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Hey everyone! I cannot believe it’s been 11 months since my last post. Wow! I have some time now and I will be blogging more often. Yay!

Whew! What a year it’s been!

I know it’s not the end of the year yet, but I do hope that you’ve all had a tremendous year so far. It will be Christmas in a couple of weeks and it’s not too late to add one more decorative piece to your  house for this festive season.  I still had plenty of green, red and white coloured yarn so I quickly whipped up this Christmas tree over the weekend and quickly jotted down the pattern.

I wanted to share the pattern with you so you can make your own small decorative Christmas Tree. It’s so cute. If you use thicker yarn and a larger hook, you will have a bigger tree and it can even be used as a centre piece to your Christmas table.  And of course you can customise the colours too.

Have fun with this pattern and enjoy!

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CHRISTMAS TREE – FREE CROCHET PATTERN 

DIFFICULTY: EASY TO INTERMEDIATE

MATERIALS/SUPPLIES

  • 4mm crochet hook / US G/6 / UK 8
  • 3.5mm crochet hook / US E/4 / UK 9
  • 1x 8 ply / US 3 / UK DK Green Yarn (colour A)
  • 1x 8 ply / US 3 / UK DK Red Yarn (colour B)
  • 1x 8 ply / US 3 / UK DK White Yarn (colour C)
  • 1x 8 ply / US 3 / UK DK Yellow Yarn (colour D)
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch marker (optional)
  • Craft glue/Adhesive spray
  • Glue gun (optional)

ABBREVIATIONS

  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • dc – double crochet
  • st – stitch
  • sts – stitches
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • f/o – fasten off

PATTERN NOTES

Pattern is written in US Crochet Terms.

This Christmas tree was made using joined single crochet and double crochet rounds. Chains are not counted as a stitch.

This tree consists of 6 parts (5 boughs and 1 star) and measures 15cm (6 inches) from top to bottom.

BOUGH 1 – starting with colour A then changing to colour B at the start of round 4. Use 4mm crochet hook.

Rnd 1: 6 dc in a magic ring. Sl st into first dc (6 sts).

Rnd 2: ch 3. 2 dc into same space as sl st. 2 dcs in each of the next 5 sts. Sl st on top of ch 3 (12 sts).

Rnd 3: ch 3. *1 dc in next st, 2 dc in next st. Repeat from * around. Sl st on top of ch 3. (18 sts).

Rnd 4: ch 1. *1 sc in the next st, 2 dc in next st, 1 sc in the next st. Repeat from * around. sl st on top of ch 1. f/o and weave in ends. (24 sts).

BOUGH 2 – starting with colour A then changing to colour C at the start of round 5. Use 4mm crochet hook.

Rnd 1 to Rnd 3: same as Bough 1.

Rnd 4: ch 3. *1 dc in first 2 sts, 2 dc in the next st. Repeat from * around. sl st on top of ch 3 (24 sts).

Rnd 5: ch 1. *1 sc in the next st, 2 dc in next st, 1 sc in the next st. Repeat from * around. sl st on top of ch 1. f/o and weave in ends. (30 sts).

BOUGH 3 – starting with colour A then changing to colour B at the start of round 6. Use 4mm crochet hook.

Rnd 1 to Rnd 4: same as Bough 2.

Rnd 5: ch 3. *1 dc in first 3 sts, 2 dc in the next st. Repeat from * around. sl st on top of ch 3 (30 sts).

Rnd 6: ch 1. *1 sc in the next st, 2 dc in next st, 1 sc in the next st. Repeat from * around. sl st on top of ch 1. f/o and weave in ends. (36 sts).

BOUGH 4 – starting with colour A then changing to colour C at the start of round 7. Use 4mm crochet hook.

Rnd 1 to Rnd 5: same as Bough 3.

Rnd 6: ch 3. *1 dc in first 4 sts, 2 dc in the next st. Repeat from * around. sl st on top of ch 3 (36 sts).

Rnd 7: ch 1. *1 sc in the next st, 2 dc in next st, 1 sc in the next st. Repeat from * around. sl st on top of ch 1. f/o and weave in ends. (42 sts).

 BOUGH 5 – starting with colour A then changing to colour B at the start of round 8. Use 4mm crochet hook.

Rnd 1 to Rnd 6: same as Bough 4.

Rnd 7: ch 3. *1 dc in first 5 sts, 2 dc in the next st. Repeat from * around. sl st on top of ch 3 (42 sts).

Rnd 8: ch 1. *1 sc in the next st, 2 dc in next st, 1 sc in the next st. Repeat from * around. sl st on top of ch 1. f/o and weave in ends. DO NOT weave in yarn end from the magic ring. (48 sts).

STAR – use colour D and a 3.5 mm hook.

Make 10 sc in a magic ring. sl st into 1st sc.

Point 1: ch 4. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook. Sc into next ch, dc into last ch. Sl st into next 2 sts.

Point 2: ch 4. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook. Sc into next ch, dc into last ch. Sl st into next 2 sts.

Point 3: ch 4. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook. Sc into next ch, dc into last ch. Sl st into next 2 sts.

Point 4: ch 4. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook. Sc into next ch, dc into last ch. Sl st into next 2 sts.

Point 5: ch 4. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook. Sc into next ch, dc into last ch. Sl st into the next st. f/o and leave long tail.

Neatly hide the tail from the magic ring and cut off excess yarn. 

ASSEMBLY

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Spray or apply clear craft adhesive on the star to keep it flat and wait to dry.

Thread through the tail from the star in a yarn needle.

Weave in through the top of Bough 1.

Then weave through the top of Bough 2, Bough 3, Bough 4 and Bough 5.

Turn your tree inside out and tie a couple of knots along with the tail end from Bough 5 (see photo) to secure the star. Cut off excess yarn. Turn the tree back out to the correct side.

You may also want to glue the star in place (optional).

Spray or apply clear craft adhesive on the tree to retain its shape and wait to dry.

Your tree is ready to use for decoration!

From my family to yours, I wish you all a happy and safe Christmas!

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Pattern by MJ Carlos, Copyright 2015. Please do not copy, sell or re-distribute this pattern without obtaining my written permission. Finished item is for personal use only and not to be sold.

***Edit 06/02/2016*** © 2016 MJ Carlos. Strictly do not copy, sell, alter or re-distribute this pattern in any form. Finished item using this pattern can be sold as long as it is handmade by yourself and credit is given to MJ Carlos/Hello Yellow Yarn for the pattern and design. Images from this pattern (digital & print) are not to be used when selling the finished item.

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7 thoughts on “Christmas Tree – Free Crochet Pattern

  1. For one, I’m happy you are back! And two, this is the most adorable thing I’ve seen all day! How cute is that?! I can see this on my desk, beside a bed, in a baby’s room, given as a gift…Wow. So cute and you are very talented to make something like this! Happy Christmas, Koko 🙂

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