Jolly Win­ter Gar­land

Dress up your hol­i­day decor with this fes­tive gar­land fea­tur­ing snow­men, mit­tens and hats. You can also use the in­di­vid­ual mo­tifs as tree or pack­age or­na­ments.

Annie's Fast, Easy, Fun, Crochet Fall 2018 - - Contents - Design by Christy Ha­gan

Skill Level

CON­FI­DENT BEGIN­NER

Fin­ished Mea­sure­ments

Gar­land: 35 inches long, ex­clud­ing curls Snow­man: 31/4 inches in di­am­e­ter Mit­tens: 21/2 inches long Hat: 2 inches long, ex­clud­ing Pom­pom

Ma­te­ri­als

• Red Heart Su­per Saver medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (7 oz/364 yds/ 198g per skein): 1 skein #311 white, #324 bright yel­low, #512 turqua, #672 spring green and #3901 rouge

• Size H/8/5mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Ta­pes­try nee­dle

• Stitch marker

• As­sorted 1/2-inch black but­tons: 10

• Small piece of orange felt

• White felt

• Black and white em­broi­dery threads

• Black and orange sewing threads and sewing nee­dle

• Craft glue (op­tional)

• 3/4-inch piece of heavy card­board

Gauge

Rnds 1– 4 of Snow­man = 13/4 inches

Pat­tern Notes

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses.

Snow­man, Mit­tens and Hat are worked in con­tin­u­ous rounds. Do not join rounds or turn un­less oth­er­wise stated. Place stitch marker at be­gin­ning of rounds and move up as each round is com­pleted. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Evenly space pieces in de­sired or­der as Gar­land is made.

Spe­cial Stitch

Pop­corn (pc): 4 dc in in­di­cated sp, drop lp from hook, in­sert hook from front to back in top of first dc, pick up dropped lp, draw through st on hook.

Gar­land Snow­man

Make 5.

Rnd 1: With white, make a slip ring (see il­lus­tra­tion), ch 1, 6 sc in ring, do not join. Place marker (see Pat­tern Notes). (6 sc)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around. (12 sc)

Rnd 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] around. (18 sc)

Rnd 4: [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts] around. (24 sc)

Rnd 5: [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts] around. (30 sc)

Rnd 6: [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts] around. Fas­ten off. (36 sc)

Fa­cial Fea­tures

For nose, cut tri­an­gle from orange felt mea­sur­ing ap­prox­i­mately 1 inch wide x 13/4 inches long. With orange thread, sew tri­an­gle across cen­ter of Snow­man.

Op­tional: In­stead of sewing, glue nose to Snow­man.

For eyes, with black sewing thread, sew pair of but­tons above each nose.

For mouth, with em­broi­dery thread, back­stitch (see il­lus­tra­tion) curved line un­der nose.

Mit­ten

Make 2 each turqua and rouge & rouge and yel­low.

Rnds 1 & 2: With first color, work same as rnds 1 and 2 of Snow­man. (12 sc)

Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 4: Sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in first 2 sts, sc in each of next 10 sts. (11 sc)

Rnd 5: Sc dec in first 2 sts, sc in each of next 9 sts. (10 sc)

Rnd 6: Pc (see Spe­cial Stitch) in first st, sc in each of next 9 sts. (1 pc, 9 sc)

Rnd 7: Sc dec in first 2 sts, sc in each of next 8 sts. (9 sc)

Rnd 8: Rep rnd 3. Fas­ten off.

Rnd 9: Join (see Pat­tern Notes) 2nd color in any st, ch 1, hdc in same st, hdc in each of next 8 sts, join in beg hdc. Fas­ten off. (9 hdc)

Hat

Make 1 each turqua and rouge & rouge and yel­low.

Rnds 1–3: With first color, work same as rnds 1–3 of Snow­man. (18 sc at end of rnd 3)

Rnds 4–7: Sc in each st around. At end of last rnd, join in beg sc. Fas­ten off.

Rnd 8: Join 2nd color in any st, ch 1, hdc in same st, hdc in each rem st around, join in beg hdc. Fas­ten off.

Pom­pom

With 2nd color, make 3/4-inch Pom­pom as fol­lows: Wrap yarn around 3/4-inch piece of heavy card­board (the more wraps, the fuller the Pom­pom). Gently re­move wraps from card­board. Cut a 12-inch length of match­ing yarn and tie it tightly around cen­ter of wraps. Do not cut ends of this cen­ter tie. Cut ends of wraps. Fluff and trim Pom­pom evenly. Use ends of cen­ter tie to attach Pom­pom to top of Hat.

Fin­ish­ing

Cut 5 23/4-inch- di­am­e­ter white felt cir­cles. With white em­broi­dery thread, sew or glue cir­cles to WS of each Snow­man.

Gar­land

Leav­ing a long beg tail, ch 16, *join in any st at top of Snow­man**, ch 20, rep from * 4 times, end­ing last rep

JOLLY WIN­TER GAR­LAND

Leave ring loose un­til stitches are made. Slip Ring 4" end

Back­stitch

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