Annie's Crochet World Autumn 2019 : 2019-09-01

O Christmas Tree : 46 : 46

O Christmas Tree

O CHRISTMAS TREE Snowy Trees Garland Gwen Buttke McGannon Design by This pretty garland made up of pine trees glittering with snow will add a touch of holiday sparkle to your mantel. The trees are worked with metallic size 10 crochet thread in broomstick lace accented with snowy stitches worked in single crochet. MODERATELY CHALLENGIN­G FINISHED MEASUREMEN­TS Approximat­ely 36-inch long garland Each tree measures about 31/2 inches at widest point x 4 inches long MATERIALS • Nazli Gelin Garden 10 size 10 crochet cotton (13/4 oz/306 yds/50g per ball): 1 ball #48 dark green Nazli Gelin Garden Metallic 10 size 10 crochet cotton (13/4 oz/306 yds/50g per ball): 1 ball each #17 white with irisee and #24 holiday green with green Size D/3/3.25mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge Size B/1/2.25mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge Size 15 (10mm) knitting needle Tapestry needle • • • • • GAUGE 2 lp groups = 1 inch; 4 rows = 1 inch PATTERN NOTES Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as double crochet unless otherwise stated. Weave in loose ends as work progresses. The trees are made holding a strand of each green together. The garland stitches are worked in the single crochets of odd-numbered rows. GARLAND Row 1: Ch 3 5 (see Pattern Notes), (6 dc) dc into ring, do not turn. Working from left to right, pull last lp onto knitting needle, [insert hook in next st, pull up lp and place on needle] across, do not turn. TREES Row 2: Make 5. SPECIAL STITCH Place With larger hook, holding a strand a slip knot on hook, insert hook in inof green and metallic green tog, ch dicated st, yo and pull up a lp, yo and 6, in first draw through both lps on hook. ch to form ring. Single crochet join (sc join): join (see Pattern Notes) (6 lps) Continued on page 98 46 PRESENTS AUTUMN 2019 CROCHET WORLD A VERY CROCHET CHRISTMAS

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