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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