Crochet Christmas Ornament Cover

Author

Sue Allen

Introduction

Crocheted Christmas Ornament Covers Easy enough for a beginner to make. Download a free pattern to try on my website: www.SueAllenCrochet.com http://sueallencrochet.com/PatternsToDownload.html Books and kits available

Materials List

Hook: American size Steelite 1.7 mm Any #10 thread will work, but I use Twilley’s Goldfingering metallic thread It has a bit of elasticity to pull up around the ornament. The pattern fits a regular 2 5/8″ ornament, adjustments can be made for larger or smaller ornaments

The Pattern

Ch 8; join with sl st to form a ring. Row 1: Ch 3, (counts as first dc),19 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc. Row 2: *ch 4, skip next dc, sc in next dc; repeat from * around ending with sc; ch 2, hdc in first sc to form last ch-4 sp. Row 3: * Ch 5, sc in next ch-4 sp, repeat from * around ending with sc; ch 3, hdc in first sc to form last ch-5 sp. Row 4: Ch 1, * 3 sc in same sp and in next ch-5 sp, work picot 4 times, ch 2; repeat from * around; join with sl st to first sc, tie off. (10) 4 picot groups. Row 5: With right side facing, join thread with sc in center (between second and third picots) of any 4-picot group; ch 9, *sc in center of next 4-picot group, ch 9, repeat from * around ending with ch-9; join with sl st to base of first ch-9. Row 6: Sl st to begin of 1st ch-9 sp, ch 1, 9 sc in same sp and in each ch-9 around; join with sl st to first sc. Row 7: Sl st to middle of 9 sc, Ch 15; sc to middle of next ch-9 space, ch 15, continue around ending with ch 15; join at base of first ch-15. Finish: Sl st to middle of ch-15, tie off leaving a tail long enough to gather loops, pulling them up around neck of ornament. (PICOT- Ch 5, sl st in fourth ch from hook )

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