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Crochet Christmas Garland


Crochet a pretty garland of Christmas ornaments to decorate a tree, wreath, or mantle. A touch of hand embroidery is the perfect accent.
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Step 1

GETTING STARTED
Download the PDF for a set of portable project instructions. Read through all of the instructions before beginning.

ABBREVIATIONS
ch—chain; cm—centimeter(s); dc—double crochet; g—gram(s); hdc—half double crochet; mm—millimeter(s); oz—ounce(s); pm—place marker; rep—rep; rnd(s)—round(s); sc—single crochet; sl—slip; st(s)—stitch(es)

SIZE
Approximately 3.5" (9 cm) diameter

MATERIALS

  • #4 medium weight yarn: 1 skein each: white, sea foam, teal and red
  • Boye® crochet hook US size I (5.25 mm)
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch marker
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GAUGE
Gauge is not critical for this project.

Step 2

DIRECTIONS
Make multiple ornaments in various colors as desired.
ROUND ORNAMENT
Ch 5, join with sl st to first ch.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 9 dc into ring, join with sl st in top of ch 3, pm for beginning of round and move marker up as work progresses—10 dc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc into ea st around, join with sl st—20 sc.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around, join with sl st—30 sc.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around, join with sl st—40 sc.

HANGER
Row 1:
Ch 1, sc in next 3 sc, turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in next 3 sc. Fasten off.

Step 3

TEARDROP ORNAMENT
Follow directions for Rnds 1-3 of Round Ornament.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * 3 more times, dc in next 2 sc, **2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sc, rep from ** 3 more times, 2 sc in next sc, sc in last sc; join with sl st—40 sts.

HANGER
Row 1:
Sl st in next sc, turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in sl st and next 2 sc, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in next 3 sc. Fasten off.

Step 4

OVAL ORNAMENT
Ch 11.
Rnd 1: Beginning in second ch from hook, sc in next 2 chs, hdc in next 2 chs, dc next 2 chs, hdc in next 2 chs, sc in next 2 chs, ch 1, do not turn. Continue along other side of beginning ch in same pattern as previous side—20 sts and 1 ch.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in ea st and ch around. Fasten off.

Step 5

FINISHING
Weave in all ends.
Use contrast color yarn to make double cross on each ornament as shown in photo. Cut a piece of yarn about 12" (30.5 cm) longer than desired length for your garland. String ornaments onto yarn sewing in place with one back stitch to stabilize position.

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