Old Fashioned Christmas Lights Ornaments

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Old Fashioned Christmas Lights Ornaments Pattern


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Crocheting: Old Fashioned Christmas Lights Ornaments
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Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • single crochet
  • crochet in rounds
  • Crochet in back loops only
  • magic ring
  • invisible decrease
  • front post single crochet
  • foundation slipstitch for optional garland 'wire'

Pattern Description:

These delightful little ornaments work out to just about 2 inches long, the same size as the old fashioned "C7" style Christmas lightbulbs, with which my husband's family traditionally decorated their tree. Any colors of your choice may be used, Best of all, these 'lights' never burn out!

This pattern was designed after being inspired by seeing a similar ornament made of worsted weight yarn. The proportions in the yarn pattern just did not translate well to thread crochet, so I wrote my own!

Pattern includes a couple ideas on how to turn the individual ornaments into a garland if you wish.

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Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2 inches tall


  • steel crochet hook size 1 (2.75 mm)
  • Small amounts of size 10 crochet thread in various colors
  • polyfiber fill
  • small yarn needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Aunt Lydia Classic Crochet Thread

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About Designer

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~Heritage Heartcraft, heirloom quality thread crochet by Cara Louise~

I have been crocheting since about 1974 at age 8 when my mother taught me with regular yarn and larger crochet hooks. A year or so later, she found a bag that had been her mother's which contained some gorgeous doilies her mother had made, along with some skinny crochet thread and some impossibly small steel crochet ...

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