Monday, 3 December 2012

Christmas decoration

Well I said snowflakes were addictive - so I've now created a Christmas decoration: snowflakes with colour!  

So to make this little beauty I used Double knitting wool, Double knitting Mercerised Cotton, a 4 ply Lures yarn and a 3mm Crochet Hook. 

Crochet Christmas Decoration

Ch - chain, dc - double crochet, tr-treble, sl st- slip stitch

Ch4, slip st to form a ring

Round 1.  Ch1, 6dc in ring, join with sl st to first dc.
Round 2.  Ch3 (counts as tr), tr in same st, ch3, * 2tr in next dc, ch3; repeat from * four times, join with slip st to third ch of ch3, slip st to next tr.
Round 3.  Ch1, *5dc in next ch3 space, skip 2tr; repeat from* around, join to first dc. Fasten off.
Round 4.  Join yarn in space between any two 5 dc groups, ch1, dc in same space, *ch2, skip 2dc, (3tr, ch3, 3tr) in next dc, ch2, skip 2dc, dc between last skipped dc and next dc; repeat from * around, omitting last dc, join to first dc. Fasten off.
Round 5 - Gold - Start at centred dc between petals, ch1,
*1dc, 1dc in next 2ch space, 1dc in each tr, 3dc in ch3, 1dc in each tr, 1dc in 2ch space; repeat 5 more times from* slip st to ch1.  Fasten off.

6 decorations waiting to be won!

1 comment:

  1. These look lovely! For some reason your posts haven't shown up in my Reader yet - they'll probably arrive all at once like buses.


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