Knitting flat or in riunds, Purl, Knit, Decrease. Double crochet, Treble, Slip stitch
_______!!!_______!!!__________!!!_______ You have to know how to KNIT AND CROCHET to complete this christmas tree. Base for BOTH trees are knitted and only branches are crochet. _______!!!_______!!!__________!!!_______
Christmas is coming along really fast!! It's time to start thinking about how to decorate your house or office. You can crochet this wonderful Christmas tree to decorate any place or to give as a present to someone dearest.Have fun decorating it! You can experiment with different colors of holiday yarn and decorate with miniature bells, beads, stars and ornaments. You can also put tiny presents next to it. It will look fabulous on your Christmas table, windowsill, next to your bed or in any place you prefer.
Knitting 28 stitches and 40 rows in 10 x 10 cm (4 x 4 inches) st st swatch.
Crochet 8 shell stitch clusters in 15 cm (6 inches). Ch 50 (it should be approx. 18 cm long (7 inches)) Starting from 3rd st from the hook (3 dc, 2 tr, 3 dc - in 1 st, skip 2 sts, 1 sl st, skip 2 sts) - repeat 8 times.
Sizing / Finished Measurements:
Approx. 25-27 cm (9-10 inches) tall
Yarn DK / 8 ply - 100 g dark green and 20 g brown (yarn recommended: 230-300 m per 100 g).
A pair of 2.5 mm (US 1.5 or 2) knitting needles
Stuffing - holofiber (or padding polyester)
Foam rubber for the trunk
For 'Cheery Christmas Tree'
Some white fuzzy yarn for the brim, light green yarn for the nose, 20 g of read for the hat.
Eyes for toys
For 'Spruce Christmas Tree'
Steel Hook 2 (US steel hook 1)
Eyes for toys
8 - 10 mm beads in different colors for decoration
Something heavy to add weight to the base of the tree (pebble for example).