sts, dec. Do not fasten off.

2nd Tier

Work 12ch, 1htr in 3rd ch from hook, 1tr in each of next 7ch, 1htr in next ch, 1dc in last ch. Turn.

Work 1ss into each of 1st 2 sts, 1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 1tr in each of next 3 sts, dec. Do not fasten off.

Join to base section by placing right sides together, ss over 1st 2 sts, on base section, miss 2 sts on 2nd tier, [1dc through next st on base and back loop only on 2nd tier] 5 times. Fasten off.

Top Tier

Work 10ch, 1htr in 3rd ch from hook, 1tr in each of next 5ch, 1htr in next ch, 1dc in last ch. Turn.

Work 1ss into each of 1st 2 sts, 3ch, dec. Fasten off.

Join to 2nd tier by placing right sides together, ss over 1st 2 sts, on base section, miss 2 sts on 2nd tier, [1dc through next st on base and back loop only on 2nd tier] 5 times. Fasten off.

Decorate with sequins and beads.

This motif may be worked in finer thread if you wish to apply it to an item that requires a more delicate decoration.

For more Christmas crochet ideas, check out my Yuletide scarf, bell ornament, Santa stocking, star, Xmas gift motif, and Santa napkin holder.

If you would like to learn how to crochet quickly and easily, my "CROCHET MADE EASY" e-book gives complete step by step instructions and photographs to help you master this beautiful craft, along with tips and information on caring for your finished projects so you may have years of enjoyment from them. More information on my e-book contents page.HAPPY CROCHETING!

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